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The Best Fish and Chips in Devon

Coastal towns, dramatic cliffs, and beautiful sunsets, there is a lot that Devon gets right. Cooking up the best fish and chips is one of them! Devon boasts a huge number of fish and chip shops, dotted throughout the county, waiting to draw you in with their delicious smells of battered fish and hand-cut chips. A holiday in Devon is simply not complete without sampling a tasty plate of fish and chips on the coast.

Britannia @ the Beach, Beesands

Known by locals as ‘The Shack’, this café and takeaway is a unique and rustic restaurant that overlooks Beesands Beach. It is renowned for serving delicious seafood caught from the water it overlooks. Established over forty years ago, the ideal evolved from a local fishing family who wanted to complete the cycle from catching seafood to offering it on their exciting menu. With free parking close by, set up camp on the beach and enjoy some time out with the family over some of the best fish and chips in Devon.

Instagram: @britanniaatthebeachbeesands

Hanbury’s, Babbacombe

A visit to Babbacombe would not be complete without a trip to Hanbury’s. They have been serving fantastic fish and chips for over four decades. People travel miles for a plate of their goodness. Order through their app to collect, or simply turn up and wait. Head down to the beach to enjoy with stunning sea views. You might even catch a dolphin or two.

Instagram: @hanburysfishandchips

Rockfish, Dartmouth (and other locations)

Established in 2010 by chef Mitch Tonks, their Dartmouth restaurant was the first of the brand to open in the South West. The company has now grown to have multiple restaurants and takeaways along England’s Seafood Coast. With a focus on sourcing sustainably caught fish, you can be sure that the fish on your plate has been caught that very same day. You will be hard pushed to find fresher, more delicious fish and chips in this beautiful part of the county.

Instagram: @therockfishuk

Simply Fish, Brixham

Overlooking the bustling harbour, Simply Fish has both a restaurant and takeaway shop. This family-run restaurant has its heart in the local fishing industry. Using local boats and employing local people, they provide the freshest fish caught off the coast of Brixham. A favourite in the community, try some of the best fish and chips in Devon with the locals! Enjoy in their restaurant, savour from the comfort of one of our properties, or indulge at the harbourside. And now we all know that haddock and cod are the stars of the show when it comes to fish and chips, but their monkfish and prawn curry is a must try!

Instagram: @simplyfish_brixham

The Start Bay Inn, Torcross

This inn has been family-run since 1977. With a strong focus on local produce, real ales and ciders, and seafood specialities, this popular restaurant is set right on the beach offering beautiful views across Start Bay. Either eat in at their restaurant or grab a takeaway and settle in on the beach. It is the perfect place to watch the sunset over a tasty takeaway fish and chips.

Instagram: @start_bay_inn

The Wheelhouse, Dartmouth

This locally loved ‘chippy’ serves delicious fish and chips to eat in or takeaway. Located in the centre of Dartmouth, there is often a queue down the road in high season. With produce sourced locally and potatoes chipped fresh every day, enjoy this traditional dish on Your Devon Escape. Take home to one of our properties. Enjoy along the embankment whilst watching the boats go by. Or eat in at their restaurant. And what’s better, you can enjoy a Wheelhouse at a 5% discount through our exclusive Visitors Club. Just show your Your Devon Escape keyring and enjoy some of the best fish and chips in Devon!

Instagram: @thewheelhousedartmouth

Not only does Devon serve up some of the tastiest catches, but it also offers a vast selection of beautiful beaches. Enjoy a fish and chip takeaway with a beautiful backdrop. Check out our favourite beaches to enjoy this traditional takeaway in our journal.

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