Given it’s extensive maritime and fishing history, it’s no surprise that Hull holds Fish and Chips very close to its heart.
On a cold winters day, or after work on a Friday night, what could be more comforting than a locally sourced, good quality portion of Fish and Chips? And the only place fit for the job is a chippy, an eatery specifically designed to provide customers with delicious and wholesome Fish and Chips at a reasonable price.
The chippy is one of the local area’s most cherished culinary institutions; accessible, friendly, affordable, and most importantly, an excellent provider of delectable food that never fails to satisfy. Fortunately, Hull is replete with impressive chippies (restaurants and takeaways) that excel at gratifying hungry local customers. Here are the very finest chippies in and around Hull, establishments I urge you to visit whenever you’re in need of a warming meal at an affordable price.
Kingfisher Fish and Chips
465 Endike Lane, Kingston-upon-Hull HU6 8AG
With it’s ever friendly staff and tenderly made Fish and Chips, it’s easy to see why Endike Lane’s infamous Kingfisher retains such a positive local reputation, with the homely establishment currently being the number one place to get a quick bite in Hull according to TripAdvisor. Previously open for walk-ins only, the chippy has recently decided to offer deliveries via UberEats, thus allowing the eatery to disperse it’s irresistible food all over the local area.
Not only do Kingfisher offer brilliant food at family friendly prices, but their generous portions and fresh fish warrants a visit from any local foodie fond of Fish and Chips. Perfect for a group of friends or family seeking delicious, warming food served quickly and efficiently, Kingfisher is one of the local area’s most impressive chippies to date.
Check out their Facebook page: facebook.com/kingfisher465endikelanehull
The Lion and Key
48 High St, Hull HU11QE
Situated in the bustling heart of Hull’s old town, The Lion and Key is a unique and atmospheric establishment that deals in impressive décor just as much as it does delicious Fish and Chips. Despite serving a whole host of tasty pub classics, it is the eateries delectable Fish and Chips that has foodies from the local area returning again and again.
Those lucky enough to try The Lion and Key’s delightful Fish and Chips will be amply provided with tastefully battered fresh fish, thick cut chips, warming mushy peas, and of course, tartare sauce. Due to the establishment’s desirable location and alluring design, prices are naturally a tad higher than the previously discussed Kingfisher, however the quality of the meal and the friendly service accompanying it warrants the greater expense. If you’re seeking a hearty and delicious Fish and Chips in homely surroundings, The Lion and Key is perfect.
Check out their Facebook page: facebook.com/TheLionAndKey/
Cave Street Fisheries
2 Cave St, Hull HU5 2TZ
Cave Street Fisheries is responsible for some of the finest Fish and Chips Hull has to offer, and functions as a traditional, English chippy. Located off Beverley Road, this quaint and homely eatery specialises in brilliant service, huge portions of fresh, chunky fish, and tasteful scraps that perfectly compliment their piping hot mushy peas.
Despite being a little off the beaten track, the Fisheries affordable prices and stunning food should implore any foodie to visit. For a large family or group of friends seeking traditional and locally sourced Fish and Chips that satisfies every customer, Cave Street Fisheries is ideal.
Check out their Facebook page: facebook.com/CaveStreetFisheries
394 Hessle Rd, Hull HU3 3SD
As well as providing customers with locally sourced fish and generous portions of chips, Molly Malone’s also takes the time and effort required to ensure the establishment is a safe, covid-free area. the eateries patties, which many local foodies argue are the Hull and The East Riding’s finest, constantly draw a wealth of hungry customers eager for a filling, delicious meal at a reasonable price. Capable of accommodating everyone, from families and friends to couples seeking a treat, Molly Malone’s is one of Hull’s most rewarding and friendly chippies.
15 Hull Road Anlaby, Kingston-upon-Hull HU10 6SP
Not to be confused with Cottingham’s Frydays, Hull Road’s Frydays is a wonderful and friendly chippy modelled after the traditional sort, emphasising large portions, beautifully battered chips and friendly service. Frydays also specialises in another Northern classic, the battered sausage, a perfect accompaniment to any portion of Fish and Chips. Oozing hospitality and comfort, Frydays is the perfect place to go after a long day at work and indulge in some of Hull’s tastiest fresh fish and chips, at a reasonable expense.
Check out their Facebook page: facebook.com/pages/Frydays/163982073666012/
Papa’s Fish and Chips
26 Princes Dock Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 2JX
A family business since 1966, Papas have long been famous in the local area for their warm, friendly service, and good-quality food. Like all of the eateries featured on this list, Papas specialise in beautifully cooked fish and chips that always manages to deliver.
Being a large establishment with multiple branches across the East Riding, Papas is able to provide extensive restaurant seating and take away, thus catering for every possible occasion.
Papas have recently been modifying elements of their menu in order to accommodate those who need gluten-free options, including chips, battered sausages and more.
In line with this modern mode of thinking, Papas is the only chippy in the region to offer modern conveniences like click & collect, click & serve (to your car) and drive-thrus at Kingswood and Bilton branches.
Papas also ensures that their delicious food is affordable, offering kids meals which include a main course, drink, and desert for just £5.99 and a huge family meal for just £12.99!
Combining traditional Yorkshire cuisine with modern outlooks, Papas arguably reigns as the local area’s most inclusive chippy.
Check out their website: papasfishandchips.com
Whilst times and styles are always changing, the chippy still remains a culinary cornerstone for Hull and The East Riding. Combining rich history with tasty, simple food, Hull’s chippies are always awaiting new customers to welcome with their unrivalled service and delicious food.