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Delicious, Award-Winning Fish & Chips

Fish & Chip Restaurant & Takeaway, Barnstaple, North Devon

Want some of the best fish and chips in the UK? We are now officially the UK’s ‘Best Fish and Chip Restaurant’ as voted by the National Fish and Chip Awards 2018!

We are extremely passionate about our fish and chips and are one of a growing number of good fish and chip shops that are helping to Turn the Tide on Overfishing by choosing to buy wild-caught or farmed fish from sustainably and responsibly managed fisheries.

Our MSC Certification means that we wholeheartedly support and promote sustainability and the traceability of our fish and seafood. We are the only fish and chip shop within north Devon to be awarded the MSC certification. Find out more about MSC certification on our Provenance page. And with a Gold Taste of the West award our menus combine this with the very best that our local farmers, fisherman, food and drink producers have to offer.

An award winning combination of Good Food with a Good Conscience.

We are not only the winners of Best Fish & Chip Restaurant but also Best Seafood Week

The Pelican fish and chip national awards finalists


We are open from Monday to Saturday

12:00 - 21:00

12:00 - 21:45

We are closed on Sunday

Did you know facts

British soldiers identified one another during the D-Day landings by calling the word fish. The response was chips, signifying an ally.

The Pelican fish and chip customer testimonial

“We found this restaurant quite by chance when we were in the area for a funeral. We had planned to go to the pub up the road until we found it closed for refurbishment so just drove up the road to turn around & passed this restaurant. As time was limited we just decided to give it a try & were so pleased we did! Friendly, welcoming staff who really made us feel welcome. The food was superb-light, crisp batter which wasn't greasy, crispy chips & all stayed beautifully hot right until the end. Quite honestly the best fish & chips we have EVER tasted. We live in Suffolk so it's a long way to go for fish h & Chips but we have decided to plan a holiday in Devon just so that we can go back!”

Yvonne K, Bury St Edmunds TRIP ADVISOR REVIEW