Tucked away on well-heeled Upper Street, The Fish & Chip Shop offers a gourmet take on the nation's favourite dish. Enjoy a menu of trusty chip shop classics and quirky creations in the nostalgic post-war dining room, filled with re-claimed pieces and cosy leather booths. The Fish & Chip Shop boasts a team of chefs who've worked in some of London's best restaurants, including The Ivy, Le Caprice, and Scott's.
Venue Details & Map
The Fish & Chip Shop
189 Upper StreetIslingtonLondonN1 1RQ
- Public transport:
- Highbury & Islington, Underground
I'm a bit torn on this one. We ordered two dishes - fried cod and scampi - and an order of chips. Figured we couldn't go wrong with that.
The cod was good. Borderline "very good". The batter was crisp, light, had a nice flavour, and more importantly remained fairly crisp even towards the end of the meal when it cooled down.
The scampi, however, was the exact opposite. The batter was a bit...more
Omg! The perfectly fried fish!!!! No skimping out on gigantic piece of fish and they didn't overpower with the breading.
This is our go to fish joint. Helps that it's in our hood and have some delish chips too. Abigail approved!!more
Arrived 10 minutes before they closed at 11pm on Sunday. As we walked in, everyone uncomfortably stared at us before finally saying they were closed. I was confused but it was obvious the staff were already calling it a night and were not going to abide by their own posted closing time.
Such a shame that their poor service left a bad taste in my mouth. If only I had some fish and chips to...more
The food here is great. It certainly is unlike any fish and chip shop I've ever been to. It's a bit fancy, with table service, table reservations and a bar!
I went for the cod and chips (how would I be able to compare otherwise?): I'm used to chippy chips being a bit slimy and I kinda like them that way, these were more like the triple cooked kind I'd expect from hawksmoor and came in a small...more
A welcomed addition to Upper street, The Fish & Chip Shop has been quietly holding it's own for a bit over a year now. On a Thursday night, we found the place to be busy but not heaving, which for me is perfect. Without reservations, we sat at the back bar which was comfortable enough and out of the way.
We loved the London Particular Fritters, which are inspired by the soup of the same name....more