UK Top 20 Fish & Chip shops revealed – is yours here?

UK Top 20 Fish & Chip shops revealed – is yours here?



It’s the  30th anniversary of the National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish and the semi-finalists for the Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award – one of 15 categories in the 2018 National Fish & Chip Awards have been announced.

NF&CA 2018 Anniversary Seafish fish and chips The 20 shops will now compete for a place in the final and the chance to clinch the title of ‘UK’s best fish and chip restaurant’.

Catch Seafood in Halifax, West Yorkshire
Craft & Harbour in Ayr, South Ayrshire
Eric’s Fish & Chips in Thornham, Norfolk
Fish ‘n’ Fritz in Weymouth, Dorset
Food in the Park in Blair Atholl, Perthshire
Longsands Fish Kitchen in Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear
Poppie’s Fish & Chips in Camden, London
Poppie’s Fish & Chips in Soho, London
Tailend in Dundee, Angus
Tailend in St Andrews, Fife
The Atlantic in Redruth, Cornwall
The Cod’s Scallops in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Fish Factory in Worthing, West Sussex
The Fishermans Wife in Whitby, North Yorkshire
The Pelican in Barnstaple, Devon
The Rembrandt Restaurant in Norwich, Norfolk
The Scallop Shell in Bath, Somerset
Trenchers Restaurant in Whitby, North Yorkshire
Upstairs at No1 Cromer in Cromer, Norfolk
Whitby’s Fish & Chip Restaurant in Rotherham, South Yorkshire

To reach this stage of the competition, the 20 restaurants have been assessed against a wide variety of judging criteria, including menu development and innovation, responsible sourcing policies, staff training and development processes, and marketing and promotional activity.


The winner of the Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award will be announced at The National Fish & Chip Awards’ 30th anniversary ceremony in London on 25 January 2018.

For more information visit or follow @FishnChipAwards #FishnChipAwards.

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