Top places to enjoy Fish and Chips in Glasgow

Love fish and chips? Here's a few top suggestions from our fans and followers:


Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon is a family run chippie that was established in the 1970’s by Erislio Varese. Choose from their ‘Famous Fish Tea’ which includes a piece of haddock/whiting coated in batter, served with chips, bread and butter and a cup of tea. They have five branches in Glasgow, from Argyle Street in the City Centre to Dumbarton Road in the West End.



In the city's SouthsideCatch Fish and Chips offers something new with not just the perfect haddock & chips, but a full menu of lobster, halibut, langoustine tails, beef burgers and good old fashioned fish finger butties! Only sourcing their fish from sustainable Scottish coastal fisheries, everything is cooked fresh to order every time.

Chippy Doon the Lane


Located just off Buchanan Street on McCormick Lane in the city centre, Chippy Doon the Lane offer traditional fish and chips with an up-market twist, with traditional options like haddock and cod offered alongside monkfish tail and coley.


Located in the city’s Finnieston neighbourhood, Crabshakk offer a fantastic variety of seafood alongside the ubiquitous fish supper - check out their daily specials menu, which changes twice a day for lunch and dinner.  They also have an Oyster Bar at Table 11 just down the road too!

The Fish People Cafe


The Fish People Cafe can be found next to Shields Road subway station in the Southside. Enjoy their daily haddock and chips special between 12noon and 4pm every day, and check out the rest of their carefully selected menu which showcases the freshest fish and shellfish Scotland has to offer.

Gandolfi Fish


Having featured as one of Ron MacKenna’s top 25 Scottish restaurants, Gandolfi Fish in Glasgow’s Merchant City is a favourite amongst locals. With almost all of their produce coming from Scottish waters, they strive to maintain an ethical policy on sourcing and sustainability. Choose from traditional Haddock as well as whole Sea Bass and their special Fish Pie. 


For a step up, check out Gamba - having won the UK Seafood Restaurant of the Year and two AA rosette awards, their menus feature seasonal ingredients, updated every six weeks to reflect Scotland's natural larder. The full gluten, dairy and lactose-free a la carte menus also cater for those with dietary requirements too.



Another fab chip shop in the southside is Hooked, and it's perfect for those looking for more choice - choose from a variety of batters including tempura and panko breadcrumbs for something a bit different! And the chips haven't been left out either - pick from a variety of different seasonings for your chips, including piri piri, chilli garlic and smoked paprika.  

Merchant Chippie and Café

Located on High Street in the Merchant City, Merchant Chippie and Café serve fresh seafood caught daily in Anstruther. Known as a firm favourite among the locals, don't be surprised to see queues coming out the door!

Old Salty’s


A relative new comer to Glasgow’s foodie scene, Old Salty’s can be found in Finnieston and on Byres Road in the city’s West End. With a sit and take away menu, they offer hake, cod and haddock for their tasty fish suppers.

The Philadelphia

You'll find The Philadelphia next to Kelvin Bridge in the city’s West End. This traditional chippie offers a variety of great food to go and is a highly recommended local favourite!

Pizza Amore

Not just a pizza place, Pizza Amore in Scotstoun also offer delicious traditional fish suppers, a special fish supper and scampi suppers. Pizza Amore is another establishment this is continually recommmended by those who visit as one of the top places to go in Glasgow.

University Café

University Café is a traditional chippie that has been a staple on Byres Road since 1918. Whether you're looking to sit in in the 60’s style booths or take out their delicious food, you will not be disapointed as their chips are seriously good.  Don't forget to grab an ice cream on your way out!

The Glasgow Trading House

This beautiful bar and restaurant boasts a stunning Victorian-style interior as well as fantastic fish and chips.

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