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 20 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Fish & Chip Shop

5.0 out of 5 16 February 2015
by Alice C.

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

1.0 out of 5 25 January 2015
by Cindy T.

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

4.0 out of 5 25 January 2015
by Tristan J.

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

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.


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