Fish & Chip Shop area winners announced –

Fish & Chip Shop area winners announced Published:  16 October, 2007

THE area winners for Seafish’s Fish & Chip Shop of the Year have been announced.

The Fish & Chip Shop of the Year competition is now in its 20th year and fish and chips is still the UK’s favourite takeaway with more than 260 million meals eaten every year.

The 19 area winners have been announced by Seafish. Regional finalists will be announced in early November and the national winner will be presented with the overall winner’s crown by Ainsley Harriott at a ceremony on Wednesday January 23, 2008 at the Royal Garden Hotel in London’s Kensington.

The area winners are:

. The Anstruther Fish Bar, Anstruther, Scotland

. The Townhead Cafe, Biggar, Scotland

. Taylor’s Fish and Chips, Penygraig, Wales

. Finnegan’s Fish and Chips, Baglan, Wales

. The Golden Cod, Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland

. Tommy’s Fish and Chips, Ballykelly, Northern Ireland

. Colman’s of South Shields, South Shields, North East England

. Towngate Fisheries, Idle, North East England

. Seniors, Thornton-Cleveleys, North West England

. Plaice Station, Padgate, North West England

. Pete’s Chippery, Collycroft, Midlands

. Andys Fish Bar, Swadlincote, Midlands

. Rainbow Hill Chippy, Worcester, Midlands

. The Boundary, Market Deeping, Eastern England

. The Pakefield Plaice, Pakefield, Eastern England

. Henleys of Wivenhoe, Wivenhoe, London & South East England

. McDermott’s Fish & Chips, Addington, London & South East England

. Broughton Fish and Chips, Milton Keynes, Central & South England

. The Trawlerman, Basingstoke, Central & South England

. Hanbury’s Licensed Fish Restaurant and Takeaway, Babbacombe, South West England

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