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“Best fish and chips in Stonehouse”
Review of The Nippy Chippy

The Nippy Chippy
Ranked #9 of 28 Restaurants in Stonehouse
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

Lovely fresh fish, freshly cooked the traditional way and very generous portions. As good as any northern chippy (which is saying something).

Date of visit: May 2015
2  Thank Philip D
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

Fish and Chips at THE NIPPY CHIPPY, 29 Gloucester Road, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, has to be the best fish and chips I have ever tasted. I have visited numerous fish and chip shops in the UK., whether I be at home or on holiday. Buying fish and chips at the seaside harbours can be very tasty, and knowing that the fish is freshly caught and brought ashore by trawlers, usually on the same day.

However, found THE NIPPY CHIPPY approximately two months ago on the Gloucester Road between Gloucester and Stroud. It's only a small shop on the left hand side of the road, as you travel from Gloucester and enter Stonehouse. It has a lay bye outside the shop where you can pull in with your car, and park up. The fish and chip shop is right in front of you. It is the first time I had seen or known of this little fish and chip shop, and I was surprised by the number of customers entering and leaving having bought their fish and chips. It was a quick turnabout with not too long to wait. I thought, obviously a very popular shop and so I decided to try some fish and chips.

The fish fryer - young man was non stop deep frying fish and chips, whilst other staff were constantly serving the customers. I placed my order and waited a few minutes whilst I saw the fish fryer placing my order of cod in to fry, and see it coming out of the fryer in a nice golden brown crispy batter of thin coating. I was amazed to see the size of the fish, and without exaggerating I can only describe it as being a 'huge' portion, far larger than any fish I had been served with at any fish shop. Next came the serving of chips, which they too had only just finished deep frying. The turnover of customers were so many, that everyone knew that their fish and chips were cooked there and then in front of their very eyes, which is not the case in all fish and chip shops, where the fish has been in the 'range' hot cabinet waiting to be chosen and sold.. The fresh portions of fish and chips in quantity, was 'ENOUGH TO FEED THE FIVE THOUSAND' as the saying goes, and whosoever bought a portion of fish and chips from THE NIPPY CHIPPY, surely could never go hungry.

Then came the eating of them as I sat in the car outside in the lay bye. The quality was superb. The fish within the thin battered covering was of the best light golden brown crispy batter I had tasted. The fish itself was of a pure white meat throughout, and not a single bone could be found in it. It was a thick portion and so succulent, and not dry in any way. The chips were well done and also of a nice golden colour. The meal was absolutely delicious, and as stated, I had never ever tasted fish and chips like it. The Nippy Chippy was of excellent value, so much so, that it has become a magnet when I fancy a meal of fish and chips. I would recommend to anyone passing through Gloucestershire en-route to or passing through Stonehouse, to stop at The Nippy Chippy for some fish and chips. I feel sure they will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: May 2015
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1  Thank johnwataboy
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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Great service. A very very popular chippy. They do huge portions at incredibly good value. The nicest chicken kebab I or my husband, have ever had!

Date of visit: April 2015
2  Thank Hannah G
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Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

We have recently moved to stonehouse and was advised this was the best fish and chip shop locally and after eating it I totally agree. The batter is light with and crispy and the chips delicious.. I recommended it to family in Ebley and they also love it:))))

3  Thank Mandtjt123
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Reviewed 28 January 2016
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Date of visit: November 2015
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