Brighton chippies have missed out on a spot in a national list of the UK’s top 20 fish and chip shops.
The shortlist for the National Fish and Chip Awards’ independent takeaway fish and chip shop of the year was announced this week – and not one city chippy made the grade.
The awards are organised by Seafish, the UK seafood industry body, and the winner will be announced in January next year.
The full list is:
Frankie’s Fish & Chips, Brae, Shetlands
Moore’s Fish & Chips, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway
Simply Fish & Chips, Rhyl, Denbighshire
Penaluna’s Famous Fish & Chips, Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf
The Dolphin Takeaway, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
FishCity, Ballynahinch, Co. Down
Carlo’s of Morpeth, Morpeth, Northumberland
Mister C’s,Selby, North Yorkshire
The Fish House, Fleetwood, Lancashire
Papa’s Fish & Chips, Warrington, Cheshire
SeaFish Restaurant, Ripley, Derbyshire
Simpsons Fish & Chips, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Burton Road Chippy, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Grosvenor Fish Bar, Norwich, Norfolk
Henley’s of Wivenhoe, Wivenhoe, Essex
Papa’s Barn, Ditton, Kent
Broughton Fish & Chips, Broughton, Buckinghamshire
Ashley’s Fish & Chips, New Milton, Hampshire
Harbourside Fish & Chips, Plymouth, Devon
Bishopston Fish Bar, Horfield, Bristol
What do you think? Have Brighton and Hove’s fish and chip shops been unfairly overlooked? And if so, which do you think should feature in the list?