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Olympus Fish Restaurant

#4,365 of 17,833 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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140-142 Ballards Lane | Finchley, London N3 2PA, England
+44 20 8371 8666
12:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to this place before from a client's recommendation and to set out to disprove or otherwise a previous negative review and was quite impressed. The manager even got a young waiter to look after our car parked on a meter zone with only 15 minutes left but uncontactable by mobile! (typical of Barnet council) this time we... More 

Thank trevor h
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the grilled cod and chips Massive portion Really tasty and great value Warm friendly restaurant

Thank michael k
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Always friendly and helpful. Food good to a standard and a wide range of offerings for starters. Everything is tasty and well worth a visit.

Thank Eric G
London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Its either wet fish or trad fish and chips, salad ad sundry veg. Very nice place , worth a visit, cost about 15 pounds and its good. Owner very welcoming and good staff , the only thing is the wine we drank a basic italian white was very very ordinary, you might be better off with beer here but its... More 

Thank 896jude
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Exceptionally good fish restaurant. I went there with a friend just before Christmas, and thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful. We started with the mixed meze, which were the best I have tasted. Then we had the cod and chips... My home is in Whitby, and therefore I know fish and chips. The fish could not have been more fresh if it... More 

1 Thank Crnmoski
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The Staff in this restaurant were so kind. The food was absolutely brilliant. I chose the cod in batter and it tasted the best I have ever had. It's not just the food that was great but the layout of the restaurant with a blue ocean theme and classical music playing at the back was just so calm and relaxing.... More 

1 Thank SametEdebak
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6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Portions are a great size . We had battered haddock and salmon which were both tasty pieces of fish. They failed on the batter , it was greasy and no crunch ... What's the point in the batter ? The chips were awful ....undercooked stale and dry ... It's a shame because this is my first time here and I... More 

Thank Tamara L
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

My Foodie Group returned today to Olympus for lunch. The lunchtime menu is £7.95, which included salad as a starter, followed by either grilled salmon trout or cod, fried either in Matzo meal or batter, with chips. This was followed by creme caramel, rice pudding or ice cream, tea or coffee. Everything was freshly cooked and very well received by... More 

Thank Q3482NFdianab
London, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Ambient, decor, wine list don't get any more basic than this.. But the fish is really good!! My wife had fish and chips, I had coal cooked salmon (their specialty according to the waiter). Both were excellent, with very large servings

Thank dellecoseacaso
London, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Although not from the area we make a point of visiting whenever we are in the vicinity and are never disappointed. Generous portions of Haddock and Chips,tasty and moist more than lived up to expectations. Service lacked a little finesse but was friendly and welcoming. Well worth driving a few miles for a return visit as soon as possible.

Thank Geoffnlevy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140-142 Ballards Lane | Finchley, London N3 2PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8371 8666

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