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The Gem Fish Bar

6 Quarry Hill, Falmouth TR11 2BP, England
+44 1326 313640
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish and chips” (52 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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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

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

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.

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!

Thank A T
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.

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.

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

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

Thank Andrew D
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.

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

Thank attyb1
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Forget all the other Fish ‘n chip shops - famous names and awards to name but a few, this is the only place to eat. Eat in the delightful restaurant or take away. Either way the fish is fresh, flakey and deliciously battered, tasty new...More

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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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