'We tried the chippy in a small Lancashire town that's TikTok famous'

It’s been dubbed as the best looking fish and chips ever, a huge accolade for a humble Lancashire chippy.

With huge praise, the chip shop in Rishton has been experiencing attention online using social media platforms to grab hungry visitors. Aptly named Rish ‘n’ Chips, the shop on High Street boasts more than 20k followers on TikTok, with their most popular video getting over 7.5million views. Not bad for a chippy in a town with a population of just 6,000.

To see what all the fuss is about and if the social media stardom lives up to its hype, we made the trip over to Rishton to give this TikTok chip shop a try. Arriving at opening time of 11.30am, we're the first in the shop and get to chat with some of the staff all about Rish 'n' Chips.

First impressions are the cleanliness and open space of the chippy, it's not your usual old-fashioned joint, but fresher and more modern. The vastness also means you can picture about 20 customers on a Friday night all waiting for their orders of something fried with a portion of chips - true British tradition.

Pondering over the menu, it's filled with the classics; sausages, pies, fish and plenty of meal deals. There's even a 'dab' on offer, essentially fried potato which some corners of the country call 'a scallop', but a sure fire way to see if you're in East Lancashire is to see the three-letter word on the menu.

We've tried a 'double dab butty' over in Blackburn before, so we know it's a decent chippy item to have for a 'driving home snack' or as an accompaniment to the main event. Today though, it's lunchtime and we're after some decent chippy grub - and as it's been dubbed aesthetically pleasing, we've got to try the fish and chips.

In their lunchtime specials a 'mini fish and chips' is only £7, which comes with a drink and your choice of curry sauce, gravy or mushy peas. A difficult decision to ponder, we eventually decide on curry because let's be honest - if ain't broke, don't fix it.

You also get a drink with this deal and because it's a chippy, there's no other option, you have to go for a can of Dandelion and Burdock. Listen, I don't make the rules.

Thinking it's too good to be true, this fish surely has to be exactly what it says on the tin, "mini". Nowhere else would you get all of that for such a reasonable deal.

But, once I'm asked the coveted words which indicates the wrapping up of any order (would you like salt and vinegar?) I'm gobsmacked. There's no way this is described as 'mini', for this is surely just a normal sized small fish?

Yes, it's not huge but it's a long portion of fish and certainly not mini in my vocabulary. The portion of chips is also rather generous and upon request, slathered in good old s&v.

The tub of curry sauce is also enough to share with someone else, but for a deal as good as that there's no need to. Devouring it without a moments hesitation, the chips are fresh, soft, crispy and delicious.

The fish is also good too, with a thick batter and plenty of meaty fish inside. The curry sauce balances flavour with a tiny hint of spice that's needed to distinguish it from those fruity varities.

All in all, I understand why it's getting the traction online and if anyone is in the area, they need to try it - just make sure you're hungry.