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The Fryery

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29 Scotch Street, Carlisle CA3 8PY, England
+44 1228 591919
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Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Fantastic freshly cooked fish and chips, lovely crispy batter and perfect chips. The waitress was an absolute delight, clean plates all round. Be back soon.

1 Thank Joyce E
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647 reviews
447 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,494 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

This is far better than any average chip shop. They not only serve very quickly but the food consistency of quality is a constant. Fabulous place with fresh fish, chips and mushy peas - bring on Friday

Scottish borders
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

This was our 4th visit and we were very disappointed to have been served small portions of the haddock and certainly not up to the usual lovely large piece one normally gets. Did note however that some folks portions seemed very reasonable, must have just been our unlucky day. Will give it one more chance though!

Thank Elizabeth E
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161 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

The greeting, the service, the food the attention to detail, all excellent. If you only have one fish supper in Carlisle, come here.

1 Thank Inspector2Cumbria
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

We lunched here on the 26th, a party of 7 including our grand-daughter resplendent in her graduation robes. We hadn't booked and the young man who attended to us quickly arranged for us all to sit together. Six of us had fish and one had scampi which he proclaimed to be the nicest he had ever eaten. The fish and... More 

Thank Dave Janet P
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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560 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

We came here on Saturday afternoon and it was really busy. There was only one table left upstairs and it had dirty crockery on but this was cleared as soon as we sat down. We both ordered battered sausage, chips and curry sauce and a drink. The food arrived quickly and was piping hot. The food was obviously freshly cooked.... More 

Thank acs1984
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

We now visit The Fryery when we are in Carlisle & would like to eat fish & chips. We feel they are the best fish & chips ever.... so fresh, fish succulent. Staff so friendly & welcoming, would not go anywhere else for the Great British meal.

2 Thank Alison G
Gretna, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2014

My husband and I nipped into the Fryery for a late lunch today, we have been several times before the foods is always great and the service is friendly and attentive. Best Fish and Chip shop in Carlisle - they offer both take-away (in cardboard boxes to reduce soggyness) and a good restaurant service. My husband is a coeliac and... More 

1 Thank AussieAmy86
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Excellent chip shop, I have been here a few times over the years and always consistent, good friendly service too! :) You can either sit in or takeaway, the takeaway version is served in cardboard boxes to stop the food from sweating & batter going horrible & soggy!

1 Thank Jennilaurenb
Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

Went in on Friday evening at 5.50pm with my 2 young children (ages 9and5) (closes at 6.00) no food left in hot boxes chef/owner said he would make anything i wanted but a 10 minute wait i checked with kids they said they would wait i ordered food (battered sausage and chips twice Fishcake and chips) food was cooked and... More 

1 Thank Paul K

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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
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Scotch Street, Carlisle CA3 8PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 591919

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