How do you like yours? It’s National Fish & Chips day! We love it so much that we spend over £1.2 billion per year in the UK on the infamous dish. Check out how the UK’s regional fish & chips preferences differ:
Aberdeen - Haddock is the most popular fish
Belfast - 54% of the population eat fish & chips at least once a month
Birmingham - The UK’s biggest curry sauce fans
Brighton - Catch your own on the beaches; Mackerel, Bass and Garfish!
Cardiff - The Guinness World Record for wrapping chips is held by Albany Fish Bar.
Glasgow - Loves a pickled egg!
Manchester - Serve their fish & chips with gravy & mushy peas
Leeds - Home to the longest running fish and chip shop, named ‘The Oldest Fish & Chip Shop in the World’.
London - In London, the Malin family claims to be first to serve fish & chips together as a dish, around 1860
Plymouth - Locals advise “never eat fish and chips when you can’t see the sea.”