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“Awesome food”

Lynbay Fish and Chips
Ranked #9 of 120 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Fast Food, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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2 reviews
“Awesome food”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Just had the best fish, chips and mushy peas ever. Excellent service from the two young staff that were on today. We will be calling back back before the end of our holiday.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Rachael F
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Pok457, Owner at Lynbay Fish and Chips, responded to this review, June 26, 2014
Lynbay Fish and Chip Shop would like to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and leaving positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon!!
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  • English first
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English first
Hexham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Post Lundy trip”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Great place. we came off the Lundy boat and were really hungry. Just long from the harbour found this fish and chips shop. We sat inside in pleasant surroundings, the service was excellent and the food freshly cooked, very tasty and the prices very competitive. We left satisfied and would recommend this place to anyone wanting good hot fresh food.

Visited September 2013
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Thank ericlisa2016
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Pok457, Owner at Lynbay Fish and Chips, responded to this review, June 26, 2014
Lynbay Fish and Chip Shop would like to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and leaving positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon!!
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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Lovely fish and chips!”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Very nice cod (skinless and boneless) and chips! We chose to eat in and service was fast. They also do takeaway so you can sit on the harbour wall and watch the world go by, assuming it is not raining!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank MoragJanes
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Pok457, Owner at Lynbay Fish and Chips, responded to this review, June 26, 2014
Lynbay Fish and Chip Shop would like to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and leaving positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon!!
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous fresh fish”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

After reading such glowing reviews of this restaurant, I was rather disappointed with the chips, which were rather dry and cut too small for my liking. Maybe we arrived at the wrong time and were just unlucky. The plaice however was superb, so fresh that it melted in the mouth and covered in beautifully crisp batter. My wife was also impressed with her plaice, which she ate steamed, rather than battered and fried. The eating area is what you would expect from a fish and chip shop, fairly small and functional, but it was clean and not unpleasant. I could have done without the televisions playing children's cartoons, however. The staff were very polite and friendly and the service was also very efficient. I thought the meals offered good value for money for a restaurant in such a prime location.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Richard A
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Pok457, Owner at Lynbay Fish and Chips, responded to this review, June 26, 2014
Lynbay Fish and Chip Shop would like to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and leaving feedback. Potatoes are sliced by a machine and are the same for each bucket. The children's films are aimed at the children and staff are more that happy to turn the televisions down or indeed off.
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Farnham
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Tasty fish and chips and toddler/baby friendly!”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

We visited here during a family holiday last week. This place was a great find.

We decided to sit in for our lunch as we have a 9 month old and a 2.5 year old who need to sit down properly to eat. The staff provided us with a highchair for our youngest and several tables have television screens installed which helped distract my toddler!

The food was quick to arrive. My husband and I had cod and chips and my toddler had fish cakes. The food was reasonably priced and there was not a scrap of grease that you often encounter with fish and chips. It was honestly some of the best I've ever tasted. The portion size was good.

We also used the nappy changing facilities and I was amazed at how attentive the shop is to parents' needs. Spare nappies, wipes etc to use which is invaluable and generally unheard of in restaurants.

We liked the fact we were given a card to use at their ice cream shop next door which gives you 20% off. Lovely ice cream too!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank sarahclw77
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Pok457, Owner at Lynbay Fish and Chips, responded to this review, June 26, 2014
Lynbay Fish and Chip Shop would like to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and leaving positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon!!
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