Crispy and comforting – when well done, a plate of traditional fish and chips is simply irresistible. These five fast-food restaurants are the go-to place for a serving of Jozi’s finest fish and chips.
6. Fish and Chips Co. (Randburg)
Our current favourite place for all things fish and chips, nailing all the essentials: a crisp, golden crust, thick-cut chips, and an excellent value for money, all served in a bright coloured and inviting shop at Windstor City Shopping Centre. Whether you’re craving fish and chips, russians or calamari – the Fish and Chips Company offers a wide selection of tasty meals to choose from. Located in Randburg, the friendly take-away restaurant has established itself as an affordable go-to fish and chips spot for many of the city’s locals.
Shop No. 2, Windstor City Shopping Centre, Corner Of Beatrice Street &, Duchesses Avenue, Randburg
5. Polyanna Fish and Chips (Northcliff)
Pollyana fish and chips is the perfect go-to fish and chip spot in Northcliff. A down-to-earth and rusty joint, the fast-food restaurant offers an authentic serving of the finest deep-fried chips and hake. Their meals are great value for money and their fish is served with a signature green sauce.
4. Jimmy’s Killer Fish and Chips (Melrose Crossing)
Jimmy’s Killer Fish & Chips is a scaled down version of the Jimmy’s Killer Prawns, and is geared for the take-away & take home market. The focus on the menu is seafood items with a limited range of sandwiches, rolls & meat items. Their menu is very simple – yet very interesting and trendy, with a key focus on brand identity – still keeping with customer’s needs & preferences.
52 Corner Grant & Frances Avenue. Norwood, Johannesburg
3. Fish Hook (Cresta)
Craving a succulent plate of fish? Fish Hook is a simple fish and chip takeaway, focused on British traditions, except when it comes to their slap chips. The restaurant serves a variety of dishes such as calamari and fish cakes – but do not miss the mammoth hake fillet, battered until golden, and served on a pile of chips with tartar and mushy peas.
Shop 4, Darrenwood Centre, Republic Road, Darrenwood, Johannesburg
2. The Fisherman’s Kitchen (Bryanston)
The Fisherman’s Kitchen is a restaurant known for its crisp, golden chips – served with succulent white fish, encased in a delicate batter. Located at the Cramerview Village Shopping Centre in the plush suburbs of Bryanston, the establishment is the perfect takeaway spot for anyone who prefers to enjoy their seafood on-the-go. Not only are they a classic fish and chips restaurant, their menu also includes calamari dishes, prawns and a delectable offering of chicken. The restaurant is always packed with lunchtime specials and generous food portions for a reasonable price, making it worth a visit.
277 Main Road, Cramerview, Johannesburg, 2060
1. Our Readers have spoken! For the city’s Best Fish Deli … in case you want to make your fish and chips at home… Seven Seas does the trick!
And prawns and mussels and clams and crab and caviar. Anyone who’s planning a seafood extravaganza knows to head to Seven Seas (Best Fish Deli). The store adheres to SASSI (SASustainable Seafood Initiative) guidelines, there’s an exceptional sushi section as well as all the deli items you need to make your seafood … well … sing. Think olive oils, sauces and spices from Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal.
Beyers Naude Drive, Windsor West, 011-678- 1079.
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