Fryers Delight

Our rating 

User rating 

6 reviews
Venue Image
19 Theobalds Road,
Holborn,
London,
WC1X 8SL

(020) 7405 4114

Fryers Delight Information

Holborn's Fryer's Delight is exceptionally popular with Londoners and tourists alike. The fish and chip combos are the talk of the town.

Opening Hours
Daily 12:00-22:00
Tube/Rail
Cuisine
Booking
Not Necessary on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Avg Food Spend
Under £10 per person
Food Info
Take Away Service
Kids
Children welcome - at all times
Payment
Cash Only

Fryers Delight User reviews

Add your own review for Fryers Delight
Sort By:
User icon
StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star
Reviewer LucasDay
15/05/2013
AVOID AT ALL COSTS; the place looks & feels old, but not in a good way. It's fairly cheap so I gave it a try as fish'n'chip outlets are not that common in the city. The chips were hard & had a synthetic oil taste, but worse than that the sausage I ordered was undercooked so I returned the lot. The older Mediterranean guy behind the counter who refused to give me a refund was rude & argumentative. Save your money & time, you're better off in McDonalds.
User icon
StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star
Reviewer Anonymous
10/03/2008
Once a fine fish and chip restaurant that could almost hold its head up with a real engish one(northern).
Now a third rate London dive that serves worse food than a Soho kebab shop and with less pride.
A once thriving and allways packed London landmark has been run down ande turned into a cheap and dirty fast food hole by a incompertant manager who just does not get what good fish and chips is all about.
User icon
StarStarStarStarStar
Reviewer spadge
24/02/2008
Best Haddock and Chips in the South of England. Close your eyes as you are eating them and you could be in West Yorkshire.

Decent cup of tea too. Cannot recommend this place highly enough.
User icon
StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star
Reviewer Anonymous
29/09/2005
What a utter disappointment Fryer's Delight was. I walked in the rain for a mile for this 'real' chippie. But when I opened my bag o' fish and chips, the chips were cooked in old oil and tasted like fair ground chips: slightly off and overcooked, and definately left on the side for a while.


The fish was ok, if I had eaten it when it had been cooked, but an hour later the fish had completely dried out. The mushy peas could save the day, you cant get them wrong can you? Humm they must be mushy not hard and yet anemic. I felt sick all afternoon.


What a shame that Fryer's Delight are not consistent. I wont be going back.

User icon
StarStarStarNo StarNo Star
Reviewer Anonymous
05/09/2005
Fryer’s Delight certainly do what they say – if the diet’s on hold, head to Fryer’s Delight for deep-fried junk food covered in grease. Mmm….
User icon
StarStarStarStarStar
Reviewer David Reid
26/07/2005
Fryer's Delight is a good English Fish and Chip shop. I have been using this chip shop since I moved to London in 1988. I recommend the Cod and chips at Fryer's Delight. The Batter melts in your mouth and the chips are so fresh. There is a cafe area but you will be lucky to find a table at lunchtimes. It is often frequented by London cab drivers at night. Other fish such as haddock, plaice and rock are on the Fryer's Delight menu. There are also pies, chicken, saveloys and battered sausages as well as normal sausages. Try a freshly cut slice of Italian Bread. The only downside of the Fryer's Delight is that the shop is closed during the entire month of August. It is run by an Italian family who use this month for their holidays.
The views contained in these user reviews are not endorsed by ViewLondon in any way and are provided by users who wish to publish their independent views of the respective establishment.

Restaurant Hire

Planning a party?

Find a special restaurant to make your party special here.

.

Latest Restaurants User Reviews

  • Taj Mahal
    We visited here for a pre-xmas staff meal. If you like slow indif...

    brixtongit on 19/12/2014 @ 18:26
  • inamo St James
    I went to Inamo St James recently as part of a birthday party, an...

    Jenny9999 on 19/12/2014 @ 14:20
  • Luna Rossa
    I love this restaurant as the service and food is magnificent!! I...

    Frutella on 18/12/2014 @ 16:21
  • Bloom
    It has such great potential, being on a corner in an area where t...

    geraldo on 18/12/2014 @ 02:55
  • Abbevilles
    Took a group of mature ladies for christmas lunch and was totally...

    waveychef on 17/12/2014 @ 18:33