Everyone has their favourite fish and chip shop – the tried and true, where you know the batter will be crispy, the chips will be fluffy on the inside and they put just the right amount of salt and vinegar on your supper.
Or maybe your favourite has something extra-special on the menu – something you can’t get anywhere else and is the only thing that’ll do.
We asked three chippies what makes them so special and what it is that keeps customers coming back again and again.
Dundee’s Fresh and Chips does the classics – and some new favourites too
“At Fresh and Chips we believe in using high quality ingredients and making everything we can in-store.
“People love that our chips are prepared daily along with our own tartare sauce, mushy peas, coleslaws and much more. Our signature golden and crisp battered haddock is a favouriteb but we also have things with a twist such as our spicy fish.
“We cook everything fresh so although there may be a small wait we want to ensure you get the best possible experience when enjoying your food. We are also quite well known for our “specials” which are weird and wacky things but are really fun to eat and tasty! We have battered lasagne, chips and chocolate, spicy battered lorne and much more.”
The Friary offers a beautiful location to enjoy your supper
“Located 10 miles from the Highland capital, Inverness, on the North Coast 500 tourist route lies the beautiful village of Beauly, which has one of Scotland’s most renowned salmon fishing streams.
“Beauly is a thriving and bustling Highland village and located in the traditional village square, along with many independent local businesses is The Friary Fish and Chip Shop.
“We serve traditional chip shop fayre which is freshly cooked to order using quality sustainably sourced ingredients. Our speciality is our soft serve ice cream….
“Our friendly local staff will provide you with a warm welcome and cater to all your fish and chip needs.
“The village provides an excellent base for outdoor pursuits with many beautiful walks nearby where you can enjoy some of the most stunning mountains and glens in Scotland.”
The Trawler uses sustainable ingredients to create your favourite dishes
“Situated on the North Coast 500 tourist route in the seaside village of Golspie just south of the picturesque Dunrobbin Castle is The Trawler Fish and Chip Shop.
“Our speciality is our chip shop fayre, freshly cooked to order using quality sustainably sourced ingredients.
“Receive a warm Highland welcome seven days a week, where we adhere to the highest standards to produce a meal for you and your family which will leave you longing to return.
“Golspie, which sits in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie, has some lovely walks and scenery to enjoy with a stunning golf course just down the road, it really is a hidden gem.
“Why not stop off and enjoy your fish and chips by the sea where if you’re lucky you can see the otters playing on the shoreline.”
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