English >A Salt & Battery
112 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY | Directions 1001140.738378 -74.002067
Monday 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Sunday 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Neighborhoods: Downtown, West Village
Fish and chips are Britain's fried chicken -- fatty, fried, cheap, omnipresent and plebeian. But not many places in the States do a good job of it, and few places satisfy like A Salt & Battery, with its crispy, perfect batter giving way to tender fish inside, served piping hot with malt vinegar.
Just a straight-up British fish and chips place, but very good in its way (which is more than you can say for most of the ones in England.)
Authentic British-style fish and chips along with the requisite mushy peas, deep-fried chocolate, and assortment of beers-from-across-the-pond will keep expats in Cheers. Try the Big Fat Bastard Challenge (eating 1 lb fish, 2 lbs chips, 2 servings of tartar sauce, 8 oz of mushy peas and 1 coke without puking) and your name will live in infamy on the shops's walls forever.
Tried this place out of curiosity – Came here looking for dessert having dined at nearby Meatball Shop. I'd seen the fried candy bars on the menu once before passing through and figured today was perfect.
My friend and I ordered one each of the fried Mars bar and fried Toffee Crisp. Never had fried candy bars before so our expectations were low.
The filling wasn't burning hot as I thought it would be. The batter cooled down rather quickly. The Toffee Crisp came out better in that there was a crispiness to the melted mush.
Once was enough though as it feels very unhealthy.
I was in the mood for fried fish so I thought I drop in on this place. OMG so sorry I did. The fish wasn't seasoned and the chips tasted like they were fried in old oil. Plus it's "way" over priced for unseasoned fish and chips. I would definitely not go there for fried again. Yuk!
Worst Customer Service Ever – I really wanted to like this place.
The food is okay, but an online ordering experience really put off me off to how poorly the place is run, and the terrible customer service they have.
I placed an order through Seemless. After my 60 min wait time, it never came. After a few phone calls I was told "someone would call me back," which, of course, never happened. I ended up sending an email about it and this was their response:
"We looked into this and we can find no reason why a delivery to an address so near to us would have taken so long particularly when it was a relatively quiet business day for us. We can only suggest that perhaps you were distracted and that your wait was not as long as you originally thought. Please do take it up with Seamless Web if you feel it necessary.
I mean, it's $12--I don't need it, and it's not a big deal. My issue is with them being terrible at customer service and not even acknowledging there was a problem. Them assuming that I was "distracted" is really hilarious; really?
I hope Dewi and the team get their act together, or at least learn basic customer service. If I'm going to get treated like crap, I might as well go somewhere else and at least get better food.
I they are too good – me and my girlfriend came here to get some stuff and now this is her favorite store. I can't get her away from here, and to make it worst we live only 56 blocks away from this place. So she would walk anytime she feels like it, or make me!!! :.( .....
Getting better? – I went to this place for celebrate my best friend's birthday. It's my first time to have party here, and I love it. The food is great, and staffs are friendly.. I guess we got lucky (based on others reviews)
Bad, bad, bad. – A horrible place for fish & chips. I could overlook the rude and childish staff if the food were at least good. It is not; absolutely nothing like the real thing. This place is overpriced and staffed with rude people who behave like childish teenagers. Avoid!
I miss chips! – I went here as my son said it was pretty good.
must have been a bad day?
These were THE Worst Chips, i think i ever have had.
and being from London, Ive had loads of chips!
They were very dark in color, and tasted poor!.
extremely overrated, and way overpriced for Potatoes!
even the vinegar tasted unlike UK.
worst tarter sauce too.
fish was bland,
to me $5.50 for chips is extortion
Don't waste your time, its a small poky place, doesn't even smell like a chippy!
i was so disappointed
the oil was old, cos chips should be light and golden, not dark and burned.
lets hope they improve..or that a greek or turkish guy opens one.
cos they really know how to produce the best..
Loved it! – I had a completely opposite experience from the previous reviewer. The staff was really charming.
The food was good, greasy fish & chips. I ordered gravy with my chips- very good. I
very very average and so not like any english chip shop. best when hungover, chips are below average, fish in batter is fish in batter cant really mess that up. skip the Pies, which arent puckka fyg, or even edible.
and to run out of fish.. amateur
Award winning? – If this place is award winning, why all the negative feedback??
I plan on going here once I get to NYC this Summer.
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