Coventry chippy with 'massive portion sizes' that 'compares to no other'

St George's Plaice on Charter Avenue in Canley
-Credit: (Image: St George's Plaice/Facebook)


A Coventry chippy has been described as 'the best chippy around' with 'massive portion sizes'. Readers recently voted St George's Plaice in Canley the top place to get the iconic British staple.

The takeaway was also hailed among the best in the country with a 2023 Blue Ribbon Good Food Award. Owner Satty Thandi said when he bought the shop in 2021, it was "run down" and he had worked hard "day and night" to reach the top.

As well as serving traditional fish and chips, St George's Plaice also offers kebabs, burgers, faggots, pies, sausages, southern fried chicken, kids meals and ice-creams. A regular cod is priced at £9.49, whereas a regular haddock is £9.29, with a small cod at £6.99.

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Reviewers have praised the chippy for providing 'fish freshly cooked to order' alongside 'excellent service'. The chippy has a 4.3-star rating on Google reviews and also holds a 4.6 out of 5 on Just Eat and a 4.7 rating on Uber Eats.

Arpan Guha said: "It could be called one of the better chip shops in Coventry - if not the best! The cleanliness was really good. The food is fresh, the quantity huge, and great value for money.

"Their naan with mixed kebab is something you could try as the meat was quite succulent. The fish and chips is a dependable home run that never disappoints."

Take a look below at other food items on offer at St George's Plaice:

  • Regular Fish and Chips in a tray - £13.95

  • Fresh Cod Bites - £4.40

  • Faggots, Peas and Gravy Batch - £4.90

  • Chicken Tikka in Pitta Bread - £9.40

  • Meat on a Naan Bread - £9.90

  • Southern Fried Chicken Wrap - £4.60

  • Chicken and Mushroom Pie - £4.40

  • Minced Beef and Onion Pasty - £4.00

  • Saveloy Sausage - £2.80

  • 2 piece Chicken and Chips - £6.90

  • Roast Chicken Breast - £6.40

Others also love the place, with Lucy Miriam Mae saying: "Best chippy I've ever had. No other chippy compares, in my experience.

"Food is always piping hot, and portions are well-sized. I can always count on having a kebab sandwich or two the next day. Chips are always soft and crispy and scallops are always crispy and never stale."

Simran Sandhu added: "Some of the nicest food I’ve had from a fish and chip shop. The fish was amazing as were the chips.

"The chicken tikka is one to try too. It was delicious."

Where to find St George's Plaice:

  • Location: 306 Charter Ave, Coventry CV4 8DA

  • Opening times: 11:30am-9pm Monday to Saturday

St George's Plaice also operates a collection and delivery service, where you can order via the Just Eat website. For more information about St George's Plaice, visit their Facebook page.

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