12 of the best vegan fish and chip shops in the UK

12 of the best vegan fish and chip shops in the UK

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We all get that Friday night craving for fish and chips from time to time! Thankfully, vegan ‘fish’ and chip shops are popping up all over the place, and many takeaways are adding vegan options to their menus. Here are 12 of the best vegan fish and chip shops from around the UK. 

The Veggie Chippy, Birmingham

The Veggie Chippy claims to be the first pure vegan and vegetarian chip shop in the UK! Everything on the menu is vegetarian, and everything without cheese is vegan. Look out for the Battered Vod, Battered Vish, Masala Vod and Vish Fingers.

The Veggie Chippy fish and chip shop

Matter Fastfoods Plant-Based Takeout, Bristol

Grab a takeaway from Bristol’s first fully-vegan tofish and chip shop and get your hands on healthy vegan versions of classic dishes. Among the favourites are fish and chips, kebabs and wraps.

Matter chip shop

The Orange Tree, Leicester

Although this restaurant is not entirely vegan or vegetarian, its tofush and chips are excellent! Caper-infused tofu is wrapped in nori seaweed and coated in gluten-free batter. It is served with minted mushy peas, tartare sauce and chips. Yum.

Orange Tree

Sutton and Sons, London (Stoke Newington, Islington and Hackney Central)

Sutton and Sons Fish & Chips have introduced a whole new vegan menu! Made up of 7 dishes and 3 sides, customers can choose from vegan ‘scampi’ and chips, pie and mash and ‘fish’ cakes, among other things. Learn more about the vegan menu here.

Sutton and Sons

Land & Sea, Falkirk 

When owner Susan Ord became vegan, she made it her mission to start offering vegan options from her chip shop. Land & Sea now offers an impressive vegan menu which consists of traditional dishes made vegan such as crispy ‘prawns’ served with vegan ‘ta ta’ sauce, deep fried pizza (because why not?!) and even a vegan black pudding.

vegan fish and chips scotland

The Railway Hotel, Southend-On-Sea

The Railway Hotel offers a 100% vegan menu. The fish and chips can be found in the ‘Mains’ section, and the chips are homemade! A great thing about this place is the huge variety of options – you’ll definitely be tempted by something!

Railway Hotel fish and chip shop

The Monument, Canterbury

Try some tofish fillets or battered ‘prawnz’ at this plant-based pub. They also sell all-vegan burgers and even battered Oreos for dessert! Their menu is constantly expanding, too, so keep an eye out for new vegan dishes!

Monument Canterbury

Picture credit: @canterburyvegan

The Dove, Broadway Market

In the ‘Meat-Free’ section of the Dove Pubs’ menu, you can find beer-battered ‘fish’ & chips along with a large selection of other vegan pub food. The ‘fish’ & chips is tofu wrapped in nori, with homemade tartar sauce and mushy peas.

Dove Pub fish and chips

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Simpsons Fish and Chips, Stroud

The vegan options on sale at this popular fish and chip shop include homemade vegan patties, homemade pea fritters, frickles (deep fried pickles) and To-Fish. Vegan curries and sides are available too.

Simpsons fish and chips

Mono, Glasgow 

Mono’s beer-battered tofish and chips is the stuff of legend in Glasgow. Not only are the portions generous, but the chips are also twice fried for an extra special treat. If you want something posher, head to their sister location in Edinburgh, Harmonium, where you can get vegan crab cakes with boiled potatoes and samphire.

vegan fish and chips scotland

The Harbour Seafood Restaurant & Takeaway, Plymouth

You can grab yourself a three-course meal at this takeaway! Salt and pepper ‘squid’ is the starter, followed by fried banana blossom in batter with tartare sauce, and finished with gluten-free, non-dairy ice cream. Delicious.

Harbour Plymouth fish and chip shop

Picture credit: Plymouth Live

Fish and Chips at Polsloe Bridge, Exeter

Fish and Chips at Polsloe Bridge serve up a vegan menu every Wednesday between 5pm and 10pm. Popular choices are chips, potato scallops, Linda McCartney battered sausages, pea fritters, onion rings and pineapple fritters. Learn more about its vegan menu here.

Polsloe fish and chip menu