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messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by The Elusive Shadow November 04, 04:33PM

Can't justify the price of Ollys these days. Always been expensive and recently put their prices up again to piss take levels. Rose's is decent enough.

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by ED Light November 04, 10:59PM

Thank Cod for Ken.
Kenís is featuring on a Netflixís show about Fish & Chips in summer 2020 (no word of a lie)

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by lameduck November 05, 01:42PM

Yilmaz top of rye lane near nigel road
will cook fresh to order
chips nice too

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by RyeRambler November 05, 07:57PM

I have only tried Rose's and Sema's both seemed decent enough for what you pay.

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by natty01295 November 05, 09:52PM

Its more expensive Nowa days

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by Cafcax November 06, 02:05AM

Love an Olly's but I agree with an earlier poster: prices taking the piss!

Ken's good too but we've become big fans of Sea Master near the Rye for the crispy chips & freshly cooked fish. Worth a go.

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by handh November 06, 08:54AM

Another vote for Ken's, though Fish on the Hill on Herne Hill also good when they cook from fresh, I go there when Ken's has too big a queue.

I saw them filming Jay Rayner eating Ken's chips on the bench on Half Moon Lane, apparently for Netflix with some american comedian called Phil Rosenthal, my new york cousin tells me he's a big deal. There's pics on ken's facebook page www.facebook.com/thankcodforkens/.

Let's hope fame doesn't spoil the fish.

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by Bony Fido November 06, 11:20AM

My missus and I have been using Sema's for many years - have always found them very good - We tried Olley's a couple of years ago - didn't seem any better than Sema's - certainly over-hyped and not worth the higher prices.

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by bonaome November 06, 06:45PM

I used to go to Kenís when we lived in Brixton, but since we moved to ED I have been going to Emilyís Plaice on North Cross Road. He takes the skin off the fish for me, which I prefer, and everything is fried fresh. Pretty good prices. And heís a very nice chap.

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by Sue November 06, 09:13PM

bonaome Wrote:
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> I used to go to Kenís when we lived in Brixton,
> but since we moved to ED I have been going to
> Emilyís Plaice on North Cross Road. He takes the
> skin off the fish for me, which I prefer, and
> everything is fried fresh. Pretty good prices. And
> heís a very nice chap.


He is a really lovely man, but sadly his chips are awful sad smiley

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by Bony Fido November 06, 09:58PM

Sue Wrote:
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> bonaome Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > I used to go to Kenís when we lived in Brixton,
> > but since we moved to ED I have been going to
> > Emilyís Plaice on North Cross Road. He takes
> the
> > skin off the fish for me, which I prefer, and
> > everything is fried fresh. Pretty good prices.
> And
> > heís a very nice chap.
>
>
> He is a really lovely man, but sadly his chips are
> awful sad smiley
Agreed ! On the one occasion I tried Emily's the chap in the shop was great as was the fish but there was just something unpleasant about the chips.

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by natty01295 November 07, 12:39AM

I have Not found anything wrong with Chips at Emilys, They where nice and fresh, And tasty

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by Sue November 07, 01:05AM

natty01295 Wrote:
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> I have Not found anything wrong with Chips at
> Emilys, They where nice and fresh, And tasty


But in my experience they are always limp and soft. Good chips should be crispy outside and soft inside, in my opinion.

Sadly, fresh and tasty is not enough where chips are concerned!

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by Asset November 11, 04:31PM

Ken's.

messageRe: Fish and chips
Posted by Asset November 11, 04:32PM

Ken's portion of fish and chips easily feeds 2 people.

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