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The Top Chippy

Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 564417
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (79 reviews)
“chip shop” (21 reviews)
“great chips” (7 reviews)
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British
Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I visited the Top Chippy for a holiday treat of fish and chips in Porthleven. We had cod and haddock, both of which were cooked to order and tasted delicious. The service was friendly and efficient, and the prices reasonable, The reputation...More

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love The Top Chippy, freshly cooked chunky fish and tasty chips, plenty of salt and vinegar - delicious! The shop is quite small on the left as you go down the hill into Porthleven, surrounded by other shops so it may be easy to miss....More

Thank nikki b
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Decided to have fish and chips and eat them overlooking the harbour. Was not disappointed they were freshly cooked and tasted delicious. Very reasonably priced also thanks for a great meal

Thank MellWard
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Had good fish n chips here last year so thought we would go back again on this years holiday, wish we had gone to the other chippy..... Very poor, chips where over cooked fish was small, would not go back.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Called in here on Wednesday 11th April 2018. My wife had a small Fish & Chips, we ended up sharing as it was such a huge portion. I can honestly say they were the best fish & chips we had tasted in a long time....More

Thank deetee2017
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This used to be the best chip shop. I called in here for the first time in ages. I was served quickly by a very pleasant counter assistant. After really looking forward to some chips, sadly, they were barely cooked. Any that we’re normal chip...More

Thank tremearne
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Exquisite chilli con carne and chips! Had it on my break at work and left the others on site envious

Thank juliobirch
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Having walked the coastal path for a few hours we got back hungry early evening so popped in for 2 lots of pie and chips the staff were helpful and friendly we got our order then walked off down to the end of the green...More

Thank morgankazzy
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent chippy, fresh cod and beautifully cooked chips. Not greasy, cooked to order and great value.

Thank BernieCornwall
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Great local fish and chips. Lovely staff and amazing quality fish ( great chips too!). Highly recommended.

Thank Urszula P
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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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