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Long John's Fish Bar

1 The Parade | Lodbourne Green, Gillingham SP8 4BP, England
+44 1747 826456
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
19 Aug 2017
“No problems thus far..”
15 Aug 2017
“The best in Gillingham (Dorset)”
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17:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Fast food, British
1 The Parade | Lodbourne Green, Gillingham SP8 4BP, England
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Only used twice thus far, each time there were no problems at all. The second time was a telephoned order which was ready for us as promised. So, all good.

Thank RecursiveS
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We always go here when we want fish and chips. Since long johns have taken over from the other owners it is very busy. But a bit pricey for 3 large cod/haddock and small chips, but they are nice.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The staff are friendly and the chips are nice but more than once I've had to microwave my fish and curry sauce as it's barely luke warm. I have mentioned this to the staff before and on that occasion they made sure I did get...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

There is a Long Johns in Blandford that does gorgeous home made fishcakes. By chance I wondered whether I might be lucky and the two chippies are related - yipee my lucky night! Fishcake smashing - chips lovely and pleasant staff - whats not to...More

Thank ClaireWRiley
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Didn't have fish so can't comment on that but the pea fritter and chips was delicious, good portion size and the staff were really friendly and chatty. Best pea fritter i've had for a long time

Thank s0phiesreviews
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
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...More

Thank walkertalkersAE
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...More

Thank gsmiley475
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...More

Thank Francesca C
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...More

Thank AgotaCs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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
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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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