But what are the best chip shops in Gwent?

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  Based on your reviews, these are the five best chippies in the region.

  Pontnewydd Fish Bar

  Pontnewydd Fish Bar

  Pontnewydd Fish Bar

  Based in New Street, Cwmbran, Pontnewydd Fish Bar has a rating of 4.5 out of five on TripAdvisor after 242 reviews.

  More than 75 per cent of those reviews (192) have rated the food as excellent.

  One reviewer described it as the “best chippy going”, adding: “Everything I’ve ever had from there has always been perfection 10/10.”

  Risca Fish Bar

  Risca Fish Bar

  Risca Fish Bar

  Found in Tredegar Street, Risca Fish Bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars on TripAdvisor.

  Of the 28 reviews left on the site, 22 rated it excellent, while three rated is as very good.

  One five-star reviewer said: “Stunning Fish, Chips, Curry Sauce and a nice cup of tea, can’t beat it. Really tasty, filling and fab service too. Thank you.”

  While another added: “Having waited many months we made the trip to Wales at out earliest opportunity to enjoy lunch from the Risca Fish Bar. We were not disappointed, we never are.”

  Page’s Fish & Chips

  Pages Fish and Chips

  Page’s Fish and Chips

  Page’s, in Woodside Road, Cwmbran, has been reviewed 399 times on TripAdvisor, giving it a rating of four out of five.

  Of those, almost half have rated them as excellent (197), while another 98 have rated them as very good.

  One reviewer went as far as to name them the best fish and chip shop in Wales, adding: “We drive miles to come here it’s so good! Fish n chips and a can of coke!”

  Another said: “This is a fish shop with a difference! You can get baked fish with salad or baked potato if you are on a health kick or can’t digest batter. Always top quality fish and very fresh. They also serve meat or meat products.”

  Jones Fish Bar

  Jones Fish Bar

  Jones Fish Bar

  Another chip shop with a four out of five rating on TripAdvisor, Jones Fish Bar, in Chepstow Road, Newport, has been rated as excellent or very good in 26 of its 43 reviews.

  ”Truly delicious Jones’ every time,” said one reviewer.

  They added: “Our family have visited this fish and chip shop regularly for many years and strongly recommend it if you’re in the area, or even if you’re not it’s still worth the journey! The absolute best.”

  While another said: “Delicious fish n chips the best I have tasted out side of Whitby. Friendly staff as well. Clean and tidy. Queue out the door always a good recommendation.”

  Churchill’s Fish Bar

  Churchills Fish Bar

  Churchill’s Fish Bar

  Churchill’s, in Commercial Street, Risca, has a rating of four out of five on TripAdvisor.

  One reviewer said: “Their plaice and chips are cooked to order to perfection. Portion size is generous to say the least and we now order from them at least twice a month.”

  Of the 13 reviews left on the site, seven rated them as excellent, and three as very good.

  One five-star review said: “Had family staying and decided to have a fish and chip supper. Fish cooked perfectly with crispy batter.

  ”Chunky chips were delicious too. I would recommended this place and would visit again.”