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Seafood, Fast food, British, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews fish and chips quality fish tartare free night chip shop fantastic home curry sauce north yorkshire friendly service craig sowerby doorstep
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Reviewed 25 November 2020 via mobile

After years of going to centre of Thirsk for fish & chips,my friend recommended this super take away in Back Lane, Sowerby,Thirsk. Gorgeous batter, and very good quality fish. Free homemade tartare sauce was divine! Thank you from Easingwold couple Andrea & David. Ps Hickory...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 6 September 2020

Often pass through Thirsk and had read such amazing reviews about Land & Sea so decided to drop in for the first time a few days ago. Really clean, very friendly staff and good portion size but I was surprised that an award-winning chip shop...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2020

Sorry to disappoint! You can’t get in right every time. What people don’t understand is that fish & chips is the one takeaway that doesn’t really travel, So by the time people get home they are not the same quality as when they leave the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2020

I've been meaning to try this fish and chip shop for ages as Craig used to live in the same village I grew up in and I keep seeing his awards pop up on facebook. We live in Harrogate and the only time we pass...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2020

Many thanks Tanya for your nice words! It may have taken 9 YEARS for you to come up and try my multiple award winning 😉 fish and chips but nevertheless it was great to see you. I’m very pleased you both enjoyed the GF fish...More

Reviewed 25 January 2020

Had the Haggis tonight, well, had too, Burns night after all.. Very nice indeed, wife had fish, which was basically a whale. Great as usual, and on our doorstep. Bonus..

Date of visit: January 2020
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2020

Och Aye 😉👍🏻 Glad you enjoyed the Burns supper. It’s nice to do something a wee bit different 🐟🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Reviewed 30 November 2019 via mobile

This is our local fish and chip shop and it’s brilliant. The fish is always lovely and fresh and the chips excellent. We always have mushy peas as well which are delicious. Plus really good, friendly service - all on our doorstep. What’s not to...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2019

Many thanks for supporting your local fish and chip shop 🐟🥔 I’m glad you enjoyed our award winning fish and chips. See you again soon Craig 👍

Reviewed 21 October 2019 via mobile

Whenever I am back in North Yorkshire I always call in, especially if it coincides with their gluten free nights. Lovely big flaked white fish and fantastic home made tartare sauce. Thanks again to you and your friendly staff Craig. Brilliant! Cant wait to try...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2019

Hi Many thanks for taking the time to do a few words for our little shop! I’m glad you enjoyed your GF fish and chips 🍟 🐟 Hope to see you again soon 👍 Thanks Craig

Reviewed 14 September 2019 via mobile

This was our first visit to land and sea after good recommendations. We got fish and chips twice and took a complimentary tartar sauce. You get loads of chips and the fish was really good so was the tartar sauce we had paid sh we...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2019

Hello 👋 Many thanks for your nice words. We really try hard to please everyone who comes through our doors here at Land & Sea ( Not always possible in some cases believe me 😂😩) I’m glad you enjoyed the food, oh and the tartare...More

Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

My partner loves the fish and chips here and is quite a regular customer. We had them again today Saturday 7th and were scrumptious as always. Very reasonably priced too and good portions. We’ve had the gluten free and they are equally as good. Best...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2019

Many thanks for your nice words. Glad you enjoyed the GF experience 😀 Hope to see you again soon 👍🏼

Reviewed 7 September 2019

Haven't had fish and chips for ages and had them as a Saturday lunchtime treat but sadly very disappointed. Husband went in and was back out in a couple of minutes so we knew they weren't freshly cooked. On getting home we had to reheat...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2019

Oh dear, sorry to disappoint. It can of course depend on how far home is away! Anyway, I don’t suppose you can please everyone 😢

Reviewed 4 September 2019

We visit Thirsk two or three times a year and always enjoy fish and chips from Land & Sea which is just round the corner from where we stay.

Date of visit: August 2019
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craigw24105, Owner at Land & Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2019

Hello Many thanks for doing us a little review. It’s always nice to hear that people have enjoyed their experience here and our award winning fish and chip shop 👍🥔🐟 See you again soon 😉

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Sorry. It’s cash only 👍🏼🐟
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Response from MikeDavey | Reviewed this property |
I am sure it was open for about noon on Wednesday-Saturday - definitely closed on Monday and I think also on Sunday.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Land & Sea
    Does Land & Sea offer takeaway?
    Yes, Land & Sea offers takeaway services.
    Does Land & Sea offer delivery?
    Yes, Land & Sea offers delivery services.
    How is Land & Sea rated?
    Land & Sea is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5