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Merchants Fish Bar

78 Load Street, Bewdley DY12 2AW, England
+44 1299 402787
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“mushy peas” (25 reviews)
“cod” (24 reviews)
“roe” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
78 Load Street, Bewdley DY12 2AW, England
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Reviewed today

Very popular local chippy that has probably dipped from it's best. Always nice to have takeaway option and sit along the riverbank and enjoy the setting. Pity others don't clean up afterwards!! Always order Haddock as prefer freshly cooked, no issues with the food, what...More

Thank SteveD007
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ordered fresh fish cakes meaning the home made ones and was served with cheap shop bought equivalents. Disappointed!

Thank danant000
Reviewed 5 days ago

would always reccommend best chips ever - fish is always lovely better than other local chip shop where the chips are as dry as a bone

Thank Maveturner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in for 4 fish and chip take outs at 12.15 and there were three people waiting. Server called to the cook "4 medium fish" and she informed us it would be would be a few minutes wait. Other people gradually entered and a similar...More

Thank rayj709
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to stop for a drink at the magpie and food from merchants on the outdoor seating. Top quality fish cake, chips and mushy peas freshly cooked. In truth there was too many chips for both of us and at £7.50 for two portions very...More

Thank AndyTrotter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only place for fish and chips in Bewdley The queue will tell you so!! Perfect portion with curry sauce for £5 Then sat on the riverside to enjoy the view Perfect

Thank Gumpoandwordy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb food great service. Highly recommended to all locals and visitors. Will be coming back again. Whitebait highly recommended

Thank cliveweb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's no lie! The pieces of fish are enormous! My Dad and I had a piece each and ended up taking half home! We eat it cold the next day and it was still fab! There are benchs along the river to sit and eat...More

Thank LichfieldLisaL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Merchants in Bewdley twice now, and the product is outstanding. A fantastic location for a fish and chip shop on the river bank in Bewdley, with excellent service and the food is brilliant. Staff are very politce and a credit to this...More

Thank JemLH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overrated and trying to be trendy.....hygine record is appalling with a 1 star rating by the local authoritiesMore

Thank Danny F
Antony A, Manager at Merchants Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Firstly I have to correct you on the hygiene rating, it's a 5 star rating. The one star I think your talking about is a mistake from the local authorities. They have made an apology to us about the rating on the internet. Just to...More

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Questions & Answers
9 April 2017|
Response from norman r | Reviewed this property |
For some reason they don't list a gluten free day for the Bewdley shop on the web site but give them a call on 01299402787.
30 December 2016|
Response from Tracey G | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Phone and ask
Michael B
7 July 2016|
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Response from Terrie D | Reviewed this property |
I don't own the shop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Load Street, Bewdley DY12 2AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Bewdley
  • Phone Number: +44 1299 402787
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