Freshly cooked, piping hot, smothered in salt and vinegar – they simply cannot be beaten! But they are more than just a tasty treat – did you know that fish and chips are also good for us nutritionally?
Fish and chips are a valuable source of protein, fibre, iron and vitamins, providing a third of the recommended daily allowance of vitamins for men, and nearly half for women.
Out of the goodness of our hearts (and bellies) our team of fish and chip experts trawled the Island to discover the very best fish and chip restaurants and takeaways. So, if you haven’t had the pleasure of tasting, do-yourself a favour and give one, or all of them, a go!
When in Ryde, do as the locals do and head to The Codfather. Right on the seafront, for nearly two decades this family run, traditional fish & chips shop, have been serving Island locals and tourists alike. Recently undergoing a revamp, this establishment is only getting better with age. Freshly cooked to order fish & chips right by the seaside. What more could you possibly want?
A warm welcome awaits at Fat Harry’s, on Sandown High Street. Since opening, the restaurant has become a firm favourite, offering top quality food and excellent customer service, focusing on that Great British seaside tradition, good old-fashioned Fish & Chips.
A.J’s Takeaway in Shanklin offers first class, old fashioned fish and chips made on site , coupled with friendly staff and a happy atmosphere. All food is cooked to order and the menu is extensive enough to please the whole family, including vegetarians. For those holidaying in Shanklin, there is also a delivery service, making it the perfect choice in convenience food.
Fish and Chips as it should be, are the order of the day at the Ventnor Fish Bar. A popular choice in this seaside town, they add their own little twists such as a wedge of lemon with your cod and chips. With value for money kids meals on the menu, you can’t fail to enjoy a taste of the seaside here.
If you happen to be in the right place at the right time, then you may well stumble across The Jolly Fryer, the Island’s mobile chippy. The vehicle is completely bespoke, and the food is brilliant, reflecting Caroline and Andy’s 26+ years in the business. Find them at Chale Green on Wednesday evenings; Godshill on Thursday evenings; Niton on Friday evenings; St Helens on Saturday lunchtimes and Nettlestone on a Thursday lunchtime & Saturday evenings.