5 of the best chippies in St Helens to visit this Good Friday

Here’s a look at just five of the city’s most popular fish and chip spots, some of which are among the top-rated St. Helens on Trip Advisor.

Chipmunk, Thatto Heath

St Helens Star: Chipmunks on Thatto Heath RoadChipmunks on Thatto Heath Road (Image: Google Street View)

With an average score of 4.0 stars from 61 reviews, Chipmunk is a popular local chippy on TripAdvisor.

It offers takeout, seating, wheelchair accessibility, and table service.

The Chipmunk on Thatto Heath Road has received 35 ‘excellent’ five star reviews.

One reviewer said: “Sat as usual, always spotlessly clean staff, very quick food cooked to order, delicious! We have been going there for a number of years and would highly recommend to anyone, classic fish and chips professionally cooked to perfection

“Always busy but they get orders done quickly and are friendly and helpful.”

Tasty Corner, Dentons Green

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The Tasty Corner on Greenfield Road averages 4.0 stars from 36 reviews.

The Chippy takeout received 22 five-star “excellent” ratings.

A reviewer this year said: “Generally order over the phone and have everything ready when we go for collection. Excellent tasty fish with not too much batter. Dough is nice and crispy. Cheerful and friendly service. Would definitely super recommend for a tasty fish. ”

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Chipmunk, finger mail

St. Helens Star: Chipmunks on Higher Parr StreetChipmunks on Higher Parr Street (Image: TripAdvisor)

The Chippy on Higher Parr Street, which has free off-street parking, also averages 4.0 stars from 46 reviews.

Of these, 26 customer ratings are “very good”.

One reviewer said: “My partner and I frequent this place and always get great service, good food and good banter from the staff, you can’t beat it.

“We always sit nice and clean, great service”.

Newton Fish Bar, Earlestown

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With an average rating of 4.0 stars from 18 reviews, the Newton Fish Bar on Crown Street is another popular choice.

According to Trip Advisor, it offers takeout and is wheelchair accessible.

It has received nine “excellent” five-star ratings.

One of them read: “100% nice fish shop guarantees everyone to buy the excellent fish and chips there. Good value for money.”

Alicia’s Floe, St Helens Town Centre

St Helens Star: Alicia's PlaiceAlicia’s plaice (Image: St Helens Star)

In the former Chipmunks building on Barrow Street, Kristen Lea opened Alicia’s Plaice on Barrow Street in December 2022.

Named after his nine-year-old daughter, it’s Kristen’s first venture, having spent the past 20 years learning his trade in restaurants and fish and chip shops.

Following a popular reaction to the opening on social media, Kristen said the team is still getting word of its St Helens location.

What’s your favorite local chippy and where are you going this Good Friday?

Olly Dawes

Olly Dawes is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Olly Dawes joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: ollydawes@24ssports.com.

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