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Fish N Chips Is Our Specialty
For Over 25 years, we have become recognized as one of the best restaurants for serving the finest Fish N Chips in Toronto. No restaurant stays in business this long without many satisfied and returning customers.
In fact, it is our motto, that when you dine with us, "You Are Our Special Guest"
We have great pride in offering the highest standards of quality and care for our valued customers, carefully selecting, buying and preparing only the finest and freshest halibut in the Toronto GTA.
Fish N Chips At A Very Reasonable Price
We are dedicated to providing a wonderful meal, halibut fish n chips, that is always good value for your money. We sincerely trust that you enjoy your meal with us today and the hope that you will recommend us to your family and friends.
Should you have any comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to pass these on to Peter, the owner of this fine establishement.
Fish N Chips May Be British, But So What!
If you think, fish n chips is British junk food, you better reconsider. Especially, if you live near or visiting Toronto. You simply must stop by P & G Fish n Chips. Peter's special fish batter makes the halibut so yummy. Coupled with a cold beer or any other beverage, it is a wonderful combination to partake in.
That's right stop by for a cold drink, put up your feet and stay a while and enjoy your fish n chips. Peter and his wife Elena are wonderful, pleasant people who will make your dining experience a pure joy.
You know there is nothing like having dinner in a family oriented restaurant, and who best to wait on you but a lovely couple who find great joy in serving you great fish n chips.
History Of Fish N Chips
It Started With The Potato
It is believed that the potato was brought to England from the New World in the somewhere araund the 17th century by Sir Walter Raleigh. Fried potatoes though, were invented by the French calling it the fried potato chip. Back in Great Britain is taking credit in both places, Lancashire and London, staking claim to being the first to invent this famous fish n chips meal – the potatoe chips were a cheap, traditional food of the industrial north of Great Britain and fried fish was introduced in London’s East End.
It eventually caught on that that putting fried fish and chips together was an excellent combination and so was born the English national dish of fish and chips. The first fish n chips store in the Northern England is believed to have started in Mossely, near Oldham, Lancashire, around 1863. Mr. Lees sold fish n chips from a shack made of wood in the market center and later he moved the store to a building across the road which had this inscription in the window, “This is the first fish and chip shop in the world”.
Acordingly in London, it is said that Joseph Malin opened a fish n chips store on Cleveland Street in 1860. Fish n chips shops were most often small family businesses run right inside people's homes, and were quite prevalent by the late 19th century. From the 19th century and into the 20th century, the fish n chips business enjoed great growth to keep up with the needs of the expanding industrial population of Great Britain. It is even said that the Industrial Revolution was propelled partly by fish and chips!
The evolution and invention of the steam trawler helped transport fish from all over the North Atlantic, Iceland and Greenland and steam railroads allowed easy and fast distribution of the fish around the country. Fish n chips became an important food staple of the populus and sos much so at one fish n chips shop in Bradford, they had to hire a doorman to control the crowd lined up to enter the store each day. The fish n chips shops were invaluable in supporting the family’s weekly diet in the Second World War. So popular were fish n chips they were among a few foods not rationed in world war two.