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2 Race Hill, Launceston PL15 9BA, England
+44 1566 775126
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cod and chips” (4 reviews)
“huge portions” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
2 Race Hill, Launceston PL15 9BA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the fish n chips here , one of the best . I always use francines, good portions and tasty food .

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The cod and chips were really good, top quality fish and amazing portion sizes. I'll definitely be going back but only getting a small portion. Really friendly service too even though they were busy.

Thank sherrell b
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Tried this takeaway previously for chips only and decided to try their fish as well this time. The cod was delicious and well cooked. Will definitely be going back.

Thank Les H
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The very best fish and chips i have ever had ever, huge top quality cod and more chips than i can eat, pity they do not have seating, have and will travel there again just to have the quality of a perfect product, puts most...More

1  Thank William H
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We have tryed all the fish and chip shops in Launceston over the years and I can safely say that this is by far the best. Nice big tasty fish with loads of perfectly cooked chips. Friendly staff and even when busy there is not...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Best rock and chips we have had in 2 years. Takeaway right by the car park. Sit in the car and enjoy fish, chips and a cup of tea !!!

Thank David P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

As a resident in Launceston I have sampled the fare at all of the town's fish & chip shops over the years and my loyalties have changed from time to time. This shop was known as The Racy Place until the current owners took over,...More

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This was a real surprise. I stopped here with my family to grab 3 fish suppers on the last day of our weekend trip to the area. The reviews on TripAdvisor were somewhat mixed but we thought we'd take a punt; we were very glad...More

1  Thank ChuckMA15
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Francines has been through a number of owners but is currently the best it ever has been. It is located near the centre of Launceston but made very handy by being opposite the biggest car park in town. A recent renovation means it looks great...More

Thank asant2
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We chose this place on the strength of the great reviews on this site. Two families with children on holiday - all huge lovers of fish & chips - all of us starving after a day at the beach. My seven-year old summed up the...More

3  Thank Joey M
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Race Hill, Launceston PL15 9BA, England (Formerly Racey Plaice)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +44 1566 775126
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