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Fish and Chip Day: The best places in Scotland to treat yourself today

You deserve a treat today.. mushy peas are optional
You deserve a treat today.. mushy peas are optional

TODAY is Fish & Chip Day, and to celebrate we’ve put together a list of the top places to go in Scotland.

It’s Friday and it’s the weekend so it’s ok to treat yourself to a delicious fish supper!

Here are the Scots shops shortlisted in the most recent National Fish & Chip Awards, plus a few more recommendations.

Enjoy!


Cromars Classic Fish & Chips

Cromars, first opened in 2013, is a popular spot in St Andrews and serves great local produce.

1-3 Union Street St Andrews Fife KY16 9PQ / www.cromars.co.uk

 

Owner Colin Cromar (John Stevenson / DC Thomson)
Owner Colin Cromar (John Stevenson / DC Thomson)

 

Fochabers Fish Bar

A regular award winner – and they’re offering a free portion of mushy peas or curry sauce with every fish supper purchased today!

19 High Street Fochabers Moray IV32 7DX / www.fochabersfishbar.co.uk

 

Fochabers Fish Bar owner Darren Boothroyd (Alison White / SWNS)
Fochabers Fish Bar owner Darren Boothroyd (Alison White / SWNS)

 

Low’s Traditional Fish and Chips, Westhill

The shop in Westhill is popular with locals, and offers a JUMBO fish supper!

Unit 4 Westhill Shopping Centre, Old Skene Road, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6RL / www.lowstraditional.com

 

Posted by Lows Traditional Fish & Chips – Westhill on Tuesday, 11 April 2017


Find more top spots on our Scotland’s Gems maps – click here to browse


Forehill Cafe, Ayr

Described as the seaside town’s finest traditional fish and chip shop, it’s perfect for a meal after a trip to the beach.

19a Mount Oliphant Crescent, Ayr, KA7 3EN / www.forehillcafe.co.uk

Palombo’s of Balloch

The Palombo family also run a restaurant and accommodation on the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.

40 Balloch Road, Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, G83 8LE / http://palombosofballoch.co.uk

 

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The Plaice To Be, Kilmarnock

A top place for a fish supper in Kilmarnock, open since 2000 when the owners moved from Aberfeldy.

2 Stonyhill Avenue, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA14JE / http://www.plaicetobe.co.uk/

 

Posted by The Plaice To Be on Sunday, 7 August 2016

 

Also worth a visit….

 

Real Food Café, Tyndrum

A favourite on the journey home from a day out, this pit stop off the A82 serves a variety of delicious meals. Our Scone Spy loves their cakes too!

Tyndrum, Perthshire, Scotland FK20 8RY / http://www.therealfoodcafe.com/

 

Real Food Cafe (Sunday Post)
Real Food Cafe (Sunday Post)

The Wee Hurrie, Troon

You’ll probably have to wait as it’s so busy – but it’s worth it!

Harbour Road, Troon KA10 6DH / http://www.maccallumsoftroon.co.uk/wee-hurrie/

 

Posted by Wee Hurrie on Thursday, 22 March 2012

Catch, Giffnock

Described as a ‘posh modern day neighbourhood fish & chip shop’  this restaurant has two locations in East Renfrewshire.

186 Fenwick Rd., Giffnock and 570 Clarkston Rd., Netherlee / http://catchfishandchips.co.uk/

 

Posted by CATCH Fish & Chips on Wednesday, 15 February 2017

 

The Waterfront Chip Shop, Anstruther

The chippy many locals use. Freshly cooked fish and chips and well worth a wee wait.

17 Shore St, Anstruther KY10 3EA, UK / www.anstruther-waterfront.co.uk

 

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The Cabin, Mallaig

Featured in our Scotland’s gems supplement, we reckon this cafe serves one of the best fish suppers in Scotland!

Davies Brae, Mallaig PH41 4PU, UK / https://www.facebook.com/thecabinmallaig

 

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