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Congratulations to Fish & Chip Awards 2017 finalists & winners!

We at Friars Pride are once again delighted to congratulate many of our customers who have won titles and reached the Fish and Chip Awards 2017 final!

Region: Scotland
Highland, Grampian, Tayside, Central, Fife
Fochabers Fish Bar
Lothian, Strathclyde, Borders, Dumfries & Galloway
The Plaice To Be

Region: Wales
Flintshire, Isle of Anglesey, Conwy, Gwynedd, Denbighshire, Wrexham, Powys
Hennighan’s Top Shop
Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Vale of Glamorgan, Bridgend, Rhonda Cynon Taff, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Newport, Monmouthshire, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr Tydfil:
Hikary’s Fish Bar

Region: Northern Ireland
Co. Fermanagh, Co. Tyrone, Co. Derry, Londonderry, Co. Antrim, Co. Down, Co. Armagh
Fish City
The Dolphin Takeaway

Region: North East England
Northumberland, Co. Durham, Tyne & Wear:
Fish and Chips At 149
North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire:
Miller’s Fish and Chips

Region: North West England
Cumbria, Lancashire:
Hodgson’s Chippy, 96 Prospect Street
Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Cheshire:
Fylde Fish Bar

Region: Midlands
West Midlands, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire:
Oldswinford Fish & Chips
Northamptonshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire:
The Golden Carp Chippy

Region: Eastern England
Lincolnshire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire:
Burton Road Chippy
Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire:
Traditional Fish & Chips

Region: London & South East England
Greater London, Middlesex, Essex:
Henley’s of Wivenhoe
Sussex, Kent, Surrey:
Papa’s Barn

Region: Central & Southern England
Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire:
Godfrey’s Fish and Chips
Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Berkshire:
Sonny’s Traditional Fish and Chips

Region: South & West England
Devon, Cornwall, Somerset:
Kingfisher Fish and Chips
Wiltshire, Dorset, Avon:
Bishopston Fish Bar

Region: Scotland  Highland, Grampian, Tayside, Central, Fife, Lothian, Strathclyde, Borders, Dumfries & Galloway
Fochabers Fish Bar

Region: Wales Flintshire, Isle of Anglesey, Conwy, Gwynedd, Denbighshire, Wrexham, Powys, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Vale Glamorgan, Bridgend, Rhonda Cynon Taff, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Newport, Monmouthshire, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr, Tydfil
Hennigan’s Top Shop

Region: Northern Ireland Co. Fermanagh, Co, Tyrone, Co.Derry, Londonderry, Co.Antrim, Co. Down, Co.Armagh
The Dolphin Takeaway

Region: North East England Northumberland, Co.Durham, Tyne & Wear, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire
Miller’s Fish and Chips

Region: North West England Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Cheshire
Hodgson’s Chippy

Region: Midlands West Midlands, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire
Oldswindford Fish & Chips

Region: Eastern England Lincolnshire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Suffolk, Norfolk, CambridgeshireBurton Road Chippy

Region: London & South East England Greater London, Middlesex, Essex, Sussex, Kent, Surrey
Henley’s of Wivenhoe

Region: Central & Southern England Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Berkshire
Godfrey’s Fish and Chips

Region: South & West England Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Avon
Kingfisher Fish and Chips

Top 10 Fish and Chip Restaurants

  • Trenchers Restaurant in Whitby, North Yorkshire
  • Mister C’s in Selby, North Yorkshire
  • Harbour Lights in Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Lloyds in Lampeter, Ceredigion
  • The Fisherman’s Wife in Whitby, North Yorkshire
  • The Elite Fish & Chip Company in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • The Pelican in Barnstaple, Devon
  • Catch Fish and Chips in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire
  • Seafresh Restaurant in Pimlico, London
  • Something Else Fishy in Sherborne, Somerset

Top 5 Fish and Chip Restaurants

  • Mister C’s in Selby, North Yorkshire
  • Harbour Lights in Falmouth, Cornwall
  • The Fisherman’s Wife in Whitby, North Yorkshire
  • Pelican Fish & Chips in Barnstaple, Devon
  • Seafresh Restaurant in Victoria, London

Top 10 Newcomers

  • Eric’s Fish and Chips in Thornham, Norfolk
  • The Mayfair Chippy in Mayfair, London
  • Quays Fish and Chips in Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Stargazy Fish Bar in Tetbury, Gloucestershire
  • Edwards Plaice in Hereford, Herefordshire
  • Longsands Fish Kitchen in Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear
  • MyChippy.com in Enfield, Middlesex
  • Catch Seafood in Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • Frydayz Fish Bar in Catterick,  North Yorkshire
  • North Beach Fish and Chips in Bridlington, East Yorkshire

Top 3 Newcomers

  • Stargazy Fish Bar in Tetbury, Gloucestershire
  • Longsands Fish Kitchen in Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear
  • North Beach Fish and Chips in Bridlington, East Yorkshire

Top 3 Most Sustainable Fish and Chip Shops

  • Rockfish in Brixham, Devon
  • Fish City in Belfast
  • Papa’s Fish and Chips in Hull, East Yorkshire

Top 3 Mobile Fish and Chip Operators

  • Clems Fish Restaurants (with four outlets across County Durham and one in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear)
  • John Dory’s of Northern Ireland (with seven premises operating in Lisburn, Carryduff and Belfast)
  • Rockfish (with four Devon based establishments in Brixham, Dartmouth, Plymouth and Torquay)

Top 3 Marketing Innovation Award

  • Fish City, Belfast
  • Kingfisher Fish and Chips, Plymouth
  • Papa’s, Hull

The Lo Salt Top 2 Healthiest Fish and Chips Award

  • Towngate Fisheries in Idle, Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Fish City in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Top 3 Best Multiple Operator

  • Clems Fish Restaurants (with four outlets across County Durham and one in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear)
  • John Dory’s of Northern Ireland (with seven premises operating in Lisburn, Carryduff and Belfast)
  • Rockfish (with four Devon based establishments in Brixham, Dartmouth, Plymouth and Torquay)

Top 3 From Field To Frier Award

  • Papa’s in Hull, East Yorkshire
  • Krispies in Exmouth, Devon
  • Towngate Fisheries in Bradford, West Yorkshire

Top 3 Staff Training and Development Award

To be announced!

Best Foodservice Operator Finalists

  • The Comfy Duckin Laceby, Lincolnshire
  • Fish! Kitchen in Borough Market and Kingston upon Thames, London
  • Morrison Supermarkets Cafes with outlets across the UK

Top 3 NFFF and Chip Quality Award ‘Champion’ Award

  • Black’s Finest Fish & Chips in Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Fochabers Fish Bar in Fochabers, Morayshire
  • Shillingfords in Neath, West Glamorgan

Drywite Young Fish Frier of the Year Award

  • Elise Boothroyd of Fochabers Fish Bar in Fochabers, Moray
  • Paul Gunn of The Bay Fish and Chips in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire
  • Andrew Hillier of Harbourside Fish & Chips in Barbican, Plymouth
  • James Houlston of Our Plaice in Kidderminster, West Midlands
  • Maria Magda Illioiu of The Real Food Café in Tyndrum, Perthshire
  • Sam Parry of Top Chippy in Llanrwst, Conwy
  • Luke Pope of Bankers Fish Restaurant in Brighton, East Sussex
  • Daniel Straughan of Fish & Chips @ 149 in Barnard Castle, County Durham
  • Hank Kloppers and George Papadamou of Papa’s Fish & Chips in Hull, East Yorkshire

Top 5 Young Fish Friers

  • Elise Boothroyd of Fochabers Fish Bar in Fochabers, Moray
  • Andrew Hillier of Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth, Devon
  • James Houlston of Our Plaice in Kidderminster, West Midlands
  • George Papadamou of Papa’s Fish & Chips in Hull, East Yorkshire
  • Luke Pope of Bankers Fish Restaurant in Brighton, East Sussex.

Culminating in an awards ceremony in London on 26 January 2017, The National Fish & Chip Awards are recognised as one of the most prominent and respected seafood industry events in the UK. They celebrate the Great British tradition of fish and chips, showcasing the best talent, quality and choice offered by fish and chip businesses through 13 different award categories.

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