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Chip & Fin

131 High Street, Pontypool NP4 7AD, Wales
+44 1495 774027
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“chip supper” (3 reviews)
“fish shop” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, British
131 High Street, Pontypool NP4 7AD, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had this last evening. I asked for very small portion of chips (one scoop) as I know the fish is large (as you can see). Fist delicious and skinless.

Thank ronfromglasgow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want good old fashioned fish and chips etc. this is the place to go. Generous portions, crispy batter on the fish, excellent chips, good range on the menu board. One of the owners is completely bonkers but in a good way, if you...More

Thank 542christinem
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Drove 30 minutes from Newport to try their fish and chips great staff and lovely large cod with good quality chips A1

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Chippy you will remember, was advised by a friend to try Scam's and have to say they are simply the best. The fish is absolutely white and succulent, the batter crispy and dry, no black skin and bones, also the chips are excellent. The portions...More

Thank Mush62
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

No skin on fish and no bones.. better than ever girls keep up the good work.. It is proper cod no pollock or any other fish.. batter melts in your mouth.. best fish and chip shop around.. also it's a good laugh very friendly plaice...More

Thank redheadsue57
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is like no fish&chip shop that you will remember as a child if you're a certain age. Appears to be very busy,and the staff are really energetic,very friendly and passionate about how they serve the community. And if you ring ahead for your order,they...More

Thank tubbies74
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Best chip shop around they never disappoint and I would highly recommend. It does get very busy so you may have to wait a few minutes but you can also phone your order in advance and go collect it so you don't have to wait!

Thank cazzym1979
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Well i had curry sauce on chips and it was lush.Chips are the best ive ever tasted all freshly cooked.Ive always avoided eating battered fish as it's always been a greasy sloppy mess.Well after trying my mother's I have to say I am totally converted.Can...More

Thank jacks1437
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We moved to Abersychan recently and finding this place up the road has been a real bonus! The prices are amazing, the place is spotlessly clean, and the staff are just lovely girls. Great portion sizes too. Keep it up ladies, thanks.

Thank jimsadler
Reviewed 1 February 2017

best fish and chips that I have had for a very long time. Crispy golden batter and fresh ,tasty cod and a big portion

Thank 66luk
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Alan E
6 months on so can you now provide gluten free fish and chips. I understand the difficulty of having separate fryers etc but an experiment where you provide gluten free say on one night of the week will show if it is a viable financial option.
2 March 2017|
Response from redheadsue57 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are they said about batter to me as I'm lactose intolerant. . Hopefully soon
Alan E
Do you sell gluten free fish and chips
24 August 2016|
Response from Tracey S | Property representative |
No sorry not at the moment!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 High Street, Pontypool NP4 7AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Torfaen  >  Pontypool
  • Phone Number: +44 1495 774027