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Best Fish and Chips in South Devon

07 Jun 2024

There's nothing quite like fish and chips. A staple of British cuisine and a popular dinner in the South West, you can't go wrong with a newspaper-wrapped portion of chips and battered cod. We've rounded up the best fish and chips shops in South Devon, taking into account taste, location, and reviews.

Hook Fish and Chips

88 South Street, Exeter, EX1 1EQ

Hook is a contemporary fish and chip shop in the centre of Exeter. Their fresh menu includes a variety of fish, pies, sausages, burgers, chicken dishes, and a number of vegetarian options, so there’s something for everyone. Hook are passionate about championing local produce, and are proud to be able to trace the path of their fish from sea to plate, and potatoes from earth to plate.

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57 Exeter Road, Exmouth, EX8 1PX

A family-run business, Krispies is notorious in Exmouth for its quality menu. Their goal is to ‘serve customers the very best fish and chips possible’, and excellent food and customer service is definitely their forte. All their fish are caught from sustainable stocks in the Barents Sea and frozen for freshness, all chips are hand cut daily, and all food is cooked to order.

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Harbour Fish Bar

45 Northumberland Place, Teignmouth, TQ14 8DE

Harbour Fish Bar is located just a stone’s throw away from Teignmouth’s infamous Back Beach and quay, nestled in between a number of historic pubs. It’s a rite of passage to get supper from Harbour if you’re in Teignmouth, and the beach or seafront is the perfect setting to enjoy your chips. If you get the timing right, you’ll be able to watch the sun setting up the River Teign.

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2 Victoria Parade, Torquay, TQ1 2BB

Saltwater offers both a seated restaurant and takeaway, offering you the perfect way to enjoy your fish and chips whatever mood you’re in. Nationally recognised, Saltwater is dedicated to serving up the freshest and most sustainable fish available. Situated right near Torquay’s historic harbour, it’s the perfect place to indulge in a chippy tea.

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23 Torbay Road, Paignton, TQ4 6AA

Scoffs Fish and Chips is notorious for their battered chips. The guarded-secret of their fryer gives the chips an orange hue, and despite the deep-frying, their chips are simultaneously light and crispy. Scoffs is one of the only places in Devon to serve battered chips, and there’s no better way to enjoy them than sat on the seafront followed by a walk up the pier.

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