Award-winning Fish & Chips


National Federation of Fish Friers


The NFFF Fish and Chip Quality Award scheme is all about finding those shops throughout the UK that give their customers the BEST QUALITY fish and chips, assessing them against our quality benchmark and rewarding successful applicants who pass the inspection and the taste test, with the quality award sign. This is so you can be assured of eating top quality fish and chips from a top quality fish and chip shop. We have been given this award eight years running!

This award recognises:

  • The UK’s best quality and best tasting fish and chips
  • Fish sourced from environmentally sustainable stocks
  • Freshly and safely prepared under well managed conditions
  • Clean, hygienic and safe premises
  • Well trained staff and service with a smile
  • Fully inspected by a trained industry professional

“Fry Magazine” have named us as one of the Top 50 fish & chip shops in the UK!When Fry Magazine revealed its 50 Best Fish & Chip Shops 2016 following four months of mystery dining we made it into the list and we were delighted to repeat the feat in 2017.

More than 40 aspects of each business were assessed including the quality of fish and chips, staff presentation, front-of-house hygiene and customer service. All of the top 50 achieved a rating of 95 per cent or above, with Bishopston Fish Bar the only shop from Bristol in the list.

We finished in the Top 5 “Best Fish & Chip Shops” in the South West Region in 2012, in 2014 we were the Area Winner for Wiltshire, Dorset and Avon, in 2015 and 2016 we were the Area Winner in the “Independent Takeaway” section and in 2017 we made the Top 20 in the UK.

Our Location

We are situated on the Gloucester Road in the heart of Bishopston, Bristol, serving our customers since 2010. Full contact details here – or find us on Google Maps:

Our Team

We are very fortunate to have an outstanding team, who are dedicated to providing excellent customer service!


0117 307 9390

Find Us

264 Gloucester Rd, Bristol BS7 8PB

Bishopston Fish Bar