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Chip & Fin

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131 High Street, Pontypool NP4 7AD, Wales
+44 1495 774027
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want good old fashioned fish and chips etc. this is the place to go. Generous portions, crispy batter on the fish, excellent chips, good range on the menu board. One of the owners is completely bonkers but in a good way, if you want a bit of banter with them, do so, they are all friendly .. Well... More 

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Thank 542christinem
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove 30 minutes from Newport to try their fish and chips great staff and lovely large cod with good quality chips A1

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Thank Graham J
Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Chippy you will remember, was advised by a friend to try Scam's and have to say they are simply the best. The fish is absolutely white and succulent, the batter crispy and dry, no black skin and bones, also the chips are excellent. The portions are generous, the staff are very friendly and helpful and Tracey is my close favourite.... More 

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Thank Mush62
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

No skin on fish and no bones.. better than ever girls keep up the good work.. It is proper cod no pollock or any other fish.. batter melts in your mouth.. best fish and chip shop around.. also it's a good laugh very friendly plaice lol 😊

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Thank redheadsue57
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is like no fish&chip shop that you will remember as a child if you're a certain age. Appears to be very busy,and the staff are really energetic,very friendly and passionate about how they serve the community. And if you ring ahead for your order,they will have it ready for you without any fuss..

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Thank tubbies74
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Best chip shop around they never disappoint and I would highly recommend. It does get very busy so you may have to wait a few minutes but you can also phone your order in advance and go collect it so you don't have to wait!

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Thank cazzym1979
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Well i had curry sauce on chips and it was lush.Chips are the best ive ever tasted all freshly cooked.Ive always avoided eating battered fish as it's always been a greasy sloppy mess.Well after trying my mother's I have to say I am totally converted.Can I just say my Mother didn't cook it,Scammy the owner of Chip&Fin did😅.The staff are... More 

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Thank jacks1437
Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We moved to Abersychan recently and finding this place up the road has been a real bonus! The prices are amazing, the place is spotlessly clean, and the staff are just lovely girls. Great portion sizes too. Keep it up ladies, thanks.

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Thank jimsadler
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

best fish and chips that I have had for a very long time. Crispy golden batter and fresh ,tasty cod and a big portion

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Thank 66luk
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Love this place. You go in, you ask for a fish, you get a beast of a fish in size, that tastes awesome, as do the chips. Really good fish and chip shop that is one of the best, if not the best I have ever purchased from. Quite astonishing considering the place is some 15+ miles inland from the... More 

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Thank Jerry P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 High Street, Pontypool NP4 7AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 774027

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