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The Famous Fishpan

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28A Foreshore Road, Scarborough YO11 1PB, England
+44 1723 371299
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Another fabulous visit to the fish pan. Excellent fish and proper chip's with mushy peas, very tasty. Fantastic staff, especially James, nothing's too much trouble, an asset to the establishment. Well done to the fish pan, will be back again very soon.

1 Thank Barbara H
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When I checked this was the second highest chippy in Scarborough. We'd been a few times before but I'd never wrote a review. I went in with my wife and kids. Service was friendly and quick, bringing colouring pages for the children. All of this was great throughout. I ordered Cod and Chips, as did my wife. The kids got... More 

1 Thank S_Robnson
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ignore the negatives which say don't get your F&C on the seafront. Had the 8oz Cod Special with mushy peas, tea and B&B. It was SUPERB! Chunky Cod in a light distinctive batter. If you want to go large with the 14oz then be prepared, it's a whopper. The 8oz way way enough for each of us. The chips were... More 

1 Thank John T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Have visited before and always been fine Went yesterday for a take away. Fish chips and peas... The chips were all the small overdone ones and the fish was really hard and over done. Like it had been standing for a while . My husband actually left his 😥 And gentleman serving was very miserable... Maybe having a bad day!

Thank Philippa M
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Friendly welcome and service. Fabulous fish and chips provided at a reasonable price. The batter on the fish tasted great and the chips were lovely

Thank Keith W
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go here if you enjoy burnt fish which is two days old if anything. Really awful and not cheap either. Walk 100 yards further north, I wish we had!

Thank robrobrobrob7738673
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always visit the fish pan when we are in Scarborough ,traditional fish and chips , no skin on the fish like some other fish shops in Scarborough.Great food every time !

Thank Chris m
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually we enjoy fish, chips n mushy peas as take away and eat them on a bench by the beach. This time we ate in. Thanks so much to the guy that served us, he was fab and so entertaining and as usual the food was excellent. See you again soon.

Thank LydiaCarlisle
Scarborough, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what can I say that hasn't already been said! Me and my family visit the Fishpan on a regular basis and are always welcomed with a smile from all the staff, they couldn't serve to please anymore even if they tried. The service is fantastic and very professional. Lovely seating areas, with tables near the window so you can... More 

1 Thank SharleneM91
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141 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a chilly Saturday stroll along Scarborough's majestic Victorian frontage in mid January, the best way to warm up is with good old fish and chips. A quick and friendly stop at the fish pan was made, and my wife and I crossed the road to enjoy them next to the beach. The batter was very crisp, and quite thick.... More 

1 Thank phil0264

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28A Foreshore Road, Scarborough YO11 1PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 371299

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?