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“Great chips!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Top Chippy

The Top Chippy
Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
01326 564417
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Ranked #12 of 21 Restaurants in Porthleven
Cuisines: British
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North Lincolnshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great chips!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great fish and chips, pies are generic not home-made but this is fish-central! They do have gravy at least!

Visited May 2014
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English first
Bedfordshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Did not meet expectations”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Having enjoyed top quality fish and chips on a previous visit to Porthleven we were looking forward to a similar experience on this year's visit. Unfortunately we were very disappointed on this occasion. The batter on the fish was only lightly cooked and the fish fell apart when we unwrapped them at our nearby accommodation. The chip portion was small, particularly when compared with those given at Roland's and the mushy peas were very dark and more like a puree. On the plus side, service was pleasant and cheerful. Hopefully this was just an "off day".

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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St Keverne, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Greasy spoon”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Doesn't deliver what it promises: greasy chips, heavy batter, unfriendly staff. Will not recommend or return.

Visited July 2013
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“Simply delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Visited The Top Chippy Porthleven whilst staying on holiday. We received a warm, cheerful and friendly welcome followed by the most tastiest fish and chips I have ever tasted. The batter was light and crisp with the fish (cod) fresh and tasty. The chips tasted delicious. This chip shop obviously uses top quality ingredients as well as skilled cooking staff who definitely know their profession. Will visit again and highly recommend to all. Thank you so much for making our holiday memories happy and delicious.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Blooming good chips”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Local chippy with very friendly staff, good fish and chips and a wonderful village location to enjoy them.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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