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The Best Fish and Chips in Anglesey in 2023

Tuck Into The Tastiest Fish and Chips On Ynys Môn

best fish and chips in Anglesey

Featured September 09, 2023 Author, Sharon Watkins

Across the UK, fish and chips isn’t just a dish – it’s an emblem of coastal culture. In Anglesey, this tradition takes on its own flavour, blending fresh local catch with time-tested recipes. 

Before you read on, the fish and chip shops listed below are all your traditional chippy. If you’re craving the ultimate comfort food experience that’s crispy, savoury, and undeniably satisfying but are looking for somewhere a little more upmarket take a look at our post on the best seafood restaurants

Here’s our pick of the best fish and chips in Anglesey.

The Golden Fry, Benllech

Situated at the bustling epicentre of Benllech, The Golden Fry stands as a beloved pillar in the community. As well as garnering high recommendations from both locals and tourists, it has been consecutively honoured by the Fry’s Magazine Awards as one of the top 50 fish and chip shops in 2023, 2022, and 2021. 

Visitors frequently commend the establishment for its diverse menu that caters to various dietary needs. Noteworthy is their batter, which is not only light, absorbing less oil, but also gluten-free – a quality that remains imperceptible to the palate. Furthermore, they boast an expansive menu for vegetarian and vegan patrons. Convenience meets quality here, as you can either place an order online or drop by the takeaway to secure a meal that promises satisfaction and delight.

Address: The Square, Benllech, Tyn-y-Gongl, LL74 8SN


Chippy Chippy, Holyhead

Situated in the picturesque surroundings of Holyhead, Chippy Chippy distinguishes itself as a prominent award-winning fish and chip shop in Anglesey, having secured a coveted recognition from the Fry’s Magazine Awards in 2021. 

It retains its charm as one of the few remaining spots where you can indulge in a cone of chips while leisurely strolling down the seafront. Catering to diverse dietary preferences, it offers gluten-free choices along with enticing mega meal deals and tray deals, which offer great value for money.

You can order online or pop into the shop to pick up your delights when in Holyhead. If you happen to be staying at Sandy Beach Caravan Park and Llanfachraeth on a Wednesday you can grab your fish and chips from their mobile truck. The mobile truck is also available to hire for special occasions. 

Address: Stanley St, Holyhead, LL65 1DD


Port Chippy, Amlwch

Situated in the bustling heart of Amlwch, Port Chippy stands as a celebrated culinary destination, boasting the prestigious accolade of the Fry Magazine Award in 2022. Under the esteemed ownership of Finneys, the same people that own The Golden Fry, this venue promises not only a mouth-watering array of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free selections but also specialises in crafting some of the island’s most delectable fish and chips. 

Address: 1 Quay St, Amlwch Port, Amlwch, LL68 9HD


Enochs Fish & Chips

In the south of Anglesey, nestled in Llanddaniel Fab and Valley, you’ll find Enochs a forerunner in sustainability and excellence, it proudly wears the badge of being the first fish and chip shop in Wales to gain the coveted MSC accreditation, signifying its commitment to environmentally responsible practices. 

Whether you fancy grabbing fish and chips to take down to the beach with the seagulls or fancy dining in this chippy will not disappoint you. The fish is superb and they are the only Fish & chip outlets in the WORLD to use their own special blend of high-oleic sunflower oil, which believe it or not, is good for your heart (when consumed in moderation).

Not only do they sell amazing fish and chips but they also support charities like the Fisherman’s Mission from their carrier bag sales and they donate 25p for every portion of homemade fishcakes sold to the RNLI. 

Plus if it’s your birthday they’ll give you a free fish and chip meal on your special day!

Address: London Road, Anglesey, LL65 3DP


Scarletts Fish and Chips

Nestled conveniently at Arfon House on High Street, “Scarletts Fish and Chips” has become a culinary hallmark in Rhosneigr, beckoning beachgoers and locals alike to indulge in its delightful offerings. With a reputation bolstered by regular commendations from both locals and tourists, it holds a special place in the gastronomic map of the area. 

As waves gently kiss the shores of Rhosneigr, a visit to “Scarletts Fish and Chips” completes the seaside experience, offering comfort, satisfaction, and a taste that perfectly encapsulates the vibrant yet tranquil seaside essence of the locale. The menu is quite simple, but they do cater for vegetarians. 

Address: Arfon House, High St, Rhosneigr, LL64 5UQ


Y Wygr Fish and Chips

An idyllic seaside fish and chip shop that’s popular with the locals as well as visitors. Locals have been known to travel across the island to this shop where you can dine in or take out. You’ll always find friendly and polite staff behind the counter despite being rushed off their feet. Be sure to get there early or you might be queuing around the block. 

Address: 9 High Street, Cemaes Bay, LL67 0HH

Phone number: 01407 710554

With that, we bring an end to our list featuring the top fish and chips in Anglesey. It’s important to note that there are numerous other amazing fish and chip shops around the island. 

Just in case you’re trying to convince anyone in your party that fish and chips are a great idea for tea after your day exploring all the things there are to see and do around the island, let them in on this little-known fact. Not only are fish and chips tasty they provide a third of the recommended daily allowance of vitamins for a man and nearly half for a woman according to the NFFF. So they’re quite good for you when eaten in moderation.



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