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NFFF announces Fish & Chip Takeaway Award hopefuls



The top 40 chippies vying for the title of Fish and Chip Takeaway of the Year at The National Fish & Chip Awards 2023 have been announced.

It follows a paper entry round where judges looked for businesses that could demonstrate high levels of knowledge of the fish and chip industry, including customer service and environmental and sustainably good practices.


The top 40 will become a top 20 via a second series of paper judging where entries will be probed more in-depth and by a broader range of judges, including representatives from suppliers and the media.


Top 40 Takeaways

Chips @ No.8, Prestwich

Angel Lane Chippie, Penrith

Olley's Fish Experience, Herne Hill

Shipdeck, Trethomas

Fisherman's Bay, Whitley Bay

The Bearded Sailor, Pudsey

Ipswich CodFellas, Ipswich

The Fish Bank, Sherburn in Elmet

Low's Traditional Fish & Chips, Westhill

Sea and Earth, Nottingham

Hiks, Swansea

Pisces, Heswall

Moore's Fish and Chip Shop, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

French's Fish Shop, Wells next the Sea

The Oyster Shell, Bath

Fish Kitchen 1854, Maesycwmmer

Fishers of Hunstanton, Hunstanton

Whiteheads Fish and Chips, Hornsea

Mr Chippy York, York

Robinsons Traditional Fish and Chips, Billingham

Pier Point Fish & Chips, Torquay

Henley's of Wivenhoe, Colchester

The Posh Fish and Chip Company, Cardiff

Newington Fish Bar, Ramsgate

The Merchant Fish and Chips, Ballymena

Brockley's Rock, Brockley

Lewis's Fish and Grill, Maidstone

Mike’s Traditional Fish & Chips, Eastleigh

Auckley Friery, Doncaster

Chipmongers Portstewart, Portstewart

Oceans, Leeds

The Fish Works, Largs

The Fisherman’s Kitchen, Southsea

West End Fish & Chips, Carmarthen

Grosvenor Fish Bar, Norwich

Finney’s, Benllech

Molly's Fish 'n' Chip Shop, Woking

Belmont Bay Fish Bar, Harrow

Marina Fish And Chips, Skegness

Fiddlers Elbow Fish & Chips, Leintwardine

Commenting on the top 40 shortlist, Andrew Crook, president of The National Federation of Fish Friers, which is running the awards, said: “Being able to announce the top 40 finalists for this category is an absolute pleasure. It is no secret that the industry is facing some challenges.


“That said, this industry is built upon British stoicism. And with spirit and determination we are committed to supporting our members and seeing through tough times. We cannot wait to celebrate at the awards ceremony in February 2023.”


The winner will be announced at The National Fish & Chip Awards ceremony at the Park Plaza Hotel in London on the 28th February 2023.