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Jaki trading as McGinty's

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38 High Street, Fortrose IV10 8SU, Scotland (Formerly Jaki Trading as McGintys)
+44 1381 622333
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tasty fish and love the haggis pakora which was a new experience to me. Service good so the only thing I would like to see improved is the chips which were average at best.

Thank Grainne3755
Inverness, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here more than a few times! Polite service. Fish cooked to order. Hefty Portions. Can only comment on the Fish and Chips. Hit and miss whether you will find a parking space directly opposite. Road is quite narrow and can be a bit of a squeeze for buses, lorries. Sign in shop suggesting you pop down to Chanonry... More 

Thank ruadhainn
Inverness, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We organised a charity quiz night with fish and chips, and Jaki took on the challenge of supplying 105 fish suppers. The exercise went like clockwork, and all were delivered and served while they were hot and crisp. The batter was super, the portions were generous and everyone was happy! Jaki went out of her way to accommodate vegetarians and... More 

Thank Allybally47
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered the fish and chip suppers, batteries black pudding and a burger. We hadn't realised the shop was closing in about 15 minutes until we were about to leave but the staff were cheerful, busy and happy to carry on serving until 5 minutes before closing- how refreshing and client aware. The food was all good.

Thank William T
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly efficient staff. Fish and chips delicious freshly cooked, well worth the wait. A real treat completely different to what you get in the midlands. Standard is consistently high over several years

Thank Beverley C
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our takeout whilst staying at the Fortrose bay campsite. You have to wait a little longer, but it is well worth it. Get in early or phone ahead because it does get busy

1 Thank Adam B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great selection of food. Good friendly staff. Food well cooked and hot. The only take away we visited on our visit as it looked and was very clean.

Thank mrippon1
Preston, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Fortrose and asked the lady at the camp site what the chippy in nearby Avoch was like. She said ok but she preferred the one in Fortrose which we hadn't seen. So we went down and ordered two fish and chips, and a small pot of mushy peas. We were asked if we wanted to make... More 

Thank grubgobbler
Jaki S, Owner at Jaki trading as McGinty's, responded to this review

I am really sorry to hear you did not enjoy your fish suppers. Yes our batter is yellow not the usual grey that you receive in most chip shops. Also the smell that you have never smelt before will be due to the fryers being clean as fresh oil has a strange smell as no food has been cooked in... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Had a chippy at the Fortrose branch while staying in Rosemarkie on holiday. Great food, freshly made with good service. The best we found in the area.

Thank tripNaf
Inverness, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The best fish you can get locally. Food is always lovely. Downside is it's always busy and you need to wait 15/20mins but that's because everything is fresh.

Thank Connor M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, British, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 High Street, Fortrose IV10 8SU, Scotland (Formerly Jaki Trading as McGintys)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Fortrose
  • Phone Number: +44 1381 622333
Jaki trading as Mcgintys, is probably the best chip shop on the Black Isle, we also trade in Invergordon and the Chippy in Muir of Ord.

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