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The Fish House 5 Market Place, Ely CB7 4NU, England (Formerly Petrou Brothers)
+44 1353 662720
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best fish and chip shop in Ely. They do a mini meal for the people that can't eat a lot and it is good value for the money

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Thank Christine W
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, glad you enjoyed your meal with us and thought is was good value, thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here Saturday, chose the front restaurant room but it's not comfy or nice to eat in as you can hear all the noise and talking from the kitchen, it's cold in there also as has no door either end. We chose to eat in the front as the last time we went in the back room it was awful,... More 

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Thank Tracy M
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

First of all thank you for writing a review, since you last visit you should have notice that the complete service area, the passage way to back restaurant and the back restaurant area has been completely re tiled and the refurbishment is ongoing, the door from the serving area to the front restaurant has been replaced, glad you enjoyed our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I went there to eat after a long journey, I was starving I ordered as I walked in. The timing was so good I was not expecting it to be done so quick. Really friendly staff , the young waitress that looked after me was named Georgia , she was so polite and professional. I will definitely be coming back... More 

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Thank Claudia C
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

So pleased to see you enjoyed you visit to the Fish House, I will pass on your kind comments to Georgia, thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Rushden, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We last visited Ely about 15 years ago,and we were lucky enough to discover this proper fish & chip shop. So glad to say that it is still serving top quality fish & chips to this day,although that is no surprise of course. We dined inside,but for late October it was so mild that many people were enjoying doing it... More 

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Thank Paul W
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

So pleased to read you revisited the shop after 15 years, we took over 4 years ago and its nice to know you thought the quality of food was still as good as you remembered. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, hopefully it wont be as long before you visit us again. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We don't usually have chips locally (only on beach trips) but we came here at around 6pm due to being locked out of our house for a few hours and I can honestly say they were THE best fish and chips I have ever had!! The chips were fresh, just the right amount of crispiness and soft in the middle... More 

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Thank queenie515
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a very positive review, so pleased to read you enjoyed your meal with us and will also be returning with you parents, hope being locked out of your home never caused you to much trouble. More 

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have purchased food from here a few times now. Excellent quality, and fresh. Great portion sizes. Convenient location and very friendly and helpful staff. They will also do smaller portions if you ask.

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Thank Clare D
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

Always good to hear from our customers who have visited us before, pleased to read you enjoyed our food and service, thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

So today like many we fancied some lunch so upon choosing fish and chips off we go to the fish house in ely . we ordered two fish and chips with two mushy peas , curry and two sprite bottles of drink price 19.44 well i was shocked at the price even for a restaurant not cheap it was not... More 

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Thank Ian C
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

First of all may I thank you for taking the time to write a rewiew, We take on board your comments about the back restaurant, but we are in the process of refurbishing the whole shop, with regards to the back restaurant as soon as the new floor is laid the new table and chairs will be in use. Our... More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were certainly not disappointed with our delicious scampi and chips today. Very helpful staff and, of course, great company for lunch. We look forward to our next visit. 😊

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Thank alsl99
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we also look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

My partner and I eat here on a regular basis. We rate it almost as highly, as our favourite fish restuarant in Whitby. The fish is always moist, lovely crunchy Northern style batter- good mug of tea, quick service- what more could you want?

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Thank Vicky C
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for talking the time to leave a review and for the positive comments. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this chippy on Bank holiday Monday with my family. We ordered a verity of food which was cooked to perfection. Fish and chips as it should be. The staff were helpful and pleasant. Will be back. 😊

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Thank eveham
Barry S, Owner at The Fish House Ely, responded to this review

Nice to read that you and your family enjoyed your meal with us on Bank Holiday Monday, also that you will visit us again, thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Fish House 5 Market Place, Ely CB7 4NU, England (Formerly Petrou Brothers)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 662720

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?