11 of the best places to get fish and chips in Scotland
We all love a fish supper, but not all of these wonderfully decadent dishes are created equally. While it’s difficult to make a disastrous fish and chips, some places certainly have a better knack than others.
Here are some of the best places around Scotland, while it also helps that they’ve all got some stunning scenery on show as well. (Picture: LearningLark Flickr).
Unsurprisingly, the fishing town of Anstruther, Fife, does a pretty mean fish and chips. The most celebrated establishments are the Fish Bar and The Wee Chippy.
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Fochabers Fish Bar serves the local community and those visiting the area. A perfect spot to stop for a bite if you're taking a trip to Moray Speyside.
Stonehaven has the multi-award winning Bay Fish and Chips, while there is also the Quayside Restaurant & Fish Bar in Gourdon.
Frankie's Fish and Chips. It may be the hardest chip shop to get to from mainland Scotland, but you'll forget all that as soon as you take your first bite.
Did the future king have a meal from either Cromar and Tailend during his time in St Andrews? Well, if not, he bloody should have!
The East Neuk of Fife isn't all about Anstruther. Pittenweem’s Fish & Chip Bar is a modest looking but highly beloved local establishment. Be aware of lengthy queues at busy times.
A couple of great choices in picturesque Portree. You can't go wrong with either The Chippy or the Lower Deck.
Down on the Ayrshire coast you'll find one of Scotland's most celebrated fish and chip restaurants: Nardini's.
Arguably the most celebrated fish and chip establishment in the capital city, The Fishmarket is a must for anyone visiting Edinburgh. Newhaven is in the north of the city with views of the Forth, the rail and road bridges and Fife all on show.
Get some whisky at the Oban Distillery and then finish off the day with a fish supper at Oban Fish And Chip Shop. What else could you ask for?
Hungry walkers of the West Highland Way are known to stop off halfway in Tyndrum (on the A82) to visit the award-winning Real Food Café for sustenance.
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