The best fish and chips in town are here

When it comes to British cuisine, the recognition and fame of fish and chips are unparalleled. Originally, fish and chips were fried in a combination of beef dripping and lard. Nowadays, vegetable oil has largely replaced animal fats. Traditional British chips are thicker than French or American fries and contain less fat. The recommended establishments below will surely leave you craving for more.

The Simpson Fish and Chips shop, located in Gloucestershire, was the winner of the 2016 National Fish and Chip Awards in the UK, beating out over 10,000 fish and chip shops from across the country. Their food is simple, consisting only of fish, potatoes, and batter, with the option to try their homemade Mexican chili mayonnaise.

Magpie Caf e

The legend has it that the best fish and chips in Britain can be found here. Since its opening in 1940, this restaurant has welcomed countless locals and tourists. Whitby is a beautiful old fishing port with a maze of narrow streets, alleys and ruins. Bram Stoker drew inspiration from the cliff-top cemetery of St. Mary's Church to create his famous Gothic horror novel, "Dracula".
Celebrity chef Rick Stein is well-known in the UK, particularly for his expertise in cooking seafood dishes. Diners often flock to the coastal town of Padstow in Cornwall to visit his seafood restaurant. Additionally, he also sells fish and chips at a stall on the South Quay, which can be enjoyed either on-site or as a takeaway.

Rock and Sole Plaice

This is the third fish and chips shop in London, founded in 1871. Today, this Covent Garden shop still provides delicious food for office workers and tourists, often with long lines of customers.
Bonnie Gull began as a pop-up shop and became so popular that they opened a permanent restaurant in London's Fitzrovia neighborhood. You can start with oysters, clams, or cockles, but for the main course, you must try their unbeatable beer-battered North Atlantic black cod with beef dripping chips and delicious egg yolk hollandaise sauce.