Have you ‘haddock’ enough of cooking? Are you fancying a good chip-shop supper? If this is you, then look no further, here are the best ‘plaices’ to grab a chippy in Scotland.
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Sometimes you just don’t fancy spending a lot of time food shopping and cooking up a meal, life can be busy, who has time to do that all the time?
There’s one cuisine that will never let you down; a good, hearty fish-supper. Here are the best picks across Scotland. They will not disappoint.
Bertie’s Restaurant and Bar, Edinburgh
Bertie’s Restaurant and Bar is situated on Victoria Street, Edinburgh, serving “Proper Fish and Chips” as well as contemporary twists on the traditional chip shop experience.
Less than a year since they opened in December 2019, the team at Bertie’s was delighted to have been short-listed for Best Newcomer in the 2020 National Fish and Chip Awards, which showcase excellence in the chip shop industry across the country.
Alberto Crolla from Bertie’s said: “We are proud to serve cod and haddock caught in the ice cold North Atlantic waters where fishing grounds are carefully managed to ensure sustainability.
“The fish we serve is all approved by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and our potatoes are sourced from Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire, areas considered to be the best for chipping and frying.”
The venue caters for up to 300 guests and is the capital’s only place to go for “Proper Fish & Chips.”
Bertie’s style is grown up yet fun, delivering a casual dining experience in the heart of the city centre. Here, you can expect to be served quality, authentic and sustainably sourced ingredients. View Bertie’s website here.
Established in 2015, Mcleod’s fish and chips was opened By Dave Mcleod and his Partner Annemarie on Grant Street in The Merkinch area of Inverness which was Formerly known as Charlies Fish Bar.
With over 30 years experience in Hospitality, Dave & Annemarie took over in October of 2015 and now over seven years later the business has grown to be one of the most popular Fish & Chip Shops in Inverness with other accolades such as Best In Scotland 2019 at the ‘Scotlands Business Awards’ in Glasgow and one of Fry magazines top 50 Fish And Chip Shops in the uk 2020/2021.
They are family run business with a team of around ten hard working staff who are all equally as passionate about good food and good service as the owners.
Priding themselves on high ethical and environmental standards, with a mostly recyclable packaging and fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. A Range of fantastic suppliers provide them with only the best ingredients with J Smiths of Sandend in Banffshire suppling fresh Fish from Peterhead market daily. All Fish is responsibly sourced with fresh-landed Haddock the preferred choice for their customers.
Local food Hero’s such as Highland Butchers, Grants of Speyside & Hastie & Dyce of Inverness provide Mcleod’s with Fantastic meat products and Handmade Pies. William Hendry Potatoes of Elgin make sure they have the best frying potatoes on the market.
Mcleod’s has a fully digital online ordering system as an option for their customers with their own App being available on the App store and Google play. Many still prefer to do it the old way still and pop down to the shop and do it all there.
CATCH fish and chip shop is a stylish, modern day neighbourhood fish and chip shop and restaurant. Light and crispy batter on the freshest fish, served in a slick, upmarket setting is what they’re all about. In addition to perfect haddock and chips, expect to choose from lobster, sole, prawns, salt and chilli squid, tacos and so much more.
Wherever possible, CATCH source from Scottish coastal fisheries that we are satisfied are best practice and the most sustainable.
Our takeaway menu makes for a delicious night in. Everything cooked fresh to order every time. CATCH also features a fully stocked bar offering craft beers from Scotland and beyond, as well as bubbly from Italy and France and a carefully selected choice of wines. Starting with their first restaurant in Giffnock, you can now also find CATCH in Netherlee and Glasgow’s West End.
Fresh and Chips, Dundee
At Fresh and Chips we aim to cook the highest quality Fish and Chips
using only the best ingredients. We feel strongly about making everything fresh and ourselves Our top seller is our delicious Fish and Chips. People love our thick, white flakey haddock coated in our thin crisp batter with our thick cut chips. We are also famous for our Spicy Fish which is slices of haddock coated in a spicy batter, it’s a
different take on fish and chips but one people love!
Fish and chips is a great meal as it’s delicious, nutritious and it’s doesn’t have any additives or processed food added to it. It’s high quality haddock sourced from the cold clear waters of the North Sea, British grown potatoes and cooked to perfection.
We make our mushy peas in-store daily, our onion rings, halloumi fritters, mozzarella sticks and breaded mushrooms are all made instore. Homemade things are always better. Our homemade chunky tartare sauce and coleslaw is also a great compliment to your meal. You can pop in Monday to Saturday 4pm-10pm. We also offer a delivery service. You can order online, over the phone or pop in!
Oh my Cod! What a fantastic selection of the best options for a chippy in Scotland.
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