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Dolphin Restaurant

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30-34 Scarisbrick Avenue, Southport PR8 1NW, England
+44 1704 538251
11:00 - 17:00
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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burger and chips bin stale and dry chips under cooked and greasy and cold We still got charged DO NOT EAT HERE

Thank markwa41
Lancashire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Good friendly service, dogs welcome, very clean, made welcome by friendly owner Robert. Fresh fish prepared by owner. Coach parties made welcome. Myself and hubby will definitely be returning, and of course our 2 yorkies ..Doreen.

Thank Brackenandwillow
Appley Bridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We were all (2 adults+2 dogs) made very welcome, staff and customer service fantastic. Finding somewhere to eat/drink inside with a couple of dogs ain't easy so many thanks to Robert for the trip down memory lane brought up in the same Rd Lorne Rd Waterloo uncanny coincidence as for me it was 72 years ago. Jon&Doreen

1 Thank JohnJo-hypno
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Came here on day out.. lovely fish and chips and massive portions! Great dog friendly place.. you can eat inside with the dog:)) free apple pie and icecream too.. can't beat it!!! Great find! Will defo return!!

1 Thank Emmalou69
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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333 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The fish and chips we got were fresh and very hot. Service was quick and the restaurant was lovely and clean. It is pricey, though the taste of the fish was great. Really enjoyed our first proper fish and chips in a long time. The mushy peas are good too. Even though it's pricey we would return as the food... More 

1 Thank Barbara F
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Small cup of tea,1 cup of Irn bru Fish and chips,potato and meat pie chips peas and gravy £17.40 even Dick Turpin wore a mask suggest get your bill first or you'll feel you've been robbed 😡😡😡

Thank gazzer3642
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016

this is only one of a few places where you can sit inside with a dog and have something to eat or drink

1 Thank sharonN4192LU
swinton,south yorkshire
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251 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

When visiting Southport we like to call at the Dolphin fish & Chip restaurant, for the lovely fish & chips, which we have open, then go & sit on the promenade overlooking the gardens & boating lake. The fish shop has also a sit down dining area next to the take away shop. on ordering the fish & chips to... More 

1 Thank yorkieborn
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Came in on bank holiday Monday was expecting to watch my family eat as I can't have gluten dairy or soya but the lovely lady who served us made a special meal for me without hesitation was very pleased with such frat service I'm used to having to go without ...Thanks again

1 Thank Clairpatel
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

great chippy got what i asked for lightly battered fish x2, large chips well worth 5min wait good size portion eat in or take away childs menu gpood value for money

1 Thank ken t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Fast food, British, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-34 Scarisbrick Avenue, Southport PR8 1NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 538251
Three generations of the Handley family have been serving the area's preferred fish and chips since 1957.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?