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Francine's Fish & Chip Shop

15 North Prospect Road, Plymouth, England
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Ranked #54 of 499 Restaurants in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
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Description: Every English town or city has its favourite chip shop, especially when you can also sit in and where the shop is a local hub or draws customers from miles around. Francine's is one of those. On the fringe of a very poor area, but award winning constantly busy and renown. Not fine dining but a good option for locals and visitors.fresh fish from the local quay. Well worth a Tripadvisor listing.
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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very good chippy, massive portions of freshly cooked-to-order food, friendly staff and a fair price make this a very good chippy indeed. Always busy, which is a good sign! Staff are often seen cleaning, probably one of the reasons they keep winning awards!

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Cirencester
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719 reviews 719 reviews
411 restaurant reviews
2,360 helpful votes 2,360 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very different from when I last came here a few years ago. Built into the ground floor of two adjacent houses, one a bit lower than the other. The top half is all waiting area and the other is packed with not just fryers but heavy duty fridges other cookers and a couple of heavy duty kebab rotisseries. It took... More

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looe
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Had fish and chips here chips were under cooked and the fish was very greasy and the staff were not interested in serving you more bothered about there night out so I will be driving to my old fish shop

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Simply the best chippy in Plymouth. Would recommend phoning through your order as it gets really busy. However that is a good sign! Oh and huge, huge portions!!!

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plymouth
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We needed a Take-Away Meal as a prelude to jetting off on Holiday and as I walk past Francines daily decided to pop in on the way home. Well I watched the Customers Orders be dished up as I waited to be served and realised I had found the perfect Chippie to cover the Phrase "Ton of Chips and a... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Service varies from sullen to positive and friendly, service is quick. Chips are crispy, very good, fish can be a bit greasy, would try all the chippies in the area, not just this one.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Lovely filling food.Good price.Not greasy like some.Massive portions so don't order much.Would defo recommend!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Been at least a dozen times over the last 6 months always to a very high standard. The portions can vary but they're always above a good size. Once I had a piece of fish that was a questionable size which probably shouldn't have been used but I'll let them off that as a one off due to the usual... More

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Plymouth
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The food at francines is faultless. Never had a bad takeawsy from here. Portions sizes are a bit inconsistent - you could go one week and get a meal big enough to share. Go another week and it wouldn't be enough. That said the food and service can not be faulted

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Plymouth Devon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Very rude staff. Disgusting Fish. Nothing else to say. Not worth 100 words. Will not be returning to this shop.

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