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Al's Plaice

31 Gloucester Road, Coleford GL16 8BH, England
+44 1594 836423
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“plaice” (4 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, British
31 Gloucester Road, Coleford GL16 8BH, England
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were friendly, with the cook taking time out to talk to us about their fish, where it comes from and the different types of fish they have. The kids had nuggets, my parents had fish cakes and I had a battered sausage. It...More

Thank StuartHurst
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Just passed through Coleford on business and had an urge for curry sauce and chips, spotted Al's Plaice, looked clean and tidy...I called in was greeted by Al who I have to say was one of the most polite and presentable people I've met, he...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

these are worst fish and chips i ever had the fish batter to greasy and the chips must have been stood for ages made both me and wife upset tummies

Thank paulvern
Reviewed 10 April 2017

THE CHIPS ARE NEVER NICE they always have hard and recooked chips and 6 times in a row thay gave me milkshakes that are out of dateMore

Thank Keiran b
Alsplaice, Owner at Al's Plaice, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Kieran You have the wrong Al's plaice we have never sold milkshakes in the seven years of trading here. We are in Coleford in the Forest of Dean . I am sorry you have had a bad exsprience however I would recommend you bring...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

call in here on wednesday evenings sometimes when getting home late, food is cooked fresh and nothing is too much trouble, they have an amazing menu selection including kids meals and meal deals, well worth a visit

Thank cazzywar
Reviewed 7 March 2017

So happy there is a great fish and chip shop in the Forest of Dean that also do gluten free! So happy and they are delicious! What a treat!

Thank moonsixpencetintern
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went to Al's last Saturday night and had the best fish and chips in a long time! Everything was cooked fresh and still nice and hot by the time we got home! Al and his staff work hard to keep standards high and would...More

Thank JUKES03
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The chips had been refried in old oil and were burnt, They tasted dreadful. My elderly mother was up all night vomiting. Not impressed.

2  Thank Harminder69
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I've only eaten the cod and chips, but this was on two occasions and they were both really tasty, traditional fish and chips! The server even wrapped it in foil for me so that it would stay hot until I arrived home!

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 13 November 2016

we were staying at the forest of dean cabins ,and as the shop with over the top pricing had nothing that you could make a meal of ,I found al,s plaice the fish was freshly cooked and a large chip was more than enough for...More

Thank oucab
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Hi is any of your food halal
25 May 2017|
Response from Alsplaice | Property representative |
Hi naimeullah Al's plaice is lucky enough to have 5 separate frying pans ! We do gluten free frying every night in one which we only cook fish or chips in. Our chicken is halal. We have a separate pan which we use just... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Gloucester Road, Coleford GL16 8BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Coleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 836423
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