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Harbourside Fish & Chips

35 Southside Street | The Barbican, Plymouth, England
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Ranked #79 of 505 restaurants in Plymouth
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

A great fish and chip shop where you can eat in or takeaway. Normal prices with local staff and very friendly service. We thoroughly enjoyed it and we will be back soon!

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Epping, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Went back again this year on holiday. Still one of the best fish and chip shops I have been to. It's a small place but go there and you wont be disappointed. Great staff and great food.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Went here for the first time the other day and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had the line caught haddock and chips with peas. We also like the fact they are MSC Certified ! Keep up the good work we will be back :)

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very good fish and chips as usual. Definitely one of the best in Plymouth only pipped to the post by west hoe fish and chips. My only criticism is both my wife and I ordered medium chips and large cod and I was disappointed with the size, my sons childs chips were about the same size as ours. But I'm... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Thought this would be a good shop as they have awards and there were queues. Wouldn't do plain fish. Fish was claimed to be fresh but told its frozen and caught in Norway! We ordered 2 chips a veggie burger and beef burger. Cost Over £10! The bun was dry, unbuttered, not toasted and NO salad! The veggie burger straight... More

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St John-in-Cornwall, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We brought our Canadian friends down to the Barbican to try some traditional fish and chips. Orders are taken and then you have to wait for your order to be freshly cooked. This is becoming the usual practice in chippies these days, and why do we have to be in such a hurry anyway. Portions were good. Food was hot... More

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Disappointed! This shop recently won an award for Best Staff Training and indeed the staff were good, unlike the fish and chips. The large fish ordered was minute and clearly not fresh as the flesh was hard and, whilst it was a hot, sunny day. should have been white and not tanned brown, however, the chips were hot tasty. Tables... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I waited to long for my fish and chips when I eventually got my order the fish was terrible you can tell it has been frozen.it was a really fishy smell witch put me off it so I chucked it. The chips were not cooked properly and most of them had green bits in them. To top it off the... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We queued a long time. The girls behind the counter were miserable and we were sitting at our table inside for a long time waiting for our fish and chips. When the meal arrived it was served in a cardboard box, the chips were underdone, the battered fish was hard and we could not eat it so we left it... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

There was a little queue and we automatically assumed this would hinder our food but it disappeared very quickly. The friendly staff helped me with a few questions I had on some of the food and the lovely young girl who served me was very quick with preparing my food. Very impressed. Much better than the Barbican Fish Bar next... More

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