Nothing conjures up the smell of the seaside more than the aroma of a tasty portion of salty chips and freshly battered fish. So here’s our guide to the best fish ‘n’ chips in Cornwall – guaranteed to get tempting those taste buds!
Celebrity Fish ‘n’ Chips
You don’t have to travel far from your Newquay holiday park to find some of the best fish ‘n’ chips in Cornwall. Steins Fish & Chips offers some of the best food around in a great restaurant overlooking Fistral beach. Famous for tasty fish and chips, Rick Stein’s restaurant also offers a wide range of dishes inspired by his travels around Asia, including curry and pad Thai noodles!
The fish and chips are gluten free; with vegetarian and vegan options also available and the restaurant is family and dog friendly.
Prices start from £10.50 for cod and chips, so a bit more expensive than your high street chippy but you’re guaranteed good quality and an amazing view. No pre-booking is required although it will get busy during the main summer season.
Fish ‘n’ Chips with a View
The Fish House in Newquay also sits right on Fistral Beach and the views from the restaurant are quite stunning. Inspiration for the food comes straight from the sea, using locally caught fish and shellfish caught straight from Newquay harbour. Classic fish and chips on the menu start from £11.95, plus a whole range of speciality seafood dishes. Pre-booking is recommended.
Good Old Fashioned Take Away
Recommended on a well-known review site as having the best fish ‘n’ chips in Cornwall, Chip Ahoy in Padstow is a good old fashioned fish ‘n’ chip take away. Located not far from the harbour, it’s perfect for a chippy picnic next to the water.
Award Winning Fish ‘n’ Chips
The Harbour Lights Restaurant in Falmouth won the ‘Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year 2017’ at the National Fish and Chip Awards! This large restaurant serves classic fish and chips plus other seafood, burgers, pies and sausages.
Kids meals come served in a bucket and spade, which is a nice touch. They also have a vegan speciality of battered tofu in seaweed. The restaurant has great views of the harbour in really modern and fresh surroundings. Fish and chips prices start from £11.95.
Gluten Free Fish ‘n’ Chips (& Vinegar)
Catch Fish, Chips and Grill in Looe offers a menu featuring traditional fish & chips baskets with all items on the menu bar two gluten free – including the vinegar! In this lovely setting by Looe Harbour, all food is cooked freshly to order. You have the choice of sitting inside or out. Prices start from just £6.95 for cod and chips.
A caravan holiday in Cornwall would not be complete without some of the best fish ‘n’ chips in Cornwall. Let us know which is your favourite next time you visit us!