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Smiths Chippy

108 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
+44 191 455 5069
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“spam fritters” (3 reviews)
“bread buns” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast Food, British
108 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
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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...More

Thank john p
william s, Owner at Smiths Chippy, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2016

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.

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.

Thank FussyFlossy1
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...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Ordered fish and chips over the phone and my fiancé picked them up. The worst fish and chips I've had as they were soggy and dripping in grease. Also, the had put vinegar on the chips which I hate. The chips we greasy and re-heated...More

Thank Becky K
Reviewed September 24, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Flintelliejet
Reviewed September 21, 2016 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....More

Thank Big-Dave-RST
Reviewed September 19, 2016

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...More

Thank 591Sue21
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank gardiner251088
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.

Thank xxwolflawxx
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

Thank Susan F
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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: +44 191 455 5069
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Smiths Chippy is a traditional award winning Fish and Chip takeaway. established in 1981 by William Smith Snr quickly became one of the towns best loved fish and chip destinations. Today we still live by William Smiths ethos of making our food affordable for everyone while ensuring our quality levels remain at the highest levels. this has been recently reflected in our most recent awards, we have been very proud to receive a place on the top 50 fish and chip takeaways for the last 2 years (3 in the last 5 years) couple this with perfect portion awards and we believe we offer a great product at a great price.
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