Five of the best places to enjoy delicious fish and chips in Taunton

Several Taunton fish and chip shops are highly rated by customers <i>(Image: Getty Images/Google Streetview)</i>
Several Taunton fish and chip shops are highly rated by customers (Image: Getty Images/Google Streetview)

FISH and chips is a classic British meal that many enjoy every week, and there are several highly-rated establishments in Taunton that serve it up.

Whether you fancy a bit of cod or a large piece of haddock alongside a mountain of chips, you are spoilt for choice in the town.

To help you decide where to get your next fish and chips we've collated a list of five establishments in Taunton that have a high score on Google Reviews.

5 of the best fish and chip shops in Taunton

Smiley's Plaice

Somerset County Gazette: Smiley's Plaice received a lot of praise for its service
Somerset County Gazette: Smiley's Plaice received a lot of praise for its service

Smiley's Plaice received a lot of praise for its service (Image: Google Streetview)

Address: 12B E Reach, Taunton TA1 3EW

Rating: 4.3/5 (from 158 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Went in with my daughter just yesterday, very nice food and service, I'm just surprised it isn't busier, will be making the effort to walk 2 mins from the town centre down east reach more often to come here, great food at good prices."

Blue Ocean Fish & Chips

Somerset County Gazette: Blue Ocean Fish & Chips received commendation for its food and service
Somerset County Gazette: Blue Ocean Fish & Chips received commendation for its food and service

Blue Ocean Fish & Chips received commendation for its food and service (Image: Google Streetview)

Address: 2 Salisbury St, Taunton TA2 6ND

Rating: 4.5/5 (from 387 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "The fish and chips at Blue Ocean Chippie are absolutely gorgeous. We go nearly every Friday lunch time and they are always great and very tasty indeed!

"As well as great food, you will always get great service too. They recognised me from early on and always ask after the people I buy the OAP meals for.

"Genuinely really lovely staff work there. Thank you for all your hard work & lovely smiles!"

Sea Bass Fish and Chips

Somerset County Gazette: Sea Bass Fish and Chips was praised for its 'extensive menu'
Somerset County Gazette: Sea Bass Fish and Chips was praised for its 'extensive menu'

Sea Bass Fish and Chips was praised for its 'extensive menu' (Image: Google Streetview)

Address: 49-51 Hamilton Rd, Taunton TA1 2EL

Rating: 4.4/5 (from 466 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Best chip shop EVER! Never disappoints! Extremely high quality food. Extensive menu.

"We tried their new HOMEMADE fishcakes tonight and Wow full of big chunky pieces of fish and absolutely delicious! Staff all very friendly.. see you again next week!"

Star Fish Bar

Address: 92 Eastleigh Rd, Taunton TA1 2YF

Rating: 4.7/5 (from 380 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Only discovered this chppy recently. One of the best I have ever had the pleasure to bought fish and chips from. I will definitely be coming back here again."


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Howards Fish & Chips

Address: 5 St James St, Taunton TA1 1JH

Rating: 4.2/5 (from 142 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "We had two portions of fish and chips and loved it. A crispy coat of batter has wrapped the juicy fish. The chips were baked to perfection. The service was extremely nice and we felt very comfortable."