Two Sussex restaurants have been named among the top 50 fish and chip takeaways in the UK for 2024.

And we are delighted that one of them is in Eastbourne.

It’s Churchill’s Fish & Chips in Langney Shopping Centre.

The UK’s 50 Best Fish & Chip Takeaways and 10 Best Fish & Chip Restaurants follow months of mystery dining in which judges visited establishments unannounced, meticulously inspecting elements, including food quality, premises cleanliness, staff expertise, value for money, ease of ordering, and social media presence.

Shops can achieve 100% if they score top marks on every section of the mystery dining, but takeaways had to achieve at least 95.5% or over to win an award while restaurants needed a score of 95% or higher to claim their well-deserved accolade.

This is the 12th year the awards have taken place and judges are still impressed by the consistently high standards being set, with feedback such as “the cod was delicious”, “no improvement is necessary, the service was second to none and I felt valued” and “the best fish and chips I have had”.