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Merchants Fish Bar

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78 Load Street, Bewdley DY12 2AW, England
+44 1299 402787
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Edmonton, Canada
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Bewdley for the day, nice little place and my Sister insisted that we go to Merchants for our lunch. There were 4 of us and seats in the small restaurant part of the chippy were hard to come by. We eventually got a table and 3 of us had the large Cod and chips[7GBP] and one had... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing better than first fish and chips of the day. We had a takeaway, a box of haddock and chips. 12 noon on a Sunday in January, sitting by the river Severn eating freshly cooked fish and chips. Fabulous!

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Thank amp330
Bewdley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff very helpfull and friendly, have brought a variety of food from here and always enjoyed it. There are seats inside or you can take away. They also have a resturant next door. Lovely location to sit by the river eating your chips.

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Thank erb243
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Love this chippy, always great food and the staff are nice too, i believe they do a deep fried mince pie which we have yet to try but i hear they sell out!

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Thank 507erin1961
Isle of Man
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Clean establishment selling a British favourite, Good old fish and chips. Well cooked and good portions. Polite staff too. Complimented a day out on the Severn Valley Railway.

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Not been here for years but after a very cold stroll around Bewdley we visited Merchants as the thoughts of a warming meal and drink was overwhelming. It was a fairly simple but adequate menu. The fish (Haddock & Cod) was cooked to perfection, light batter, plenty of chips with a generous portion of mushy peas, what else, all washed... More 

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

nice enough for take away fish n chips insitu but lacking in hygiene and good service. Just not professional enough but its a chip shop with seats and tables

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Good quality food, and good service from a friendly waitress. Not luxurious, but warm and clean. Perfectly acceptable - just a shame it's not licenced.

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Thank Steve B
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We travel from just outside ludlow to bewdley for the best fish and chips. We go quite regularly as we havent found any where as good. They have your typical menu but also do oap nights and boxed meals. The large fish is beautiful, fluffy and almost melts in the mouth. The batter is dry, not oily or greasy! Grab... More 

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Thank Emma S
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

One of the best fish&chip shops in the british isles if not the best wins awards every week you will not be dissapointed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, British
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Load Street, Bewdley DY12 2AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Bewdley
  • Phone Number: +44 1299 402787

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