Perched on the Union Canal, The Summerhouse is a splendid spot for enjoying fresh seafood, crisp salads and delicious fish and chips by the water.<br/><br/>This attractive canal-side restaurant in London's Little Venice entices diners to enjoy popular al fresco seating on the banks of the canal, surrounded by a bright and fresh ambience. The irresistible seafood menu covers a range of options from crispy calamari and moules marinieres to beer-breaded cod and mushy peas, all accompanied by rose wines and refreshing cocktails. Enjoy additional comfort in the small cosy lounge area, where popcorn shrimp and jugs of Pimms are readily available.
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60 Blomfield RoadLondonW9 2PD
Not bad. We went there for a summer lunch with a seaside feel and that's what we got. It's by the canal and the atmosphere is nice and relaxed, even though the area around it is quite well heeled. We were greeted with a small glass of sangria (rosé, apple juice, brandy and fresh fruits) as we were taking our seats; it was delicious and a nice touch. For starters I ordered insalata tricolore...more
Had a pretty good meal here. Nice seafood options. Somewhat expensive. Pleasant canal-side location. Decent service. Worth a go.more
I booked a table for noon because it meant we could enjoy offerings from both the brunch AND lunch menus. Brunch is served until 4pm and lunch starts from 12 so we had the best of both worlds. The Summerhouse is practically located on the canal itself and if you're lucky like we were you'll have spectacular views while you're eating and it's easy to get lost in your own thoughts.
As it was a...more
When I went here with some friends our first reaction was that we had been transported to somewhere on the Mediterranean. We loved the "seaside" ambiance even if we were there at night and it was pitch black and we were on a canal in London and not somewhere more exotic than Maidavale.
However, the ambiance was all that really sold me (and the lovely bottle of Rioja). My lobster parpadelle...more
Lovely space down a quiet back street, next to the Regents Canal. The fish-heavy menu reads as though catering for a clientele more at home in TGI Fridays - "popcorn shrimp", fish pie, fish and chips, principal non-fish option being steak .
All that said, on a mid-week visit, the place was heavingly busy, mainly with couples, and the food was not bad- lemon sole in a very traditional butter...more