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The Gem Fish Bar

6 Quarry Hill, Falmouth TR11 2BP, England
+44 1326 313640
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish and chips” (55 reviews)
“moby dick” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
6 Quarry Hill, Falmouth TR11 2BP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading the reviews we gave this place a try whilst staying in Falmouth, service was poor as he kept having to serve the takeaways, and we found the fish far to greasy for our liking, my wife also did not receive the meal she...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Gloryhornetboy08
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I recently visited here with my elderly mum and Dad for fish and chips. We were greeted and served by a really friendly waitress. It’s not a very big cafe, but everything is extremely clean a very fresh looking. There’s a large car park right...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tremearne
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best fish and chip shops in Cornwall, eat in or take out, which ever is good. Good service, friendly staff, reasonable price, took my family there and no complaints, if you want decent fish and chips, then go for it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank chairmanbewsa
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Great family run chippy, visited with our little boy who was well looked after by the friendly staff. Food was delicious and the moby was a tremendous portion!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 447at
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We visited The Gem this August. It is always a treat to return to The Gem whenever we are in Falmouth. Superb food and service in spotless surroundings.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on the basis of the reviews on the basis of the Tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. Swift service and really good food. Best fish and chips for a long time.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here yesterday and it was delicious. The fish tastes so fresh and the chips are the best. There is a great specials board with some lovely fish combos. There were six of us and we all had great food . The cafe is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We visited in August with our 2 children and although we hadn’t booked they managed to squeeze us in (thank goodness)! The waiting staff are all very pleasant and seem to have a great relationship with the locals which provides a great atmosphere. The food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank I3692YAandrewd
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The best fish and chips. They also had a specials menu which was the best. Reasonably priced. Much better than rick steins any day.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank catherinedunn
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We saw the reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give The Gem fish bar a try. We weren't disappointed. We arrived at 1:30pm knowing they were due to close at 2pm. The service was excellent, locals were also enjoying lunch in a clearly friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Quarry Hill, Falmouth TR11 2BP, England (Formerly Gem Fish Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 313640
The Gem Fish Bar is a traditional, family run fish and chip shop. Serving good quality food with our fish coming from a fully sustainable source. We are fully licensed, with a varied menu including: vegetarian, children’s, senior citizen’s meals (available all day) and desserts. There is a restaurant that can seat 45 welcoming reservations and a takeaway which food can be preordered for pick up. Opening Times:Tuesday: 4.30pm-9pmWednesday-Saturday: 11.30am-2pm & 4.30pm-9pm
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