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16 places you need to try Fish and Chips in Liverpool

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16 places you need to try Fish and Chips in Liverpool
Fish and Chips in Liverpool

Fish and chips have earned their rightful place as a quintessential British institution, and there’s loads of boss places in Liverpool you can enjoy them!

Fish and Chips embody the essence of comfort food, providing a satisfying and hearty meal that brings back memories of family nights in or trips to the seaside.

The combination of crispy golden-battered fish and perfectly cooked chips creates a delightful contrast in textures, while the savoury flavours of the fish and the satisfying crunch of the chips offer a simple yet irresistible pleasure – we’re getting hungry just thinking about it!

The dish has had a long-standing history deeply rooted in British tradition. It gained immense popularity in the late 19th century when it became a staple food for the working-class communities in coastal towns.

Check out these 15 “plaices” in Liverpool to get your fantastic fried goods:

Chows Food Truck by Parkgate Fish and Chips – Cains Brewery Village & Liverpool ONE

Credit: Chows Food Truck / Parkgate Fish and Chips
Credit: Chows Food Truck / Parkgate Fish and Chips

If you’ve been to Bongo’s Bingo lately you might have noticed Chow’s Food Truck parked outside of CONTENT. 

Whatever you do, do not miss out on ordering from this place! 

They’re from the famous Parkgate Fish and Chips over on The Wirral – they’ve brought their high quality homemade fish and chips, as well as their fantastic salt and pepper range to Liverpool! 

It’s no wonder these guys win all sorts of awards – they also have a truck parked outside of The Hilton in Liverpool ONE.

For more info click HERE.


Portland’s Fish and Chips – Sefton Street

Credit: Portland's Fish and Chips
Credit: Portland’s Fish and Chips

Visit Portland’s Fish & Chips on Sefton Street at lunchtime and you’ll find it packed with local office workers looking for a tasty lunchtime treat.

Having been taken over by a new management team in 2023, this family run business takes pride in the quality of their products with chips made from locally sourced potatoes, and fresh fish delivered direct from Fleetwood Market 7 days a week.

Portland’s fish is prepared using their unique batter recipe which is flavoured with a touch of aromatic spice to enhance the taste. And it’s great news for those who avoid gluten too, as Portland’s now offer gluten free fish, chips, peas, gravy, and even curry sauce 7 days a week!

More info here.


The Blackburne Arms – Catherine Street

Credit: The Blackburne Arms
Credit: The Blackburne Arms

The Blackburne Pub & Eatery is based in the Georgian Quarter serving fresh food, traditional beer and a wide selection of wines.

Their Craft Ale Battered Haddock comes with hand cut chips, mushy peas, tartare, curry sauce… delicious!

Find out more here.


Parkgate Fish and Chips – The Parade, Parkgate, Neston, Wirral

Credit: Parkgate Fish and Chips
Credit: Parkgate Fish and Chips

We couldn’t mention Chows Food Truck without a nod to the birth place… located in, well.. Parkgate, the chippy serves freshly filleted Atlantic Cod and fresh thick cut chips everyday.

They also have a separate area where they make gluten free fish and chips for anyone suffering from coeliac disease!

They’ve been accredited the prestigious Blue Ribbon Accolade from the Good Food Awards for their food quality, service and value!

For more info click HERE.


Docklands Fish and Chips – Royal Albert Dock

Credit: Royal Albert Dock

Docklands Fish and Chips is another beloved city centre chip shop.

Indulge in generous portions of fish, chips, and mushy peas against the stunning backdrop of the Albert Dock.

Find out more here.


Fylde Fish Bar – Fylde Road, Southport

Credit: Fylde Fish Bar
Credit: Fylde Fish Bar

In 2018, Fylde Fish Bar claimed the title of the region’s top fish and chip shop at the prestigious National Fish and Chip Awards.

This award-winning chippy prides itself on crafting traditional fish and chips using locally sourced ingredients.

With two restaurant in Marshside and Burscough, along with a dedicated takeaway venue in Birkdale, Fylde Fish Bar offers a delectable experience to customers seeking sensational seafood delights.

Find out more here.


Albert’s Schloss – Bold Street

Credit: Albert's schloss
Credit: Albert’s schloss

Albert’s Schloss is known for its vibrant atmosphere, delicious food, and extensive selection of beers. Fish Frites at Schloss comes with Haddock goujons, fried capers, mushy peas, tartar sauce, and fries.

For more info click here.


Italian Club Fish – Bold Street

Credit: Italian Club Fish
Credit: Italian Club Fish

Fish has long been part of their lives, dating back to their great-great grandparents, who crossed the shores from the Italian mountain village of Picinisco, to settle in Glasgow & Edinburgh, making their living by supplying the local communities with the British favourite of Fish & Chips.

Their signature Scottish Italian Club Fish & Chips comes with your choice of Haddock or Cod fried in their famous beer batter, served with mushy peas, salad, a wedge of lemon & homemade tartare sauce.

For more info click here.


Byrne’s Chippy- Stuart Road

Credit: Byrne's Fish & Chips
Credit: Byrne’s Fish & Chips

Byrne’s Chippy is a renowned establishment in Liverpool that has been serving up delicious fish and chips since 1932.

What sets Byrne’s apart is their commitment to using high-quality ingredients and traditional cooking methods. They source the freshest fish, typically cod or haddock, which is then coated in a light and crispy batter. The chips are thick-cut and cooked to perfection, resulting in a golden and fluffy texture.

There’s a reason there’s always a queue out the door at this place. You have to get it with mushy peas and curry sauce!

For more info click here.


Steve’s Fish & Chips – Ashfield Road

Credit: Steve's Fish & Chips
Credit: Steve’s Fish & Chips

At Steve’s Chippy, you can expect to find a variety of fresh fish, the chips are freshly made, crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, providing a delightful accompaniment to the fish.

The menu includes additional items like mushy peas, curry sauce, or gravy, allowing you to customise your meal to your liking.

For more info click here.


Johnny English – Bold Street

Credit: Johnny English
Credit: Johnny English

The traditional Fish & Chips restaurant on Bold Street is perfect to sit in or takeaway. The down-to-earth chippy has all the things you would expect from fresh fish to scampi and fishcakes. Perfect with a bit of bread and butter on the side!

For more info click here.


Nova Scotia – Mann Island

Credit: Nova Scotia
Credit: Nova Scotia

Set in the stunning Mann Island building in the shadow of the spectacular Three Graces on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront Nova Scotia has the perfect location – the restaurant has utilised the extensive open-air drinking and dining space, as well as a beautiful interior restaurant and bar which looks out to the Museum of Liverpool and the city’s world-famous Docks. 

Their signature Fish and Chips comes with beer-battered cod, fries, mushy peas, home-made tartare sauce, and sourdough bread.

For more info click here.


The Elephant Pub – Woolton

Credit: Elephant Pub
Credit: Elephant Pub

The Elephant Pub and Bakehouse is a staple of Woolton Village. Our grade II listed pub offers great food, cocktails, wine, beers and coffee – from local suppliers.

As a village pub, they aim to make everyone feel at home, and pride themselves on their attention to detail. Making every visit a special one.

Fresh Fleetwood fish, hand-cut chips, beer batter, tartare sauce, and minted mushy peas makes up their signature Fish and Chips.

For more info click here.


Cargo Seafood – Princes Parade

Credit: Cargo Seafood Restaurant
Credit: Cargo Seafood Restaurant

Cargo is a place you can savour the freshest seafood while enjoying breathtaking views of the River Mersey. At Cargo Seafood, they source only the freshest seafood ingredients from sustainable seafood providers.

Their lightly battered crispy cod served with hand cut chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce is an absolute winner!

For more info click here.


La Bistroteca – Baltic Market

Credit: La Bistroteca (Baltic Market)
Credit: La Bistroteca (Baltic Market)

La Bistroteca has been created by Liverpool chef Livia Alarcon, and specialises in European bistro food that draws from her decade-long career so far.

Minted peas and chips accompanies the beer-battered fish – don’t forget to add the curry sauce for an extra £1!

For more info click here.


The Lobster Pot – Whitechapel & Ranelagh Street

Credit: The Lobster Pot
Credit: The Lobster Pot

Renowned for its generous portions and fresh, flavourful offerings, The Lobster Pot serves up traditional and satisfying fish and chips at two city centrelocations.

They have a devoted following, the chippy adds a personal touch to each order by allowing customers to select their preferred batter for the fish, catering to individual tastes and preferences.

Find out more here.


If you enjoyed our guide to Fish and Chips check out more food in Liverpool HERE.

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