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Featherbed Lane, Croydon CR0 9AS, England
+44 20 8651 1440
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (180 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:00 Hours
Seafood, British
££ - £££
Featherbed Lane, Croydon CR0 9AS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I absolutely love this place. Perfect every time. It has a traditional feel to the place. My family have come back time after time for years. There is no comparison to anywhere else. Chips and fish are amazing.. Nowhere else is better in quality for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Angie R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As usual we can’t miss our fish and chips outing to McDermott’s the absolutely best fish and chips restaurant in London. Great atmosphere, friendly attentive service with fresh flaky moist fish on the inside and light crisp batter on the outside. Congratulations Your Canadian customers...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jakob1848
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best fish and chips ever! Whether you eat in or take away it’s always lovely. The staff are extremely efficient as they need to be as it is always busy. They have an excellent system going in the takeaway part, especially Friday...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SurreyJanice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fish and chip shop leaves a lot to be desired. The women behind the counter were too engrossed with talking about the predicted amount of customers, and when I eventually got “served” was asked what I wanted with an air of contempt. The same...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nessie N
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Regular here, and justifiably so. Best cod for miles around Upto humber fisheries standards Shame it's not open on Mondays as we always seem to feel like fish then, but wonder to they still not have landings on a Sunday ?

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sam S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

go early on Friday - it is packed. Service was first class. Don't go if you don't want to eat fish & chips.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Philip976-26
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Have used McDermott,s for several years. The fish has never been in doubt. Chips are good, but would prefer them cooked in dripping, not really acceptable nowadays. Shame they had to get rid of their rewards cards.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Oscarbill1
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent meals great service and a lovely pint of carlsberg a pub with grub and got to watch the footy

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Suetasker88
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely fish and chips so fresh. Friendly efficient staff really enjoyable lunch. Lots of nice extras come with the meal, warm bread and gherkins etc makes it special You must try it!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank winelover469
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Saw the reviews and thought I had to try it out. Taste wasn’t bad at all, just not what I was expecting. Have tasted better fish and chips, but the service was undoubtedly superb.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank nasiryounus
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31 December 2016|
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Response from Sandee T | Reviewed this property |
no they have separate fryers
Carol D
1 November 2016|
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Response from nishnoshnoo | Reviewed this property |
why don't you email the restaurant??
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Featherbed Lane, Croydon CR0 9AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8651 1440
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