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Congratulations to the Fish and Chip Awards 2016 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 2016 final!

  • Cromars, St. Andrewsa, Fife
  • Moore’s Fish & Chips, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway
  • Hennighan’s Top Shop, Machynlleth, Powys
  • Hikary’s Fish Bar, Neath, Port Talbot
  • Superbites, Crossmaglen, County Armagh
  • The Dolphin Takeaway, Dungannon, County Tyrone
  • Pantrini’s Fish and Chips, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear
  • Mister C’s, Selby, North Yorkshire
  • Hodgson’s Chippy, Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Papa’s Fish & Chips, Warrington, Cheshire
  • SeaFish Restaurant, Ripley, Derbyshire
  • Simpsons Fish & Chips, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • The Cod’s Scallops, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • French’s Fish and Chips, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk
  • Poppies Fish & Chips, London
  • Papa’s Barn, Ditton, Kent
  • Cox’s of Letchworth, Letchworth, Hertfordshire
  • Sonny’s Fish Bar (previously names Vic’s Fish Bar), Eastleigh, Southampton
  • Harbour Lights, Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Kingfisher Fish & Chips, Plymouth, Devon
  • Bishopston Fish Bar, Bristol, Avon
  • (Due to tied judging scores, both above shops progress to the next round)

Top 10 Fish and Chip Shops 2016

  • Cromars in St Andrews, Fife (Scotland)
  • Hikary’s Fish Bar, Neath, Port Talbot (Wales)
  • The Dolphin Takeaway, Dungannon, County Tyrone (Northern Ireland)
  • Mister C’s, Selby, North Yorkshire (North East England)
  • Hodgson’s Chippy, Lancaster, Lancashire (North West England)
  • Simpsons Fish & Chips, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire(Midlands)
  • The Cod’s Scallops,  Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (Eastern England)
  • Papa’s Barn, Ditton, Kent (London & South East England)
  • Cox’s of Letchworth, Letchworth, Hertfordshire (Central & Southern England
  • Kingfisher Fish & Chips, Plympton, Plymouth (South & West England)

Top 10 Fish and Chip Restaurants 2016

  • Chesters in Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Drakes Fisheries, York, North Yorkshire
  • Fylde Fish Bar, Southport, Merseyside
  • Hanbury’s Famous Fish and Chips, Torquay, Devon
  • No 1 Cromer in Cromer, Norfolk
  • Papa’s Fish and Chips, Willerby, East Yorkshire
  • Something Else Fishy, Milborne Port, Somerset
  • The Scallop Shell, Bath, Somerset
  • Trenchers Restaurant, Whitby, North Yorkshire
  • The Tailend Restaurant, St Andrews, Fife

Top 5 Fish and Chip Restaurants 2016

  • Hanbury’s Famous Fish and Chips in Babbacombe, Devon;
  • No 1 Cromer in Cromer, Norfolk;
  • Papa’s Fish and Chips in Willerby, East Yorkshire;
  • The Scallop Shell in Bath, Somerset
  • Trenchers Restaurant in Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Top 10 Newcomers 2016

  • Athena’s Fish & Chips in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
  • Bywater Fisheries in Castleford, West Yorkshire
  • Catch in East Looe, Cornwall
  • Chuckles Chippy, Poole, Dorset
  • MyChippy.com, Enfield, Middlesex
  • Old Time Fisheries, Keighley, West Yorkshire
  • Potter Hill Fish Shop, Pickering, North Yorkshire
  • Sea Salt and Sole, Dyce, Aberdeenshire
  • The Mayfair Chippy, London
  • Wolfies Of Hove, East Sussex

Top 3 Newcomers 2016

  • Catch in East Looe, Cornwall
  • Chuckles Chippy in Poole, Dorset
  • The Mayfair Chippy in London

Top 3 Most Sustainable Fish and Chip Shops

  • Harbourside Fish & Chips, Plymouth, Devon
  • Kingfisher Fish & Chips, Plymouth, Devon
  • Olley’s Fish Experience in Herne Hill, London

Top 3 Mobile Fish and Chip Operators

  • Dodson’s Fresh Catch in Stanley, Wakefield
  • Starchip Enterprise in Evesham, Warwickshire
  • Tom & Simon’s Kitchen in Bingham, Nottinghamshire,

Top 3 Marketing Innovation Award 2016

  •  Burton Road Chippy in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth, Devon
  • Simpsons Fish & Chips in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

The Lo Salt Top 3 Healthy Eating ‘Fish and Chips’ Award

  • Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth, Devon
  • Penaluna’s Famous Fish & Chips in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Poppies Fish & Chips in Spitalfields, London

Top 3 Best Multiple Operator

  • FishnChickn (with 35 establishments* across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hampshire and Hertfordshire)
  • Harlees (with outlets in Amesbury, Corfe Mullen, Ferndown, Herston, Poole Quay, Verwood, Parade Swanage and Salisbury)
  • Seniors Fish and Chips (operating in Bispham, Blackpool, Lytham and Thornton)

Top 3 From Field To Frier Award

  • Kingfisher Fish & Chips in Plympton, Devon
  • Penaluna’s Famous Fish & Chips in Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • The Fish Bar At Sunnybank Road in Crewe, Cheshire

Top 3 Staff Training and Development Award

  • Mister C’s in Selby, North Yorkshire
  • Penaluna’s Famous Fish & Chips in Aberdare
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf and The Frying Squad in Bangor, County Down

Best Foodservice Operator Finalists

  • Lussmanns Fish & Grill Restaurants with outlets in St Albans, Hertford and Harpenden in Hertfordshire
  • Morrisons Supermarket Cafes, with outlets across the UK

Top 3 NFFF and Chip Quality Award ‘Champion’ Award

  • Burton Road Chippy in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • Fochabers Fish Bar in Fochabers, Moray
  • Towngate Fisheries in Bradford, West Yorkshire

Drywite Young Fish Frier of the Year Award 2016

  • Amy Horsley of Mister C’s in Selby
  • Ryan Hughes of The Crispy Cod in South Wales
  • James Houlston of Our Plaice in Stourbridge
  • Mia Postlewaite of Simpsons Fish and Chips in Cheltenham
  • Andrew Hillier of Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth
  • George Papadamou of Papa’s Fish & Chips in Hull
  • Dino Papadamou of Papa’s Fish & Chips in Warrington
  • Roxana Vasai of Scotts Fish & Chips in York
  • Lisa Lishman of Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth
  • Stephen Holden of Packet Bridge in Lancashire.

Top 6 Young Fish Friers

  • Andrew Hillier, Harbourside Fish & Chips, Plymouth, Devon
  • Amy Horsley, Mister C’s, Selby, North Yorkshire
  • James Houlston, Our Plaice, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
  • Ryan Hughes, The Crispy Cod, Tonyrefail, Porth, Mid Glamorgan
  • Dino Papadamou, Papa’s Fish & Chips, Warrington, Cheshire
  • George Papadamou, Papa’s Fish & Chips, Willerby, Hull, East Yorkshire

Culminating in an awards ceremony at The Lancaster London Hotel on 20 January 2016, The National Fish & Chip Awards are recognised as one of the most prominent and respected seafood industry events in the UK. Widely considered as the ‘Oscars’ of the fish frying industry, they celebrate the great British tradition of fish and chips, recognising the best talent, quality and choice offered by fish and chip businesses. For further information on The National Fish & Chip Awards please visit www.fishandchipawards.com. Follow @FishnChipAwards on Twitter for all the awards news and information.

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