There is nothing better than a stroll along the beach, and after working up an appetite fish & chips are the perfect seaside snack. You can’t beat good ol’ fish & chips by the sea and we believe that Yorkshire’s seaside towns do it best. And with so many seaside towns for fish & chips on the coast we thought we’d put together a list of some of your favourite places to enjoy them.
Many people from around the world flock to the Yorkshire coast throughout the year and fish & chips tend to be the meal of choice when visiting. And, with freshly caught fish just a stone’s throw from the sea its easy to see why we do the best fish and chips Yorkshire coast style.
1. Lifeboat Fish Bar, Scarborough
Situated on the Scarborough seafront, Lifeboat Fish Bar is ranked as the best fish & chip shop in Scarborough on TripAdvisor. It mostly receives five-star ratings, and users complement its huge portion sizes and tasty haddock. Some have even said that it’s the best fish and chips they’ve ever eaten. Lifeboat Fish Bar, 76 Eastborough, Scarborough, YO11 1NJ
2. Silver Street Fisheries, Whitby
Silver Street Fisheries is seen as the best Fish & Chips shop in Whitby according to TripAdvisor. Placed down a narrow street, the fish & chip shop has been praised for its value for money and its tasty chips. You can sit at their outdoor seating area or go enjoy them by the harbour. One reviewer asked: “Can you marry a chip shop?” Silver Street Fisheries, 22 Silver St, Whitby YO21 3BX
3. Fish And Chips At 149, Bridlington
Just down the road from Headland’s School, this fish & chip shop is another level. Their philosophy is that you ‘deserve the best possible experience from the moment you walk through the door to the very last bite.’ Using the highest quality ingredients that are locally sourced, they create a fantastic feast of fish & chips. Reviewers generally go mad for the value for money, particularly due to the generous portion sizes. Fish & Chips at 149, 149 Marton Road, Bridlington, YO16 7DJ
4. Oliver’s Fish & Chips , Redcar
For almost 10 years Oliver’s fish & chips in Redcar has been making a name for itself and is now regarded as some of the best along fish & chips on the Yorkshire Coast. It has received excellent feedback from customers and critics alike and is well worth a visit especially if you’ve had a wander along the up-and-coming Coatham beach. 4-5 Bath St, Redcar TS10 3AF
5. The Brown Room, Filey
Found in the seaside town of Filey, this chippy is known for its high-quality cod, judging by its reviewers. One reviewer wrote: “London has the Savoy, Singapore has Raffles, but Filey has the Brown Room,” which is such a compliment. Customers praised their delicious food, excellent service and their good old fish and chips. The Brown Room, 5 Union St, Filey, YO14 9DZ
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6. Molly’s Fish & Chips, Scarborough
Molly’s offers beautiful views of the bay, and you can opt to dine in or takeaway. Their chips are proper chippy chips, and reviewers praise their mushy peas, portion sizes and fish cakes especially naming the one of the best fish and chips on the Yorkshire coast. Reviews include “we’ve made it our go-to plaice for fish and chips” and “Perfect fish and chips are hard to find anywhere, so imagine my delight when I found them here!” Molly’s really are some of the best fish & chips on the Yorkshire Coast. Molly’s, 9 Eastborough, Scarborough, YO11 1NG
7. Seaview Restaurant, Saltburn
Fish & chips with a sea view are one of life’s top pleasures. And although we love a fish & chips in a box covered in scraps, salt and vinegar and of course chips spice, Saltburn’s Seaview Restaurant is one of the best seafood restaurants where the view and the food collide to create the perfect dining experience. Lower Promenade, Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS12 1HQ
8. Inghams Fish Restaurant, Filey
Located right next to the beach, Inghams has perfectly located for a break after dipping your toes in the sea this summer. They’re rated highly for the quality of the food and is known for generous portion sizes and lovely crispy batter. One reviewer went as far as calling them a “valuable local service to the Town and residents”, while another said, “Easily the best fish and chips on the east coast”. Inghams Fish Restaurant, 40 Belle Vue St, Filey, YO14 9HY
9. Trenchers, Whitby
Located right on the Harbour Front, Trenchers has amazing views of Whitby Lighthouse to enjoy whilst you scran down your fish & chips. They have the option to sit inside or take away and reviews have boasted their food was “cooked to perfection”, as well as saying the food is “so so tasty” and comes in “large portions”. Trenchers New Quay Rd, Whitby YO21 1DH
10. Wards Fish & Chips
Fancy a chippy tea after a trip to Bridlington Spa? Head over to Ward’s Fish & chips across the road and enjoy a nice seafront stroll. And Wards definitely provides, with their batter which is light and fluffy and their chips which are cooked to perfection. One local reviewer went as far as saying “always great fish and chips, we just keep returning to here, we have tried other places but this just beats all the others”. Wards Fish and Chips, 20 Southcliffe Road, Bridlington, YO15 3AS.
11. Walkers Fish Restaurant
Back to Scarborough, this chippy by North Riding Forest Park offers vegetarian and gluten-free options There is no wonder Tripadvisor reviewers love it so much. The overarching themes for positive feedback include their traditional approach to fish and chips, as well as their delicious gluten-free batter and sizeable fish. Reviewers have even gone as far as to name it the “best fish restaurant in Scarborough”, as well as leave glowing reviews such as “exceeded all but one restaurant we have been in UK!” and “we will certainly be returning to this fine emporium of fishy delights!”. Walkers, 17 Main St, East Ayton, Scarborough, YO13 9HJ.
12. The Magpie Cafe
The Magpie Cafe sits right on the Harbour Front opposite the 199 steps, the seafood restaurant comes highly commended by TripAdvisor users and serves some of the best fish & chips on the Yorkshire Coast. With generous portions and the typical menu you’d expect, The Magpie Cafe has some glowing reviews. Users have left reviews such as “best fish and chips I’ve ever had” and “the fact that people queue up outside tells you how good it is”. The Magpie Cafe, 14 Pier Rd, Whitby YO21 3PU
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