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Express Fish and Chips

Seafood, Coffee Shop
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10-11 Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth, Wales
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Incredible fish, rubbish chips & toothless crone

The cod was marvellous but the chips were not very nice. They were edible but very soggy and school-canteeny. Plus there was a wretched toothless woman in the queue who accused me of pushing in (though I don't hold them responsible for that). Solutions for improvement: (a) google how to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Chren D
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Ok ... here's the review from my 4 children aged between 3 and 12. The consensus, after a short discussion was that the chips were ' like cold slugs' . In addition the chicken nuggets were overcooked. We tried the slimy chips ourselves and promptly drove to the nearest bin and deposited the remaining items there. Do not go here.

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had a family day reliving our childhood with a trip to Aber. After a brief walk around we spotted this cafe which offered traditional Fish and Chips. The cafe was very basic with a row of tables & chairs. There was a lot of confusion over what was available. Items which we were told were unavailable were later available... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

The portion size I was presented with was an insult. Even for £6. So small was the portion that even the waitress appeared embarrassed when she served it at my table. The small portion of veg was very nice but the 'turkey'in this dinner consisted of something which resembled an extra-large Bernard Mathews wafer thin turkey slice. Honestly I am... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The cod was marvellous but the chips were not very nice. They were edible but very soggy and school-canteeny. Plus there was a wretched toothless woman in the queue who accused me of pushing in (though I don't hold them responsible for that). Solutions for improvement: (a) google how to deep-fry chips; and (b) erect a sign suggesting that ugly... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Lovely food - chip shop food and also jacket potatoes, dinners, sandwiches etc. excellent choice, excellent service and excellent prices. Dog was allowed in as long as she sat under the table. Definately call in next time were in Aberystwyth

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As a veteran student of aber i used to visit the express just after it opened, always being one of the busiest chippies in town, now it seems to have gone a little quiet, but the food was good. My wife had the fish and chips, fish was cooked fresh, the batter was light and crispy, one of the first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Mrs picked up a take away today chips with sausage, big portion but those chips were amazing I just had to say that, they was amazing!!

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Bedford, UK - born in California)
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I used to go to the Dolphin as a student. And as the weather was not favourable for outside fish and chips, I took my family here. Regrettable. Not the greatest fish and chips. Lacklustre service. Filthy ceiling fans. And no toilets in the building for the public. At least it was fairly cheap....

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed at Clarach Bay and visited here on our last day. Myself and my partner had pie and chips with veg, my step son fish bites and chips. The food was amazing, the quality out of this world. When my partner went to pay he was impressed with how much it cost for the 3 of us. I just... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Enjoyed the big fish and chips, restaurants is quite small but nicely done. Overall very good big tasty portions, friendly staff, well worth a visit! This was our first time there but it will definitely not be our last!!

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Address: 10-11 Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth, Wales
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
Cuisine: Seafood, Coffee Shop

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  • Address: 10-11 Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Coffee Shop

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