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Kennedy's of Goswell Road

184-186 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DT, England
+44 20 7490 2089
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (24 reviews)
“cod and chips” (15 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
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Seafood, British
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184-186 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been spoiled by Kennedy's. So many others fail to live up to the standards set here. The chips are near perfect for a chippy, the staff friendly and quick even on the busiest Friday lunch rush and the curry sauce is delicious. And all...More

Thank accipita
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Accipita Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys of Goswell Road, customer feedback is of the utmost importance to us. We are pleased you feltl spoilt, here's to many more times of being spoilt! We look forward to serving you soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fish n chips and service! It was busy but managed to cater for a group of us. Alcohol is served. The swordfish was great!More

Thank Rups T
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rups T Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys of Goswell Road, customer feedback is of the utmost importance to us. We are happy you and your group enjoyed your meal, we look forward to serving you again in the near future!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Kennedys for many years now, have never had a bad meal, fish is always fresh, portions are plentiful, and yummy chips. Staff are really nice and friendly, place is so popular you get to know the other regularsMore

Thank 919Fox
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 919Fox Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys of Goswell Road, customer feedback is of the utmost importance to us. We are happy you enjoy your meals at Kennedys and look forward to serving you for many years to come! Have a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Writing this review from my recent experiences (the last two years) although I/we have been eating from there since the 1990’s Simply put this is a superb venue for a working lunch, in fact much more. The food (if you are an individual) is served...More

Thank BruceTwitter
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bruce Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys of Goswell Road, customer feedback is of the utmost importance to us in order for consistency. We are happy you enjoy your eating experience and will ensure that Andreea and the staff are made...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

I'm veggie so can't comment on the fish but the chips and mushy peas are both great. The price is fine too, especially for such a central location.More

Thank Katherine B
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Katherine Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys of Goswell Road, customer feedback is of the utmost importance to us. Maybe next time you will try our Veggie Pie: Butternut Squash, Leek & Goats Cheese, happy you enjoyed the chips and mushy...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

I popped into Kennedys for lunch as I fancied something different from the usual sandwich I'd normally have and I was working just down the road. I opted for the Cod Burger and portion of chips. At £3.50, the cod burger was amazing value. What...More

Thank Graham B
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Graham Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys of Goswell Road, customer feedback is of the utmost importance to us. You are 100% correct about the chips going soft in the closed box after 5-10 minutes, unfortunately that is the only option...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Good to have a proper chippy in central London. Fish was ok and a decent size but chips were very bland and dry. Scraps also not offered.More

Thank sunsun12345
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Sunsun12345 Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys, I am sorry to hear about the chips. I will of course bring this to the attention of our chefs and ensure that this problem is addressed immediately. If you do visit us again...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Its Saturday night and I really fancied fish and chips. I spent 15 minutes walking to Kennedy's only to be greeted before 2150 "no fish ......only chips or saveloy" with as much interest ......as if my order was going to interrupt their evening. To make...More

Thank SuperLizardLover
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear SuperLizardLover I am very sorry to hear of the above incident on Saturday evening. In order to investigate further do you recall seeing the name on the name badge of your server? If possible would you please email me on sue@kennedyslondon.co.uk Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Fish was a good sized portion, good value for money. It was prepared well and cooked properly and tasted great - not much more to say about that. We tried two different pies, they were all quite nice. One was a part of the special...More

Thank WatcherOfTheFries
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear WatcherOfTheFries Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys of Goswell Road, customer feedback is of the utmost importance to us to ensure consistency. We are sorry the chips were not crisp enough for you, perhaps next time mention it to the staff...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Fresh and delicious whole fish with two side dishes for only 11pounds ! The best fish restaurant in London. Very good service ! 10/10!!More

1  Thank Elran G
alan1234London, Public Relations Manager at Kennedy's of Goswell Road, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Elran Thank you for taking the time to review Kennedys of Goswell Road. Customer feedback is of the utmost importance to us at Kennedys to ensure consistency in value for money, service and quality of food. We look forward to serving you again in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184-186 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7490 2089
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We also have another Kennedys Restaurant at 169-171 Whitecross Street EC1Y 8JT
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