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Castle Fish & Chips

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5 Castle Street, Criccieth LL52 0DP, Wales
+44 1766 522081
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Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

The only place to go for miles around. If you're feeling in the mood for fish and chips, then you'll be well served here. There's usually a line out the door and that will give you all the info you need. The fish is always freshly fried and the chips are hot. Good stuff.

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Thank Jess M
NW England
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

I wonder about those few less flattering reviews!!! This 'chippy' is great!! Admittedly there is usually a queue but that just about says it all...the reason is, it's very good and definitely worth the wait.

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1 Thank Ronnie027
Matlock, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Lovely, succulent cod cooked in crispy batter with a choice of small or large portions of crispy chips.

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1 Thank Tansley_tripper
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

I've never been to this place without seeing a long line, but this place is excellent. Although we stayed near Llan Ffestiniog (to be central to all the great mountain bike parks of north wales), it is worth the trip to Criccieth for the great beaches, and of course some fantastic fish and chips which fill a big hole after... More 

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Thank Bridgecox
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

although the shop was not full of people waiting only 2 in front of me it still took ages to be served as the people eating in the back room got served first. they kept running out of Fish and then Chips dont know why he doesnt keep frying constantly as the amount of people who eat here is a... More 

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Thank Wendy N
Hale
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

The queue was halfway up the hill, but it was worth the wait. The freshest chips, whitest succulent cod, in the crispiest batter I have had in years. We took ours to the car and eat them watching the waves roll in. As I said: perfect fish and chips.

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Thank akh913
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Staying in the local area and came across the above chip shop. My family loved the chips and claimed they are the greatest chips they have ever tasted

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Thank Carl W
Warrington, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

My family always have fish and chips when we visit Criccieth and this is the place to get them. We're always very happy with the food, excellent in fact. The ONLY annoying thing is the incredibly slow service. You always queue for a long time which taints an otherwise great little chippy.

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Thank jonboy999
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Brill fish and chips. Long que but worth the wait eaten out of the paper sat by the sea, what more could you want

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Thank susan h
Stockport, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

This has just got to be the best Chippy in this area of North Wales!The food on offer is fantastic and this place is extremely popular and one can see just why. When we were there they were queuing outside going up the street.I took this as a big positive regarding the quality of the food on offer!! FANTASTIC!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Castle Street, Criccieth LL52 0DP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Criccieth
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 522081
Description
Best fish and chips we have had in a long time in a well run, clean establishment

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