Applebee’s Fish Restaurant – One of the Best in Town

We’ve just returned from our first ‘proper’ visit to Applebee’s restaurant at Borough Market (previously we had only purchased fresh fish to prepare at home). We’ve always liked the friendly, pleasant vibe of the place and the truly amazing quality of the produce.

We got seated outside on the pedestrianised street. After short deliberation Ms B opted for fillet of sea bass with crushed new potatoes, bacon, and an olive oil velouté (£23.50) and I went for the mixed grill (£22.45), a selection of the catch of the day served with three dips and a rocket and tomato salad), plus an extra side of chips (£4).

Our waiter was super-friendly and chatty (in a good, polite way, of course) and it turned out that he’s a member of the family of the owners, who have run this gem ever since they established it as a mere fish shop twenty years ago.

The food arrived quickly and we immediately tucked our teeth into the lovely food. The portions were both rather large, too. Ideal for two hungry folks after a long day in the office. I was particularly impressed by the juicy giant prawn and the hake.

We will definitely be back again very soon. 5 out of 5 in our book. Tip to the hat.

If you’re looking for further ideas for weekend trips from London, check out our posts about Norfolk, the Cotswolds, and Canterbury.

For adventure and travel inspiration, try our posts about Porto, Colesdalen, Dubai, self-punting in Cambridge, and our rides on a jetlev, a powerboat, and a helicopter.

For restaurant reviews, feel welcome to have a look at our articles about The Fig , Chipping Campden, Nabezo Shinjuku Meijidori, Tokyo, The Sheep on Sheep Street, Stow-on-the-Wold, Beso in London, and Il-Horza in Malta, if you like.

Thank you for stopping by and hopefully see you again very soon.

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