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

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yummy

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
Jayims
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Bennington, Vermont
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bennington, Vermont
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were spending the day exploring the area and came upon this place. After looking around town, this looked like it would be the most unique dining experience; It ended up being just a place to grab lunch. The counter person was busy and thus brusque. Later, as the tables cleared out, she did come by to check on us... More 

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Bennington, Vermont, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

excellent food and service. very friendly people. it is a small place but bright and clean. good experience. fish and chips delicious!!!

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Wantagh, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

don't blink or you will miss this tiny, 7 or so tables, restaurant. the owners appeared to be the ones doing the cooking, and they were extremely friendly. the place itself was not much to look at inside, and seemed more like a take-out sandwich shop than anything else. we all had the fish and chips which is their signature... More 

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Parker
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174 reviews 174 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

I chose this restaurant because of the reviews. We were very disappointed with the food. The fish and chips were rather greasy, the fried scallops had too much breading and the fish tacos only had cole slaw and salsa on the side. Not worth the money we spent on the food. I would not recommend this restaurant after our experience.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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62 reviews 62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch here yesterday. It was a very hot day and were happy to discover that this little place is more than the take away chipper it looks like from the outside. It was nicely air conditioned and had seating for about 20. The real star of this place, though, is the food. We both had fish and chips... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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129 reviews 129 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had a delicious lunch at Lil Britain while visiting Bennington. It is a very small storefront with 7 or 8 tables. No frills but the food was very good. I had the small fish and chips while my husband had the fried clams. We both chose the cole slaw as our side dish. Everything was delicious. The fish was... More 

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Potsdam, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I can't speak to the authenticity of the food, but certainly can say it was really good. The chips needed a little more flavor for my taste, however, the malt vinegar certainly did the trick. I had the friend clams, and have to say they were excellent. Very tender! The cocktail sauce must have been homemade... certainly didn't taste like... More 

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USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Lil Britian is a hidden gem! We found it a few years back and boy do we wish we lived closer. True British style chippy shop in the heart of Bennington. The owners are wonderful and friendly. Being from England this chip shop brings me back to my homeland. Proper Fish and Chips, pies, sweets - this place has it... More 

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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: English

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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