The Chippy Doon The Lane

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483 reviews
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£25 and under
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Scottish

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For decades the traditional fish and chip shop has served the humble fish supper to families across Britain every single day. Despite being a cornerstone of our culture the concept has never been updated... until Now!

The Chippy is a casual, family friendly restaurant which since opening has offered a fresh and up-market twist on the old school chip shop we all know and love.

You can enjoy traditional favourites such as battered haddock and cod as well as more exotic choices. All will be served in a special recipe batter with traditional hand cut chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce. As if that wasn’t enough, there is also a wide selection of soups and salads available at all times.

Special Offers

Celebrate Christmas Eve with family and friends!

Enjoy a 2/3 course festive menu from £12.95 per person. With 2 private dining rooms available for up to 30 guests, we really are the perfect place to celebrate Christmas! Available from 27th November until 31st December (excludes Christmas Day).

Tuesday, 24 December, 2019

What 483 People Are Saying
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DM
Glasgow
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was beautiful and the girl serving us was really nice and helpful

LH
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

We ordered a children’s sausage & chips it came was pink in the middle told by staff that was how it came. No apology they took ages to cook another portion. Sausage was burnt to a crisp. My little girl is 3 and could see how bad it was. As it had taken so long and she was starving she ate what she could. No apology at all or money off the bill. Will not be returning after being a customer many times since it opened.

g
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been a few times, this is a great place to go. Fish is amazing and great to have real chips, I hate frozen chips that you get everywhere else. Love the ambiance if this great find just off Buchanan Street.

OT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food fabulous staff excellent service love chippy doon the lane

OT
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food and service. Pleasant friendly staff. Immaculate toilets. Don't be put off by the dust bin littered approach as it is very welcoming upstairs. Fabulous fish will certainly go back sometime.

AM
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food always good quick service very pleasant staff

GL
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Delicious fish tea. Really enjoyed our meal - hope to be back

AG
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic day for my Birthday with family. The staff were fantastic and couldn’t have been anymore helpful. Would highly recommend this lovely wee place.

JH
Glasgow
10 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Good quality, well cooked fish and chips. Great portion size for the supper size.

JD
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was lovely and service was quick and pleasant

OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The fish was pretty good, but the chips were undercooked. We wouldn’t go back

SB
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, very filling and value for money. All staff very friendly and polite. Definitely go again next time in Glasgow.

OT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Was really nice as usual however sad to hear they are not doing full fat/sugar soft drink. Normally like this with meal and tea for after. However helped me be healthy (with fish and chips) to have water 😀

TK
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

That is what you call a fish supper crispy golden batter with nice chips. Overall very tasty fresh fish 2 and it was a good deal and thank you staff for good service

C
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great wee place for food, very relaxed and lovely staff

BS
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent quality of food and great value would definitely recommend well done chippy soon the lane

OT
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit & very impressed. Staff so friendly and helpful. Food delicious and served timeously. With no hesitation I will be back.

JC
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our visit. The food was great and the service was great and we will definitely be back. Dont let the lane that leads down off Buchanan St put you off its a real gem.

ML
Glasgow
8 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved that it was served in a box. Such good value for money. Lovely fresh tasty fish. Crispy batter. Staff really friendly.

C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Brilliant fish. White, chunky and chewy. Would have repeated order BUT chips were not too warm. Only disappointment not giving full points

JR
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Music was too loud! But overall we had a really nice time

OT
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food as always

KS
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The only thing good was the fish. Chips were soggy, everything served in a paper box. Needs to be staffed properly with at least 2 waiters plus one person at cash register and to seat people and separate person to pour drinks. They only had 2 people to do the work of 4. Found much much better fish and chips on the following night just a few blocks away.

MN
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very attentive staff, food great, chatted to patrons at the next table.lovely

SM
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Having been once before I expected the same great service however, that wasn't the case. I had a table booked for 3 pm on Saturday. We arrived at 2.45 pm to be greeted by a member of staff who appeared annoyed that we were 15 minutes early. We indicated we would need to sit and wait as the baby was due a feed. There were only three seats for waiting which were located right next to the busy doorway to the toilets and kitchen access. At 3 pm we still hadnt been seated despite the fact there were numerous large empty tables. After having to ask again at 3.10, we were eventually seated at 3.20 pm. The food was good although all four teas were on the cold side. The waiters also tried to remove plates from the table whilst we were all still eating. There were two private dining parties going on however management should have ensured there were enough staff to serve everyone. Highly disappointed and dont know if I will return.

MM
London
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Lovely fresh fish tea. Drinks very pricey. Service a tad slow but would return as food was so lovely and nice atmosphere.

The Chippy Doon The Lane
Responded on 23 September 2019

Hi MrsM, I'm glad to hear you had an enjoyable visit with us on Saturday! I apologise for the slow service you experienced on this occasion, but thrilled to hear the food was up to our high standard. I hope to see you dining with us again soon! Stephen Restaurant Manager

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HH
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing. Cooked to perfection. Here’s to the next visit.

VG
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a lovely experience food was delicious and the homemade tartare sauce was delicious very enjoyable and ambiance was very good.

The Chippy Doon The Lane
Responded on 23 September 2019

Hi Veronica, We're especially proud of our homemade tartare sauce, so I'm glad you enjoyed it! If you haven't tried the Lemon Sole yet, I can't recommend it more; it's my personal favourite. We look forward to having you dine with us again. Stephen Restaurant Manager

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CM
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fish was lovely, batter light and crispy, chips amazing, I owned a fish n chippy for many years and very fussy about Fish, outstanding and service also

FM
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice place, good value, good food. Went on a Saturday evening and service was really quick even though it was busy.

OT
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful supper, thank you!

OT
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience1

We were there for a family lunch. They were very short staffed, nobody was there and the lady took a long time to seat us down. When we ordered, it took quite long to get our food and the waitress messed up our order. We ordered onion rings instead we got plain uncooked raw onions. Then once our fish arrived, it was uncooked, the chips were uncooked and tasted bland and nothing had flavour!

KN
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Amazing fish and chips. The best we have ever tasted

TD
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Service and food amazing as usual will defo go back x

IM
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

As usual....good as ever. Always a regular of mine

AS
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and value for money would definitely recommend. Have been a few times now

AH
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great value, great food, nice atmosphere and attentive staff, pity about the entrance.

JH
Glasgow
10 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

If you want traditional, well cooked fish and chips but would prefer to sit at a proper dining table to eat them, possibly with a pint, this is the place for you.

D
Glasgow
5 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Unimpressed with new menu and don't like being welcomed by "do you have a voucher ?" Chippy is trying to be something it's not. Total lack of ambience, lack of o.a.p. menu and just not the same.

OT
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 8 August 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Location was a challenge to find so we were pleased that it was worth the effort. Our food was amazing - a bit slow on the service for both food and drinks but well worth the wait. One of our top fish and chip dinners in Scotland!