The best fish and chip shops of 2015
The winners of the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards have been revealed.
Frankie’s Fish & Chips in Brae, Scotland, has been named the best chippy in the UK by the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards. The annual awards are organised by seafood authority Seafish.
Owner Valerie Johnson said that “This is the highlight of my working life. I can’t thank Seafish and my brilliant team enough.”
Frankie’s came first in the Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year category, and also took the prize for the ‘Good Catch’ sustainable seafood award.
Marine Conservation Society Fisheries Officer Samuel Stone was among the judges for the awards, and commented that Frankie’s “sold a very high proportion of sustainable seafood”, as well as promoting the best choices to their customers.
Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year
1. Frankie’s Fish & Chips, Brae, Shetland
2. Simpsons Fish & Chips, Cheltenham
3. Papa’s Barn, Ditton
Scotland: Frankie’s Fish & Chips, Brae, Shetland
Wales: Penaluna’s Famous Fish & Chips, Hirwaun
Northern Ireland: FishCity, Ballynahinch
North East England: Mister C’s, Selby
North West England: Papa’s Fish & Chips, Warrington
Midlands: Simpsons Fish & Chips, Cheltenham
Eastern England: Burton Road Chippy, Lincoln
London & South East England: Papa’s Barn, Ditton
Central & South England: Broughton Fish & Chips, Milton Keynes
South & West England: Harbourside Fish & Chips, Plymouth
Best Newcomer Award
Shap Chippy, Shap, Penrith.
‘Good Catch’ The Sustainable Seafood Award
Frankie’s Fish & Chips, Brae, Shetland
Independent Fish & Chip Restaurant of the Year Award
Burton Road Chippy, Lincoln
Healthy Eating ‘Fish & Chips’ Award
Towngate Fisheries, Bradford
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