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The Plaice

16 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5DD, England
+44 1635 42147
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
6 May 2017
“Not the right Pla(i)ce!”
25 Jan 2017
“Best Chippy in town”
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Fast food, British
16 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5DD, England
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Following a recent disappointing take away from a nearby chippie, I've decided to find the best possible in my area. Today, I'd spent all afternoon getting on trains, changing trains, sitting on station platforms waiting for trains then a supermarket shop and finally on the...More

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Always come here and always top quality cod & chips with great service. Might have to wait a few minutes for the chicken but worth it.

Thank JaseyB
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Ok, so it says that this is "probably the best chip shop in the world" on the window, and I did visit at about 3pm on a Saturday afternoon, but I did find the staff not attentive and the chips the worst that I have...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Awful! I've never had a fish cake that was so hard on the outside it was difficult to cut! Chips were limp & soggy. This place has never been the same since they got rid of the restaurant. My advice...AVOID! Never going back there again..

Thank LinedancerNewbury
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We had just moved into our first home and had no food on us so decided to get some food from here. We were not dissapointed! The chips are good, battered sausage delicious and fish good. Very reasonably priced and the staff are very friendly....More

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Ordered large haddock and chips. Fish was Beautiful not much batter but a well cooked fish. Chips were quality. The problem occurred when I found hard scales in my mouth. I looked further and found that the skin was on and that is fine I...More

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I ordered a large cod and chips. I was told that there was no large cod ready so this would have to be cooked from scratch, which I was pleased with as I'd rather have this than something that has been sitting in the warming...More

1  Thank Robert E
Reviewed 30 October 2015

The fryer (cook) was serving up fresh large cod as I was being served so I asked if I could have a freshly cook cod, I was told "NO I have to take them from the front"!!!... Whilst I understand that, to be honest the...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

The Fish and Chips are very nice but the seating is on high stools with a narrow bar like table that goes along a wall. The food if cooked fresh is very nice, but I recommend you take away rather than eating in.

Thank MarkSGray
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Wish we hadn't eaten here...cold chips...which we complained about but no apology and it should of been very easy to rectify by cooking some fresh chips ! Would of took them 5 mins But this was not offered ...real shame as was so looking forward...More

1  Thank jb1707
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11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 42147
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