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The Only Way Is Fish

26 Fyfield Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AJ, England
+44 1277 365828
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good9%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“tartare” (5 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, British, Seafood
26 Fyfield Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AJ, England
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Fish and chips are really lovely and the RIBS are amazing i love the ribs too well worth my money and will return again 😁

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of the best fish & chip shops anywhere. The fish was cooked to perfection with a lovely light crisp batter, and served in a box with a little pot of tartare sauce and a wedge of lemon.

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I visited The Only Way is Fish as I was very hungry after a long journey. The chips were simply awful............luke warm and soggy, whilst the Saveloy was well below par. The only thing I enjoyed was the buttered roll!! I will not be returning

2  Thank stephenfLondon_UK
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We've been going the The Only Way Is Fish since it opened and have always thought of it to be the best Fish & Chip shop out there but I'm sorry to say it has seriously gone down hill. It is clearly under new management...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Very Disappointing food! Was recommend by a family friend but food was awful. Fish and chips was Very oily and tasteless. Will not be returning here again

1  Thank jade3B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

By update I mean to the menu. Chips aren't too nice but the rest is okay. Love the southern fried chicken strips but way too expensive for four pieces. Nice waiting area.

Thank Ashleigh H
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best chip shops I've been to. Staff very good very organised. Customers lovely. Excellent location. Spotless and the tartar sauce is to die for. So next time going to Stansted will pop in.

Thank Harvski
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here before several times and food good, this trip 2 bags of chips, under cooked anemic and way over salted, inedible- will definitely not be going back - there are better chip shops in Ongar!!!

3  Thank Danny H
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

It would appear that since our last visit some time ago that this fish and chip shop is under new ownership? We always had received very good fish and chips from here before. On this occasion the cod bites were stodgy and the batter was...More

Thank kate2005London
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Hi there. Have always loved your food but batter in bites and nuggets today was terrible. Really stodgy and hardly any fish. Same for my kids nuggets so bad that they wouldnt eat them. Hope this is a bad day with a different chef or...More

Thank alison l
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Fyfield Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  Chipping Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 365828
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