Belmont Bay in Harrow has made it through to the final 20 for The National Fish and Chip Awards.
The awards ceremony has named the top 20 finalists for its Takeaway of the Year category rewarding the best takeaway food in the UK.
Announced after hundreds of applications, fish and chip shops from across the country have been shortlisted from the Top 40, to the final Top 20.
The top 20 businesses shortlisted are:
• Fish Kitchen 1854
• Newington Fish Bar
• Belmont Bay Fish Bar
• Sea and Earth
• Whiteheads Fish and Chips Ltd
• Chips @ No.8
• Olley’s Fish Experience
• Ship Deck
• Fisherman’s Bay
• The Bearded Sailor
• The Fish Bank
• Low’s Traditional Fish & Chip Shop
• French’s Fish Shop
• The Oyster Shell
• Pier Point Fish & Chips
• Henley’s of Wivenhoe
• Lewis’s Fish and Grill
• Mike’s Traditional Fish & Chips
• Auckley Friery
• The Fish Works
Commenting on the news, Andrew Crook, President at the NFFF, comments “We received such a high standard of applications this year, for this category in particular, making it a very difficult yet rewarding judging process!
“The top 20 really demonstrate a strong commitment to the fish and chip industry and to the British public, so we’re thrilled to see so many shortlisted from across the country. Congratulations to everyone involved, this is a massive achievement in itself!”
John Ioannou, Proprietor at Belmont Bay told Harrow Online: “Reaching the final 20 in the UK national fish and chips awards is fantastic achievement, we’re all so proud to be in the running to make it into the final 10 shops in the UK”