Britain’s best fish and chips 2017

The shortlist of 20 contenders for this year’s National Fish & Chip Awards was published this week. Did your local make the cut?  

It’s that time again! The top 20 contenders for the title of Britain’s best fish and chip shop were announced this week. The shortlist is drawn from every region in the country as part of the annual National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. Dubbed the “Oscars” of the industry, it would be hard to overstate just how keenly these awards are contested and how much it means to those who take part.

Over the coming weeks, the 20 shops will be subjected to various “mystery shopper” assessments and other examinations, which will whittle the lineup down to 10 regional winners, who will compete for the overall national title to be announced in January 2017.

Here’s the shortlist, listed by region and in alphabetical order, rather than by scores.

Scotland

Highland, Grampian, Tayside, Central, Fife

Fochabers Fish Bar
19 High Street
Fochabers
Moray
IV32 7DX
www.fochabersfishbar.co.uk

Lothian, Strathclyde, Borders, Dumfries & Galloway

The Plaice To Be
2 Stonyhill Avenue
Kilmarnock
Ayrshire
KA14JE 

Wales

Flintshire, Isle of Anglesey, Conwy, Gwynedd, Denbighshire, Wrexham, Powys

Hennighan’s Top Shop
123 Maengwyn Street
Machynlleth
Powys
SY20 8EF
www.hennighans.co.uk

Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Vale of Glamorgan, Bridgend, Rhonda Cynon Taff, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Newport, Monmouthshire, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr Tydfil

Hikary’s Fish Bar

74 Briton Ferry Rd
Neath
Port Talbot
SA11 1AP
hikarysfishbar.com

Northern Ireland

Co. Fermanagh, Co. Tyrone, Co. Derry, Londonderry, Co. Antrim, Co. Down, Co. Armagh

Fish City
33 Ann Street
Belfast
County Antrim
BT1 4EB
www.fish-city.com

The Dolphin Takeaway
19 Georges Street
Dungannon
County Tyrone
BT70 1BT
www.dolphindungannon.co.uk

North East England

Northumberland, Co. Durham, Tyne & Wear

Fish and Chips At 149
36 Galgate
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 8BH
149fishandchips.co.uk

North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire

Miller’s Fish and Chips
55 The Village
Haxby
North Yorkshire
YO32 2JE
www.millersfish.co.uk

North West England

Cumbria, Lancashire

Hodgson’s Chippy
96 Prospect Street
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 3BH
hodgsonschippy.com

Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Cheshire

Fylde Fish Bar
117 Fylde Road
Marshside
Southport
Merseyside
PR9 9XP
www.fyldefishbar.co.uk

Midlands

West Midlands, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire

Oldswinford Fish & Chips
140 Hagley Road
Dudley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 2JD
oldswinfordfishandchips.co.uk

Northamptonshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire

The Golden Carp Chippy
Unit 8 Matchborough Centre
Redditch
Worcestershire
B98 0BQ

Eastern England

Lincolnshire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire

Burton Road Chippy
169 Burton Road
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN1 3LW
www.burtonroadchippy.co.uk

Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire

Traditional Fish & Chips
2 Steeple Court
Cambridge Street
St. Neots
Cambridgeshire
PE19 1QB

London & South East England

Greater London, Middlesex, Essex

Henley’s of Wivenhoe
9 Vine Parade
Wivenhoe
Colchester
Essex
CO7 9HA
www.henleysfishandchips.co.uk

Sussex, Kent, Surrey

Papa’s Barn
497 London Road
Ditton
Kent
ME20 6DB
www.papasbarn.co.uk

Central & Southern England

Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire

Godfrey’s Fish and Chips
41 High Street
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 2SD
www.godfreyschips.com

Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Berkshire

Sonny’s Traditional Fish and Chips
52 Sandy Lane
Fair Oak
Eastleigh
Southampton
Hampshire
SO50 8GB
www.southamptonfishandchips.co.uk/sonnys

South & West England

Devon, Cornwall, Somerset

Kingfisher Fish and Chips
Chaddlewood Shopping Centre
6b Glen Road
Plympton
Plymouth
Devon
PL7 2XS
www.kingfisherfishandchips.co.uk

Wiltshire, Dorset, Avon

Bishopston Fish Bar
264 Gloucester Road
Bristol
Avon
BS7 8PB
www.bishopstonfishbar.co.uk

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