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“Takeaway chips, terrible”

Franco's Takeaway & Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 93 Restaurants in Port Talbot
Price range: US$3 - US$26
Description: Fish and chips always taste better by the sea, and Franco's fish bar has been at the heart of Aberavon sea front since 1970. We've grown over the years, out of the original tiny shed to a bigger takeaway and not we have a fantastic custom built premises. We have built a new larger takeaway so on those glorious sunny days you'll be back on the beach in no time. More exciting is our fantastic new restaurant, serving a variety of fish, salads, homemade pies and daily specials, and of course proper chippy chips (although on the restaurant side the chips have been cooked twice to make them crispier), all with our fantastic view over Swansea bay and the best sunsets around.
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Description: Fish and chips always taste better by the sea, and Franco's fish bar has been at the heart of Aberavon sea front since 1970. We've grown over the years, out of the original tiny shed to a bigger takeaway and not we have a fantastic custom built premises. We have built a new larger takeaway so on those glorious sunny days you'll be back on the beach in no time. More exciting is our fantastic new restaurant, serving a variety of fish, salads, homemade pies and daily specials, and of course proper chippy chips (although on the restaurant side the chips have been cooked twice to make them crispier), all with our fantastic view over Swansea bay and the best sunsets around.
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I hate to write bad reviews but we just had an awful takeaway from This fish bar. Paid nearly £10 for three small chips, pie and sausage in batter. Also had pot of curry sauce. The chips unfortunately were not good. A lot of them had black spots on them and had a grey bruised appearance. The taste was not good either like the oil needed changing maybe?
My sausage in batter was over cooked.
Sadly most of it ended up in the bin, what a waste.
I really should have gone back to the shop but I just hate doing that makes me feel very uncomfortable.

So will just avoid in future. Shame as it's the only fish and chip shop on the front. Could do with a little competition.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We called in for a takeaway coffee. A latte for each adult. It was really nice. And the cost was good. We also all called in for a cheeky wee. And the staff were fine with it. Thank you...

Thank Louise R
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in here with my husband and parents and was pleasantly surprised. Staff are very friendly indeed which is always a bonus in my eyes. We only had a hot drink and a dessert but was very nice. Definitely recommend

Thank 943clarej
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely location. Had a great walk along the beach first to build up an appetite. The service was very good and efficient. The fish and chips were very fresh and the best I'd had in a long time. Good to see that they have a 5 rating for food hygiene. Highly recommended.

Thank CardiffMaddie
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

What was little more than a shack selling chips, Franco's has grown into a wonderful restaurant. The decor is original and the menu really varied with Italian dishes alongside fish, mussels, steak and burgers. The staff are efficient, friendly and great with kids. A lovely place to visit with sea views. Thanks guys for a little gem.

Thank Peter L
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