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Jim Jacks

Certificate of Excellence
Fast food, British, Scottish
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16 Northgate, Peebles, Scotland
+44 1721 721497
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent fish and chips, chips were crisp and dry, fish lightly cooked in batter, just perfect. Most of the chip shops we have tried can do one or the other but not both together, i.e can cook fish but flabby horrible chips. We always get a takeaway from Jim Jacks if we are passing through and it is always very... More 

Thank tabith t
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having got a refund for the poor service at the Macdonald Cadrona, we headed into Peebles for fish and chips and Jim Jacks. Its basic and only has limited seating, however they do a lovely fish tea. Best fish I have had possibly.

Thank Outdoor_Guy_75
Bonnie Scotland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a bag of chips to share - the best we have ever tasted 😋- no grease - crispy and fluffy in the middle - only problem was we should have had a bag each 😰! Next time it's gonna be a tray each and a pickle.

Thank linniepinnie
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you eat in or take away, you know you'll get a fast friendly service and fresh delicious food. Prices are more than reasonable and you get very good portions. I've tried other chip shops but always end up going back to Jim Jack's. It's top quality.

Thank Sally H
Freckleton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were advised to try Jim Jacks. It was a bit out of the way but worth the search. The service was very good and the meal was excellent. I have no hesitation in saying that you wont regret visiting the 'plaice'. The menu is varied with all the normal Scottish fish shop items.

Thank Robert N
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Super little fish tea , fish &chips mushy peas bread & butter and a mug of tea £6.55,served freash and piping hot must be the best value in Peebles.Cant reccommend this place highly enough.SUPERB

Thank beezer67_12
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77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Read about this restaurant on Tripadvisor and decided it was a must try. We have to say the reviews were right on the money. The fish is simply to die for !! Lovely fluffy fish in a crisp light batter and freshly made to order to boot ! If your in Peebles, try it !

Thank PortBob
Carluke, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Excellent service with the best piece of fish around. Top quality. If you like fish & chips you must visit Jim Jacks.

Thank dmason945
Cardrona, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

As well as the usual chippy food, they do half portions for a number of items. The service is fast and friendly. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Brian M
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

It's great. Tables to eat in if you want...a great fish supper with fresh tasty fish in light crunchy batter. Just what the doctor ordered! I'm going back!

Thank rambler601

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Northgate, Peebles, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Peebles
  • Phone Number: +44 1721 721497

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?