The Fish & Chip Shop


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.


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The Fish & Chip Shop

189 Upper Street
N1 1RQ
Public transport:
Highbury & Islington, Underground
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Fish & Chip Shop

4.0 out of 5 13 January 2015
by Jack D.

After dealing with an almost 2 week long craving for some good fish and chips, we decided to check this place out and god I'm glad I did.

To start things off we went for an order of their particular fritters, or in short, deep fried parcels of ultimate joy. They had an amazing crunchy batter on them that covered a beautiful mix of potato, spices and pulled pork slices. Absolutely amazing....more

5.0 out of 5 25 December 2014
by CK A.

This was just up the street from the flat we rented. The serving of fish was huge. The coating was crunchy and the insides piping hot. Not the least bit greasy. They have a happy hour with special prices on drinks.

I got a Coca-Cola to drink. I can't figure this British thing about ice cubes. They don't use them. If you ask for ice, you will get a single cube. You get used to it.


5.0 out of 5 17 November 2014
by Grant T.

I love fish and chips. It's one of the best things that happened since moving to the UK. There's just no comparison to fish and chips in the UK. So when we drunkenly rolled up on a Sunday night, I was ready to give it a go.

We sat at the bar first and had a drink because it was slightly too early to be having dinner. The cocktails were pretty good, and the bartender was quite friendly. We...more

4.0 out of 5 10 September 2014
by Katherine L.

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

4.0 out of 5 12 May 2014
by Pen L.

On a Saturday evening our group of 9 headed to The Fish and Chip shop on Upper Street as they were able to accommodate us around the seafood bar at short notice when we telephoned.

The Shrimp Burger and the London Particular Fritters (filled with peas and ham) are highly recommended. The soft shell crab burger was quite disappointing, the chilli and lime sauce was very bland. Somebody in...more

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