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The Blue Mermaid Fish Bar

18 Victoria Road, Deal CT14 7BN, England
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (16 reviews)
“mushy peas” (2 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British
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18 Victoria Road, Deal CT14 7BN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic fish and chips to the accompaniment of classical music played on the piano. I understand they're having a concert there on 22nd November

1  Thank AylesburyChairboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Deal town centre a couple of Friday evenings back and feeling hungry looked for a fish and chip shop where I could "eat in". Luckily for me there was one to be found just round the corner from the bus terminus in...More

1  Thank GeoP110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious fresh fish, cooked to perfection, great tasting chips, all served with a song and a smile. Fab.

1  Thank FarAway634529
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We had fish and chips with mushy peas in the evening in the restaurant part of the fish bar. The fish was excellent, so fresh. We also enjoyed the impromptu piano playing by one of the customers. It's not often you find a fully functioning...More

1  Thank Bernie B
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I visited this chip shop early lunchtime. My Cod was cooked fresh and was delicious, as was the chips. The owners were very nice too. Will definitely return.

Thank stacey58
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We ate in last week. Excellent succulent cod in the lightest of batter. Scrummy. Friendly prompt service.

Thank PETER S
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

From my experience this was a pretty average chippy. Nothing bad but nothing exceptional. Cod not as fresh as other local places and actually slightly undercooked. I struggle to agree that this is the ‘best chip shop in the world’

Thank Mooseman007
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A short walk from the seafront, freshly cooked fish and chips, clean tables, friendly service, and the owner's young son wandered in and played the piano for us! Oh, and the lovely food was very well priced.

Thank Gavin F
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Called in here for lunch with a work colleague we were on a course and I'd heard this was the best fish and chips in Deal, never mind Deal this was the best fish I've had anywhere in years!! Homemade chips, fish battered and cooked...More

Thank scottharkins1971
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Brilliant service, great food very friendly definitely highly recommended will certainly be going back again

Thank Meesh D
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Victoria Road, Deal CT14 7BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
Description
Traditional British fish n chip takeway with some limited seating. World class fresh fish, batter, hand cut chips, will definitely go back - worth the trip from London for this even if Deal were not such a good place to visit (which it is).
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