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The Plaice

16 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5DD, England
+44 1635 42147
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible22%
14 Nov 2017
“Good food, shame about the service”
12 Aug 2017
“Decent food, slow service ”
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Fast food, British
16 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5DD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst fish and chips in west berks. Think the fish had been re heated. Batter very hard and fatty and fish very dry. 90% of the chips had bad bits in them and tasted horrible. Won't be risking giving this "plaice" a second try, will...More

Thank lynn g
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a shame when a good place gets marred by its employees. I’m sure it’s just because the are young and either new or just not used to interacting with humans rather than a screen. With that in mind the customer service is lacking but...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Today I had the misfortune of experiencing the worst fish and chips I've ever experienced. The batter covering my cod was too tough to cut and the chips were beyond over cooked. This suggests that perhaps the food had been re-heated before serving. The young...More

Thank Liam C
Reviewed 31 August 2017

They claim to be open until 22:00 but having arrived at 21:13, we were told that they'd stopped cooking and we could only have something under the heat lamps. After some debate to see who would claim the solitary reamaining piece of cod, it was...More

Thank basiclife
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to pop to a fish n chip shop on route back from visiting the local area. The food was decent enough but the service was so slow and... well...vacant! Depending on how hungry you are, I wouldn't come here in a rush!

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

On arrival the shop had 3 waiting customers with two people serving. No acknowledgement of our arrival - could have just said be with you soon or something - just ignored. After nearly 5 minutes we were asked what we wanted. The order was incorrectly...More

Thank SteveMFC
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Following a recent disappointing take away from a nearby chippie, I've decided to find the best possible in my area. Today, I'd spent all afternoon getting on trains, changing trains, sitting on station platforms waiting for trains then a supermarket shop and finally on the...More

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Always come here and always top quality cod & chips with great service. Might have to wait a few minutes for the chicken but worth it.

Thank JaseyB
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Ok, so it says that this is "probably the best chip shop in the world" on the window, and I did visit at about 3pm on a Saturday afternoon, but I did find the staff not attentive and the chips the worst that I have...More

2  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Awful! I've never had a fish cake that was so hard on the outside it was difficult to cut! Chips were limp & soggy. This place has never been the same since they got rid of the restaurant. My advice...AVOID! Never going back there again..

1  Thank LinedancerNewbury
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 42147
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