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986 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 2QF, England
+44 114 235 0406
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

So disappointed, literally the worst food ever! Granted, they were very busy. But the chips barely had a skin on them, and were dripping in grease. The fish batter was sloppy, and dripping in grease. The mushy peas were tastless! Needless to say I won't be re visiting

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Thank HighTorr
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

It's always been clean, friendly and decent fish and chips, favourable compared to rest of Sheff. My wife was unsure about the fishcake but that could be a regional thing, new to the north she is.

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Thank Denis M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I've been a customer of the Abbey Friar for many years now and although it's not the cheapest it does ( in my opinion ) the best fish and chips in Sheffield. You get what you pay for when it comes to quality.

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Thank Nick B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I've been using abbey friar for years but recently within the last year the quality is been hit and miss sometimes the chips don't taste right they feel and taste undercooked hard not like chips should be but then sometimes it's great and couldn't be better!

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Thank Jack K
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Consistently the best fish and chip shop in our part of Sheffield. Superb cod and haddock with very generous portions of chips !

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Thank William B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

I'm originally from Grimsby so finding somewhere that is as good as a chippy back home is hard. After visiting 'two steps fisheries' a few weekends ago I was very disappointed and was desperate to find somewhere that cooked proper chips and fresh Haddock. We found Abbey Friar on Trip Advisor and as its nearby we thought wed give it... More 

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Thank Maddie S
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

very nice fish and chips and curry sauce ,not greasy ,just right ,friendly ,good service to, best in the area ,many of my friends like them to

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Thank 425marshall
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

OK so quite a claim I know. This chippy is about 5 miles away from me and so I don't frequent it as often as I would were it closer. That said, every time I do go I am reminded of why I tell people it's the best fish and chips anywhere. The batter is always really crisp and light... More 

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Thank Tabatha68
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

It's a real treat to have fish and chips from Abbey Friar. Consistently delicious, good value, can't be beaten. Great staff as well, always pleasant and chatty.

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Thank SuzieToast
derbyshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

I've been to Abbey Friar at Millhouses for 30 years, and its always been a favourite. Until today. Whilst the batter on my fish and the chips tasted fab, the fish itself was rubbery. I can't work out whether it was something other than cod, or it wasn't fresh, but unfortunately its taste and texture was not good. Hopefully it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 986 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 2QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 235 0406

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