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“A modern, new restaurant and fish take-away” (sibling to an older business in Frome) that’s “comfy enough, although no bookings are taken”. “Quality is all – choose from posh fish ’n’ chips, as well as several varieties of grill, plus shellfish dishes”.
And with homemade mushy peas, curry and tartare sauce all on the menu too, you can also try the Catch of the Day, crisp-fried or simply grilled, which regularly includes whiting, gurnard, plaice, sole, and the best of seasonal seafood.
At The Scallop Shell, the Catch of the Day sits in its own unique bath tub full of ice so you can pick your own fish supper, with fishing related props filling the restaurant giving it the intended relaxed, mariner feel.
Daily menus do change depending on the season’s catch from early morning coastal markets.
The Scallop Shall was named Independent Fish & Chip Restaurant of the Year at the 2016 National Fish & Chip Awards held in January.