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Portscatho TR2 5EW, England
+44 1872 580248
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely fish, chips and mushy peas, round the corner from our holiday cottage. Some people drive to car park next to lay by. Favourite with the locals. Be prepared to queue and wait a little while.

Thank 817carolineh
Muscat, Oman
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips served by a friendly couple in their van located overlooking the sea at Portscatho. They are there from 5 to 8 on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Thank rhnoakes
1 review
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips served by a friendly couple. Friday and Saturday evenings, 5 to 8. Enjoy the view while you wait!

Thank Richard N
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134 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

You can get fish and chips from the Atlantic fryer van in the layby at Porthcurnick beach. It's worth checking the website to find out which day the van is there if you are staying in Portscatho.

Thank gardenloverUk
Oxford, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I waited a long time to be served because of a large queue. The lady taking the orders was friendly and had a smile and a few words for everyone which is nice. The fish was very nice but a little spoilt by the spongy batter around it. The chips were OK but some of them were a mix of... More 

Thank Greeneryp
Locks Heath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Obviously popular was a long queue, but no wonder as the food was outstanding, good portion sizes and good prices. A shame they didn't come by more often!

Thank Danny S
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 26, 2016

It was a joy to find this van at the end of the road on which we were staying for the week on the evening we arrived so we went straight to it before unpacking to buy some good old fashioned fish and chips. It was busy but this not affect the quaility nor the friendliness of the people on... More 

Thank Devon K
Devon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Arrived late and famished on a Friday night in Portscatho. Spotted the frier parked by car park and thought "OMG possible food salvation". It was better than salvation. Despite being two last customers there was fish left. Ross the frier - was bestest fish and chips in along time. TYVM

Thank popeetog
Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We used the Atlantic Fryer twice whilst staying neaby. Excellent fish and chips, not a big selection but what they cook is very good.

Thank Ben P
Winchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed 2x Regular Cod & 1 small chips for 2 of us after a great day hiking from nearby Gerrans (free car park) to Porth then north along the coastal path to Curgurell & back. The mobile chippie is on a lay-by adjacent to the New Road car-park, which has a wonderful view, but does charge for parking in... More 

Thank Wyn P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast Food, British, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portscatho TR2 5EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  Portscatho
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 580248

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