THE best value fish and chips in the UK have been revealed – and you don't need to head to Cornwall.
The seaside resort or Margate was found to be the cheapest, costing just £5 for a portion of fish with chips.
The research, conducted by takepayments, analysed the number of shops serving fish and chips at each of the seaside resorts, then found the cheapest cost at the top rated restaurants to find the best value.
The Kent seaside came out on top, with popular joints on TripAdvisor including Peter's Fish and Chip Shop Factory and Beach Bouys.
Close behind was Dawlish in Devon, costing £6, followed by Shanklin on the Isle of Wight, coming in at £6.40.
Devon's Paignton were found to be some of the most pricey, costing £9.25 for a portion, followed by £8.90 at Weston-super-Mare.
However, if you want the most choice, head to the popular holiday resort of Bournemouth.
The study found the destination has the most fish and chip shops in the UK, with 119 places to choose from.
Torquay and Paignton were close behind, both having more than 100 fish and chip shops.
Sandra Rowley, from takepayments, said following the study: "Our research goes to show that there is still huge demand for fish and chips across the country but even more so for coastal towns with hundreds of fish and chip shops serving to hungry tourists.
"Our customer data reveals we have seen an impressive increase of 28 per cent in fish and chip shop independents opening compared to the summer of 2019. It just goes to show that us Brits never get tired of a good old bag of fish and chips."
Here are some of the best fish and chip shops in the UK.
However, one dad was left "needing therapy" after forking out £54 for four portions of fish and chips at a London restaurant.
And Gordon Ramsay's new fish and chips restaurant in Florida has been slated by Brits, claiming the chips were more like fries, the fish being too small, and having no gravy or mushy peas.
Best value fish and chips in the UK
- Margate, £5
- Dawlish, £6
- Shanklin, £6.40
- Blackpool, £6.90
- Skegness, £7
- Llulandado, £7
- Bognor Regis, £7.65
- Exmouth, £8.55
- Weston-super-Mare, £8.90
- Paignton, £9.25
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