National fish and chips day: The 10 best fish and chip shops near me in London, according to TripAdvisor

This Friday is National Fish and Chips Day, so we decided to find out which are the best chippies in London.

London is famous for its wide-ranging cuisine, but it also has a fantastic array of takeaways serving the British favourite of fish and chips.

National Fish and Chip Day 2022 falls on Friday, May 27, and across London, people will be treating themselves to a tasty chippie dinner to celebrate the iconic meal.

So to give you some ideas about where to get fish and chips in London, here are the top 10 chippies in the capital, according to TripAdvisor.

The Golden Chippy Greenwich. Credit: Google

1. The Golden Chippy

62 Greenwich High Road, Greenwich, London SE10 8LF 11am - 11pm

The Golden Chippy has been voted as the best fish and chip shop in London, according to TripAdvisor reviewers.

There are 2,037 reviews online, with one happy customer saying: “We had a phenomenal fish & chips which was even gluten free. The owner cooks as well, he is super friendly.”

This Greenwich chippie has got a five- star rating, and is even in the top 50 best restaurants in London, out of 17,481 others.

The Golden Chippy has take out or table service options, outdoor or indoor seating and it is wheelchair accessible. It also serves alcohol.

2. Fishcotheque

79A Waterloo Road, Waterloo, London SE1 8UD 12noon - 11pm

Based just a few minutes from Waterloo station, this chippie has got a 4.5-star rating.

There are 2,129 reviews on TripAdvisor, with one recent visitor saying: “We fell upon this place and stumbled in to the best fish and chips, matched by amazing service! Thanks, from the Canadians!”

Fishcotheque has takeout or table service options, indoor seating and it is wheelchair accessible.

The Mayfair Chippy. Credit: Facebook/Mayfair Chippy

3. The Mayfair Chippy

14 North Audley Street, Mayfair, London W1K 6WE 12noon - 9.45pm

Fish and chip shop, in upmarket Mayfair, is classically designed, with a beautiful interior.

This 4.5-star rated chippie is great for those who are gluten-free or vegitarian.

There are 1,468 reviews on TripAdvisor, with one impressed foodie saying: “I really recommend it .A very fresh and delicious fish & chips and it comes with four different type of sauces.”

The Mayfair Chippy has takeout or table service options, beautiful indoor seating and a full bar serving alcohol.

The restaurant is also wheelchair accessible.

4. Fishers Restaurant & Takeaway

19 Fulham High Street, Fulham, London SW6 3JH 12noon - 10pm

Fishers Restaurant & Takeaway in Fulham is fourth on the list, and won the Good Food Prestigious Award for fish and chips.

There are 1,089 reviews on TripAdvisor, with one local saying: “Great quality, crispy and light batter that isn’t oily and crispy fat chips.

“They even went the extra mile to give a bit of steamed fish for my cat Loki on his 2nd birthday.”

The 4.5-star rating chippy also has a large dessert menu, and a vegan menu.

Poppies fish and chips in Shoreditch has been named as one of the best in London. Credit: LEON NEAL/AFP via Getty Images

5. Poppies Fish & Chips, Spitalfields

6-8 Hanbury Street Old Spitalfields Market, Shoreditch, London E1 6QR 11am-11.30pm

Poppies in Spitalfields Market is one of the capital’s favourite chippies.

There are 1,068 reviews online, with one traveller saying: “You can tell with each bite that they source fresh deliveries of fish each day.

“This definitely hit the mark in our quest for proper London fish and chips.”

Poppies Spitalfields has a 4.5 rating, ands there is also a Poppies in Soho and Camden.

You can use Just Eat, Uber Eats or Deliveroo to get your Poppies Fish and Chips delivered straight to your door, or use their click and collect service.

6. Baileys Fish and Chips

115 Dawes Road, Fulham, London SW6 7DU 12noon - 11pm

Baileys is another Fulham establishment on the list, which also offers an array of veggie options.

There are 1,824 reviews, with one regular saying: “Anytime we have guests, we go get a take away there and everyone loves it.

“The fish is fresh and perfectly cooked, and the chips are chunky and golden.”

The 4.5 star-rated chippie has indoor seating, or you can just take it away.

North Sea Fish Restaurant. Credit: Facebook

7. North Sea Fish Restaurant

7-8 Leigh Street, Euston, London WC1H 9EW 12pm - 2.30pm and 5pm - 9.30pm

Within spitting distance of Euston and King’s Cross stations is North Sea Fish Restaurant on picturesque Leigh Street.

There are 1,623 reviews, with one happy visitor saying: “Service is brilliant and always ready to help in the different choices they offer.

“A must go if you are looking for the real fish and chips.”

The 4.5-star rated chippie offers a wide range of seafood, including calamari, prawns, salmon and sardines.

North Sea Fish Restaurant recommends booking a table, and you can take advantage of the full bar serving alcohol.

Additionally, you can enjoy takeout or order your fish and chips right to your door with Just Eat.

8. Gigs Fish and Chips

12 Tottenham Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 4RE 10am - 9.30pm

The 4.5-star rated chippie has been a Fitzrovia stalwart for more than 50 years, with fish and chips and grilled dished cooked in the traditional Cypriot way.

There are 673 reviews, with one impressed customer saying: “Staff were friendly and polite soon as I walked in. Food tastes great. Will definitely be returning soon.”

Gigs has takeout or table service options, indoor or outdoor seating and a bar serving wine and beers.

Hobson’s Fish and Chips in Paddington. Credit: Hobson's

9. Hobson’s Fish and Chips

9 Porchester Road, London W2 5DP

There are 368 reviews, with one happy vegan, saying: “Oh. My. Word. We both had the Vegan fish’n’chips and it was amazing. Came with tartare sauce too.”

Book this 4.5 star rated chippie using OpenTable, or have it come straight to your door with Deliveroo.

Hobson’s is wheelchair accessible, and also has highchairs available and free Wifi throughout.

It also serves vegan and gluten free meals, alongside a full bar with alcohol.

There is also Hobson’s Fish and Chips in Soho - which is family run.

10. Poppies Fish & Chips, Camden

30 Hawley Crescent Camden Town, London NW1 8NP 11am - 11.30pm

There are 2,860 reviews, with one Londoner saying: “Service was great, food was delicious and the bar was well stocked and offered everything you need. Also really good value.”

Use OpenTable to book the 4.5 star rated Poppies in Camden, or try out the Poppies in Spitalfields or Soho.

You can use Just Eat, Uber Eats or Deliveroo to get your Poppies Fish and Chips delivered straight to your door, or use their click and collect service.