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“Not a place to eat in!”
Review of Fat Harry's

Fat Harry's
Ranked #44 of 54 Restaurants in Sandown
Cuisines: Fast Food, British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Gourmet Fish and Chips Restaraunt serving Gluten free foods cooked in a seperate oil fryer.Delicious.Why is'nt it listed.
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not a place to eat in!”
Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Definately not gourmet! Ok fish and chips - but had run out of ketchup (which they charge extra for even when you eat in!). They had no pies at all. We ended up having 4 fish - 3 were nice and fluffy but the 4th was dry and either overcooked or had been sat for some time!
A very average take away in my mind.
I may be being harsh as this was about 8:30pm after the Sandown Procession and they were very busy.
But a bit of a let down.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Salbiljock
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beckenham
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“"Gourmet restaurant" avoid!!”
Reviewed July 2, 2014

I think the reference on the front of this shop to"Gourmet fish and chips" is stretching the definition somewhat! A recent visit showed a disorganised restaurant on the serving and preparation side only to be followed by possibly the worst fish and chips I have ever tasted. The experience failed at ever step with a poor quality fish, soggy chips (oily and greasy)..................shall I go on?! If there is a school for fish and chip shop management then I suggest this outfit take the qualification!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank tom c
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“No better than any other”
Reviewed June 29, 2014

Claim to be gourmet fish restaurant I have had better in Fish Shops that claim nothing but A Chippy fish was small chips ok.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Robert A
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Gluten free fish and chips”
Reviewed March 28, 2014

After numerous visits to Fat Harry's over the years and being told the gluten free options are available all the time I couldn't wait to go there this time. What a disappointment! No gluten free available because they ran out of oil! How can a fish and chip shop run out of oil? Will be reluctant to return again after this big let down!

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank sssju
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“very bad fish and chips”
Reviewed March 20, 2014

I ordered haddock and chips.
Fish was edible but batter tasted like the oil needed changing. Chips were horrible. All different sizes and some raw and all cold.
Wont ever go back.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Aino L
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