making fish and chips batter

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Opening Times

We are open 7 days a week.

Our Opening Times

Monday 11.45am until 8pm 
Tuesday 11.45am until 8pm
Wednesday 11.45am until 8pm
Thursday 11.45am until 8pm
Friday 11.45am until 8.30pm  
Saturday 11.45am until 8pm
Sunday 11.45am until 6.30pm 
WE CLOSE FOR LUNCH 2.15-4.30 MONDAY- FRIDAY. Approximate times applicable for November, December, January and February.




Phone Number - 01929 423668

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Our Fish and Chips

We always cook good quality products from trusted and responsible suppliers. Our chips are from BRITISH grown potatoes (when in season) and prepared on site. Our cod and haddock is sourced from the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea as frozen at sea fillets. They have been caught from SUSTAINABLY managed seas.

We buy our fish LOCALLY too - all our specials are DORSET caught and arrive fresh every day! Our belief in good food goes far - we produce our own fishcakes on site making them proper home-made. They are our speciality - after our delicious fish and chips of course - and once you've tried you'll be hooked!

If its not a fish day for you, then you can always have burgers or whole fillet chicken chunks. We can feed all tastes for all the family.

Looking forward to seeing you.

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About Us
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The Fish Plaice is located near to the quayside in the small seaside town of Swanage in Dorset. The current location has been a fish and chip shop from at least the late 1970s. It has been operating in its current guise since 2004 as The Fish Plaice (or the blue chippy!) being a family run shop providing takeaway fish and chips to Swanage locals and tourists from every corner of the globe. 

The fish and chip shop is currently run by James & Oliver Kirkpatrick and we are assisted by our experienced team of hard working but fun loving employees who really do breathe fish and chips. Our aim is cook the best fish and chips we possibly can and do so in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

As time has gone by we have built a very loyal customer base that we are very proud of. As a result the shop has become busier and we have added more members of staff to ensure we cook great fish and chips and provide a good customer experience.

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As well as more staff we feel it is important to move with the times and have added more capacity to make your Fish Plaice visit even smoother. We have added new products but have also remained true to our ethos of cooking great fish and chips in a simple way. That's why we still filter our oil everyday, prepare our chips from potatoes on site and cut our own fish fillets, make our batter using our special recipe and produce brilliant home-made fishcakes.

As we move into our second decade of ownership we are making a few changes (including this iphone friendly web site), so please be patient with our progress as Rome wasn't built in a day!

The Fish Plaice. Making fish 'n' chips batter.

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News
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Winter hours now in operation until February 2017

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We are open during the Christmas holidays but we are closed Mon 11-Thurs 14 Dec for maintenance and Sat 24 -Mon 26 Dec for our Christmas break.

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14 The Square, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2LJ Image 01929 423668
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