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“Probably the best all round chippy in the Bay!”

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: Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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.
Torquay, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Probably the best all round chippy in the Bay!”
Reviewed 18 September 2012 via mobile

Started using this place after having a few poor experiences up the road at the London Fryer.
Service is excellent always and the fish is lovely and fresh.....and portion sizes are brilliant.....what more could you want?

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1 Thank sofox66
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Good fish and chip takeaway.”
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I've been a customer here for several years when I've wanted a fish and chip takeaway (probably once every two or three months), and continue to enjoy their offerings.

The service has always been very friendly and efficient, and the fish has always been enjoyable, even if the chips are soggy and soft by the time I get home! The chips seem to be kept hanging around a little after being cooked, which won't help.

It's a popular place with the locals, and deservedly so. Perhaps I should eat my fish and chips in the shop one day (they have a few tables) rather than taking them home, and see if they really are nice and crisp on the outside when served. Or perhaps I should take my fish and chips along the short walk down to the seafront and enjoy eating them there whilst savouring the fantastic sea views...

  • Visited August 2012
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3 Thank Andy S
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Reading, UK
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Wow!”
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Fish and Chips goes large! We were recommended by our B&B hosts and it didn't disappoint! We joined a very long queue so clearly reputation is spreading! Portions are massive and the fish was lovely and white with really crispy batter! Enjoyed on the seafront just a short walk away...will definitely visit again next time!

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank butterflymum
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Devon, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Simply THE best Fish and Chips I've ever had!”
Reviewed 25 August 2012

WOW! The title says it all, really. But I'll elaborate anyway-

Fish- a wide variety, all of which are succulent, tasty and fresh.
Chips- fluffy on the inside and crunchy on the outside.
Staff- the most lovely family from Essex. They are chatty and very welcoming.
Atmosphere- clean and homey.

I will for sure be hitting Richard's as soon as I get back to Blighty. Living away from England makes you miss such delights!

  • Visited October 2011
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Thank TommasC
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paignton
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“only the best”
Reviewed 20 August 2012

great meals. friendly people... great service. the best in the bay.would highly recomend it. the staff want to take care of you, and serve you with a smile

  • Visited August 2012
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5 Thank william h
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