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Happy Fryer

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18 High Street, St Albans AL4 8AA, England
+44 1582 833510
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Its really nice the chips came warm and fresh also because its near a park and the river lea so you can have a picnic

Thank bestpersonever2017
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Never had a bad meal from here,I use it once a week on average. It's very clean,the staff are really polite and helpful and the prices are very reasonable! Everything I've had from here has been exceptional. Happy customer

Thank Laurence B
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Have been coming here for years. It's a now called Wheathampstead Fryer. Unfortunately no menu. In the car bored waiting for hubby to pick up our dinner. We travel 20 minutes to go here. My family live local. Definitely true that it's better than the fish and chips you get at the seaside, generous portions too!

Thank claire d
St Albans, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Lovely fresh and hot ! ....... never have to wait long as the service is first rate as well ......... we love the chicken and chips, sausage and savoly ..... not very fishie I know but very tasty !!!!!

Thank Ramona O
Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Good basic fryer. Lots of chips in a small serve. I was not overly impressed with the chicken burger but it did fill the spot.

Thank Buffy62
St Albans, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Best fish and chips for miles - and also beats many of the coastal ones too !. We haven't ever had a bad meal and it's worth the wait as mostly cooked fresh to order. Parking on the High Street is always a pain but there is always a space around the corner by the bakery in the evenings. I... More 

Thank Jan186306
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

Happy Fryer is in the main high st ( park nearby is a nightmare ) Always find it frustrating when ordering that you have to wait for chips ? Portion size ok not to large. Tasted ok nothing to write home about - ok place if passing.

Thank henlowboy
St Albans, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Excellent fish and chips. Cooked to crispy perfection. Friendly efficient staff and very reasonably priced. Very busy Friday tea time

Thank Joe M
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We ere lucky to have it on our doorstep untill we move but we know our friends travel the 15mins to get to it. Always freshly prepared and the kids cod and chips portion is HUGE! Great value great taste and if my metabolism was that if a natural athlete I would eat from there everyday You won't be disappointed

Thank Charlotte C
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

Friendly and swift service, great quality food and reasonable prices. In other words everything a good fish & chip shop needs to be!

Thank mrsmantwerp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 High Street, St Albans AL4 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 833510

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