Welcome to Kingfisher
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The Kingfisher Restaurant & Takeaway has dedicated over 60 years to perfecting the art of producing great British Fish & Chips! So, whether you choose to pick up a Takeaway or have time to come and enjoy a more relaxing meal in our family-friendly restaurant, we are pretty sure you'll agree that Kingfisher offers the tastiest Fish & Chips for miles around.

Kids eat free with any main meal

Come and experience great food at great prices, a warm welcome and a friendly service that will make you want to return to Kingfisher again and again. Enjoy a glass of wine or traditional pot of tea with your Fish & Chips in contemporary surroundings.

In addition to traditional Fish & Chips, we serve a wide range of other delicious seafood dishes, as well as a selection of vegetarian and meat dishes. And, we can even cook your Fish & Chips to order - lightly battered, without batter, lightly cooked, well done or poached. We have a kids menu and those of you over 60 can take advantage of our great value Senior Citizens Special.

At Kingfisher, we are pretty sure you'll find something on the menu to keep everyone happy!

The Kingfisher Restaurant

Makeover for Kingfisher

The Kingfisher Restaurant & Takeaway underwent a major new re-brand in 2009 which involved a whole new re-furbishment of the restaurant, new menus, exterior signage and website.

The new restaurant has a fresh, contemporary feel, while at the same time retaining some of its lovely original features such as the beams and of course, the beautiful stained glass window with the trademark Kingfisher.

Says Kingfisher owner, John Hutchinson: "The decision to re-furbish the restaurant was not taken lightly as many of our customers are not only regulars, but have been coming to us for many years, but judging from the very positive feedback we have been getting, it was definitely the right thing to do."

If you haven't already, pop in and see our new look!

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5 Star Fish & Chip Quality Award for Kingfisher

The Kingfisher team were delighted to have qualified for this prestigious award from The National Federation of Fish Fryers (NFFF) to raise the standards within our industry.

To qualify we had to undergo a thorough inspection by a National Federation of Fish Friers Inspector who assessed us on our image, shop design, standards of hygiene, staff training, equipment, frying competence, sales skills and, most importantly, the quality of the
cooked product.

The NFFF say "The NFFF Fish and Chip Quality Award logo tells you that the shops displaying the logo and certificate have attained these high standards and produce the best quality fish and chips. In fact it tells you that they are one of the best fish and chip shops in the UK!"

In order to retain the award we will be assessed on a bi-annual basis so you can guarantee that we will be working as hard as ever to maintain our standards!

This award replaces the Seafish Friers Quality Award.

The Kingfisher team

A great place to work too... Meet our dedicated team!

John and Brenda Hutchinson took over the running of the already highly successful and renowned Kingfisher Restaurant & Takeaway in 1994 and have continued to build on that success along with their team of dedicated and loyal staff, many of whom precede John and Brenda!

Manager and Head Fryer, David joined in 1998 and he is competently aided and abetted by Deputy Manager Chris who was a fully qualified Head Chef for 20 years prior to joining Kingfisher in 2001 and Head Waitress, Lisa, has been with Kingfisher since 1993.

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  • Fish & Chips are a national favourite and there are around 11,000 Fish & Chip shops in the UK
  • Fish & Chips is lower in calories and more wholesome than most other Takeaway options
  • Fish & Chips are freshly prepared from natural products
  • Fish is low in fat, high in protein and an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease
  • An average portion of Fish & Chip Shop chips will give you more than double the amount of fibre found in an average serving of brown rice!
  • Add some mushy peas or baked beans and you will add even more fibre and vitamins to your meal!
  • The fat content of a portion of Fish & Chips is around three times less than a chicken tikka masala and pilau rice, or Chinese sweet and sour pork with egg fried rice
  • An average portion of Fish & Chips contains around 600 calories
  • Fish & Chips were one of the only foods not to be rationed during the Second World War!
  • The first mention of fried fish was in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, published in 1837
  • In the 1850s, street traders sold pieces of fried fish and cooked 'shaved' potatoes in newspapers on the streets of London
  • It is believed that a Londoner named Joseph Malin opened the first Fish & Chip shop in the 1860s
  • In 1863, Mr John Lees opened the first Fish & Chip shop outside of London in Mossley, Cheshire

Coach parties welcome

Our restaurant seats up to 66 people, which makes us a great venue
for coach parties.

For bookings or enquiries, please call 01924 274994

frying fish

All fish served at Kingfisher comes from sustainable sources and we are delighted to have qualified for the prestigious 5 star Fish & Chip Quality Award from the National Federation of Fish Friers

National Federation of Fish Friers

Food Hygiene Rating

Kingfisher is delighted to have been awarded a Food Hygiene rating of
5 (Very Good) from the Foods Standards Agency, the highest
rating possible. Food Hygience rating of 5

For more information about what this means, please click here Food Standards Agency

Iceland Responsible Fisheries

Kingfisher is passionate about serving the best quality fish from sustainable sources and, as such, all our fish comes from responsible fisheries in Iceland. To find out more about what this means, please click here Iceland Responsible Fisheries

Kingfisher restaurant seating area

11.30am - 10.00pm

11.30am - 10.30pm

call us on
01924 274994

597 Denby Dale Road
Calder Grove

We are located just off Junction 39 of the M1

Directions to Kingfisher Restaurant

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