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“Best fish & chips in the town”
Review of Downtown Fish Bar

Downtown Fish Bar
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Always a friendly welcome. A wide range of the usuals, cod, haddock, plaice, etc., and specials like whitebait, pollock, barramundi, plus wide range of extras, and free bottle of wine/large soft drink for big orders. All freshly cooked.and whilst there are always queues, especially at busy times like Fridays, staff and other customers will keep you amused whilst you wait! You can order by phone, or order, then have a pint in The Compasses (opposite) while your supper is being cooked. Well recommended!

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Reviewed 28 October 2013

The queue (which does move quickly!) outside tells its own tale, and I was surprised to read a recent neg review, which seems at odds with the ongoing popularity of this TW institution.
People do come from all over town to buy here, despite there being other creditable establishments elsewhere in town.
The extra plus is the bottle of wine - red or white - thrown in free for all orders of 4 fish & chips and over. It's actually not bad plonk for a freebie!
PS. Perhaps actually the person who did leave a neg review did us a favour - for some unknown reason what seemed to be an extra half of fish was included in each portion last time we went.

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Reviewed 11 October 2013

sadly we have decided to abandon our chip shop of many years and have found another as the quality at downtown has gone downhill big time

4  Thank hpp63
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

Up there best fish and chips I've eaten anywhere. Excellent service too, good banter in the queue. Been coming here for many years and never been disappointed. Owner can get stressed at busy times but understandable as he's just trying to maintain the high standards. Highly reccomend

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1  Thank Josh B
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