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Sutton & Sons

Critics' choice
Stoke Newington

With monkfish, Maldon oysters and moules marinière on the menu, this is smarter than most chippies. But Sutton & Sons knows on which side its bread is buttered, catering as it does for Stoke Newington foodies. Natural and attentive staff, sustainable fish (from its fishmonger across the road) and locally brewed beer signify a top-notch chip shop. Batter was crisp and not too greasy, and battered monkfish very good indeed, but skate wing a little under-seasoned.

Although you might expect a fancier battered sausage, Sutton’s keeps to tradition where it needs to and dishes up a nice old-fashioned saveloy. Mushy peas were also pretty standard, but the kitchen brings a touch of innovation with its balsamic-pickled baby onions and own-made garlic aïoli. Make sure you get in quick at the weekends if you want a slice of Mrs Sutton’s sticky toffee pudding – it often sells out.


Venue name: Sutton & Sons
Address: 90 Stoke Newington High Street
N16 7NY
Opening hours: Meals served noon-10pm Mon-Thur; noon-10.30pm Fri, Sat; 2-10pm Sun
Transport: Tube: Stoke Newington rail or bus 149, 243
Price: Main courses £5.90-£12.50

Average User Rating

3.3 / 5

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My first and unfortunately last encounter with Sutton and sons.The customer service was awful. i received the inorrect order TWICE, when i took my order back a second time i was looked down upon & didnt receive an apology. I have to agree with Philipa, in that their arrogance will see them loose custom. Btw when they finally did get my order correct, the chips were undercooked and cod was average at best. Never Again.


The fish was not bad, the chips were not crispy enough, but what killed it for me was the smell. I was there 15 mins, not more. When I arrived home everything from Jacket to t-shirt stank of grease and frying oil. I will not be coming back any time soon.