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The Blue Mermaid Fish Bar
Ranked #32 of 123 Restaurants in 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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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).
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We had tasty fish and chips that were freshly cooked, nice casual lunch if you have a craving. We commented on being pleased with the quality and found out the fish are bought on auction fresh daily, you can taste the difference. Why would anyone complain they would want them ready in a display?!?! I would much rather wait a few minutes to have them made fresh for me

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Went here on Saturday. New owners. Decided to eat in. What friendly people. And food cooked to perfection. Will definitely be visiting again. Have heard their burgers are very tasty so will be trying burger and chips next time. I have had tried other fish and chip take aways before but now I have been here I won't be going else where.

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Possibly the first to write a review since the take over.
All I can say is that we were welcomed and enjoyed the fish and chips. Ralph ( I think from his previous post) welcomed us and started cooking as we arrived so we know the fish and chips were freshly cooked. Had a pleasant half hour sat in the shop. would go back as they were far better than the fish and chips at our local.

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3  Thank Paul T
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The behaviour of the owner of this establishment was disgraceful at best. The shop was empty and gloomy when we entered and there was no food in the heated display unit except a pie in its packaging and a tired and unappetising battered sausage. There was no obvious sign that any equipment was switched on or that food was being prepared. Our not unreasonable and polite enquiry as to the time it might take to cook us fish and chips met with brainless sarcasm followed by immature sneering and boasting as to the owner's wealth, his disregard for our custom and an invitation to leave if we wished, which we did, followed by the near hysterical owner shouting foul mouthed abuse and highly offensive remarks and threatening violence. Were it possible to award The Blue Mermaid Fish Bar negative marks I would give it minus five.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Attracted to this chippy because of the high street signs. They are misleading-do not be fooled. Went into the shop on a Monday, pleased to find a chippy open on a Monday and had driven through Walmer and on into Deal to find one. There was a customer leaving as we went in (leaving without any food) the cabinets only had a sad looking battered sausage, so we asked the male person behind the counter "Hello, how long for a cod and chips x2 order?" -answered very surly without looking up from his phone "an hour" taken aback we were unsure if he was joking, he then said only joking (still on his phone) about 5 minutes. When we said you nearly lost a customer there, he launched into an insulting tirade about having enough money and then some unintelligible foul mouthed shouting. He followed us out of the shop shouting-I don't need your business and various other very rude and insulting comments. If there was a minus rating for this shabby shop with horrible staff I would be able to rate it more accurately.

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1  Thank outsideinn123
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