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Colmans Fish & Chips

176 - 186 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
+44 191 456 1202
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
176 - 186 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
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1 - 10 of 1,438 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Today's visit did not disappoint. Busier than I thought it would be for a Tuesday lunchtime (obviously very popular), our haddock and chips were delicious. Flaky white fresh fish, crispy light batter served with hot, crispy chips and mushy peas. Service brilliant, with the waitress...More

Thank Kirren_10
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to Colmans for my birthday meal wth my daughter and her partner. It was for somewhere different to our usual places to go. We just had the fish and chips. The fish was beautifully cooked. The chips weren't the best I have tasted but...More

Thank shieldskath
Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided to have a takeaway fish and chips to end a day trip to the coast. Saw recommendations for Colmans; wondered what could be so much better about it and was really impressed. Fish cooked to order, fresh light batter, fluffy chips (with potatoes variety...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very tasty fish and chips! Crispy batter and portions are huge so I always ask for the seniors portion which is more than enough! Cooked fresh every time!

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on a fish and chip treat and then thought it would be nice to go to the coast. As it was a sunny evening, we booked ahead. The table wasn't ready when we got there but the bar area is pleasant and the staff...More

Thank Joy Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pricey but worth it, sea food temple is lovely and has spectacular views. Fish always fresh and states where it was fished from on daily basis.

Thank 7Linda206
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a dull and misty day and as a result it was not difficult to get a table but on sunny days I am told that it is very busy as it is highly rated. There four of us and we all had fish...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into Colemans Award Wining Fish & Chip Shop for a bag of chips. Chips were undercooked and more like wedges than chips. Don't know what all the fuss is about with Colemans being the best in South Shields.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always enjoy a good portion of the fish and chips with mushy peas, wine and about of tea. The food is always excellent. Keep coming back for more.

Thank tom d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best fish and chips ever! Couldn't wait to visit Colmans again, and wasn't disappointed. The portions in the restaurant are very generous, but on weekdays they do offer smaller ones for senior citizens. Be aware that the restaurant itself closes at 6pm, but they...More

Thank Holidays099
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Questions & Answers
21 May 2018|
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Response from Jane G | Reviewed this property |
They certainly do. Hope you have a great meal. Check out where your fish was caught. Its fun to see where the fishermen work!
Lynda W
20 April 2018|
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Response from Pauline G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking on road in front and if you turn left at and if Colmans Street there is a large free car park behind All flat and easy walking A very happy birthday to her
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$2
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 - 186 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 456 1202
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Family owned and operated since 1926, award-winning restaurant and takeaway serving only the very finest local seafood.
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