Published On: Mon, Sep 25th, 2017

Discover the best places to find Coeliac UK accredited gluten-free fish ‘n’ chips in the UK

Currently there are only five independent Coeliac UK accredited fish and chip shops in the UK – and none in Wales (sorry Wales!) So, who and where are these five out of 10,500? We’ve rounded up the fish and chip restaurateurs who are going above and beyond for their gluten free and coeliac patrons across the country.

Discover the best places to find Coeliac UK accredited gluten-free fish 'n' chips in the UK

Fish and Chips is the quintessential British dish – so essential is it to the British culinary repertoire that Winston Churchill did not ration it during WWII for fear it would damage the nation’s morale. And in fact there are ten times as many specialist Fish and Chip shops in Britain than McDonalds!

The classic fish supper has long been the forbidden fruit (de mer!) of a gluten free diet, but as more and more restaurants cater for a wider range of dietary requirements the battered delicacy is now becoming a possibility.

Currently there are only five independent Coeliac UK accredited fish and chip shops in the UK – and none in Wales (sorry Wales!) So, who and where are these five out of 10,500? We’ve rounded up the fish and chip restaurateurs who are going above and beyond for their gluten free and coeliac patrons across the country.

The Real Food Café, Tyndrum

An iconic stop on the West Highland Way, The Real Food Café is a roadside diner serving up the very best gluten free fish suppers north of the border. So dedicated are they to their gf credentials that every part of a fish supper is coeliac safe, including the vinegar! What’s more they were named one of the top 60 fish and chip shops in the UK by The Fish and Chip Shop Awards 2018. Make sure your fish is accompanied by their tartare sauce – it has a Great Taste Award!

www.therealfoodcafe.com

Wollaston, Stourbridge

Family run Wollaston Fish Bar is known for its variety of seafood; from the usual suspects of cod and haddock, to some more adventurous choices like panga and sea bass. Monday’s are gluten free at the fish bar to cater for its coeliac customers.

www.wollastonfishbar.com

 Bizzie Lizzie’s, Skipton

Three generations of the same family now work across Bizzie Lizzie’s two Skipton stores which first opened their doors over 30 years ago and were named one of Fry magazines Top 10 fish and chip shops in 2017 The gluten free batter uses a mixture of rice, potato, tapioca, maize, buckwheat and gram flours to give a crisp and flavoursome fish. And better yet they don’t charge extra to go gluten free!

www.bizzielizzies.co.uk

Scotts Fish and Chips, Helmsley & York

Scotts of Helmsley and York joined the ranks of coeliac accredited fish and chip shops in 2016 and offer a number of gluten free dishes on its menus in addition to the classic fish supper. So well-known in the local area for its gluten free fish and chips that one customer travels monthly from Nottingham over 100 miles away!

www.scottsfishandchips.co.uk

 Fraser’s Fish and Chips, Penzance

Located on the Prom in Penzance, Fraser’s offers true gluten free fish and chips every day of the week, with batter prepared and cooked in a gluten free environment.  Because nothing beats a fish supper when it’s enjoyed straight out of the box, at on a bench with the sea air for company.

www.frasersfishandchips.co.uk

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