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Downeys of Seaham

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5 North Terrace, Seaham SR7 7EU, England
+44 191 513 0213
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Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow. What a difference. The food here was always good, that had never been an issue, but the staff now couldn't be more helpful and attentive. We now often visit here as a teatime treat. The fish is fresh and the batter is crispy. We will be back.

Thank BMac_travels
Leicester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fish and chips at Downeys were excellent, along with the service, in clean modern surroundings - would definitely recommend.

Thank Keith W
Seaham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Eat in or takeaway the food here is always top notch....always busy but worth the wait:-) the staff are friendly . If prefer to eat in plenty of additional seating at back of resturant

Thank graham112810
Easington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've never had a bad plate of fish and chiips here , it's always fantastic , my son who lives in Australia always when he visits here goes straight to downeys for proper delicious fish and chips

Thank LyndaJoe
York, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Easter Bank Holiday Monday - it was heaving. But the queue moved quickly, the staff kept their cool and remained friendly and efficient. Cod and chips to takeaway and eat overlooking the sea..... good portion without being silly. Fish super fresh. Batter crispy, not greasy. Ate it all up and would go again. Less than £6 for a full cod... More 

Thank happygirl189
Seaham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again,the best fish 'n' chips going. Had a little wait as usual,which is expected because if it's popularity. Friendly staff,nice and polite. Always enjoy coming here.Never fails to amaze how fast and efficient the staff are.

Thank hunter6839
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for fish and chips on Good Friday. Very busy but the staff were excellent, very friendly and the food was served quickly despite how busy it was. When it arrived it was delicious the batter was amazing, good chips and fish was lovely oh and the curry sauce was one of the best I've had. Definitely go back... More 

Thank Glyn D
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited ages for a table but we were ok about this as was good Friday and expected it, told half hour wait was more like an hour and a half but whatever. we sat down, were moved seats, waited ages to be served, tables were free for ages before they were reset and offered to people waiting, the table... More 

Thank Kirsty B
Durham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favourite fish 🐟 & chip shop in the area, never disappointed gorgeous food. However more than likely there will be a queue as this place is very popular and comes highly recommend. Especially love the cod bites, my favourite.

Thank Gail1966_13
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a fish and chip take away was lovely perfectly cooked and in a nice box to me makes it taste even better

Thank Woodzy29

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 North Terrace, Seaham SR7 7EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Seaham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 513 0213
Newly opened fish diner.

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