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Blue Dolphin Fish Bar

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61b high street | `, Hastings, England
01424532869
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 26
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great traditional British fish and chips

The fact that people were queuing outside the take-away section of the Blue Dolphin was a good sign, so we went in for a late lunch. The fish & chips were freshly cooked and crisp and the staff were friendly. My wife had reservations about the mushy peas which she found a bit watery, but she's from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
nick j
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The fact that people were queuing outside the take-away section of the Blue Dolphin was a good sign, so we went in for a late lunch. The fish & chips were freshly cooked and crisp and the staff were friendly. My wife had reservations about the mushy peas which she found a bit watery, but she's from the North and... More 

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Thank nick j
Hastings, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really tasty food, fair price and limited seating if needed! Can't go wrong with a good fish and chips!

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Thank Carly T
Hastings
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only ever had takeaway but very good indeed fast a nice staff. It has changed over the years good and bad. But at the moment it's on a high, so keep up the good work.

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Thank Tom L
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not to bad, but while they was cooking there was a strong chemical cleaning smell coming from the cooking area, and my sister said she could taste the same aroma on her chips

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Thank Chris W
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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273 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 of us just had chips to take away from here and they were simply delicious! What you fry them in was really yummy and would recommend here and will be back when we're next visiting :)

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Thank Toyah1
Brighton, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think the old town is the best place to get fish and chips in Hastings, simply because there is so much competition it drives the standard up. We ordered Haddock, chips and mushy peas here for a take away lunch and it is the best take away fish and chips I have had so far in Hastings. Nice friendly... More 

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Thank Thewanderingwinos
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a takeaway of large cod and chips, I went home unwrapped the food then sat down to eat what I thought would be lovely food, WHAT A MISTAKE the fish was soggy, I have never had fish like it, the chips were ok but because the fish was so disgusting it put me off the whole meal. Sort... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad but don't stand out tats same as any other fish and chip shop you go to these days obviously get all their food from a wholesale establishment shame as they are a stone throw away from a fish market could do better but you could also do a lot worse

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Thank Marc K
Granada, Spain
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152 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The quality of the fish and chips is borne out by the queues waiting for take away. There is a small restaurant with about eight tables, closely packed, and a few more outside carefully monitored by the seagulls!. The quality and value for money is excellent and service is attentive. Please note that the restaurant does not have toilet facilities.

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Thank Graham R
London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

These are really top class fish and chips. Excellent service. The queue gives it away. Quality always sells. And these are quality. And near the old town as well. A must if you are in the area

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Thank Jeff K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61b high street | `, Hastings, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: 01424532869

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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