Don’t expect a linoleum-lined chippie, but a classy fish market-cum-restaurant, hidden on a lost-in-time side street. Every hotel manager within a walkable radius recommends it. Portions are huge, and there’s always a selection of fresh fish (sole, salmon, halibut, and so on). If you need a healthier option, you can also get your fish grilled, and keep in mind that sitting down to eat will cost nearly double what using the take-away desk does. Try the terrific homemade tartar sauce, or, for fans of little fishies, sample grilled sardines with salad.
North Sea Fish
7–8 Leigh St., WC1
Our Rating Neighborhood King's Cross Hours Mon–Sat noon–2:30pm and 5:30–10:30pm, Sun 1–6pm Transportation Tube: King’s Cross St Pancras or Russell Square Phone 020/7387-5892 Prices Mains £10–£20 Cuisine Type Seafood Web site North Sea Fish