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Smiths Chippy

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108 Ocean Road, South Shields, England
+44 191 455 5069
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newcastle
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Proper chippy with all the family favourites beautiful fresh fish cook as you wait paties and spam fritters to die for and juice friendly staff

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1 Thank bosingwa
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very clean and welcoming staff, my order was fresh and hot and nothing was too much bother for the staff,

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Thank Smiler2207
Spain
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Winter £5 for fish and chips and the lovely Kayleigh hope I spelt it right pet. Good crack great food at a great price. Pete Spain Did not understand one of her little quips but laughed I thought understanding Spanish was hard you beat it petal. Thanks for the memory.

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Thank coast2coast
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Went to smiths for a bite to eat while in king street and I think this is the only place left that actually serves a spam fritter! Amazing chippy amazing staff

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Thank James J
Saumur, France
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Smiths is always our first choice for fish and chips. As the fish is freshly cooked to order, ensuring beautifully crisp light batter, one has to wait, however the resulting flavour makes the wait well worth while. Not forgetting the best mushy peas ever!

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Thank 591Sue21
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

This one is currently my first choice in South Shields for fish and chips. The standards are very high. I would say it is as good as, and cheaper than, a nearby competitor which, although undoubtedly deserved, must be a little tired of the exposure by now from the brown road signs and advertising. Everything is fried to order and... More 

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Thank horse_tin
South Shields, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

As a born and bred Sandancer we have used "Billy's" as locals call it for many years ever since it opened with the present owners father behind the counter. The meals are faultless and at a price in keeping with working people and without doubt the best chippy in Ocean road , the staff are really friendly even when the... More 

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Thank tynesalmon
Durham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

Being a regular user of The beach at South Shields apart from the Sand Dancer pub it is difficult to have indoor refreshments if you have dogs[particularly needed in poor or cold weather]. The owner are trialling opening the cafe area to allow dogs with well behaved owners to use during the winter period and both my daughter and myself... More 

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Thank john p
william s, Owner at Smiths Chippy, responded to this review

Hi John I think you have shops muddled. Although we do freely let dogs into our shop I believe the cafe you have been to is my sisters place along the seafront Smiths Seaview Cafe. More 

South Shields, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Always a warm friendly welcome from the staff. Cooked to order fish means its hot and fresh. Loyalty card in place if you are a returning customer.

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Thank FussyFlossy1
South Shields
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63 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I am a native of South Shields and always recommend Smiths Chippy to anyone who asks. I have used probably every chippy in the town over the years and always return here. I must add though that chips are a very subjective food item as they can vary in so many ways, variety of potato, type of cooking oil or... More 

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Thank Michael O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast Food, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Ocean Road, South Shields, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 455 5069

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