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The Top Chippy

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Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 564417
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Hayle, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here a few times on the brighter days of winter, and have been amazed at how good the fish and the chips are.

Thank Judith R
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Batter was uncooked had the appearance of a soggy pancake,chips cold,which is a shame as the last time used this shop it was the best fish and chips

Thank mandy c
Hayle, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Been calling here for a while now and these rank as some of the best fish and chips around. Great portion size and wonderful cod everytime.

Thank KANDSC11
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Great food always, fish is always cooked wonderful,all staff are polite and love to chat Would highly recommend this place

Thank sennen99
Porthleven, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Excellent fish and chips and like the title states, a vast improvement compared to the previous owners. Well done to Norman, Vicki and staff for all you do to make it such an enjoyable experience and friendly atmosphere.

Thank F1_2014
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This was our first trip to Porthleven. Great fish and chips and friendly service! We hope to be back.

Thank crooks2017
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Just had a cod, chips and fish cake from the Top Chippy. I have to say they are some of the best I have ever had. Thank you.

Thank Simon R
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We were staying about 10 mins from porthleven and visited this chip shop one night. The fish was beautiful, a good thick piece of cod and the batter was lovely. We also tried the mushy pea fritter, I had to google these as we don't get them at home. They were amazing!! Staff were very friendly chatting away and all... More 

Thank cheekytomlin
Helston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have had fish and chips from The top Chippy many times, and really love it. Food cooked fresh to order, would recommend.

Thank foodie0212
Truro, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Very nice and friendly staff. A very enjoyable meal, I had the fish cakes from the special board. I would recommend this place.

Thank foodlover883

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Fast food, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 564417
The Top Chippy is a family business owned & run by Norman/Vicky and their son Aaron Green who are all local to the area. Being from Cornwall we try and use local produce as much as we possibly can. we try our best to save the planet by using only sustainable vegetable oil sourced from local companies we have got a number of vegetarian dishes on the menu or on the specials board in the shop we even cater for the smaller appetite Give us a try !! REMEMBER WE DON'T FRY FAST FOOD WE FRY GOOD QUALITY FOOD AS FAST AS WE CAN !!

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