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Frankie's Fish and Chip Cafe and Takeaway

Brae ZE2 9QJ, Scotland
+44 1806 522700
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Fast Food, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brae ZE2 9QJ, Scotland
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

We had a piece of fish and a white pudding from Frankie's. The fish was out of this world good, SOOO fresh, loved it.

Thank highlander88_10
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Frankie's is really one of the best in the country. I am gluten intolerant which I only found out very recently and I was delighted to find there gluten free batter is every bit as good as the standard version. We make the 50 mile...More

Thank John C
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Lovely clean, modern building. Friendly and professional staff. A large selection on the menu, and the seafood is always fresh. Always very busy which is an excellent sign, but you may not always get a table. Takeaway is just as good. Gluten free batter available...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I went for a meal and ordered fish cakes. They were really not very nice. I couldn't taste any fish. I didn't complain on this occasion but decided not to order this again. As a local, I sometimes feel like a fish supper on a...More

4  Thank Dorothy O
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Frankie's was recommended to me by the Staff at Leask Suzuki Lerwick. The staff & food at Frankie's lived up to the expectation. Good hearty portion of excellent fish & chips served with a smile!

Thank Peter B
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Fish specialties, I know, but I couldn't resist my opportunity to try haggis. (They do it fish & chips style, which means it's breaded & fried.) I liked it! A bit spicey, a bit grainy...good combo. We also had fried haddock, since we both did...More

Thank w r
Reviewed October 29, 2016

My husband and I turned up at Frankie's on a whim and thankfully they were not busy, as it had been full the last time we went. The batter on the gluten free fish cakes was beautiful. Home made coleslaw was fantastic too. The chips...More

Thank 536margareth
Reviewed October 23, 2016

In Lerwick, we had very good fish and chips but couldn't resist visiting Frankie's in Brae, in view of its 'Best in UK' win. I do think the fish had the lightest, most crispy batter I've tasted and the fish itself was cooked perfectly, firm...More

Thank KatetripLivingstonUK
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The menu at this restaurant is one of the most varied I have seen, but only has one fish on it Haddock, breaded, battered or smoked. The rest of the menu is loaded with almost everything you could want for a meal, adult to young...More

Thank AlaninFrance
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Will be forever mystified that Frankie's is not the top rated restaurant in Shetland. Easily the best chippy I have ever been to - have gone three times in as many visits to the island - and beautiful views out to the water Brae. The...More

Thank Alan T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brae ZE2 9QJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Brae
  • Phone Number: +44 1806 522700
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No 1 Fish & Chip Shop in the UK 2015 Good Catch award for sustainable practices 2015 Best Eatery in the Highlands & Islands: 2014/15 The most northerly and national award winning fish and chip shop in the UK. Our premises is modern, contemporary and newly purpose built and located in the rural community village of Brae in Shetland, where we are the only fish and chip shop within a 25 mile radius. Our takeaway has full disabled access. We have a 24 seat cafe with excellent sea views and outside seating. We are passionate about sourcing and serving local and sustainable seafood. We offer MSC haddock, mussels, scallops, & crab,also squid, langoustines and many more delicious daily specials. Open 9.30Am - 8pm and Sundays 12pm - 8pm. Honours: Eat Safe Award; Fish2Fork 4.5 Blue fish award; Sustainable Restaurant Association 3 star rating; National Young fish Frier of the Year - Carlyn Kearney Staff Training & Development Award From Field to Frier Award The Amanda Seafood Challenge Fishermen's Mission Fish & Chip shop of the year 2013 for fundraising.
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