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Downeys of Seaham

5 North Terrace, Seaham SR7 7EU, England
+44 191 513 0213
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (104 reviews)
“quality fish” (4 reviews)
“langoustines” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast Food, British
5 North Terrace, Seaham SR7 7EU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in for fish & chips but decided due to the long queue to eat in the restaurant, we opted for the sharing platter and wow what a meal, it consisted of a large plate of freshly cooked crispy chips and a separate plate...More

Thank danthemman2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ive been here a few times now, sometimes for takeaways and occasionally sitting in the restaurant. Never fails to please, always good quality and good sized portions, the best fish and chips in Seaham, highly recommended l.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our sons was home from Uni and we'd told him about our first ever trip to Seaham and Downeys fish and chip shop. It was a lovely day, our dog had just had his Summer hair cut so was feeling a lot cooler...More

Thank mukhasben
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had cod, it was very nice and freshly cooked. Couldn't be faulted. Sat on seats opposite to eat it on a nice warm night made it even more pleasant.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We visited at a busy lunchtime mid week and were quickly seated. A very extensive menu. We don't have big appetites so decided to have a fish supper and a single fish. The portion sizes were absolutely huge. Staff were friendly and the restaurant was...More

1  Thank Moira T
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Good quality food and not over priced. I did like the pretend newspaper put inside the boxes. Shame with Health and safety we can't go back to eating them from proper newspaper. But it was a lovely day and excellent Fish and Chips to eanjoy...More

Thank pinkladie57
Reviewed June 17, 2017

we go to seaham frequently and to be honest.. this fish shop is possibly the best one we have tried.. travelling all round the north east, Yorkshire and Whitby and to be truthful.. we always say that they aren't as good as the ones we...More

1  Thank david a
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Amazing Fish & Chips, the batter is so light and Fish gorgeous and white. Be prepared to wait a little while at busy times but well worth the wait! Nice to sit down and eat too.

Thank MiriEmm69
Reviewed June 11, 2017

We travel to the North East on a regular basis and always head for Seaham and especially Downey's Fish and Chip Restaurant to break our journey. This time there was a nice surprise, there has been a refurbishment since the last time we visited. The...More

Thank throughthelens2015
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

We decided to take our dog Gus for a change to Seaham, initially it was to have an ice cream after a walk but once we got the fresh sea air and a waft of fish and chips we chose Downeys for a chips and...More

Thank mukhasben
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March 7, 2017|
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Response from BRENDA P | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up but at lunch time you could have a short wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 North Terrace, Seaham SR7 7EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Seaham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 513 0213
Newly opened fish diner.
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