The ultimate guide to fish and chips in Cheshire

If you haven’t tried these yet, you haven’t lived


Fish and chips: the ultimate British comfort food.

Whether you like cod or haddock, a crispy batter or plenty of curry sauce, we’ve put together the ultimate list of the best fish and chips in Cheshire.

Best value for money: The Codfather, Northwich 

At £5 for haddock and chips, you really can’t argue with the price – it was crowned the best chip shop in Northwich last month.

Despite it only being 8 years old, its comical name has already made it something of a landmark in the town, as well as the fact they also offer gluten-free batter for coeliacs.

All their fish is British-caught and they use palm oil which is later converted into bio-diesel. Environmentally friendly and  tasty – what more could you want?

Best for atmosphere: The Old Sessions House, Knutsford

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“TOSH”, as it’s affectionately called, offers traditional fish and chips right in the centre of Knutsford. It’s always packed out so try and book a table in advance,  but it’s definitely somewhere to try with the fam for a Sunday meal.

Best for monster portions: The Cholmondeley Arms, Cholmondely

Cholmondeley Arms

A rural  location and modern deco makes this an ultra insta-friendly environment. Their fish and chips are to die for if you like massive portions, Cholmondely is the place to be. Even their mushy peas are delicious.

Best for traditional grub: The Good Catch, Hale

#glutenfree #fish and #chips from the chip shop down the road. So good!

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Opposite the football ground in Altrincham is the ultimate chip shop. There’s always a queue outside (a sign of a good chippy) and they also serve gluten-free on Mondays.

All their fish is sustainably sourced, and they’ve got other shops in Liverpool, Greater Manchester and Crosby.

Best pub: The King’s Lock, Middlewich

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Along with their sister pub, The Red Lion in Winsford, their fish and chips are absolutely out of this world. It’s just along the Trent and Mersey canal, so you can sit outside during the summer months.

For a big portion in a traditional setting, The King’s Lock is the place to go.

Poshest chippy: Foster’s, Alderley Edge

Where the likes of Louis Van Gaal, Wayne Rooney and Peter Crouch dine, Foster’s is a must visit chip shop if you’re in the area – they even serve sea bass for goodness’ sake.

They serve beer and wine if you want to eat in, or you can take away.

Best for gravy: Blackstock’s, Chester

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For delicious fish and chips in the centre of the city, Blackstock’s is the place to visit. You can eat in and their gravy is out of this world. All their fish is sustainably sourced and cooked to order.

A great lunchtime treat while you walk around the shops.

Check out Marie’s own food blog here.