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The Kingfisher


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Seafood, Fast food, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews fish and chips cumberland sausage black pudding pies bread large cod curry sauce chip shop great fish pot of tea crispy batter cooked fresh take away upstairs restaurant piping hot fast service huge portions
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Without a doubt the best fish & chips I've EVER had. Fish was thick, juicy & actually tasted of fish rather than the bland offerings often provided by chip shops. The chips are a revelation - cooked to perfection; crispy on the outside but fluffy,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank biffy2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Geordie I was brought up on cod rather than haddock and the only cod on offer here is their "special." What's special about it? Not only is it huge (I couldn't even finish a small portion of chips) but it was also a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ian K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great selection on the menu, we had the fish and chips, really good portion- the fish was really tasty and lightly battered and the chips were good too and not at all greasy, great service and all with a smile

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Bonnyo2016
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

First time sitting inside as we normally take out this has to be the best chip shop in keswick. Not stupidly priced just normal chip shop prices and lovely food! If your in keswick try here

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 414lucyb
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Ate in the restaurant upstairs. My wife had the scampi and chips whilst I had the fish and chips, both meals thoroughly enjoyable, would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank johnsN4334BM
Reviewed 6 January 2019

I normally have to miss out on the treat of having fish & chips, but here they serve gluten free! These were delicious. Even had GF vinegar! Great service and knowledgeable staff (The normal fish & chips were fab too)

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank G5399GNjuliak
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

We had their large cod n chips, and a small serving of scampi n chips - both were fresh and well battered! 👍 The toffee sticky pudding was really good... a must have!!! It also came with a generous serving of vanilla ice cream! Yummy!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TubbyTubs
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Fabulous fish and chips. Good senior portion very generous and with a pot of tea. Friendly staff. Will visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BoardingPass821130
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Family of four and we ate in the restaurant last night, lovely service and the best fish and chips we have ever had (seriously impressed), accompanied with a beer and wine (bonus!) - great value, great service, we will be back. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 024163
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Great fish and chips - chips cooked really nicely and fish cooked fresh to order - although not the biggest cod.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank heliarch
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Ina B
29 April 2018|
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Response from ronsan10 | Reviewed this property |
there are stairs up to the restaurant and the chippy is ground floor but only to take away
28 July 2017|
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Response from grandmafarfaraway | Reviewed this property |
They are open every day and have gluten free options every day. I'm sorry I have just seen this.
12 February 2017|
Response from amberpop | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they are.
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