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Top 40 finalists for Fish & Chip Takeaway of the Year 2024 announced

Updated: Dec 20, 2023

The golden moment has arrived where the National Fish and Chip Awards serves up

the announcement of the UK’s Top 40 entries for the Fish and Chip Takeaway of the

Year category.



This year’s nomination process saw fish and chip businesses from across the UK

entering the awards, with the sole aim of scooping the coveted crown to be named

Britain’s best. The judging panel - made up of the industry’s ‘a-fish-onados’ - put

hopeful entrants through an extensive judging process, testing them against industry

best practice on environmental issues, product knowledge and their responsibilities

as an employer, and more.


While further judging rounds will be performed to see which businesses progress to

the next stages, the finalists for the Fish and Chip Takeaway of the Year have now

been whittled down to 40.


Andrew Crook, President at the National Federation of Fish Friers, organiser of the

awards, comments: “The calibre of entries for the National Fish and Chip Awards

2024 have been nothing short of fantastic and we are proud of all the eateries that

clearly put in huge amounts of effort to be considered for the accolade.


“Fish and Chip Takeaway of the Year is a notoriously difficult category to stand out in,

but the panel of experts had many tough decisions to make. However, we’ve

selected an exceptional shortlist that showcases the unwavering passion, dedication

and excitement that the fish and chip industry brings to British culture.”


The National Fish and Chip Awards, now in its 36th year, acknowledges and

champions businesses and individuals throughout the UK who make outstanding

contributions to foodservice to ensure the nation enjoys its fish and chips, receives

great customer service and professionals in the industry have access to

opportunities to further their growth.


Seafood from Norway is the principal sponsor for the 2024 awards, with Victoria

Braathen, UK Director of the Norwegian Seafood Council, praising the industry’s

tenacity. “The UK’s love for fish and chips knows no bounds and the awards is the

perfect occasion to celebrate the establishments that consistently deliver great fish

and chips to diners across the country. It’s an honour for the Norwegian seafood


industry to supply the UK with responsibly sourced cod and haddock and to see

these delicious proteins celebrated in the nation’s favourite dish. We wish the

finalists all the very best.”


The category winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on 28 February at

the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London.


The Top 40 finalists for Fish and Chip Takeaway of the Year are:


Cumbria

Angel Lane Chippie – Penrith


Lancashire

Westgate Fish & Chips - Morecambe

Westend Fish and Chips - Oswaldtwistle


County Durham

Yarm Road Fish and Chips – Darlington


Yorkshire

Lighthouse Fisheries of Flamborough – Bridlington

The Fish Bank – Sherburn-in-Elmet

Auckley Friery – Doncaster

Mr C's - Selby


Lincolnshire

Catch 22 – Tattershall

Angells Fisheries – Newark-on-Trent

Pips chips – Cleethorpes

Marina Fish & Chips – Skegness

Linfords Traditional Fish and Chips - Market Deeping


Greater Manchester

Eastleigh Town Street Fryer - Marple Bridge

Chips @ No.8 – Prestwich


Cheshire

Hooked on the Heath – Knutsford


Herefordshire

Fiddlers Elbow Fish & Chips – Leintwardine


Bristol

Bishopston Fish and Chips


Norfolk

French's Fish Shop – Wells-next-the-Sea


Essex

The Fish Inn Clacton - Clacton-on-Sea

Henley's of Wivenhoe – Wivenhoe

Johnny Macs – Colchester


London, Kent, Surrey

Stones Fish & Chips – London

Newington Fish Bar – Ramsgate

Sandy's Fish and Chip Shop - Folkestone

Lewis’s Fish and Grill – Maidstone

Seafare – Guildford


Oxfordshire

Harrisons Fish & Chip Co. Botley - Oxford


Hampshire

Mike’s Traditional Fish & Chips – Bishopstoke

James Backhouse - New Milton


Wales

Posh Fish and Chip Company - Cardiff

Fintans Fish & Chip Co – Cardiff

Hennighan's Fish & Chip Shop – Machynlleth

Finneys Fish & Chips - Benllech

Ship Deck - Caerphilly

Zero Plus Fish & Chips – Cardiff


Scotland

The Wee Chippy - Anstruther

Garioch Fish Bar – Inverurie

The Fish Works – Largs


Northern Ireland

Chipmongers - Portstewart


For more information and bits on the National Fish and Chip Awards, please visit:

www.thefishandchipawards.com.

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