Monday 20th August 2018

Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award – UK Top 20 Shortlist Announced

The UK’s 20 best fish and chip shops have been revealed today (20 August) making up the shortlist for the Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award, one of 14 categories in the 2019 National Fish & Chip Awards.


•    Download the full shortlist (PDF)
•    Download the media release (PDF)


Over the coming weeks the shortlisted shops will undergo a further phase of mystery diner judging inspections in order to whittle the Top 20 down to a Top 10 shortlist, before the final stage of judging held in London in January 2019.   


The winner of the Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award will be announced at The National Fish & Chip Awards’ 31st anniversary ceremony in London on 24 January 2019.


To keep up to date with news of forthcoming judges stages and results visit: or follow: @FishNChipAwards #FishnChipAwards.


            The UK Top 20 shortlisted shops (listed in alphabetical order) are:


o    Angel Lane Chippie, Penrith, Cumbria        
o    Captain’s Fish and Chips    , Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire    
o    Dolphin Takeaway, Dungannon, County Tyrone
o    Frydales, Leicester, Leicestershire
o    Frydays of Kendal, Kendal, Cumbria
o    Golden Carp Chippy, Redditch, Worcestershire     
o    Harbour Lights, Falmouth, Cornwall
o    Krispies Fish & Chips, Exmouth, Devon     
o    Lows Traditional Fish & Chip Shop, Westhill, Aberdeenshire       
o    Mister C's, Selby, North Yorkshire    
o    Olley's Fish Experience, Herne Hill, London           
o    Papa's Fish and Chips, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
o    Papa's Fish and Chips, Hull, East Yorkshire
o    Poppies Fish & Chips, Soho, London
o    Shillingfords, Neath, West Glamorgan        
o    Sidney and Sons Fish and Chips, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire        
o    Silverfin's Traditional Fish & Chips, Newry, County Armagh       
o    The Crispy Cod, Tonyrefail, Rhondda Cynon Taf   
o    The Fish Hoose, Thornton, Fife        
o    Winyates Chippy, Redditch, Worcestershire