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The Golden Fillet

110 Frinton Road | Holland on Sea, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 5UR , England
01255 812 363
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Ranked #30 of 125 restaurants in Clacton-on-Sea
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Tring, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Back visiting Holland-on-Sea and a visit to the Golden Fillet. Absolutely fab fish and chips as good as ever! Will definitely be back on our next visit!

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Absolutely fantastic food , always cooked fresh nice sizes of fish i rate this one top I use this place at least 3 or 4 times a month. Their service is absolutley spot on. There is always people in there that is how popular it is.

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Tendring
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Been using the Golden Fillet on and off for the last few years now. In general the food used to be good. Used to be is the word. Seems like since they changed the cook the food has right down hill. We had fish and chips the other day, one cod was well over cooked and the other haddock was... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Thought I'd order rock for a change. Thick, unseasoned, greasy batter, greasy chips and hardly any meat on the fish. Based on this experience I will actively discourage people from going there. It was that bad!

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Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It's a chippy,. . and a pretty good one at that. . a few reviews here say it has gone downhill, i can only imagine it must have been brilliant before. . Eaten from here a few times now and it is what is says on the packet. . fish n chips, and pretty good at that. . They do... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Was told this was the best fish and chips in the area , sad to say it's the worst fish and chips I've ever had . The fish was burnt and dripping of oil if I had the time to take said pice of fish back think I would have demand my money back . Now I will just vote... More

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We have been regular customers of The Golden Fillet for many years and, unfortunately, on our last three/four visits we have thought the food is not up to the previous standard we have enjoyed here. We have noticed that a different person appears to be carrying out the frying, maybe this has something to do with it. On speaking to... More

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Holland-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food is tasty and hot and staff very friendly - best fish and chips around and recommend to everyone visiting Holland-on-Sea.

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Fresh fish cooked to order in a crispy batter that looked home made, friendly staff. Go there. Nuff said.

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Superb fresh, firm, moist fish, cooked to order in a traditional batter with chips to match. Food of the gods served by pleasant staff.

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