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The Top Chippy

Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 564417
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British
Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice fish and chips, good portion size. Young lady behind counter very pleasant. Batter on fish nice and crispy so I was a happy customer.

Thank JoCov77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in at lunch time and ordered large fish and chips. To be fair the food was well cooked but the fish was extremely small and I think they must have confused the order but charged the larger amount. Will call again in the near...More

Thank John W
Norman G, Owner at The Top Chippy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi John The Top Chippy does a standard cod or mini fish but we don't sell large cod or advertise large cod & chips on any of our boards we always repeat orders to customers before receiving payment and the order is read out loud...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to have some good ol' fish and chips at the harbour and had seen this fish and chip shop had fantastic reviews. The reviews are correct. Great fish and chips! Huge portions too!

Thank Claire K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As the sign above the counter says they don't do fast food they cook food as fast as they can, the fish isn't sitting on the counter for ages waiting for next customer, it is fried to order. Good quality fish, chips were tasty too,...More

Thank Richard_tbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the top chippy today 29th June really nice friendly guy serves us we had cod and chips twice and a pea fritter 😀 food was gorgeous soft white fish crispy batter typical seaside fish but better Took the pea fritter home to have...More

Thank mereveiws
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty , freshly cooked, perfect batter. What could be better? There is a small bench inside the shop but there are no facilities. Most customers buy their meal and then walk to the harbour where there are lots of benches. Be careful of the gulls...More

Thank Pengor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After being impressed last year my family and I were looking forward to once again enjoying some fabulous fish and chips but sadly it seems Top Chippy is no longer the top chippy it once was!! The chips were overcooked, soggy, greasy and just generally...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely cod and chips. Wife was happy with burger. Good prices. Very friendly and quick service. Was recommended to go there by a local and they were not wrong

Thank norm63win
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic fish & chips which we all enjoyed. Fish was really tasty . Good quick service . What more can I say.....

Thank Dungle
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Just the job on a rainy June evening! Collected take-away for eight and it was very good quality. Freshly cooked fish and copious chips. The staff were friendly and although it was busy we didn't have to wait too long. A definite return visit planned.

Thank Peter Y
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12 May 2017|
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Response from Norman G | Property representative |
we have got two small tables in front of shop where you can sit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 564417
The Top Chippy is a family business owned & run by Norman/Vicky and their son Aaron Green who are all local to the area. Being from Cornwall we try and use local produce as much as we possibly can. we try our best to save the planet by using only sustainable vegetable oil sourced from local companies we have got a number of vegetarian dishes on the menu or on the specials board in the shop we even cater for the smaller appetite Give us a try !! REMEMBER WE DON'T FRY FAST FOOD WE FRY GOOD QUALITY FOOD AS FAST AS WE CAN !!
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