Crispy and comforting, fish & chips is one of the nation’s most well-known and beloved dishes. Here we round up our top 5 fish & chip restaurants in London.
Poppie’s is known for its authentic fish & chips, and that’s no surprise given that its owner, Pat Pop, who was born and raised in the East, started in the fish & chip business 64 years ago, and later founded his own shop. of fish & chips, lending its name to the first Poppie’s location.
This place is a real East End gem, where you can start your meal with traditional jellied eels.
Toff’s first opened its doors in 1968 and has quickly become a well-established family business, winning several awards for its fish & chips.
Despite its name, dark wood interior and Muswell Hill location, the restaurant prides itself on its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. In other words, Toff is not one of those cheap beach bars trying to attract Londoners who want something original. Instead, all this place cares about is serving up some of London’s best fish & chips in generous portions and at a reasonable price.
The menu offers a wide variety of fish, from cod to rainbow trout, and in the unlikely event that you’re still hungry afterwards, the dessert menu offers a variety of traditional English puddings, including spotted dick and treacle puddings.
Kerbisher & Malt
Kerbisher & Malt is hailed as a new breed of contemporary fish & chip shops, and it’s easy to see why many Londoners flock to its 5 locations spread across West and South London.
Kerbisher & Malt cleverly mixes a much-loved British classic with an element of style, with Heston Blumenthal stating that “K&M takes the very essence of a cheap place but does it so much better.”
What makes Kerbisher & Malt stand out from the crowd? Its fresh fish (from sustainable sources), twice fried chips, handmade salads, pea puree and batters, great beers and coffees, environmentally friendly packaging and most importantly a good place to sit. If that’s not enough to tempt your taste buds, then try their fish sandwich, which has received rave reviews from around the world.