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McDermott's

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5, 6 & 7 The Forestdale Shopping Centre | Featherbed Lane, Croydon CR0 9AS, England
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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
Most recent review
Best fish and chips in croydon

Back again as best fish and chips ever. Friendly staff who make you feel part of their family. Good value for money. Will be back soon. .

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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English first
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Back again as best fish and chips ever. Friendly staff who make you feel part of their family. Good value for money. Will be back soon. .

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Visited this fish and chip restaurant with friends tonight. I have never tasted fish and chips like it. The batter was perfect- crisp and tasty with no hint of grease. The chips were lovely too and the service was friendly and helpful. It's a long way from our home but I'm sure we'll be back

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The food is always freshly cooked to perfection and no wonder it is an award winning restaurant it is "simply the best around". Only the best and freshest ingredients are used and your meal is cooked while you wait so it is fresh and piping hot. Fish and Chips as it should be. We are so lucky to have it... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Whether take away or eat in this has got to be the best fish and chip restaurant in Croydon. They are incredibly organized and take your order as soon as you walk in the door. Everything is cooked fresh and non greasy. Great chips. No wonder you have to queue but the service is really quick

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Top notch cod every chip is a good chip What u expect to get for the experience. Nice little muse bouche to start with. 12 quid or something each drinks couple quid . Bout 30 pound for good cod and chip times 2

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Always seems to be busy, The last time I went, the chips were not cooked properly, when we mentioned this to the waiter, we were told it was that time of the year, when the spuds were not at there best!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

As a northerner where it is easy to become blase about finding a really good fish and chip shop, I had begun to believe they had become extinct here. But, lo, after nineteen years I am pointed to this gem. Clean, courteous, efficient, crispy batter, sparkling white fresh cod, and chips cooked to perfection, there is nothing not to like.... More 

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Croydon Surrey Uk
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband loves the fish & chips here, it's always on his list of where he wants to go. It's reliably good, with constant charming service and delicious fish. For myself if reminds me of my childhood sitting in a restaurant in Southend ravenous for the golden chips.

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London
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This has to be one of the top fish and chip restaurants - the chips are beautifully crisp and the fish cooked to perfection. Staff are really friendly and welcoming.

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London
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I was so pleased when I recently discovered that McDermotts are still in business and serving delicious fish n chips at their new restaurant in Selsdon. For years (at least the last 40) I had frequented their old shop in Church St and it was a firm favourite of my parents, who would take my sister and I there as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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