The UK's top five fish and chip restaurants competing for the crown of Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award as part of the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish have been announced.
Burton Road Chippy in Lincoln, Lincolnshire; Cromars in St Andrews, Fife; Fylde Fish Bar in Southport, Merseyside; Papa's Barn in Ditton, Kent and Simpsons Fish & Chips in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire have all made the shortlist.
The restaurants will enter one final round of judging before making its way to the prestigious awards ceremony at The Lancaster London Hotel on 20 January 2015 where the overall national winner will be crowned.
Award sponsor David Lovell, business director of Goldensheaf, said: "This award category rewards those businesses that strive to provide both the best fish and chip dining experience for their customers and to improve the standards in their business as a whole.
"We congratulate the five restaurants in reaching this tough stage of the competition and wish them good luck in the final."
For further information on The National Fish & Chip Awards visit www.fishandchipawards.com