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The Famous Fishpan

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28A Foreshore Road, Scarborough YO11 1PB, England
01723371299
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Almost perfect score

Great food, great prices -if you want fish and chips I highly recommend the Fish Pan. The star dock was for service -it was a little hectic but only due to how busy the place was. The waiter and waitresses are very pleasant and have great manners.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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  • Families with children
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273 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this place since I was a kid, I've always loved the food however I will NEVER go back here as I found their staff (He may well have been the owner) extremely rude. I don't care how the food tastes, manners cost nothing and they do not deserve my hard earned cash.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great food, great prices -if you want fish and chips I highly recommend the Fish Pan. The star dock was for service -it was a little hectic but only due to how busy the place was. The waiter and waitresses are very pleasant and have great manners.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

luckily found this lovely little place after visiting a nearby hovel. great portions nice quality excellent value and staff who are helpful, others should take note!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We was on the beach front and fancied some dinner so we opted for the famous fish pan it was a rainy day so we decided to eat in. We had the option to eat upstairs or down we ate up they sat us in the window which overlooked the beach we all more or less ate the same I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

visited this restaurant on the advice of a local resident and was'n't disappointed service was fast sat to a table as soon as we entered, order taken not long after even though it was nearly full. food was brought to us after about ten to fifteen minuets which was to be expected, we ordered the special which was fish chip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I visited on a Friday, so had to have fish and chips. Everything was well cooked and tasted nice, as it always does. I ordered the fish and chips special :fish, chips, mushy peas and tea with bread and butter. The portions don't look massive, but about half way through I realised just how full I was getting and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I went for lunch during the Easter holidays with my husband and 9yo daughter. We all thoroughly enjoyed our food - huge portions meant we only needed a snack later on. Service was good - expect a bit of a wait as all cooked to order but so worth the short wait!

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We used to use this restaurant as regular customers every bank holiday in the last 6 years and were very happy with the service, but this April Easter bank holiday they where very busy and there was a big queue outside, we where in the queue waiting in line and a female server came outside and jumped a family of... More 

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Guiseley- Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We were served immediately the fish and chips were lovely. Crispy batter and lovely fish. Some of the best fish and chips I have eaten. Would definetly go again.

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Castleford, West Yorkshire
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11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My wife, daughter, son-in-law and myself went here for our dinner on a very busy Wednesday evening. The meals were delicious and reasonably priced for Scarborough but the highlight was the wonderful service with a smile from the lovely Elisha. Although she was rushed off her feet she still managed a smile, laugh & joke with everyone.. terrific

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28A Foreshore Road, Scarborough YO11 1PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: 01723371299

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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