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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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189 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ

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+44 (0)20 7704 2074

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The Fish & Chip Shop

189 Upper Street
N1 1RQ
+44 (0)20 7704 2074
Public transport:
Highbury & Islington, Underground


4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Fish & Chip Shop

4.0 out of 5 10 July 2014
by Carl B.

I had cod and chips, mushy peas, and pickled onions. The cod was fried perfectly - exquisite crispiness on the outside and tender flakes of goodness inside. The chips were perfectly acceptable if not remarkable. What was remarkable was the price tag, which is why I can't give this place more stars in good conscience. There's no fish + chip combination to order. Everything's à la carte....more

4.0 out of 5 12 May 2014
by P 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

4.0 out of 5 7 April 2014
by Isobel C.

Ok, let's start by saying the 4 stars I've awarded this place are based mostly on atmosphere, styling and their outstanding staff. Every single member of the team we chatted with - and there were quite a few, from the manager, chef to 2 waiting staff - were impressive. By impressive I mean, they were all happy, confident, intelligent and fun. Once an impression like that has been made, you...more

3.0 out of 5 6 April 2014
by Uyen V.

Informal friendly atmosphere. Child-friendly. Decent service with a smile. Fast food delivery. Food quite heavy and greasy. Too much deep fried stuff. Next time I'll mix with something fresh to counterbalance.more

4.0 out of 5 24 September 2013
by Nida K.

Well I suppose the good thing about me being unemployed at the moment is that I get to catch up on all these yelp reviews. YAY!! I've been backed up for months and can finally play catch up now that I'm all done with my MBA and too broke to go traveling anymore. :(

I'm just gonna throw this out there... in case any of you guys want to hire me, please let me know!

The Fish & Chip Shop caught...more