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 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
We love the food here and have been twice so far. We always get the same: cod, chips and mushy peas. The cod was cooked very well and the chips tasted like 'proper chippy chips'. The first time we went, the mushy peas were very different to normal and were too 'herby'. However, on our most recent visit they had taken out the herbs and they tasted like normal, nice mushy peas except that they...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
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
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