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VC Jones of Whitstable

25 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AH, England
+44 1227 272703
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (95 reviews)
“chip shop” (16 reviews)
“beef dripping” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00 Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British
25 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AH, England
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Proper fish and chip shop on the high street of Whitstable. Freshly fried fish and chips with a good selection of fish. Very efficient and friendly service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We brought our Aussie rellies here to sample some traditional fish and chips in a traditional dedicated restaurant and they were nit disappointed, in fact they loved it. The fish is fresh, local and excellent and the mushy peas were the best. One tip, if...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Traditional food, in a traditional atmosphere. Brought 3 friends here today, as I did last month, and I am never disappointed. Lovely white cod in beautiful batter accompanied by lovely chips and mushy peas!! How very English!! Always piping hot. Not sure where the regular...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JD6941
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting Whitstable for about 15 years. Fish and chips from VC Jones was always a fabulous. In fact I was on first name terms with Madeleine - one of the servers. Not having been for 2 years or so, we went today....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank andrewR5962XT
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Very good service and nice food which we took away to eat on the beach. Will definitely go back there again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sarahcJ4027TC
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

You don’t need to spend much to get quality and these really are the very best chips I have had in Kent, I think it is in part due to the fact that they cook the chips in beef dripping which gives a super flavour....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank foodiefanaticsguide
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here many times during our trips to Whitstable and this place never disappoints. The chips may look pale but are perfectly cooked and the batter on the fish is crispy. We tend to eat in the restaurant which is basic but clean...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Laura M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times, always a cue and at least 20mins wait but it’s always great food For me the Mushy peas are not the best so I send a member of the family across the road also one of them is a vegetarian!...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank luxfordpeter
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Ok it's a fish and chips shop and you typically have to wait but that because they don't keep a stock of pre cooked fish in the warming cabinet. Oh and they do only take cash. But probably the best F&C I've had in quite...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Broaden-the-mind
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My advice to all vegetarians and vegans out there is to steer clear of this restaurant!!! I am a vegetarian and I found out very quickly that everything here is cooked in Beef Dripping! Honestly I think this is so ridiculously narrow minded of this...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank maria2462018
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7 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to contact the shop itself. You should google the number and ring them.
Thomas B
29 December 2016|
Response from jimbojim007 | Reviewed this property |
well my dad's eaten regular at jones for over 40 years and he is 82, great fish and chips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 272703
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