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The Happy Haddock

87 High Street | Shanklin Old Village, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
+44 1983 868570
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“haddock” (138 reviews)
“mushy peas” (13 reviews)
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Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
87 High Street | Shanklin Old Village, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best fish and chips I’ve had in years, the batter so light but crispy. Service A+ Smiles all round pic at end of meal I’m afraid 😀

Thank BeezleBaby65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best chips I have had in a very long time! Chips in a cone were delish! Brought me back to my childhood! The portion sizes were good and customer service was great! Good hygiene observed by server as washed hands after greeting...More

Thank BZ4eva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant! We are in and had heard good reviews from the cottage that we were staying in and we weren’t disappointed. Good choice of fish, reasonably priced and tasted lovely!

Thank HayleyC1983
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I agree that the fish and chip meal we had here was the best we have had for many many years . The food was cooked perfectly , the service was efficient and the premises nice and clean. Highly recommend

Thank JCJC69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came tonight on recommendation. Sausage was freshly cooked which was nice. Unfortunately the chips, pie and curry sauce had to be reheated when we got back just 2 mins journey time in a car...

Thank Lorna A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked in the car park opposite, bought our fish, chips & mushy peas & curry sauce and drove back 10 minutes before we could eat them. We were very pleasantly surprised to find the fish in individual grease resistant bags, and the chips in...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had spotted the Happy Haddock on passing through Shanklin today and having found all the fish and chip shops closed in Ventnor (really at 7.30pm on a Thursday). We decided to take the trip to Ventnor, agree you do have to wait for the...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best fish and chips I have had for years. Fried in beef fat but other options available. Great service, fresh fish that was full of flavour. The chips were superb and the pricing excellent. I will be back!

Thank djdfile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fish n chips. Hot, tasty, fresh and great quality! Well worth the wait for an excellent meal. Fish was nice and sweet and chunky. The chips were great too!

Thank TheBoyFromTheNorth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best fish and chips, we ate in and did have to wait 30 mins for them to arrive, it was worth the wait

Thank dawn p
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Questions & Answers
Jayney J
30 April 2018|
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Response from Rebekka B | Property representative |
Hi my apologies for my late reply our gluten free Batter is also dairy Free. If you need to order anything for this option we do require a minimum of half an hours notice. You can call 01983 868 570 and speak to one of our... More
Jayney J
30 April 2018|
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Response from grinchess | Reviewed this property |
They do but you need to phone them to order
18 November 2017|
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Response from Rebekka B | Property representative |
Hi I do apologise for my rather late reply - Trip advisor has only just notified me there was a question to answer. Our Cod is boned but we can not 100% guarantee it is boneless. Our children's cod and chip meal I can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 High Street | Shanklin Old Village, Shanklin PO37 6NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 868570
  • E-mail
High quality fish and chips cooked traditionally for take away or sit in. This family owned eatery was Originally established in 1958 and prides itself on quality food in a retro setting. This eatery changed hands in October 2014 and has Re-launched as The Happy Haddock.
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