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Nick The Fish

Penn Hill Avenue | Bank Chambers, Poole BH14 9NB, England
+44 1202 737007
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Fast food, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Penn Hill Avenue | Bank Chambers, Poole BH14 9NB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Chips a bit on the anaemic side for my taste tonight so lost a point there but the perfectly cooked fish made up for that. Excellent value (kids portion is plenty big enough!!) Will be back 👍

Thank Kazturton
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great fish and chips and excellent service. Have had food from here a few times and never been disappointed. All freshly cooked. I would recommend a visit to see for yourself.

Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ive eaten from here alot. It is good. Bit pricey and not quite as good as chez fred. But thats my personal opinion. Still one of the best chippy's around

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another visit to Nick`s, and the quality is as good as ever. Tried Sweet chilli mix , with prawns,scampi and squid rings..Wow..what a taste ! The Halibut is also still outstanding,and full of flavour,with lovely chips. Do go there !! You`ll love it too.

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious fish and chips and excellent service. Everything is freshly cooked so you may have to wait a couple of minutes but it is well worth it for the quality. I also think it is very good value as the portions are large. If it...More

Thank elaine37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch with the lovely wife and the in laws on the way to the beach. We shared two large cod, a large chips and a couple of pea fritters. This was plenty for the four of us. Everything was very nice. Pretty...More

Thank eddymaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I told my friend about some bad curry sauce from my local chippy. He said nick the fish sold the best and to prove the point he bought a tub for me a few days later. I can definitely say that it was the best...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called in yesterday at 5.00pm. This place really does deserve the 5* reviews. Fantastic food, cooked & served by lovely people. We will be back.......

Thank Tw8Trish
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I regularly go to Nick the fish as the quality and service is excellent. I've just read the recent poor post about waiting 30 minutes and hope tripadvisor can ban this guy what an idiot. I have waited 40 minutes as they can get very...More

2  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Whilst this take away has overall good reviews I’ve taken the opportunity of using the waiting time to write a review. You order on entry and then have to wait for the food to be cooked. I had a fairly ordinary order and had the...More

Thank Simtel
nickcapel1, Owner at Nick The Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Simtel..so you have giving us a 'terrible' rating because you had to wait for your food, really? and your review was written instantly while you were waiting for your food even though you were told it could be a 30 min wait? Most people...More

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Questions & Answers
23 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from nickcapel1 | Property representative |
Hi yes we do cook in groundnut so you will be fine with our fish & chips rgds Nick
Robert R
5 September 2017|
Response from nickcapel1 | Property representative |
Hello we cook our fish in groundnut oil. rgds Nick the fish
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penn Hill Avenue | Bank Chambers, Poole BH14 9NB, England (Formerly Fish at Penn Hill)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 737007
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Situated in the heart of Penn Hill, we are fish & chip specialists - the Capel family are well known for serving some of the best fish, chips & seafood in the South. We have the usual favourites of Cod & Haddock, as well as daily specials such as Fresh Skate Wing & Lemon Sole. We have an extensive vegetarian menu, a children's menu plus Gluten free food always available on request. We have a licensed seating area for you to enjoy a glass of wine or beer with your meal & we have an Express lunch menu Tues - Sat. Phone orders, special requests & reservations are always welcome. Our mission is to please you - Eat fish be happy!
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