TWO Dorset fish and chip shops have been named among the best in the country – but they aren’t in the BCP area.

Callaways Fish & Chips in Dorchester and Fish 'n' Fritz in Weymouth have been included in Fry Magazine’s top 50 best takeaways.

A Fry Magazine spokesperson said: “Following an unannounced mystery dining visit, shops and mobile units were marked on over 40 aspects of their business, from the quality of the food and customer service to their social media presence and their Covid safe practices.

“Once again, the food remained the main focus, with all outlets assessed on the flakiness of the fish, the crispness of the chips and the crunch of the batter, alongside value for money.”

To be in with a chance of being in the final 50, entrants had to achieve a score of 97 per cent.

The 10 best mobile fish and chip units have also been revealed however none of them are in Dorset.

Mobile units had to pass the 92 per cent grade to achieve a place in the top 10.

Reece Head, competition organiser, said: “During a time of uncertainty, these operators have helped maintain a sense of normality. They’ve been at the heart of their communities, with a smile on their faces and hot food in their hands.

“And the fact that we’ve had our highest pass mark ever is testament to their hard work and dedication, and we would like to congratulate each and every one.”

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