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US$3 - US$21
Seafood, Fast food, British
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Reviewed 23 September 2020

Enjoyed fish and chips from here. Cooked to order. Only needed to ask at window, didnt need to get up apps or phone up.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020

always call at this chip shop every time we are on holiday the best chip and fish shop in Torquay no problem ordering and collecting food due to the restrictions of covid worth every penny would highly recommend

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 11 August 2020

Not as good as they make out to be the salt on the chips drowned out the taste of everything they were well overloaded with salt,The scampi had so much batter on them when you got down to the scampi it was only a little...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 10 August 2020 via mobile

After visiting the nearby model village, we walked into town for lunch and found Drakes - the only chip shop open at 3. The lady who served us from behind the new COVID-safe system was friendly and took the order quickly. We only had to...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 2 July 2020 via mobile

Great fish and chips - spot on delivery time with Just Eat. We ordered large fish and it was a really good size - still piping hot and batter not soggy. Really good portion of chips. All in all great!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 22 May 2020 via mobile

but great that you can reserve ahead and collect takeaway or have it delivered if you prefer. We collected and took our meal to the Downs. Excellent haddock, firm and meaty and a single portion of good chips which is a generous portion and more...More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 1 May 2020

Love this place normally....Did a collection this teatime the batter looked like it had been added after the fish was cooked. More like a pale undercooked pancake consistantly. My poor brother who is shielding was looking forward to this all week. The chips and the...More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 22 April 2020 via mobile

Really fed up waiting for a delivery they don’t even answer their phone. The portions are ridiculously small unless you go large. Go slightly further up The road for better service.

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed 11 April 2020

Placed order on line thru Just Eats. Food arrived early, as always, very good. 2m rule observed by happy driver. Looking forward to collecting orders from shop and eating them on the Downs. Thanks to all at Drakes.

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Absolutely blown away by the service we experienced at Drakes. We were recommended Drakes by the receptionist at our hotel nearby and we’re so glad she did! We came in around 5 o’clock hoping to sit in the restaurant however it doesn’t usually open until...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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I can only speak as I find. I have always been more than satisfied when visiting this fish and chip shop
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Frequently Asked Questions about Drakes Fish & Chip Shop
    Does Drakes Fish & Chip Shop offer takeaway?
    Yes, Drakes Fish & Chip Shop offers takeaway services.
    Does Drakes Fish & Chip Shop offer delivery?
    Yes, Drakes Fish & Chip Shop offers delivery services.
    How is Drakes Fish & Chip Shop rated?
    Drakes Fish & Chip Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5