"It is a fact that the Harpers chain of restaurants have gone from strength to strength, and this has been no accident! We have always been faithful to our core values of never compromising on quality, service or reasonable prices and we believe that these ingredients have been our recipe for success!"

Winners in FRY Magazine's 50 Best Fish & Chip Shops

After six months of searching for the UK’s top takeaways FRY Magazine are pleased to announce their 50 Best Fish and Chip Shops for 2015.

Over 300 shops entered the competition, which was launched three years ago, in a bid to find those fish and chip shops at the top of their game.

The competition centred around a mystery visit, in which every shop was judged on key aspects that make fish and chips great – such as quality of food, atmosphere and customer service.

With only 50 spaces at the top, competition was fierce and, as a result, the bar was set extremely high with the cut-off point for making the 50 Best Fish & Chip Shops being an incredible 95%.

Which makes it even more impressive that 4 of our branches Harpers of Wetwang and Harpers Hull Road, Harpers Market Weighton, and Harpers Hornsea, made the top 50!

Of course, we're not content with this and aim to enter all our shops next year, and hopefully achieve even better results.

Winners ‘Best Chippy Chips’ in the North East

As part of the The Choice Chip Awards , Harpers of Wetwang have been voted ‘Best Chippy Chips’ for the whole of the North East, in 2015, as voted for by our loyal customers.

The competition was run as part of National Chip Week. Over 500 fish and chip shops across the country battled it out to be crowned the best with over 35,000 votes being cast each year. The Choice Chip Awards, run by the Potato Council  reward the tastiest chips being served across the UK.


National Food Hygiene Rating

Harpers Fish & Chips have been awarded 5 out of 5 in the Food Standards Agency (FSA) food hygiene rating scheme. Our branches at Hull Road and Acomb at York, Hornsea, Market Weighton, and Staxton all achieved this gold standard in hygiene and cleanliness.

During the inspection the food safety officer looked at:

  • how hygienically the food is handled – how it is prepared, cooked, re-heated, cooled and stored
  • the condition of the structure of the building – the cleanliness, layout, lighting, ventilation and other facilities
  • how we manage and record what we do to make sure food is safe

To find out more about the scheme visit the FSA website.

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Harpers Fish & Chips have been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015 at our branches at Staxton and Brandesburton

Harpers Fish & Chips are proud to announce that they have received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience.

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