On Thursday I was by the seaside celebrating my Mum's birthday. We had a wonderful day of beach walking and wine drinking (I especially enjoyed the latter) and I managed to acquire some spectacular sunglasses marks on my face. Authentic Brit for you there. But the evening held the true highlight of the day and this blog's content. We had fish and chips on the front. Doesn't sound fancy, but read closely readers, I have a little gem to share with you.
The Golden Galleon. This wonderful little chippy can be found in Aldeburgh. It has received praise across the wide internet world and in the press for producing some of the best Fish and Chips around. It has been on the to do list for a while and it seemed only fitting (and rather wonderful) to go and eat such fantastic British food during the summer of our Olympics.
The atmosphere of Galleon is brilliant in itself. You queue down the picturesque road, peeking into the open windows and breathing in the smell of hot batter, salt and vinegar. People try not to dribble, but seldom succeed..
My Mum and Sister looking very cheery. Successfully controlling the urge to steal chips from other people as they walk out.
Patriotic decor? Check. Won me over in my current state of mind. Royal Britannia!
The food is great. I'm not talking your average fish and chips that's slightly soggy but will do I guess. I'm talking has this been made my fishy cherubs of food love? It really is that good.
Wonderful flaky haddock in crisp, tasty batter.
Chips that tasted like none other I had ever tried. Hot, fluffy and almost creamy little sticks of heaven.
My family sitting silently (for once) enjoying the food and the view.
This is my chancer of a pup, Archie. Luckily for him, he can do this face. If he could talk, I think he'd call it the 'you ain't getting past these puppy dog eyes. Gimme a chip'. Or something similar.
The eyes got the better of all four of us. With opposable thumbs, this dog could rule the world.
I thoroughly recommend a trip to Aldeburgh. The fish and chips is worth the drive on its own. But then you have the gorgeous little shops in the town, the picturesque walks and of course the sea! I'm a sea girl. I've been known to have a dip mid November...
I hope you get to visit readers! Really is worth it. And if you can't quite get there, try my fish and chips here, I love them just as much!