Revealed: The top 10 Edinburgh chippies - as voted by our readers

As part of the Edinburgh Evening New's search to find the best Chippie of 2018, we asked our readers to vote for their favourite local fish and chip shop - here are the top 10.

Published 31st May 2018
Updated 8 th Aug 2023

From a list of over 80, we've narrowed the final shortlist down to just 10 thanks to the public vote, with the winner set to be announced by our sister the Edinburgh Evening News next week.

Here are the favourites (in alphabetical order).

Ali's Fish Bar

(59 Pennywell Road,  EH4 4DD)

Picture: Ali's Facebook


Bene's Fish and Chips

(162 Canongate, EH8 8DD)

Picture: Bene's



(56 Clerk Street, EH20 9RG)

Picture: Dino's


Duddingston Fry

(195 Duddingston Park South, EH15 3EJ)

Picture: Zomato


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Franco's Chip Shop

(5-7 Comely Bank Road, EH4 1DR)


Javit's Takeaway 

(Unit 38, West Side Plaza, EH14 2SW)



(27 High Street, EH21 7AD)

Picture: Jaz's


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Rainbow Restaurant

(106 High Street, EH21 7EA)




St Andrews

(284 Portobello High St, EH15 2AT)

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Picture: Trip Advisor


Cafe Piccante

(19 Broughton Street, EH1 3JU)

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Picture: Trip Advisor

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Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.
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