French’s Fish Shop, established in 1923, is situated on the quayside of Wells-next-the-Sea and only yards from the sea. The view is one of the best in Britain, with the 100 year old sailing ship moored opposite. The shop is now in its third generation of the French Family, with Marcus French taking over the business in 1984.
The Sole Bay Fish Company has one simple mantra: freshness. The shop’s owner, Darren Marriott, is a fisherman and has two trawlers catching fresh fish every week, delivering the ocean’s finest directly to the customers at their stylish takeaway in Lowestoft. Whether his customers want fresh fish for their dinner or traditional fish and chips, Darren and his team can cater for their needs.
When Graham Kennedy began to completely refurbish a stunning building in a prime location to its former glory, he knew it would be a long journey but a journey well worth taking. Situated right in the bustling city centre of picturesque Durham and overlooking Durham Cathedral, a world heritage site, this Grade II listed building had a huge amount of potential but needed a complete overhaul.
Although only open for a few months, Mitch Tonks’ Rockfish Seafood & Chips Takeaway has proved to be a roaring success. After winning many accolades including Best fishmonger, Best fish restaurant and Restaurateur of the year, it’s of little surprise that Mitch’s main focus for his takeaway is serving the freshest local fish and seafood to his customers.
The key ingredient for the success at Daniela has been a good reputation. With the owners known for providing good quality products along with an eye-catching refit, proprietors Daniela and Simon Charlton have turned around the shop’s previously bleak prospects.
The fish and chip industry is filled with proud family run businesses and the Gill family are a prime example of this with various well known shops throughout the North-East of England. With a good reputation and plenty of experience under his belt, David Gill has recently opened another shop in Sunderland to a great reception.
At Frying Solutions, we believe that our filtration is second to none and now that Geoff Whitehead has a 5 pan counter range with Florigo’s Filterlogic, he is one of our biggest supporters: ‘The build quality and in particular the filtration really sets Florigo apart from the rest of the ranges’, Geoff said. ‘It’s a fantastic range; I love the range and especially the filtration system.’
When the time came for Anthony Sykes to change his 21 year old Florigo range, the decision for him was simple: stay with Florigo! ‘I’ve seen other brands of ranges in the magazines and exhibitions but for me, I didn’t consider going anywhere else’, Anthony explained and since his new 5 pan island range has been installed in September, he knows he’s made the right decision.
John Molnar knows good pubs; he is behind four respected gastro pubs, ‘The Moleface Pub Company’ in the East Midlands, which are well known for quality and locally sourced seasonal produce. Realising that fish and chips were the best sellers in the pubs, John and his team saw a gap in the area for a fish and chip restaurant that offers a wide variety of produce at a high standard and since The Cods Scallops has opened its doors in September in Nottingham, it hasn’t disappointed.
The name ‘Westfield’ is fast becoming known as the place to shop up and down the country. Since the latest Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, East London, opened its doors last September, a steady stream of visitors has been spending their hard earned cash and checking out the abundance of choice in the international Food Court.