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5, 6 & 7 The Forestdale Shopping Centre | Featherbed Lane, Croydon CR0 9AS, England
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Ranked #1 of 280 Restaurants in Croydon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Westerham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Had lovely meal once again, having promised my sister how good the batter and fish is - as fresh as you can get. Very reasonably priced puddings too. The bonus card is an excellent idea and we got one portion free this time - even better! Friendly and helpful staff makes for a lovely dining experience.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

From the moment you enter the restaurant you know that you will have a meal to remember . Many of the staff have worked with Tony and Shaun for years so it feels like a family-run business . McDermotts do not take bookings so there is alway a queue formed by 12noon and 5pm waiting for the doors to open... More 

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The welcome was superb and the service throughout was so warm and friendly you could have been at home being looked after by your mum. The fish was top quality and fantastic, prices very reasonable and the homemade tartare sauce was delicious. I would recommend this place to everyone even if fish and chips isn't your favourite food.

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Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

You won't fail to be astonished how McDermott's keep the takeaway and the restaurant moving along as they do. You can't beat the freshness of the selected fish, nor the freshness and politeness of their staff. Take time out to visit and enjoy the best fried fish around. You can't make reservations I believe but you won't wait long and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

When I was a child there was a Mcdermotts in central Croydon that I have such fond memories of visiting. All the little touches like the dishes of pickles and fresh bread, not to mention the lovely fish and chips! They've long since closed that location and to my shame I had never made the effort to visit the Forestdale... More 

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London
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

McDermott's serves the best fish and chips I have ever had and we no longer bother going anywhere else. It is consistently wonderful and NOT GREASY! The batter is perfect and the fish fresh and beautiful - always. Great chips and mushy peas, too. Every time my family visit from abroad, they insist on McDermott's fish and chips at least... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We (The Kentones Barbershop Chorus) were 62 enjoying a belated Christmas 'Get Together'...........& it always amazes me how quickly our meals are produced. The fish is outstanding and the batter really does melt in your mouth.The staff are so lovely and efficient. And that is precisely why it is worth travelling from Chatham to spend an evening in a welcoming... More 

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I've been coming here for years and every time I've been greeted by the warmest welcome and every time I've had the most superb fish and chips.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Lovely fish and chips. Little extras like crackers with pate and prawns, pickles and the availability of Cronx beer were appreciated. Friendly and attentive staff. Will be returning when the fish and chip craving hits!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This restaurant is the one and only for me. My fiancé introduced me to McDermott's on Christmas ever last year, where the family got this for dinner, and my fiancé convinced me to try a bit of the fish. now I do not like fish and have not eaten fish for many years. I reluctantly tried a bit and surprisingly... More 

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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
Cuisine: English

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