A much-loved fish and chip shop has been ranked in the top 40 finalists announced for the Fish & Chip Takeaway of the Year 2023 awards. 

After a rigorous judging process, Angel Lane Chippie in Penrith has been graced in the list for top eateries across the country. 

Judging criteria included having to demonstrate high levels of knowledge of the Fish & Chip industry including customer service, and environmental and sustainably good practices.

Owner Dan Harding said: "We are over the moon to have reached this stage in the awards. We now need customers help to vote for us." 

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The National Fish and Chip Awards has been celebrating the nation’s favourite dish for more than 30 years, recognising and rewarding the people and businesses who provide us with the best fish and chips across the UK, both in terms of food and service.

Commenting on the top 40 shortlist, Andrew Crook, president at The National Federation of Fish Friers said: "Being able to announce the top 40 finalists for this category is an absolute pleasure.

"It is no secret that the industry are facing some challenges.

"That said, this industry is built upon British stoicism. And with spirit and determination we are committed to supporting our members and seeing through tough times.

"We cannot wait to celebrate at the awards ceremony in February 2023."

The National Federation of Fish Friers is proud to have been passed over the baton from Seafish as custodians of this prestigious event, hosting the inaugural awards at the Park Plaza Hotel in London.

The winner will be unveiled at the Awards Ceremony held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on February 28. 

To vote for the Angel Lane, you can do so at www.nfff.awardsplatform.com/entry/vote/

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