The Fish & Chips Shop

By Ben Holbrook

the fish and chips shop 2018

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After a night at Apolo, brothers Mani and Magic came to the crushing conclusion there was nowhere to go for their favorite post-fiesta feast. Taking matters into their own hands, the duo opened their first Fish & Chips Shop on Rocafort, elevating Britain’s signature dish with a touch of hipster inspiration.

Their fresh Galician hake, delicately breaded in a smoked tempura and accompanied with seasoned potatoes, became an instant hit. Testament to the brothers’ success, they now have five locations in Barcelona, each with a unique character. The Raval locale serves up seafood delights like fried anchovies, shrimp pakora and Thai prawns. The terrace at the Balmes shop is perfect for al fresco fish feasts. 

The Casanova incarnation is a gluten-free chippy where purists can tuck into traditional battered cod, while the Aribau shop is a late-night affair where Mani concocts gratifying cocktails.

Locations: C/ Rocafort 70 (Sant Antoni); C/ Balmes 240 (Sant Gervasi); C/ Peracamps 7 (Raval); C/ Aribau 18 (Eixample); C/ Casanova 91 (Eixample)

Opening hours
Monday
– closed –
Tuesday
13:00 – 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 – 23:00
Thursday
13:00 – 23:00
Friday
13:00 – 23:00
Saturday
13:00 – 23:00
Sunday
13:30 – 16:00