When visiting the seaside, indulging in some classic British fish and chips is an absolute must. Whether you’re strolling along the coastal path or exploring our charming seaside towns, there's nothing quite like enjoying this iconic dish right by the sea. To help you on your quest for the best takeaway fish and chips, we’ve compiled a list of some of the top spots to enjoy this national delicacy across the Island. 

Here’s where you can find your deep-fried delight…

Fish and chips on the Isle of Wight

The Blue Crab, Yarmouth

The Blue Crab is famous for its fresh seafood and exceptional fish and chips. The menu boasts a variety of fish options, ensuring that everyone finds their favourite. You can dine in, or enjoy your takeaway while exploring the bustling streets of historic Yarmouth town, or head to the nearby pier for a scenic dining experience watching the ferry glide back and forth to Lymington.

Golden Sands, Ventnor

Golden Sands in Ventnor offers a delightful fish and chips experience with a view. Known for their friendly service and high-quality ingredients, this takeaway is perfect for those looking to enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the stunning Ventnor coastline, akin to that of the Mediterranean, especially when the sun is out!

Bayside, Shanklin

Located on Shanklin Espalande, overlooking the golden sands, Bayside is the place to go for a mouthwatering takeaway fish and chips. Their menu features a variety of fish options, all cooked to perfection. Enjoy your meal on the beach opposite or take a stroll through Shanklin’s charming Old Village

The Happy Haddock, Sandown

Nestled in the heart of Sandown, Happy Haddock is a beloved spot for locals and tourists alike. Known for its generous portions and perfectly cooked fish, this takeaway ensures you get a taste of the sea with every bite. Pair your meal with their crispy chips and you’re set for a beachside feast. Make a real seaside day of it with a trip to Sandown Pier where you can go crabbing off the pier and enjoy a range of amusements for all the family.

Corries Cabin, Cowes

A staple in Cowes, Corries Cabin is a go-to for many when craving traditional fish and chips. Their perfectly battered fish and fluffy chips make for a satisfying meal after a day of sailing or sightseeing. Conveniently located, it’s easy to grab your takeaway and head to the waterfront where you watch sailing boats bob along past the car ferries and high speed catamarans. Or head to Gurnard to catch one of the Island’s legendary sunsets whilst you tuck into your tasty teatime treat.

Wights, Ryde

Wights in Ryde is renowned for its fresh, sustainably sourced fish and crisp, golden chips. Enjoy inside with a traditional dining experience, or take your meal to the nearby Appley Beach for a perfect picnic setting. This takeaway spot prides itself on quality and taste, making it a firm favourite among locals. 

Tony’s, Ryde

Another gem in Ryde, Tony’s has been around for decades and offers a fantastic fish and chips experience. Known for their friendly service and delicious food, Tony’s is a must-visit for anyone in the area. Their generous portions ensure you get great value, and their location makes it easy to grab and go and bag your perfect spot on the sea wall overlooking Ryde Pier.