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Blue Dolphin Fish Bar

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61b high street | `, Hastings, England
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food, eaten twice here and enjoyed it. Tiny restaurant, caters mostly for takeaway. Highly recommend .

Thank Andy M
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh dear! See attached screenshot. The Blue Dolphin was only given 1 out of 5 stars for food hygiene by the local inspector. "Major improvement necessary"! It's a shame, as it's so famous. People always go on about it, as it has such a prominent position on the corner of the High Street. I thought the fish was soggy and... More 

1 Thank HelenaWojtczak
Reading, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chips from this place are fat, chunky and crispy - like a perfect chip. The line up to get served was epic- but worth it for the yummy that followed. I like a salty chip - which is good, as these were super salty. We sat down near the water and ate our delights - i think that always... More 

Thank geopony86
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went out of our way yesterday to but fish 'n chips in Hastings. The first place we tried was the Blue Dolphin. When we asked for skinned haddock we we're told it wasn't possible. When we asked why not we were told it was because the fish was frozen. I chippie in a fishing port only... More 

1 Thank doug_horrigan
Walmer, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Never lets you down!! Every time I go to Hastings we have to have fish and chips from the blue dolphin!! Lovely food and good prices too. Def worth a try!!

Thank Emma S
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Been going here for 35 years on our annual visit to Hastings but this will be the last. Chips did not taste like fresh cut potato more frozen and the batter was thick and hard rather than thin and fluffy Sad but much better offerings from the other multitude of fish and chip restaurants within walking distance

1 Thank Cyfugi
Hastings, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

A few of us stop by for a takeaway to enjoy on a warm afternoon. We went here as we were told it was good but it was terrible. The cod was dry, over cooked and didn't taste of anything. The batter was soggy and the chips went straight in the bin. The were so greasy you couldn't even taste... More 

Thank MrSmith102938
Battle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Except for no loos. Fish and chips are excellent. The wipe down tablecloths change periodically - often aquarium photos, but sometimes Santa for Christmas. Ace! Friday nights at the Blue Dolphin, all the family having their usual, in a lovely warm chippy when it's cold and wet outside, and a new tablecloth. It's the small things :))

Thank akcp
Sidcup, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My friends and I visited Blue Dolphin Fish Bar on Saturday after a long day at Hastings beach. We ordered our food after being approached abruptly by a young waitress with long brown hair in plaits. She then came storming in shouting and complaining about another customer outside of the restaurant in front of all of the other customers trying... More 

1 Thank ameliabrett
Hastings, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We always choose this fish and chip restaurant for takeaway fish and chips. Good food, and good service.

Thank Jools61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fast Food, British, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61b high street | `, Hastings, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: 01424532869

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?