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116 North Main St, Bennington, VT
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11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: A real working British fish and chips shop in Bennington run by Brits

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Absolute perfection.

We are from Western MA and come out to Bennington almost weekly, maybe twice a month JUST for their fish and chips! Generous portion, cooked to perfection, and always tastes outstanding. We've even talked about asking them to cater our wedding haha.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
MissMouse2987
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Fayetteville, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The fish and chips were good, but I wanted more British feel. The groceries were limited to a few candies and cookies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We are from Western MA and come out to Bennington almost weekly, maybe twice a month JUST for their fish and chips! Generous portion, cooked to perfection, and always tastes outstanding. We've even talked about asking them to cater our wedding haha.

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Chester, VT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We were in the mood for a non-standard lunch and remembered a lunch here with friends several years ago. Fish and chips were the best I've had since my last visit and we had the memories of of our previous visit to season the meal. Just needed Bob and Paula to make the visit complete

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Cheshire, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We went here last week! I got the fish sandwich with chips and my wife got the shrimp with chips. The shrimp were huge and delicious, and the fish was tender moist,and also huge! It didn't fit on the roll and it was a big soft roll!! The batter was golden and crispy! The large serving of chips were thick... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great find. Good food. They even have gluten free batter for the fish fry. Fed four people for $40. Clean, good portions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Small counter service restaurant. Friendly and efficient service. Very good quality fish and chips. Lightly battered, not greasy. Loved the mushy peas. Fried clams tender and tasty. Chips were fresh and well cooked. However, the English style was not my favorite. Chips were soft. Nice place to stop for lunch. Would go again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Food options in VT aren't exciting. We found this place on Yelp and it had consistent reviews. We ordered a meat and potato pie and a medium rare burger with fries. The pie was decent. But the burger was well done. Everyone else was ordering fish and chips.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This tiny fish and chips shop,makes really good food! The batter is crisp and thin so actually get to enjoy the delicious fresh fish. Their chips are real potatoes and you get a choice of sides. Mushy peas is one of the offered sides, not one of my favorites, but I like to have my fish and chips without a... More 

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Bennington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Love the fish and chips.....great atmosphere and terrific food. The best and I mean the best fish and chips within a 100 miles HANDS DOWN.

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Hoosick, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This tiny place serves up as close to an authentic British fish and chips as you'll find anywhere in Vermont. Crispy was well-prepared, not greasy, and the fries were perfect. Nice British flair through decor and UK products for sale. My go-to choice when I'm hankering fish and chips.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 North Main St, Bennington, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

A real working British fish and chips shop in Bennington run by Brits
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm

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