What can be more quintessentially British than eating delicious fish and chips during a trip to the seaside? Whether you’re looking for a quiet restaurant to escape the hustle and bustle or a takeaway sitting on the harbour wall, you’ll be spoilt for choice as Weymouth is home to some of the best fish and chip shops in the country!
With so many options available here’s the low down on our favourites, all perfectly positioned to enjoy during a day out in Weymouth. Looking for more? Take a look at our Weymouth Food and Drink directory for more local cuisine!
1. Fish ‘n’ Fritz
Set back from Weymouth’s historic harbour, Fish ‘n’ Fritz has been voted Weymouth’s best fish and chip shop on Trip Advisor and regional winner at the ‘UK’s Fish and Chip Shop of the Year’ awards. Fish ‘n’ fritz only use the highest quality ingredients and have perfected their top-secret batter recipe over the years!
2. The Old Harbour Fish and Chips
The Old Harbour Fish and Chips shop serves generous portions 7 days a week from their restaurant and takeaway on St Edmund Street. Perfect for sufferers of food allergies, all fish and chips can be made gluten-free with their delicious gluten-free batter mix.
3. Marlboro Restaurant
The Marlboro Restaurant is a family-run fish and chip shop, which first opened in 1974. Now in its third generation of the Johnson family, the Marlboro has earned status as one of the best fish restaurants in Weymouth. Famed for its Mackerel bap, which was developed as part of Hugh Fernley Whittingstall’s ‘Fish Fight’ campaign, the Marlboro restaurant are mindful of their environmental impact and have ensured that 100% of their takeaway food and drink packaging is recyclable.
4. King Edwards
King Edwards is another of Weymouth’s long-standing fish and chip shops and is renowned for fantastic service. It is situated on The Esplanade, directly opposite Weymouth’s sandy beach and is perfect pit stop after a day at the beach.
5. Bennetts Fish and Chips
Bennetts Fish and Chips serve delicious seafood from a prime position on Weymouth Harbour. There are a huge variety of options available, with some unusual combinations to sample, such as deep fried chocolate bars! Bennetts also has a specially equipped catering wagon that serves up tasty treats at campsites and events around the county.
Eating out in Weymouth
For more information on eating out in Weymouth, see our Weymouth Food and Drink guide.