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Ye Olde English Fish & Chip

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Seafood, Canadian, British
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9 First St E, Cornwall, Ontario K6H 1K5, Canada
+1 613-933-6411
12:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 19:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 12:00 - 20:00
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Frequently visit this little spot, always great food and good size portions. Staff is always pleasant, and both service and quality are always consistent. A guaranteed solid 4 start choice every time.

Thank Jared B
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This is an old fashioned family run English fish and chips shop that serves the BEST fish and chips. The fish is fresh, the batter light and crispy and the fries are home cut and delicious. The service is friendly and fast and portions are large. Highly recommended.

Thank Andy and Chris G
Montreal, Canada
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Here is a small restaurant on a side street that you would miss in a blink, but if you are looking for great fish'n chips, this is the place. There are no frills here, no fancy tables, no ambiance, just fish 'n chips!!! Haddock, halibut, plus shrimp, scallops, even pies to take home. There are also daily specials: today was... More 

1 Thank KuddlyKitten
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We ordered for delivery. The fish was okay but the thing that was gross was the fact that there was a black hair in the tartar sauce, we immediately stopped eating! Never again!!!

Thank Amber C
Kingston, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

While travelling in Ontario from New Brunswick, I searched out a few fish and chip shops that I could stop at on the way. I can't get Halibut in the Maritimes. I stopped here on my way in and then again on my way out of Ontario. Both times the meal was excellent, not greasy at all, a very good... More 

1 Thank Neil B
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I never eat in as I like beer with my fish and chips. These guys have beer ads all over but no license. Anyway I order it to go home where there is beer. The food is always bang on. This is not sophisticated stuff. It is a big slab of deep fried fish with a big side of chips.... More 

Thank Bluewestyguy
Cornwall, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

I love eatin fish, but here ic Cornwall there's not many places to chose from, but in my experience with this restaurant is stay away, I'm sorry but over the past 2 year s I have ate there 4 times, and it has been consistent in being very poor in taste and flavour, the fish are good size portions but... More 

Thank Terrence1714
Pointe Claire, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Heading over to Cornwall from Montreal because this place came recommended by a friend and seeing it was Good Friday, well why not!! We were not disappointed. I had the Haddock and it was light and flaky and cooked perfectly. It's not much to look at but the food was delicious. Also, took home frozen meat pies and they did... More 

Thank Jennifer G
Cornwall, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Charming little place with surprisingly good food. Atmosphere a little dated but the eating makes up for it along with the size of the portions.

Thank Darylla123
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

This quaint little place has the best fish and chips in Cornwall and we'll worth the visit . Price is right and serving size is right.

Thank Pamela C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Canadian, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 First St E, Cornwall, Ontario K6H 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Cornwall
  • Phone Number: +1 613-933-6411

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