National Fish and Chips Day
Celebrate National Fish and Chips Day with Booking.com
Oh my cod! National Fish and Chip Day is right around the corner on June 2nd. With thousands of endorsements for ‘Fish & Chips’ from both international and domestic Booking.com travellers, the UK really is the place to be. And there’s only one way to celebrate – feasting on the best fish and chips the UK has to offer. Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest range of incredible places to stay, has put together a list of the best fish and chip shops across the country and where to stay to get your taste buds tingling.
St Elizabeth’s House, Plymouth
The Kingfisher Fish & Chips in Plymouth took home the crown for Best Independent Fish & Chips Shop 2017 according to this year’s National Fish and Chip Awards, so is definitely one to add to your bucket list. Only a 5-minute drive away is St Elizabeth’s House – an elegant hotel set in a Georgian manor house. The nine acres of gardens surrounding the hotel is the perfect place to relax after indulging in the UK’s best fish and chips.
Stonefield Apartments, Lincoln
Burton Road Chippy in Lincoln was awarded second place in the National Fish & Chip Awards 2017. Only a stone’s throw away from this fabulous fish restaurant are the beautifully modern Stonefield Apartments. Centrally located, the apartments offer free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. Having been commended in Booking.com’s guest review awards 2016 for excellent guest service, you’re guaranteed a good night’s sleep in these apartments after tucking into tasty fish for dinner.
Tower Guest House, York
Taking the title of third best fish & chips shop in the UK is Millers Fish & Chips in Haxby, North Yorkshire. Only a ten-minute drive from this superb shop is an equally superb guesthouse, Tower. Offering luxury boutique accommodation in a grand Victorian townhouse, Tower is centrally located so that, other than the excellent fish, you can see the sites of York.
Wivenhoe House Hotel, Wivenhoe
Henley’s of Wivenhoe took the crown for regional winner in the London & South East England category. After sampling a delicious dinner from the local king of cod, spend the night at the Wivenhoe House Hotel, a 4-star hotel surrounded by woodland and tranquil lakes. Most of the elegant rooms feature an iMac computer and flat-screen TV so you unwind in style.
The Borough, Lancaster
Fancy the best fish in North West England? Head to Hodgson’s Chippy in Lancaster. Only a 10-minute walk from the award-winning shop is The Borough, a hotel located in a Grade II listed building, each contemporary bedroom boasts flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Relax in the hotel’s garden with a beer brewed on site.
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