Published On: Fri, Nov 6th, 2015

Podcast: The Hunt for the Best Chips in Islington

Photo courtesy of Simon Belcher/Alamy

Photo courtesy of Simon Belcher/Alamy

 

There is nothing more British than fish and chips. But good chips are hard to find. Crispy, golden, thick chips smothered in salt and lashings of vinegar – sounds perfect – but these are rare gems buried under soggy, thin wisps of badly cooked potato. Giulia Ragosa goes on the hunt around Islington’s chippies in search of the best. Here are her personal top three…

 

Photo courtesy of The Local Data Company

Photo courtesy of The Local Data Company

 

Crown Fish & Chip Bar

20 Chapel Market, Islington, London, N1 9EZ

Phone: 020 7278 0812

Open: Monday – Saturday: 11.00am – 10.00pm, Sunday: closed

 

Jacko's Fish & Chips

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Jacko’s Fish & Chips

202 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 3AP

Phone: 020 73543955

Open: Monday – Friday: 11.30am – 10.00pm, Saturday: 11.30am – 9.00pm, Sunday: closed

 

 

Kennedy's Fish & Chips

Photo courtesy of Kennedy’s of Goswell Road

Kennedy’s of Goswell Road

184-186 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DT

Phone: 020 7490 2089

Open: Monday – Wednesday: 11.00am – 10.30pm, Thursday – Saturday: 11.00am – 11.00pm, Sunday: 12.00pm – 9.00pm

 

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