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Beales Fish and Chip Restaurant

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2 Eastern Promenade | Porthcawl, Porthcawl 788223, Wales
+44 1656 788223
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Cardiff
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The nicest, freshest, crispiest battered piece of cod had for a long time. Perfectly cooked. Chips crispy and dry (does that mean they are healthier)? But good and tasty. Minor quibbles - tartare sauce comes in those horrible plastic tube things that you can never open and when you do it goes all over you and nothing really there, and... More 

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Thank efcraig
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Beales yesterday with my partner. On every visit to Porthcawl we've always used a different fish and chip shop, but yesterday decided on trying this one. Big mistake and a waste of money. Opted to sit down in the café side due to the miserable weather outside. Chose our seats, browsed the menu and both selected cod and chips... More 

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Find the fish and chips fab. Stay at the local caravan park and head here at the earliest opportunity! Clean and tidy only downside is sitdown area is very small.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited yesterday when visiting Portcawl,been here quite a few times, food as lovely as always,My dad and fiance had the cod and chips which was alot of it and tasted very good, I had the sausage,chips and mushy peas which was delicious. Very busy yesterday but what do you expect with good quality food,defently reccomend a visit when in Porthcawl.

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Thank louiseg16
Cardiff
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always seen people queing endlessly outside Beales so we tried it as a birthday treat. Portions small, food was not the best and so overpriced! The cod was already cooked and I thought this would have been freshly cooked to order. In fact, it was no better than my local fish and chip shop which is about a third of... More 

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Thank MrsSimo
Bwlch, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These are the best fish and chips I have had for a while, amazing quality and at a cheap price. Very much enjoyed!

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Thank 3Libby_s
London, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good quality and value. We usually use this chippy when we are in the area and are never disappointed.

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Thank Tonycable
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The portions are almost insulting, and very over priced. Not to mention the lad that served us barely gave any eye contact and was more interested in getting us out just before they closed for the night. All round very disappointed and not worth the 40 minute roundtrip.

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Thank JulesD350
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good food and service . Its full today as usual we are in the resturant its a shame theres no more room. If Beals was 3 times the size it would be as full as it is now as the food is do good here. Staff are helpfull and it has a 5 star rating for food safety.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in Porthcawl for the weekend we decided to frequent this establishment, again. We had tried it on our last visit last summer and wondered whether the standard would be the same, namely superb. We were not disappointed. We ordered Cod and Chips to go. The chips were fresh and the fish literally melted in your mouth. Well done again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Eastern Promenade | Porthcawl, Porthcawl 788223, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Porthcawl
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 788223

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