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Fish and chips is a British institution in every sense of the word – no other dish encapsulates British cuisine better. But with so many fish and chip shops and restaurants operating all over the UK, it can take a long time to seek out the establishments that really strive for the very best. That's why we've put this map together, featuring fifty of the best fish and chip takeaways, shops and restaurants in Britain.

The fish and chip shops and restaurants listed here aren't ranked in any way – they are simply the top fifty operating in the UK today. We looked at the winners and finalists of The National Fish and Chip Awards from the past few years to come up with the list, ensuring an independent body had evaluated each business. Take a look at whether there's one near you and enjoy one of the finest fish suppers in the world!

Do you own one of the fish and chip businesses below and source your fish from Norway? Get in touch via info@greatbritishchefs.com and we'll make sure your listing is updated with a blue pin and image.

Black's Finest Fish and Chips (BL)

Finalist: NFFF Fish and Chip Quality 'Champion' Award 2017

Contact information
159 High Road, Halton, Lancaster, LA2 6PY, Lancashire

Telephone

01524 812225

Burton Road Chippy (BR)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (Eastern England)

Contact information
169 Burton Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3LW

Telephone

01522 575201

Captain's Fish and Chips (CT)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (Central and Southern England)

Contact information
60 High Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN11 8ET

Telephone

01992 443043

Catch Seafood (CA)

Finalist: Best Multiple Fish and Chip Operator Award 2018

Also has locations in Holmfirth (West Yorkshire) and Higham Dykes (Northumberland)

Contact information
Green Lane, Greetland, Halifax, HX4 8AD, West Yorkshire

Telephone

01422 310003

Clems Fish Restaurant (CL)

Finalist: Best Multiple Fish and Chip Operator 2017

Also has locations in Chester le Street, Shildon, Spennymoor (County Durham) and Sunderland

Contact information
3–4 Tenters Street, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7AD

Telephone

01388 665955

Cromars Classic Fish and Chips (CC)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (Scotland)

Contact information
1–3 Union Street, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9PQ, Scotland

Telephone

01334 475 555

Eric's Fish and Chips (ER)

Finalist: Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year 2018

Contact information
Drove Orchards, Thornham, Norfolk, PE36 6LS

Telephone

01485 525886

Fish and Chips @ Weston Grove (WG)

Finalist: Best Newcomer 2018

Contact information
Unit 1 Weston Grove, Upton, Chester, CH2 1QL, Cheshire

Telephone

01244 669009

Fish City (FC)

Winner: The Good Catch Sustainable Seafood Award 2018

Winner: Healthy Eating Fish and Chips Award 2018

Contact information
33 Ann Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 4EB

Telephone

028 90 231 000

FISHnCHICKn (CH)

Winner: Best Multiple Fish and Chip Operator 2016

Also has locations in Benfleet, Billericay, Cambourne, Cambridge, Corringham, Harlow, Harold Hill, Hemel Hempstead, Hutton, Laindon, Milton Keynes, Royston, Sawston, Shotgate, South Ockendon, South Woodham Ferrers, St Johns (Colchester), The Knares, The Willows (Colchester), Thorley (Bishop’s Stortford) and Wickford

Contact information
2 Brighton Hill Parade, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 4EH

Telephone

01256 329426

Fochabers Fish Bar (FF)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2017 (Scotland)

Contact information
19 High Street, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7DX, Scotland

Telephone

01343 820320

Fylde Fish Bar (FY)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (North West England)

Contact information
117 Fylde Road, Marshside, Southport, PR9 9XP, Merseyside

Telephone

01704 507506

Godfrey's Fish and Chips (GF)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2017 (Central and Southern England)

Contact information
41 High Street, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2SD

Telephone

01582 462965

Harbour Lights (HA)

Winner: Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year 2017

Contact information
Arwenack Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3LH

Telephone

01326 316934

Harbourside Fish & Chips (HF)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (South and West England)

Contact information
35 Southside Street , The Barbican , Plymouth , PL1 2LE, Devon

Telephone

01752 603183

Harlees (HL)

Finalist: Best Multiple Fish and Chip Operator Award 2018

Also has locations in Corfe Mullen, Swanage, Poole, Verwood (all in Dorset) and Salisbury (Wiltshire)

Contact information
3 Bence Court, Archers Way, Amesbury, SP4 7FR, Wiltshire

Telephone

01980 258435

Henley's of Wivenhoe (HW)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (London and South East England)

Contact information
9 Vine Parade, Wivenhoe, Colchester, CO7 9HA, Essex

Telephone

01206 820 222

Hennighan's Top Shop (HE)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2017 (Wales)

Contact information
123 Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8EF, Wales

Telephone

01654 702761

Hikary's Fish Bar (HI)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2016 (Scotland)

Contact information
74 Briton Ferry Road, Neath, Port Talbot, SA11 1AP

Telephone

01639 630009

Hodgson's Chippy (HC)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2017 (North West England)

Contact information
96 Prospect Street, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3BH

Telephone

01524 67763

John Dory's (JD)

Finalist: Best Multiple Fish and Chip Operator 2017

Also has locations in Carryduff, Dundonald and four in Belfast

Contact information
75 Hillsborough Road, Lisburn, BT28 1JN, Northern Ireland

Telephone

028 9266 6225

Kingfisher Fish and Chips (KF)

Winner: Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2017

Contact information
Chaddlewood Shopping Centre, 6B Glen Road, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 2XS, Devon

Telephone

01752 335 5567

Krispies (KR)

Winner: From Field to Fryer Award 2017

Contact information
57 Exeter Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1PX

Telephone

01395 278823

Longsands Fish Kitchen (LO)

Winner: Best Newcomer Award 2017

Contact information
27 Front Street, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, NE30 4DZ

Telephone

0191 272 8552

Malt and Anchor (MA)

Winner: Best Newcomer Award 2018

Contact information
4 Castle Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1QA

Telephone

01285 646 343

Millers Fish and Chips (MF)

Winner: Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018

Contact information
55 The Village, Haxby, York, YO32 2JE, North Yorkshire

Telephone

01904 769169

Mister C's (MC)

Winner: From Field To Frier Award 2018

Contact information
61–63 Micklegate, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 4EA

Telephone

01757 701913

No. 1 Cromer (NC)

Winner: Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year 2016

Contact information
1 New Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9HP

Telephone

01263 515983

North Beach Fish and Chips (NB)

Finalist: Best Newcomer Award 2017

Contact information
North Marine Promenade, North Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 2LX, East Yorkshire

Telephone

07763 001544

Oldswindford Fish and Chips (OL)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2017 (Midlands)

Contact information
140 Hagley Road, Dudley, Stourbridge, DY8 2JD, West Midlands

Telephone

01384 372662

Papa's Barn (PB)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2016 (London and South East England)

Contact information
497 London Road, Ditton, Aylesford, ME20 6DB, Kent

Telephone

01732 848488

Papa's Fish and Chips (PA)

Finalist: Good Catch The Sustainable Seafood Award 2017

Finalist: From Field to Frier Award 2017

Contact information
Great Gutter Lane, Willerby, Hull, HU10 6DP, East Yorkshire

Telephone

01482 651255

Penaluna's Famous Fish and Chips (PF)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (Wales)

Contact information
36 High Street, Hirwaun, Aberdare, CF44 9SW, Wales

Telephone

01685 811522

Poppie's Fish and Chips (PO)

Finalist: Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year 2018

Contact information
55 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 6HW

Telephone

0207 7344845

Quayside Restaurant and Fish Bar (QR)

Finalist: Best Newcomer 2018

Contact information
West Quay, Gourdon, Aberdeenshire, DD10 0NN, Scotland

Telephone

01561 360111

Rockfish (RO)

Winner: Best Multiple Fish and Chip Shop Operator Award 2017

Other locations in Dartmouth, Plymouth, Torquay and Exmouth.

Contact information
Brixham Fish Market, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8AJ, Essex

Telephone

01803 850872

Seafresh Restaurant (SR)

Finalist: Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year 2017

Contact information
80–81 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1DL

Telephone

020 7828 0747

Shillingfords (SH)

Finalist: NFFF Fish and Chip Quality 'Champion' 2017

Contact information
18 Briton Ferry Road, Neath, West Glamorgan, SA11 1AA, Wales

Telephone

01639 642930

Simpsons Fish and Chips (SF)

Winner: Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Show of the Year 2016

Contact information
73–75 Priors Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 5AL

Telephone

01242 521964

Something Else Fishy (EF)

Finalist: Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year 2018

Contact information
1 High Street, Milborne Port, Dorset, DT9 5DG

Telephone

01963 250225

Stargazy Fish Bar (SG)

Finalist: Best Newcomer 2017

Contact information
Priory Inn, London Road, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8JJ

Telephone

01666 500690

The Cod's Scallops (CS)

Finalist: Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award 2018

Contact information
311–313 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 2DA

Telephone

0115 708 0251

The Dolphin Takeaway (TD)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (Northern Ireland)

Contact information
19 Georges Street, Dungannon, County Tyrone, BT70 1BT, Northern Ireland

Telephone

028 8775 2400

The Fish Bar at Sunnybank Road (SB)

Winner: From Field to Fryer 2016

Contact information
Unit 2, 645 West Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 8SL

Telephone

01270 580055

The Fisherman's Wife (FW)

Finalist: Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year 2017

Contact information
Khyber Pass, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PZ

Telephone

01947 603500

The Golden Carp Chippy (GC)

Winner: Regional Fish and Chip Shop of the Year 2018 (Midlands)

Contact information
Unit 8 Matchborough Centre, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 0BQ

Telephone

01527 523163

The Good Catch (GO)

Winner: Best Multiple Fish and Chip Operator Award 2018

Also has locations in Flixton (Great Manchester), Freshfield (Merseyside), Hale (Cheshire) and Liverpool

Contact information
9 Liverpool Road, Crosby, Merseyside, L23 2SA

Telephone

0151 924 5726

The Pelican (TP)

Winner: Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award 2018

Contact information
1 Oakland Park, Barnstable, Devon, EX31 2BZ

Telephone

01271 345605

Towngate Fisheries (TF)

Winner: NFFF Fish and Chip Quality 'Champion' Award 2018

Contact information
56 High Street, Idle, Bradford, BD10 8NN, West Yorkshire

Telephone

01274 612032

Trenchers Restaurant (TR)

Finalist: Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award 2018

Contact information
New Quay Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1DH

Telephone

01947 603212

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