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McDermott's

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5, 6 & 7 The Forestdale Shopping Centre | Featherbed Lane, Croydon CR0 9AS, England
020-8651-1440
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fish delight

This is the best fish & chips I have had in many years! Well worth a visit. Excellent friendly service!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

This is the best fish & chips I have had in many years! Well worth a visit. Excellent friendly service!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

You will go a very long way to enjoy this traditional British food than in this restaurant. Cooked to order, it really is fantastic. The clientele are somewhat mature, but they grew up on this food and understand it. Bit like going into a Chinese restaurant and seeing it full of Chinese people. Always a good sign. The quality of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I came to McDermott's on my first trip to London with a few friends, and it was an excellent opprotunity to get a taste of authentic British cuisine. The fish and chips were superb, the service was fast and pleasant, and my friends and I had an awesome time. I strongly recommend this restaurant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

From America... Always come to McDermott's whenever in town. It is absolutely the best I've ever had. Best quality fish, fantastic and friendly service. Plus a delicious chocolate at the end! Most certainly a "must" every time I'm here.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

McDermotts is our local fish & chip shop, & we are never disappointed. We always get seated straight away, service is always brilliant & friendly & the food is always amazing. Thank you guys.

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Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We arrived 6.45pm on a Friday. As booking is not accepted you have to stand in a line. To call the staff 'productive' does not do justice. They actually break into a run when necessary and are totally focused. We were seated after 10 minutes. We ordered our drinks and the main meals. Drinks arrived. We did not have the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Went hear late January , one of the best fish & chips I had in my experience!! Friendly ,simple! McDermott's should be proud !!! Will visit soon!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We come to mcdermotts as it is quite literally the best fish and chip shop/restaurant around. We have driven some distance to go there from Keston, Sevenoaks, Beckenham and Bromley where we have lived previously! Yummy food every time! It never disappoints and neither do the lovely staff!!!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

An unusual find is a fish and chip restaurant that serves just amazing fish, the chips are quite good too. Lovely setting and the staff are friendly and helpful. Would recommend this to any discerning diner.

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Overpriced and overrated. Chips cooked at the wrong temperature The smell of this chip shop and its cooking oil pervades the nearby area of Forestdale for about a quarter of a mile

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Address: 5, 6 & 7 The Forestdale Shopping Centre | Featherbed Lane, Croydon CR0 9AS, England
Phone Number: 020-8651-1440
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
Cuisine: English

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  • Address: 5, 6 & 7 The Forestdale Shopping Centre | Featherbed Lane, Croydon CR0 9AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: 020-8651-1440

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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