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The Big Fish

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166 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7NF, England
+44 1242 514306
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Westbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic fish and chip restaurant with amazing staff who make the whole experience fantastic

Thank John W
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, little bit pricey but worth it! Expect long waits most nights but order is always fresh! Goods portion size for the fish but unless you get large chips on their own the size is fairly small. Curry sauce is also amazing!

Thank Christie F
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 4th or 5th time here with my youth group. It's busy on a Fri evening. I was pleased to get the seat at the back. My group and I enjoyed our different meals and I recommend the homemade fish cakes. It took over 30 mins for our meals to arrive but cooked fresh and worth the wait... More 

Thank Ian H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply outstanding - food is fantastic, staff remember my order after months of not visiting, bring your own booze, incredibly swift service.. Can't fault it really

Thank George T
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Was passing the Big Fish in Bath Road and couldn't help but go in ! Ate inside - steak & kidney pie,mushy peas, chips and gravy !! It was simply the best. Fantastic quality of food, friendly and attentive service. Will be back again soon.

Thank Simon G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I hadn't been to Big Fish for a long time and so went along for a change. Friday night. It looked busy with quite a few people waiting and some eating at the tables but the staff took my order quickly, I was given a number and I joined the other customers waiting. I ordered one large fish, one large... More 

Thank CappuccinoK
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This place has the best fish and chips ever even better than rick stein! Great service , would recommend you eat it. They cook with rapeseed and chips really are amazing ! It's a must ......

Thank tomtom989
Douglas, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Good portions of fresh food, beautifully cooked, served in spotless surroundings by friendly staff. What more could you want under a tenner? Staying in the area for business it is a breath of fresh air after eating in "proper" restaurants. No airs and graces here but everything you could want with chips is supplied. If you want a grown-up meal... More 

Thank Gill C
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Im new to the area, and on my first night here we had fish and chips from the big fish. They are truely amazing, crisp batter on the fish, thick chips and one of the best curry sauces ive tasted. I like the fact they offer lemon & the staff here are always really friendly and very accomodating.

Thank EDESK3
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We all has fish and chip, with large upgrade as it was a Monday or a free side. Perfect batter on the fish and golden chips and friendly staff. We all agreed much better than a rival across town and would highly recommend.

Thank Cheltenhamvisitor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 514306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?