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Fryer's Delight

Holborn 19 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SL, England
+44 20 7405 4114
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  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“mushy peas” (9 reviews)
“cod” (14 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
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Fast food, British
Holborn 19 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SL, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exactly what I salivated over whilst waiting for the takeaway. Fish cooked freshly to order Chips were perfect Curry sauce was spot on Gherkins were juicy Loads of salt an vinegar perfect fish and chips Staff were friendly and polite. Simple

Thank Alexcmurray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! A very different kind of fish and chips today. I've been hearing about The Fryer's Delight having authentic old style fish and chips, but none of the reviews mentioned drinks (reviewers are either abstemious or just not thorough), so I mailed them to ask...More

Thank 588Bunny22
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I have visited Fryer's Delight on previous occasions but on my most recent visit, I was hugely disappointed with the take away portion of cod I received. My fish and chips were quickly wrapped upon placing my order, usually you are offered the option of...More

2  Thank Hammer100
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend 👍🏼Have been going here since I was a child and recently went back during a trip to London. Best fish n chips in London.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Take away prices for cod (4.90gbp) and plaice (4.70gbp) make this place the most inexpensive source of freshly sourced and fried fish & chips. The batter is a wee bit salty, but I think this is part of the draw. The gentlemen behind the counter...More

Thank YubaPrincess
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I agreed to meet a mate here for Friday lunch and wasn't expecting much. A quick Google as I searched for directions revealed the Fryer's Delight in Holborn is a bit famous (it has a Wikipedia page, no less). I can see why it has...More

2  Thank EdgarKail
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This place is really good at doing the classic British fish 'n' chips. The service is good, fast, an unfussy. The mushy peas are done well, the chips are well and truly chipped, i.e. wedges and crispy. The fish is generously portioned. Would definitely go...More

1  Thank septemberfalls
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Based on the TA reviews I went for dinner one night; it was close to my hotel and I felt like something simple. Fish and chips, I thought would fit the bill. It was good. Portions were significant. The food tasted good. The price was...More

1  Thank WookieK
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is the typical, ideal place where I need in London. Whenever I miss my home, family, and friends on abroad, fine meal and this kind of local restaurant helps me. 1960's familiar decoration, cute fish character painted on menu bord on th wall, bottles...More

1  Thank GraceKawashima
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips. Good fresh fish, good portion and great fries. And very reasonable price Probably best I had in London so far. Also good selection of different types of fish.

1  Thank ecwlin
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Average prices
USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holborn 19 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7405 4114
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