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Golden Union Fish Bar

#360 of 17,841 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Soho
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38 Poland Street, London W1F 7LY, England
442074341933
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11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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65 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I knew Poppies very well which is excellent but this one is also VERY good! well located and cheap, go there!

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Thank Valentin N
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm no expert, but it's the best fish and chips I have had. I loved the haddock, and the others preferred the cod. Great service.

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Thank Scubalinkan
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for dinner and surely servings were huge. Fish was rather tasty and homemade chips were really good. What I didn't like though, was the amount of crumbing on that fish. At both ends there was almost no fish at all, just crumbing. It was a bit annoying, but apart from that the meal was ok. I had... More 

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Thank Anita M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have never been disappointed with the quality of the fish or chips, good sized fish, plenty of chips and a pickled onion, have not found a better chippe in London.

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Thank Stephen Roy T
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a good "local" spot for fish and chips and was recommended to this place. It did not disappoint! Portions were great and the cod was cooked perfect and the batter was light and crispy!

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Thank pittmv
London
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Decent portions of a variety of fish, cod, haddock and sustainable varieties. Love the tartare sauce (order one portion to share). Friendly service for a sit-down meal. (Not a late-night place for after-pub munching though.)

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Thank Quantumlondon1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Great food friendly staff and amazing food. Hard enough to find if you don't know London but Google maps help a lot.

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Thank Kelly S
Dusseldorf, Germany
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Nice little restaurant with fish and chips as it should be. Large portions, the small fish provides you with plenty of food. Make sure you order extra tartar sauce!

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Thank HenrikKBH
Helsingborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very very good fish and chips with reasonable price and the staff were friendly. We will go back to eat again!

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Thank Nasamo
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Boyfriend and I came here and noticed a line for the seated area. We decided to wait it out and I'm glad we did! In line you get to see them actually making the fish and check out some of their other selections (fried sausages! meat pies!). We ordered the large cod (they were out of haddock that day) and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Poland Street, London W1F 7LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: 442074341933
Description
This traditional fish and chip restaurant has received great reviews from the critics. locals and tourists alike. With afternoon offers and home made pies and sides, this restaurant is a must for anyone who lives or is visiting London. Set in the heart of Soho the restaurant is clean and viberant, with a post war 50s decor and a great set of staff providing the best service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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