7 Best Chip Shops in Swansea You Just Have To Try!

Sat on Mumbles pier in the summer sun, or cwtched up in-front of the telly on a rainy day, you can’t quite beat a chippy-tea!

Luckily for you, I have taken some vital time out to taste test some of the finest Welsh chippies that Swansea had to offer, so you don’t have to. Sounds like hard-work, right? Whether it’s a battered sausage you want, or big crispy cod, we’ve got your back!

Here are your contenders, in no particular order…

1. Roma 2000 (Gorseinon)

Situated in Gorseinon, Roma 2000 is an Award-winning chippy, with an impressive 4.7 out of 5 stars on Facebook reviews. Whether you’re taking away, or sitting in, Roma offers all your favourites for a bargain, including regular ‘Special Meal Deals’ at one-off prices! Roma has even branched out into full English breakfasts, and Sunday roasts too, so you can enjoy all of the British classics in one place. Parking can be found to the rear of the building.


2. The Codfather (Morriston)

The Codfather can be found in the heart of Morriston, and boasts a full 5-star rating on Facebook, with 71 faultless reviews. This fish takeaway has been hailed for it’s amazing service, huge portion size, and knockout curry sauce, all at a great price. Keep a look out on their daily specials, and you could to grab yourself a large fish and chips for just £6.50, bargain!

Website: https://www.codfatherchippy.com/menu/

3. Hicks (Brynhyfrd)

Hicks in Brynhyfrd opened just 7 years ago, and since has proved very popular option, and even made the shortlist of the National Fish & Chip Awards in 2019! With ample parking to the side, and a modern 41-seater dining room, Hicks makes for a great venue to sit down and relax, while your tea is served. Receiving an impressive 4.5 stars on Google, their reviews rave about the freshly cooked chicken, burgers, and cod, and the thick cut chips. You just have to try them. Hick’s have also diversified into Sunday Roasts, which are delicious too!


4. Dick Bartons (West Cross)

Situated just off the Mumbles Road, Dick Barton’s has become a staple to it’s loyal customers in the West Cross area. Serving very generous portions of fresh produce, at very reasonable prices, Dick Bartons is a great pit stop should you be off to Mumbles for the day. Customers recommend trying out their cheeseburgers, as they are deemed ‘the best’ around. There may not be inside seating, but there is a lovely common out front, looking over the beautiful Swansea Bay where you can enjoy dining alfresco. What could be better, right?

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/dickbartons/?locale=en_GB

5. Theo’s (Mount Pleasant)

Smack-bang in the middle of Swansea, Theo’s chip shop is up there with the best. With 30 impressive Facebook reviews, they are the proud recipient of a 4.9-star rating. Their fresh, modern, décor makes for an inviting venue, with indoor seating available as well as a takeaway option. Theo’s extensive menu covers all the British favourites, as well as tasty new options like popcorn chicken, mozzarella sticks, and Quorn nuggets! Customers recommend the ‘amazing Welsh classic of leek rissoles, and the Irish curry sauce!

Website: https://theosfishbaronline.co.uk/order-now

6. Waun Wen Chippy (Waun Wen)

If you are looking for a cheap and cheerful chippy tea to take home with you, then look no further! Situated just off Carmarthen Road, Waun Wen Chippy is easily accessible, and has ample parking for it’s customers. The fish and chips are always cooked fresh, which makes it one of life’s mystery how their service is still so quick! Do you like a sweet treat after tea? Well, why not try their battered Mars Bar as a Friday treat? Or an any day treat, for that matter!

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/waunwenricky/

7. Johnnies (Mumbles)

Designated in the desirable Mumbles postcode, Johnnies has been dubbed ‘the best fish and chips in Mumbles’, and is the proud recipient of the Travellers choice award of 2021. The service here is always quick and friendly, and customers love the ‘amazing fish and chips and enormous portions’. This is a must-visit chippy to top-off the full Mumbles experience. Why not pop over the road, and enjoy your dinner on the seafront, looking over the famous Mumbles pier. What could be better, eh?

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