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289 Manchester Road, Northwich CW9 7NE, England
+44 1606 42342
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Cheshire
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We have to travel 8 miles from Knutsford to collect from the Codfather but it is well worth it! The fish is consistently high standard, chips cooked to perfection, side orders all fresh and perfectly portioned. If you ask they'll double wrap for the longer journeys home. This, as well as the bio packaging makes sure the food is in... More 

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Thank UriPower
Lancashire
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I've been this chippy several times as it's my most local. Each time before I've been impressed however last time I'm doubting when if ever my next return will be. This fish was tasteless and rubbery and chips anaemic one ongoing complaint the portions in those polystyrene tubs are miniscule and much less than other chippys most of my chips... More 

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Thank raeh_uk
Matthew O, Owner at The Codfather, responded to this review

Good Morning raeh_uk I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your last visit The Codfather which i think is the eighth visit and you now feel the need to complain about your food. I see you have not decided to leave us any reviews for the previous 7 times Which you have decided to visit us When... More 

Bury, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely take away from here, food was hot and fresh and not really greasy like it can be from other places.

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Thank Sarcr
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Daily special is such a good deal! The food is always fresh and hot. The only downside is that the chippy is that good it's very popular and can take a while for your order to be completed due to high numbers of customers. Would highly recommend, staff always seem cheery evenue when rushed off their feet!

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Thank K86W
Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Fresh and tasty using top quality ingredients. Best Fish and Chips in Cheshire Prices very reasonable also.

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Thank cheshiretyres
england
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205 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for a takaway dinner.....its just the best chippy!! Staff are great and really friendly. The food is lovely....they have daily specials which are great value. Its hard to list a favourite dish as its all great.

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Thank cher24
Northwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Lovely hot, fresh chips and plenty of them. My favourite is steak & kidney pudding, gravy and chips.

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Thank Janet G
Northwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and great friendly staff, I would recommend them to anyone x Follow them on Facebook xxxxxxxx

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Thank sammyjayne1973
Warrington, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We went again to check if it was as good as the last time we stopped for Fish & Chips as we live several miles away it is not practical for us to visit often. The service was good even though it was lunch time and a long queue.We had fish and chips served in a trays and the right... More 

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Thank D K
Cheshire, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Took my granddaughter who was diagnosed with celiacs disease 12months ago for her first gluten free fish and chips, we travelled all the way from Runcorn and it was still hot when we got it home x the look on her face when she tasted it was a picture x highly recommended

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Thank doreen03

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6
Cuisine
Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Manchester Road, Northwich CW9 7NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Northwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1606 42342
Description
This is a traditional take-away Fish & Chip shop offering gluten free fish and chips.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?