The Wet Fish Café

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A café by day and smart brasserie by night, The Wet Fish Café & Brasserie is the perfect setting for cosy, romantic meals or buzzy weekend brunches. Set in one of London's historic 'wet fish' shops in West Hampstead, the original Art Deco wall tiles and eclectic interior create a warm, neighbourly atmosphere. The Wet Fish serves simple food cooked well - a short, seasonal menu of modern fish dishes as well as meat and veggie options. Cocktails and coffee are also signatures. The Early Bird menus are terrific value. Return your table by 8pm for an irresistible deal on the prix fixe menu. And Early Bird offers are available all evening every Monday.


Typical meal price From £26.00 (USD 36.38) per diner

£26 to £40

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Venue Details & Map

The Wet Fish Café

242 West End Lane
Public transport:
West Hampstead Thameslink, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 40 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Wet Fish Café

3.0 out of 5
18 October 2014
by Gonzalo C.

I did like the place, the atmosphere and the food.Good service (very nice) I ordered the "hungover cure" (scramble eggs w/ chorizo, potatoes, black beans, salad + bloody Mary + coffe. Everithing was OK except the bloody Mary (if you like it, try it though, I'm not a big fan of it but I wanted to try it). Next time I will try something sweet like French toast.

Spanish speakers: es un lugar... more

4.0 out of 5
03 March 2016
by Chris W.

Went along for one of their music nights; Natalie Duncan was performing (who was fantastic by the way). Overall it was a very good experience in a cute, romantic and intimate space with good food elevated by amazing service.

They use the limited space very well and never felt cramped in there. There's also plenty to look at on the walls with (what I think) was art available to purchase. Due... more

4.0 out of 5
10 August 2015
by Meredith A.

This is the kind of brunch place that I really miss. It reminds me of being in Chicago - a menu with drink options from green smoothies to Bloody Marys, and creative cuisine of both the healthy and "comfort food" persuasion. We didn't struggle to get seated at noon on a Sunday, though nearly every table was full. It is a bit noisy in there, just filled up with trendy twenty-and-thirty... more

4.0 out of 5
09 February 2016
by Sian M.

The Wet Fish is almost always excellent, but it depends what time of day you arrive. Saturdays are packed with hungry Whampstead brunchers and you'll be lucky to grab a table (when you do, expect perfectly good if slightly-too-pricey eggs in various forms). It's much more enjoyable in the odd between bit when they've stopped lunch and haven't quite started dinner service. The service is... more

4.0 out of 5
22 March 2015
by Jonathan V.

High quality produce cooked very well! Always a pleasure to visit this romantic restaurant... more

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