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The Albatross

Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
+44 1736 798492
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“chip shop” (7 reviews)
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Fast food, British
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Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is lovely and defiantly cannot be faulted, it is always great because they cook everything freshly to order. The staff really care about their customers, the taste and presentation of their food too. It's a really pleasant place to be especially after the...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This chip shop as had a revamp and is looking great , the staff are very nice and the fish and chips fantastic , what else can you say . try it for your self and you wont be disappointed

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The staff are absolutely wonderful! I was served promptly as I entered the shop. The portion sizes are perfect, the fish was beautifully cooked and the chips... oh the chips are some of the best in Cornwall! This place is a must if you find...More

2  Thank Jack S
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Just arrived in St Ives on holiday and we were looking for a fish & chip dinner. This didn't disappoint! Portion size was very generous and the chips were delicious. Would definitely recommend!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 3 April 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely feedback - we really do appreciate it! Enjoy the rest of your holiday and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Really good fish and chips and the service there was excellent. Fish was fresh and the chips were also great!

Thank Mark S
Management response:Responded 30 March 2017

We greatly appreciate your positive feedback on the Albatross! Thank you for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you again soon for some tasty fish & chips. Best Wishes from the Albatross.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Really nice food. Fresh fish with crispy batter. Great chips. The guy running it stayed open an extra 20 minutes so my wife and I could shelter from the rain. Great food, great people.

Thank G-diggidydawg
Management response:Responded 30 March 2017

We greatly appreciate your positive feedback on the Albatross! Thank you for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you again soon for some tasty fish & chips. Best Wishes from the Albatross.

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I read the reviews under the Terrible heading.I can't agree with them. Cod,chips and mushy peas were very good. Not lying in a pool of oil, batter cooked through. Polite staff. Called in as busy at home, no chance to cook, so off to the...More

Thank mikecornwall138
Management response:Responded 23 February 2017

We greatly appreciate your positive feedback on the Albatross! Thank you for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you again soon for some tasty fish & chips. Best Wishes from the Albatross.

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the albatross fish and chips, to collect some food for tea, and I had the best service along with some high quality food. I ordered cod and chips and the quality and quantity were both high! I wish the best luck to the...More

Thank JonathanLanger
Management response:Responded 20 February 2017

We'd like to thank you for your lovely feedback. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Albatross and hope to see you again if you plan to visit St Ives in the future. Best Wishes from the Albatross.

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This chip shop used to have an excellent reputation. It has since changed hands and is now not only owned by kids but run by them too. They have no experience and do not have any kind of customer care between them. Me and my...More

1  Thank worsthotelexperience
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

We are very sad to hear you did not enjoy your experience at the Albatross. Having taken over last July we have had many positive comments to the extent that we feel we have improved it's reputation. We would greatly appreciate a chance to rectify...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Tucked away from the main tourist roads, this fish and chip shop is well worth seeking out. Appearances are functional, but the product is superior. Delicious fish and chips freshly cooked by young, vibrant staff. Just be careful where you take them to eat -...More

Thank YogiMum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 798492
Description
Welcome to the Albatross! We are the oldest fish & chip shop in the seaside town of St Ives, frying since 1918, our passion is producing top notch grub!
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