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Bovey Fish Bar

77 Fore Street, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9AB, England
01626 834 890
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Ranked #11 of 14 Restaurants in Bovey Tracey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Description: http://www.thomsonlocal.com/Bovey+Fish+Bar/0025674111606485400/companyinfo.html
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English first
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I'm not one usually to write reviews but felt I needed to in this case .I am used to good fish and chip shops in Paignton and used this one recently.The woman serving was chatty and friendly but the food was dreadful.The fish was watery and undercooked...the basics badly wrong and all this for nearly 8 quid 50% more than... More

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Chudleigh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Since I experienced the cod and chips from Bovey Fish Bar last week I've done nothing but fantasise obsessively about them. These were far and away the best fish and chips ever so whatever I say here isn't going to do them justice. While purchasing wasn't the friendliest service I've ever received I am happy to overlook the frosty air... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This was the worst take away food that I've ever experienced. Ridiculously expensive, poor quality and appalling service The portion of fish was small even though it's sold as large, the chips were diabolical, they smelt horrid as if cooked in very old oil and they comprised of all the small off cuts, no decent sized chips This place won't... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This chip shop used to be what you expected from a chip shop, nice food at an affordable price. Now it is bad food at a ridiculously high price. I will not eat from here again. Trying to make it something it's not

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Orpington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Fish was fine, batter looked pale and worn out, and price was high. Edible, but pricey! However, I think this is about the only local chippy locally, so if you fancy fish and chips, this is it!

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somerset
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went with friends -had cod n chips scampi and chips and a sausage n chips for £38! Cannot fault the food was excellent , just not enough chips for a man, lemon wedges and tartare sauce a finishing touch and excellent coffee! The weather was humid which apparently made the floor like an ice rink even though it was amusing... More

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Isle of Wight
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were staying close by in Bovey Tracey so popped out for one portion of cod (my husband doesn't eat fish) and a large chips to share. There was a May Day celebration going on in the town so the longish wait was acceptable. The chips were really fresh and crispy, but the fish (rather small) looked soggy and on... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stopped by the fish bar which we have used on many occasions. I reviewed over a year ago and thought it was very good. Since then however the portions have got smaller. I paid £5.50 for the cod and it was tiny. See picture uploaded separately It was tasty though. I also had chips (no problems there) and mushy peas.... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

It would appear that I am not the only customer to be disappointed by the supposed "large" portion of chips. I dread to think how meagre a normal portion is. (frowny face)

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Kingsteignton, Devon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Just amazing. A faultless service with faultless food. Freshly cooked and prepared. Frwsh oils. We are never ever disappointed. And will promise you will never be disappointed either.

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