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Smiths Chippy

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108 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
0191-4555069
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My partner and I don't like greasy fish, so we asked for very lightly battered haddock. Our server told us exactly how he was going to prepare it and lightly battered haddock is exactly what we got. In my humble opinion, Smith's is better than the "award winning" Coleman's a few doors further up! We'll be back next time we... More 

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Thank Flintelliejet
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113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful fish and chip shop, 5 star cleanliness rating. Fantastic portions at a price that won't set you back financially for a week (cough cough colemans) Friendly staff too, the small brunette woman and the tall gentleman are a pleasure to talk to. Say hello to my new favourite chippy in shields.

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Saumur, France
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Grossly under rated this chippy is by far and away the best in South Shields. Freshly cooked fish on every order. No fat or grease. Beautifully crisp batter on the fish and perfectly cooked fish. Sublime,, Friendly efficent service and fantastic value for money. Highly recommend over and above any other fish and chip shop in the area

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Thank 591Sue21
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is really nice and great customer service would highly recommend this place will definitely come back

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Thank gardiner251088
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Very friendly and good portion sizes. I ordered fish and it was lovely and not very greasy. Will definitely order again from these people.

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Thank xxwolflawxx
Saumur, France
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Smiths cook all the fish to order and the wait is well worth it. Fantastic fresh fish, light and crispy batter, every bit as wonderful as Colemans

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Thank Susan F
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Usually go to colmans but hubby is not impressed so we compromised and went here chips are Devine, littlest one loved them as well, great staff really friendly think we will be going here from now on

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Called in just as they were near closing however the quality of the food was still very good, lovely friendly staff too

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Was in South Shields recently for a night's stay and disappointingly the famous Coleman's had shut down at 7pm, so my Lodge owner recommended Smith's which is apparently in the same family and just a few shops down the road. Had a cod with chips and thoroughly enjoyed! The fish was superfresh and tasty with nice golden brown crust, accompanied... More 

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North East
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely friendly service, popped in spur of the moment as a treat, lovely staff the food was hot freshly made and large portions, we would highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Fast Food, British, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: 0191-4555069

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