37 - 39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ
Phone +44 1904 633388

fish and chips

Mr Chippy

Takeaway and Licensed Restaurant in York

The home of quality fish and chips in York

Fish and chips on the tableSituated in Swinegate, in the heart of York's city centre our family run takeaway and restaurant has been serving the best traditional fish and chips for over 10 years. Whether you're looking to grab a quick meal or take your time eating with friends or family we have something for everyone.

We pride ourselves on providing the best quality meals using only the finest and freshest ingredients. It's not just excellent fish and chips that are at the heart of Mr Chippy; equally important to us is our standard of customer care. We guarantee a warm and friendly welcome to each and every customer and are committed to delivering an enjoyable dining experience in a relaxing environment.

We are open 7 days a week and offer a variety of dishes, meal deals and set course meals. Come and visit us to discover why Mr Chippy is the best place for traditional fish and chips in York.

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Fish & Chips facts:

  • Fish & Chips are a national favourite and there are around 11,000 Fish & Chip shops in the UK
  • Fish & Chips is lower in calories and more wholesome than most other Takeaway options
  • Fish & Chips are freshly prepared from natural products
  • Fish is low in fat, high in protein and an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease
  • An average portion of Fish & Chip Shop chips will give you more than double the amount of fibre found in an average serving of brown rice!
  • Add some mushy peas or baked beans and you will add even more fibre and vitamins to your meal!
  • The fat content of a portion of Fish & Chips is around three times less than a chicken tikka masala and pilau rice, or Chinese sweet and sour pork with egg fried rice
  • An average portion of Fish & Chips contains around 600 calories
  • Fish & Chips were one of the only foods not to be rationed during the Second World War!
  • The first mention of fried fish was in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, published in 1837
  • In the 1850s, street traders sold pieces of fried fish and cooked 'shaved' potatoes in newspapers on the streets of London
  • It is believed that a Londoner named Joseph Malin opened the first Fish & Chip shop in the 1860s
  • In 1863, Mr John Lees opened the first Fish & Chip shop outside of London in Mossley, Cheshire

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday
11.00am until 9.00pm
12.00pm until 8.00pm
Closed Christmas Day

We accept all major credit & debit cards.All major cards accepted

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  • 'Good to taste real Yorkshire fish and chips again! Very pleasant smiling service too. Thank you.'
  • 'We live in Chesterfield Derbyshire and Mr Chippy is often the reason we come to York.'
  • 'Very welcoming, friendly staff, professional, great service. Had been to the take away last time we were in York – food and service there was excellent, so we chose to sit in this time. Many thanks. Mr and Mrs Graham, Lincolnshire.'
  • 'Excellent. One suggestion the name Mr Chippy doesn't do justice to the quality of food and surroundings which were superb (as was the service).'
  • 'Very friendly and prompt service. Batter on the fish is to die for, trifle was brilliant. Thank you. We will be back and strongly recommend you.'
  • 'Always a pleasure to dine here, consistently good.'
  • 'The best fish and chips that we have had in a long time. We have never tasted such a nicer batter.' (Visitors from Newcastle)