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    • TE1979
    • By TE1979 12th Oct 16, 1:08 AM
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    Fish and Chips
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    Fish and Chips 12th Oct 16 at 1:08 AM
    I read an article today about Britain's best chippie's. Living in Brighton - we have some very good chippie's. What are the Fish and Chip shops like in your local area?
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    • PoshButNice
    • By PoshButNice 12th Oct 16, 1:52 AM
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    A kebab shop.
    • Paully232000
    • By Paully232000 12th Oct 16, 9:29 AM
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    We have one near us that is really good, and you only have to get one large chips which is plenty for 2 adults and two children.
    I sometimes think they could give less chips, for the same price, noone would complain and they would make more money. But there you go.
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 12th Oct 16, 9:49 AM
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    I don't live a million miles away from whitby which does have lovely fish and chips. I always make sure that I partake when I am up that way.

    Although my local chippies generally get their fish from whitby too.
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 12th Oct 16, 9:54 AM
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    I live about a 20 minute drive from a Quayside of fishing boats and that has a couple of very good chip and fish shops.....
    • tommix
    • By tommix 12th Oct 16, 10:13 AM
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    I'm a bit of an afishionado when it comes to fish..I will only buy Fish and Chips at the Seaside where it's served fresh off the Trawlers.

    London Fish has gone down hill since they closed Billingsgate.
    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 12th Oct 16, 11:53 AM
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    In hospital, every Friday was fish and chips at lunchtime - it was fantastically well done as they have their own kitchens and cook everything from scratch.

    This is in contrast to the other main hospital in Edinburgh where all the food comes frozen from a factory in England and is terrible quality.
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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 12th Oct 16, 12:24 PM
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    TE1979 I am planning a weekend in Brighton very soon. Tell me your recommended place.
    The best Fish and chips I have ever tasted were from

    It is in RYE.
    • Missli
    • By Missli 12th Oct 16, 3:24 PM
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    I'm not far from the coast. Plenty of good ones that aren't too far.
    • makingplans4nigel
    • By makingplans4nigel 12th Oct 16, 3:30 PM
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    Sea Fresh in Pimlico and The Laughing Halibut on Strutton Ground. I grew up in Dorset though and have to say the chippies back home will always be better than anything in London.
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    • onlyroz
    • By onlyroz 12th Oct 16, 3:32 PM
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    You need to go to the north to get proper fish and chips cooked in beef dripping.
    • Redknapps Dog
    • By Redknapps Dog 12th Oct 16, 3:35 PM
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    Sea Fresh in Pimlico and The Laughing Halibut on Strutton Ground. I grew up in Dorset though and have to say the chippies back home will always be better than anything in London.
    Originally posted by makingplans4nigel


    The laughing halibut is pretty good for central London. I sometimes work up that up way, and whenever I do I pay a visit.
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 12th Oct 16, 3:39 PM
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    In Rossendale we're blessed with several passable chippies & one splendid one. The catch bring that their bloke who frys died of pancreatic cancer a week or so back (bless the man, rest the man) and we're all hoping the family will continue to run the business as they did the *best* fish & chips as well as being Gossip Central and the right place to go for a family supper, advice on a local plumber & news as to whose horse is an unribboned kicker.
    • makingplans4nigel
    • By makingplans4nigel 12th Oct 16, 3:54 PM
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    TE1979 I am planning a weekend in Brighton very soon. Tell me your recommended place.
    The best Fish and chips I have ever tasted were from

    It is in RYE.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    What's you're favourite bournemouth way? Parkway by Poole park & Chez Fred in Westbourne are very good. Rossmore chippy was great but long gone...
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    • Alikay
    • By Alikay 12th Oct 16, 4:04 PM
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    We've got some good ones up here in Derbyshire. We have a chippy tea about once a month on a Friday (along with everyone else...the queue is always out of the door on Friday teatime!). Usually costs around £20 to feed 5 adults and 2 children, for 3 whopping portions of chips, and a selection of "mini" fish which are actually pretty big, sausages and fish cakes plus the must-have carton of curry sauce
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 12th Oct 16, 6:04 PM
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    What's you're favourite bournemouth way?
    Smithson's Fish & Chips
    55 Seabourne Road | Southbourne, Bournemouth BH5 2HA I am in Southbourne.
    Tips x
    • tommix
    • By tommix 12th Oct 16, 6:33 PM
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    Sea Fresh in Pimlico and The Laughing Halibut on Strutton Ground. I grew up in Dorset though and have to say the chippies back home will always be better than anything in London.
    Originally posted by makingplans4nigel
    I know the Laughing Halibut in Strutton Ground, I used to go their whenever I was appearing at Horseferry Road Magistrates Court..
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 12th Oct 16, 6:39 PM
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    Our chippy has been rubbish since the people who had it for years sold it in 2005. They had the best Chips, fish and curry.
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 12th Oct 16, 6:46 PM
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    I am very very lucky because the local chip shop (just 1/4 of a mile walking) has fabulous chips, cooked properly, by a highly qualified ex-London/posh place chef who is running his own chippy and adjacent cafe.

    They're really nice. Just how "chips used to be".

    But, I don't ever go there as it feels "too piggy/extravagent" to spend £1.50 on a small bag of good chips when for 50p I can buy a bag of frozen oven chips that are "OK" and feed me for four meals.



    But it's nice to know they're out there....
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 12th Oct 16, 6:51 PM
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    I visit my cousin in Poole quite regularly and we use 'Sailors' chippy in Ashley Road, Parkstone.
    Originally posted by tommix
    I can highly recommend the one that's right on the roundabout at the corner of the Boating Lake. Fab they are!

    I just looked it up on Google streetview - Parkway, BH15 2PB - although there's always a possibility any business has changed hands... I last went there in 2012.
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