8 of Bristol’s best fish and chip shops according to Tripadvisor

Whether it’s Soundwell or Stoke Bishop, there are some great fish and chip shops in all corners of the city

A classic fish and chips supper is still a great British staple and Bristol has its fair share of brilliant takeaways amd restaurants where you can enjoy one.

Here are the best fish and chip shops in Bristol at the moment according to reviewers on Tripadvisor.

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Catch 22

Opposite College Green, Catch 22 is ‘always good’ according to Tripadvisor member ‘Geoff H’ and ‘3Point6Roentgen’ praises its ‘excellent’ vegan ‘fish’ and chips. 38 College Green, Bristol, BS1 5SP.

The Rendezvous

‘One of the best fish and chips ever’ was the verdict of ‘GMRGibraltar’ when they visited the long-running Rendezvous at the back of the Bristol Hippodrome. Their sentiments were echoed by ‘Stressy28’ who described their fish and chips as ‘top class’. 9 Denmark Street, Bristol, BS1 5DQ.

Stoke Bishop Fish Bar

Although a couple of recent Tripadvisor members posted reviews claiming ‘slow service’ and ‘disappointing’ chips, regular customer Peter Langham vouched for the ‘generous’ portions and ‘outstanding’ fish and chips. Rob H also praised the ‘friendly’ staff. 13 Druid Hill, Bristol, BS9 1EW.

George’s Fish Bar

This Hanham favourite serves ‘the best quality fish and chips around’, according to Tripadvisor member ‘U5643UQandreaw’ and ‘06199JPcharlottes’ said her meal ‘exceeded expectations’ due to how ‘fresh’ it all tasted. 183 High Street, Hanham, Bristol, BS15 3RD.

Soundwell Chippy

Tripadvisor member ‘John S’ described Soundwell Chippy as ‘one of the best’ because of the ‘generously sized and very nicely cooked’ cod. Claire Collman popped in post-cinema and enjoyed the ‘perfectly battered’ fish and ‘freshly fried’ chips. 175 Soundwell Road, Soundwell, Bristol, BS16 4RP.

Farrow’s Fish and Chips

‘The best fish and chip shop in Bristol’ is how ‘Loopy_Labrador’ described this Wells Road fish and chip institution. The ‘absolutely delicious’ large cod ordered by ‘15josief’ had a ‘lovely golden and light batter’. 146 Wells Road, Totterdown, Bristol, BS4 2AG.

Fish and chips is still the nation’s favourite takeaway dish
Fish and chips is still the nation’s favourite takeaway dish
Fish and chips is still the nation’s favourite takeaway dish

Westbury Fish Bar

‘You will not be disappointed’ at Westbury Fish Bar, according to ‘debo365’ who says it’s ‘the best around’. Fellow fan ‘youtubed740’ was in agreement, saying ‘the food here is exceptional and really fresh, the staff are really happy and friendly and the prices are really good’. 14 Church Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3EQ.

Argus Fish Bar

Back in Bristol for the first time in three years, ‘Colinmc400’ popped into Bemmy favourite the Argus Fish Bar and was glad he did, saying ‘the haddock was freshly cooked and a good thickness of batter, not too thick. Very generous with the chips’. 114 West Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 3LR.

Chandos Fish Bar

‘JerseyJaneF’ described her visit to the Chandos Fish Bar as ‘excellent’, reporting ‘very clean, quick, friendly service’ and ‘probably the best fish and chips we’ve ever had’. ‘Carolbelmont’ agreed, saying her food was ‘delicious because ‘the cod had a light crispy batter and the chips were lovely’. 4 Chandos Road, Redland, Bristol, BS6 6PE.