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“NO FROZEN FISH HERE!”
Review of Seashell

Seashell
Ranked #4 of 28 Restaurants in Halesworth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $13
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed February 7, 2013

A great chippie, better than any other in the surrounding towns including Aldeburgh., you pay for what you get. Lots of fun banter, great people. Well run and extremely clean. I f you cannot be bothered to carry your fish home then eat on the premises with a good cup of tea.
Keep up the good work

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Thank Alida11
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

After multiple visits to this establishment we can say without doubt that there are two stand out features. Firstly the warm friendly welcome from the staff, and secondly the superb fish and chips.
we have sampled their Haddock,Cod and Skate on several occasions and both the quality and flavour of the fish has been outstanding and as a bonus we have NEVER suffered from bone filled poorly filleted fish which has been a common experience in some other 'celebrated' Suffolk fish and chip shops.

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1  Thank Graham85J
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

My father and I visited Halesworth today and decided to have Fish and Chips. He had a stroke recently and has slurred speech as a result. I waited outside while he ordered.. and I waited.. and waited.. and waited. Eventually some twenty minutes later, he came out empty handed. He had been given cod instead of the Rock he had ordered, and when he questioned this, accused of being drunk, so had given up. When I went in to find out what had happened I was told that I would not be served, that my father 'stank of drink'.. that ' if your father has had a stroke then he should stay at home or you should do all his talking for him'. The staff were rude and aggressive and did not have the courtesy to admit that they had made a mistake... Never again. He was going to be charged £11.20 for two portions of fish and one portion of chips. We drove on to Pex in Bungay, where we were served with a smile and very quickly got our same two portions of fish with chips for just £7.50. Retailers need to be careful before they make assumptions about any customer, and if they are wrong, should at least apologise !

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9  Thank Harpista
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janiepops431, Owner at Seashell, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2013

if your father is ill surely it would of been wiser to order on his behalf he had been drinking alcohol as my staff smelt it we are not rude or ageist so will take your vindictive comments as bogus we serve two thousand customers each week with a smile our prices reflect our quality therefore we cant comment on your cheaper alternative

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Reviewed December 13, 2012

Seashell fish and chip shop is by far the best ever, the quality and taste of their produce is fantastic, our family eat here at least once every week, Jane & Karl supported by Gwen offer great service if you eat in or take out,
Karl is the most knowledgeable person about fish I have ever known, he only buys the best quality and is not afraid to refuse to take delivery if produce does not meet his high standard,
Well done SEASHELL you are an asset to Halesworth, dont take my word for it pop done for a friendly welcome, fish cooked to order (not left in glass thingy for god knows how long) and the best tasting supper you will ever have, however a word of warning, once you visit and taste Seashell fish & chips you will never go to another chippie lol. regards, jim fyfe

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1  Thank Jim F
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

I'm from Kent and was visiting Family in Halesworth. They recommended we tried the Seashell Fish and Chips.
I can genuinely say it is the best Fish and Chips I have ever had! Not greasy in anyway. What's the secret in that great Batter!
Would definately recommend to anyone visiting the Area... Worth the Drive!

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Thank Mjcolesincere
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