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The Top Chippy

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Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
+44 1326 564417
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying about 10 mins from porthleven and visited this chip shop one night. The fish was beautiful, a good thick piece of cod and the batter was lovely. We also tried the mushy pea fritter, I had to google these as we don't get them at home. They were amazing!! Staff were very friendly chatting away and all... More 

Thank cheekytomlin
Helston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have had fish and chips from The top Chippy many times, and really love it. Food cooked fresh to order, would recommend.

Thank foodie0212
Truro, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Very nice and friendly staff. A very enjoyable meal, I had the fish cakes from the special board. I would recommend this place.

Thank foodlover883
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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319 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in on a Saturday night for fish and chips and a carton of curry sauce. The fish was beautiful with a lovely light batter, and fresh homemade chips. Very competitively priced. Looking forward to the next visit.

Thank Chris T
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Decided to have a night at home, and enjoy local fish & chips. It is excellent so we did it for 2 nights out of 7

Thank fennyWarks
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A great takeaway. They were struggling a bit on the evening we went, as power had been out for a while. The chips did not seem up to scratch, but the fish was very good. Would not be put off from trying them again.

Thank Xnij
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Came to porthleven after a trip to lizard point & we found this chip shop about 2pm & they were intending to close for lunch but seeing as we were there they cooked us 2 fresh fish & chips & large sausage. We took them down to the harbour to eat & it was the best fish & chips I've... More 

Thank LouLouOxford
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Great fish and chips,service was very polite and cost was great would go again when im the area again. Highly recommend

Thank sennen99
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Stumbled by chance upon the Topp Chippy whilst contracting in the area & the 20min drive from my accommodation (Four Lanes) was well worth the roundtrip every w'end during my 5mths stay in the area. Lovely Cod & freshly cooked whilst i waited, as was the Haddock. The batter was crispy & good size portion of chips. I found the... More 

Thank 666wildoignon
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Freshly cooked whilst you wait and great value. Nice children meals. Tasted great Highly recommended.

Thank nrwhitstable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Fast food, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Helston  >  Porthleven
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 564417
The Top Chippy is a family business owned & run by Norman/Vicky and their son Aaron Green who are all local to the area. Being from Cornwall we try and use local produce as much as we possibly can. we try our best to save the planet by using only sustainable vegetable oil sourced from local companies we have got a number of vegetarian dishes on the menu or on the specials board in the shop we even cater for the smaller appetite Give us a try !! REMEMBER WE DON'T FRY FAST FOOD WE FRY GOOD QUALITY FOOD AS FAST AS WE CAN !!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?