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Long John's Fish Bar

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1 The Parade | Lodbourne Green, Gillingham SP8 4BP, England (Formerly Gillinghams Fish Bar)
+44 1747 826456
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is my partners new local chip shop and I'm impressed lovely food and service with very reasonable prices! Will be coming back

Thank pez369
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This business started very well but now not as good. Fish quality still ok, cooked to perfection but portion sizes definitely smaller at same if not higher charge since opening. Chips plentiful (too much has a high wastage potential) but could be more crispy. Perhaps this F&C chain will take note from what is obvious of many mediocre reviews. Does... More 

Thank walkertalkersAE
Maldon, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were staying a few hundred from Long John's whilst on holiday. Decided to give it a try one evening and was not disappointed with quality or value. Generous sized portions of freshly fried fish, the chips although not uniform in size or shape were cut from new potatoes. A brisk trade indicated this was a popular, efficient outlet. Noticed... More 

Thank gsmiley475
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I visited the Gillingham shop and ordered, curiously enough, fish AND chips. What I found when I returned home was fish. Fish only. When I contacted the shop, instead of any form of customer service, or any apology there was an argument with the staff member. I won't go there ever again. I don't need incompetence and rudeness when I... More 

Thank Francesca C
Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I rushed to this place on a Wednesday evening to have dinner for my family. I chose a portion of cod and 1 haddock. The haddock smelt like ammonia and tasted really bad. Thanks God my little one ate the cod but after this I will never go back there again.

Thank AgotaCs
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

You cant go wrong here. Always exactly what you expect and good value for money. Best in Gillingham. Highly recommend

Thank C D
Garden City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Great fish and chips. I've eaten here several times and am never disappointed with their fish and chips. Large orders.

Thank EMW060161
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Me and my friend have been here a few times always great quality food and service. Huge portions! Defiantly recommend

Thank SethMayre
Bletchley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Enjoyed the fish and chips from here, they were always happy to see you, Big fish with your chips also the curry sauce was a dream! Thank you for your service :-)

3 Thank Sharonalben
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

Recently moved into the area, have visited a few times. Attentive and helpful service. Fish cooked there and then - not kept for ages on a hot plate. Thus, a few minutes waiting, but well worth it!

2 Thank Stickybeak48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Parade | Lodbourne Green, Gillingham SP8 4BP, England (Formerly Gillinghams Fish Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Gillingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 826456
A traditional fish and chip shop producing delicious and freshly prepared fish & chips... which is why we have been in business for over four generations and now run SEVEN Fish & Chip takeaways and restaurants across Dorset.

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