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Best Locals Secrets, Fish & Chips

We love nothing more than good old British fish and chips on holiday and in Cornwall, they taste even better because it’s fresh from the Cornish coast! Here are our favourite fish and chips to try and taste for yourselves:

Rick Steins in Padstow

The King of fish and chips in Cornwall, Rick Steins doesn’t disappoint! Fish fried in beef dripping and a prime location such as Padstow means whether you dine in the Seafood Restaurant or enjoy takeaway cod and chips overlooking the boats in the harbour, it’s bound to be delicious – beware of seagulls!

Becks in St Ives

Becks is renowned for a cracking cod and chips! On the road into Carbis Bay, you’ll find this traditional take-away or dine in fish and chip shop. An established Cornish family business, their warm, friendly and relaxed ethos reminds us of Merchant House (and the fish and chips are pretty darn good too!)

The Lifeboat House in Coverack

When you hear about fish and chips in Cornwall your first thought is The Lifeboat House. Based in Coverack, this takeaway and restaurant is perfectly positioned on the seafront overlooking the Cornish coastline and they’ve been named in the top 30 fish and chip shops in Britain by The Times!

Lewis’s in Newlyn

The only fish and chip shop in this famous fishing village, Lewis’s is situated on the waterfront and next to the famous fish market. Daily specials vary depending on the Catch of the Day. Expect huge portions, the best batter you’ll find and not overly greasy, worth the trip (plus Newlyn is beautiful)

Morrish’s in Redruth

Family owned since 1939 and renowned for serving delicious fish and chips, Morrish’s has a designated restaurant area and takeaway section. Delicious fish and chips and a stylish restaurant make this the perfect place for a fish and chip pit stop!

Of course, there are plenty more, we’ll never stop if we carry on! The local fish and chip shop, Walkers is delicious also (and as an added bonus, you can order them and bring them back to Merchant House to enjoy in the lounge next to the fire with a bottle of wine – even better!)