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“The best.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Karl's Cafe

Karl's Cafe
8 Station Road, Prestatyn LL19 7HF, Wales (Formerly Karls)
01745852934
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Ranked #26 of 66 restaurants in Prestatyn
Cuisines: Café, Fish & Chips
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North Wales U.K.
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“The best.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Karls has been around since I was a kid when fish chips and peas cost two and six ,around about fifteen pence now but the quality and size of portions has allways been their forte and still is to this day.

Visited March 2012
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  • English first
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English first
north wales, uk
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“James' fish bar is better.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

James fish bar is better. better portions, better price. more choice. I've only visited this place once or twice over the past 10 years or so, and theres a reason for that.

  • Visited March 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Best fish and chip shop ever visited”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011 via mobile

When I moved to Prestatyn I had terrible experiences of poor fish and chips.Found Karls it is spotlessy clean, everything on show. Superb choice of fish/ meal deals. Fish top quality ,all fish not greasy batter. The cafe and service is excellent value for money. Food is always cooked when required not stacked up anddeteriorating, Staff always clean and helpful. I recommend Karls to everyone , my friend from Manchester even buys the Fish/chips to take home to reheat... Says the best she's ever eaten from all over gt Britain..trust my review can't see how anyone could write a bad review ... No smell of stale oil. If you are there late you will personally see every inch of Karls establishment is scrubbed from top to bottom nightly. No we aren't related but annoyed that someone could write a flippant untrue comment about the two shops!!!!!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Best avoided”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011 via mobile

This is a very poor quality chip shop. Dreadful smell of old cooking oil from both chip shops which is very off putting in the shop and the food. There isn't a quality Fish and Chip Shop in Prestatyn which is a shame as people have to travel to Rhyl. Karl's should step up and set the standards.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Lovely, freshly cooked food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

I am a local and have on several occasions enjoyed a take away from Karls. Recently some family members visited and wanted to use the restaurant part. The adults all had the fish and chips which were freshly cooked, piping hot and very tasty. The children enjoyed some chicken nuggets which they thoroughly enjoyed too. Karls offer portions suitable for children and come in a box with a soft drink and a toy.....always goes down well with the little ones:)
Service is as quick as it can be......obviously a litle wait whilst waiting for the food to be cooked but worth it. Staff friendly too.
If you like great fish n chips then this is the place to visit in Prestatyn......whether it be a take away or in the restaurant :)

  • Visited August 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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