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The Golden Fish

1 The Strand, Brixham TQ5 8EH, England
+44 1803 859343
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“cod and chips” (7 reviews)
“veggie burger” (2 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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British, Seafood
1 The Strand, Brixham TQ5 8EH, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you larger than a midget the seats are uncomfortable but perfect for those up to the age of 12. The chips are OK but the batter leaves a very nasty metallic aftertaste despite looking quite edible. I only had one mouthful of batter but...More

Thank atehaigh
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This place serves the best chips in Brixham! I didn't try any of the other items on offer but was pleased to be able to add my own salt and vinegar.

Thank Littlebest
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The batter was greasy and slimy fish inside was ok, chips looked like they had been warmed up and full of hard bits, bread was stale. Batter left an awful aftertaste won't be going back WORST FISH AND CHIPS EVER!! Don't eat here you will...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 6 September 2017

fresh fish and chips .. kids loved it ... on the edge of the harbour, great views and variety of other items on menu to choose from

Thank Bushra A
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We are visiting the area on holiday and visited the golden fish for lunch. I ordered the cod and chips my wife had veggie burger and chips and my sons had fish fingers and chips and sausage and chips. We were greeted with a smile...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

After visiting four restaurants and another fish and chip shop and being turned away and the final 'no chips' we went to the golden fish. Very friendly reception, fresh cooked food which was excellent and fantastic service would definitely recommend and they do more than...More

Thank Slimjim05
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The special consists of cod, chips, bread n butter, cup of tea. Certainly good value given the cod was chunky and fresh and chips did taste of potatoes.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

17 of us descended for fish and chips. The staff were very accommodating in seating us all. Considering the size of our order, it all came out at the same time, all orders correct and clearly freshly cooked. All food ordered was if a good...More

Thank Brilliana
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was a bit of a surprise. Everywhere was pretty much packed to the rim, and here was this cheap fish and chip shop. Five star hygiene sticker so gave it a go. The staff were friendly, and what I liked is they took time...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had cod and chips with the obligatory mushy peas and bread and butter. Everything was cooked fresh to order and the cod was beautifully cooked with a nice light batter. Cost was very reasonable staff couldn't have been more friendly. If I had to find...More

Thank Darren S
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Questions & Answers
28 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Tom F | Reviewed this property |
Yes whatever time of year you are there it is definitely worth a visit when they are open
Charlotte H
16 April 2015|
Response from Andie6870 |
They look like they have shut down now
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Strand, Brixham TQ5 8EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 859343
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