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15 Places You Must Eat Fish And Chips Before You Die

Sing for your supper.

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1. Magpie Café, Whitby

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This legendary chippy is 100% worth the trip to the North-East coast. Walk the cliffs to work up an appetite first, and be prepared to queue for your supper.

2. Aldeburgh Fish and Chips, Suffolk

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Be aware that there's often a large queue. You could always try your luck at the Golden Galleon, which is run by the same team.

3. Anstruther Fish Bar, Fife

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Situated in a picturesque seaside village, fish for your tea doesn't get better than this.

4. The Regency, Brighton

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Yes, there is more to eat in Brighton than just fish and chips. But it's a good place to start.

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5. The Cod’s Scallops, Nottingham

This place was voted best newcomer in the 2013 National Fish and Chips awards. I mean, just check out the batter.
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This place was voted best newcomer in the 2013 National Fish and Chips awards. I mean, just check out the batter.

6. Stein's Fish and Chips, Cornwall

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Don't bother with queueing for the restaurant – get a hake and chips to take away, sit on the pier, wonder if life can get any better than this.

7. Bizzie Lizzie's, North Yorkshire

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Bizzie's are a member of the National Federation of Fish Fryers, so they take their batter seriously, and their fish even more so – tracking their fish through sustainable fisheries. And, of course, it all tastes bloody great.

Bonus! They offer gluten free batter.

8. Fish Central, London

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It's tricky to find good fish and chips in London, it's true. But Fish Central raises the stakes, with a commitment to fresh, well-cooked fish and chips. You can't ask for more, really.

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9. Old Salty's, Glasgow

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This Glasgow fave is too good to resist. If you're keen to eat like a local, sub your fish for a macaroni pie.

10. Fylde Fish Bar, Southport

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Mushy peas that don't muck about, from three generations of fish and chip experts.

11. The Seafarer, Broadstairs

Get your fish supper to takeaway, and eat on beautiful Broadstairs beach.
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Get your fish supper to takeaway, and eat on beautiful Broadstairs beach.

12. The Bay, Aberdeenshire

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The Bay is only six years old, but it's making waves. They won UK’s Best Independent Takeaway at the 2013 National Fish and Chip awards. And the view from the restaurant doesn't hurt either.

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13. The Bridewell, Liverpool

A city centre take on a chippy supper, and one of the things you need to eat in Liverpool right now.
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A city centre take on a chippy supper, and one of the things you need to eat in Liverpool right now.

14. Hiltons Fish Bar in Essex

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The best batter in Basildon! For a local twist, get a saveloy.

Bonus! They also do a gluten-free batter.

15. Poppies, London

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Poppies aims to recreate an authentic East End fish and chip experience – complete with jellied eels. They know what they're talking about, owner Pop Newland has served fish and chips in the East End of London all his life.

The Bay is in Aberdeenshire. A previous version of this article said it was in Aberdeen.