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Paul's Plaice

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Fish & Chips
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170 Barton Hill Road, Torquay TQ2 8HN, England
01803 327 857
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Ann & Chris

Travelled all the way from Sheffield. Best fish & chips outside of Whitby. Battered chips unusual but delish. Fish, was very white & fresh. Staff & owner very friendly to us Yorkshire lasses. Will visit again

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great fish and battered chips. can always guarantee when you go here what you are going to get, always very busy, very popular.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were told by my partner's brother that "all the locals go to Paul's Plaice... Hanburys is for 'tourists'." Now I love a local chippy being from Yorkshire, and I am no food snob. I have been to Hanbury's a few times, expensive but really quite divine. So, I gave Paul's a go.... I'm going to cut to the chase... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I love there battered chips they're amazing!!!!! And the fish and sausages are the best!!! Never had a bad meal from them which I think is important as there a very busy chip shop! Staff are amazing and friendly and also fast at serving

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Was not excepting the chips. Really amazing taste and flavour, if you want nice food at a good price then Paul's is the place (Plaice).

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Sheffield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Travelled all the way from Sheffield. Best fish & chips outside of Whitby. Battered chips unusual but delish. Fish, was very white & fresh. Staff & owner very friendly to us Yorkshire lasses. Will visit again

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

So this 'plaice' is all about the lightly battered chips which we weren't aware of. I just assumed it was old oil or something odd when we started eating them but on reviewing other reviews its just their thing. They were quite nice really, large portions and didn't manage to finish what we ordered. Fish was a little greasy for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great fish and chips. Lightly battered chips that are awesome. Staff very friendly as well. Reasonably priced too.

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South Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Paul's Plaice is the best chip shop in Torquay, attracting customers from surrounding districts of the town. The chips are extra special, you will have to try them to know what I mean, and good portions. Everything is cooked fresh to order, and be prepared to wait in the queue it will be worth it. There is no 'eat in'... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I dont understand the batter chips thing, on trying a sample it just resembled a frozen chip. like Aunt Bessies or similiar, a taste you would associate with a typical supermarket chip, i prefer traditional fish and chips , nice soft crisp Maris Piper potato, the Fish looked good,.... friendly staff... but i fled the establishment in pursuit of what... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

this fish and chip shop reminds me of back home! The batter taste amazing and the chips are beautiful! The one thing I'm not really keen on is that the servers have their hair down. According to food safety and hygiene regulations all servers should have their hair tied back . But overall very tasty! Will be back again soon!

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Address: 170 Barton Hill Road, Torquay TQ2 8HN, England
Phone Number: 01803 327 857
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
Cuisine: Fish & Chips

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  • Address: 170 Barton Hill Road, Torquay TQ2 8HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: 01803 327 857

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips

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