If you love to float, watch ducks, eat fish and chips and drink a bottle of Prince Regent English Sparkling Wine then The Grand Duchess is absolutely the barge for you.
"The fish counter tempts like a spilling treasure chest. This restaurant is jolly, breezy, upbeat and very enticing – and they do wonderful things to new potatoes, too". William Sitwell - The Telegraph
WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT?
This is fish on a dish on a barge. A very glamorous barge. The Grand Duchess is permanently moored in Paddington Basin. The lights twinkle above the portholes, and as you board the boat it is no exaggeration to say that you feel the day just got a bit better. It’s exactly the sort of place you want to eat fish, and what fish it is.
The Grand Duchess is owned by the London Shell Company. The vast majority of their fish comes from Cornish day boat fishermen, and it’s really fresh, practically flapping.
If you love the best traditional fayre then step aboard for fish and chips. Our national treasure. This experience is for either lunch or dinner. Crispy beer-battered fish of the day, with hand-cut proper chips, mushy peas and delicious tartare sauce. Washed down with a bottle of The Prince Regent English sparkling wine.
The local chippie is lovely, but this is ‘magnifique’. If you think you’re a connoisseur, then really what are you waiting for?
ABOUT LONDON SHELL CO
London Shell Co. own two London seafood restaurants. Both barges. One travels somewhere, and one doesn’t. The menus on both are delicious and between them these seafood restaurants in London make quite a splash in Paddington Basin. This area is still synonymous with a bear and a train station, but thanks to the canal, the ‘basin’ bit has been transformed and is filled with smart bars, restaurants and boats.
The portholes offer a glimpse into a world, where lunch looks like a treat. The sort of place you expect to find on holiday, it's not everyday. It’s spacious, friendly, the glasses sparkle, and you can smile at the passing boats. It oozes charm.
This is a fabulous spot for a meet-up with friends, or a first date - lots to talk about.
THE ALL IMPORTANT DETAILS
Includes: Beer battered fish of the day, with hand cut chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce. Plus a bottle of The Prince Regent English Sparkling Wine.
This experience is for two or four people. The Grand Duchess is located in Paddington. This unusual London seafood restaurant experience is the perfect gift for the foodie in your life, or just perfect for a date night.
Available for lunch (12-2:30) and dinner (5:30-9:30) Tuesday to Saturday (subject to availability)
HOW DOES IT WORK?
All you have to do is pay for the gift experience you wish to purchase. We’ll send a voucher including booking information to you or directly to the recipient. You or your recipient needs to check the information on the voucher and book your experience date.