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The Fat Friars - CLOSED

2 Hunter Avenue, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0HA, England
+44 1233 634320
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good14%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
5 Aug 2016
“Chip Shops in Ashford , Whats happened to the chips”
8 Jan 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
Fast food, Seafood
2 Hunter Avenue, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0HA, England
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

I have noticed a distinct change in the quality of the chips here, they are only just cooked and pale. It appears that when there are queues the chips are rushed out and the quality of the fry suffers. its a shame it used to...More

Thank Pjp52
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Very annoyed at the fact we spend over £25 in there this evening and all the chips were 'bitty' all hard small things, which a lot of people like but not me! When I order chips that's what I expect to recieve. Also I ordered...More

1  Thank Mia B
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Now called The Fish Stop, and is well worth stopping here for fresh and delicious food. All fish still cooked fresh, no dry pre-cooked battered food sitting for hours. Pies taste home-made, fish is fresh and moist with light and crispy batter, chips are quality...More

2  Thank Brightspark2000
Reviewed 23 July 2014

No customers apart from me so my cod was cooked fresh. As a nice touch when I got home they had included a tartar sauce in a small pot which was freshly made or one from a quality supplier as well as a slice of...More

1  Thank GarethSimmons
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Why are more and more fish and chip shops using Malt Vineger in fish and chip shops. Malt Vineger is for cooking with and non-brewed condiment or fish and chip shop vinger(non-brewed condiment ) should be put on our CHIPS. I went to the Fat...More

4  Thank Russell111
Reviewed 7 March 2014

I've lived near this fish and chip shop for 3 years. When we first moved here it was lovely but the inside looked like it needed a good scrub! Since changing hands it's much cleaner but it's started to go down hill! It was ok...More

1  Thank yumyumfoodinmytumtum
Reviewed 14 February 2014

I was going to call the review "Cod be better" but there's truly enough chip-shop-name puns in the world already. Pros: - Got take-away here with four friends and didn't have to wait. We were the only ones in there. - Prices were on the...More

1  Thank Quadriga_1
Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

Had a fish&chips here for the first time after refurbishment (the previous experience was poor). Fish was cooked to order but it was tough (maybe been frozen for a while?) the batter was a bit soggy and heavy...Chips were okish... Overall below average.

Thank zrdd
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I've been really disappointed recently when trying two other shops in Ashford, Marino's at Kennington and Tim's Fish Bar at Willesborough, both are selling dried up bits of fish :( So back to The Fat Friar for me, still the best fish and chips in...More

Thank Jacqueline W
Reviewed 7 November 2013

first visit to the fat fryers since it changed hands,the chips were ok ,BUT the fish?????. the worst batter on fish weve had for years,, like a steam pudding,terrible,we wont be going there again,after all there are plenty of fish shops in ashford, maybe they...More

Thank Lydia B
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
15:00 - 20:30
15:00 - 18:30
15:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Hunter Avenue, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Willesborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 634320
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