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“not cheap as chips”

Richard's Fish Cafe
Ranked #30 of 182 Restaurants in Paignton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$13
Cuisines: Seafood, British, Fast food
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: A family run fish & chip shop with excellent food and smiling staff.
Paignton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“not cheap as chips”
Reviewed 26 July 2012

very little to say except this is one of the worst chips shops i have ever eaten from.,the fish has to much batter and the chips are just terrible,i dont think they know how to blanch the chips before frying.The family that run it are wonderful and very friendly and the place is very clean and hygenic but i am sorry to say that they just cant cook fish and chips .

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank bonabilly
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RichardsFishCafe, Owner at Richard's Fish Cafe, responded to this review, 29 July 2012
Sorry to hear you had a bad experience with the food the fact is if you wish your fish to have very little batter we can fry it lightly battered, and as for our chips, we do blanch them and are very proud of our award commending us on Britains Best Chippy 2012 by Morrisons supermarket, so i very much doubt we are the worst fish & chip shop, it looks to me that you prefer greasy soggy chips and fish that is pre cooked and left to dry out in a cabinet, if this is what you want then im afraid i cannot accommodate Thank you for your review.
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Best in the Area”
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Superbly cooked fish and chips goos value and friendly people behind the counter close to Preston Beach and better value for money than beach out lets no need to go else where first class fish & chips

  • Visited March 2012
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