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The Top Chippy

Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 564417
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“potatoes” (6 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British
Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food cooked fresh for each order and cooked to perfection ! We are ours at the harbour watching sunset

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Decided to make a drive through to Porthleven on our way back from St Michaels Mount to Padstow. Saw some young lads from the RNLI eating F&C & asked where they bought them & are they good. They all shouted lovely & directed us to...More

Thank Distin
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had the small fish and chips. great value at £4 . Fresh fish and lovely chips. Did not have long to wait and really enjoyed them Would go again

Thank spottydally
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish and chips, cooked to order. Chips are gorgeous - crispy and golden. Fish melts in the mouth. Loved it.

Thank Debz0162
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The top chippy was always my favourite chippy. I'm afraid to say that this time I was very disappointed. The sausage in batter was still ok but the chips were not as good as they used to be. They were extremely dry and seemed stale....More

Thank HobbitHJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big statement I know, but why would I go anywhere else when they taste sooo good! The fish was fresh and battered to perfection, the chips were very tasty and I didn't get that greasy after taste I have experienced in some places. Just delicious.

Thank milne19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for fish and chips and had the lunchtime special. Large fish and plenty of chips (too many for some of us). Freshly cooked. Was delicious. Friendly staff

Thank Jane N
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Really nice fish and chups (and curry sauce) in a great location near to the harbour. Friendly staff when you go in.

Thank Alannah_and_Frank
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Family supper on the beautiful Porthleven harbour. Chips well cooked and fish was incredibly tasty, just like food from the chippy in days gone by! Generous portions, including children's portions, without the horrible greasy feeling afterwards. Definitely recommend.

Thank Salvia33
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Called in as they were just closing and staff were obliging to still take our order. Everything cooked fresh so took a while but was well worth it. Chips tasty and cod juicy with a nice light batter. Good value too. Only slight complaint was...More

Thank Jonathan D
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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
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
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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