Fish and chips is the last fast food dish of English origin, and according to history books it was first served in 1860.
Now the ten best eateries to dine on this noble dish have been revealed - helping fish fans to find a delicious option.
The 10 shops, representing the best of the best of British fish and chips, will now compete in a final judging stage for this top accolade and aim to be crowned the nation’s number one shop.
Shops from all over the country have been shortlisted for the prestigious prize.Related articles
GETTYBest fish and chips: Britain’s 10 tastiest fish and chip shops revealedThe 10 finalists are
Cromars Classic Fish & Chips in St Andrews, Fife (Scotland)
Penaluna's Famous Fish & Chips in Hirwaun, Rhonda Cynon Taff (Wales)
The Dolphin Takeaway in Dungannon, County Tyrone (Northern Ireland)
Millers Fish & Chips in Haxby, North Yorkshire (North East England)
Fylde Fish Bar in Southport, Merseyside (North West England)
The Golden Carp Chippy in Redditch, Worcestershire (Midlands)
Burton Road Chippy in Lincoln, Lincolnshire (Eastern England)
Henley's of Wivenhoe in Wivenhoe, Colchester (London & South East England)
Captain’s Fish and Chips in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire (Central & Southern England)
Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth, Devon (South & West England)