Popular Notts fish and chip shop goes up for sale with price tag of more than £1m

A fish and chip shop which ‘brings the coast’ to Nottinghamshire has gone on the market with an eyewatering price tag of more than £1m.

Friday, 1st May 2020, 5:23 pm

The Big Fish on the Ollerton roundabout is currently being advertised on Rightmove and Prime Location for £1,250,000.

The restaurant and takeaway on Old Rufford Road is operated by Wards Fisheries ltd, which according to The Big Fish website, has been a family run business for almost 40 years.

One review of the business on Google Reviews by a Doug Haigh, said: “This fish and chip restaurant gives Nottinghamshire a virtual coastline. It's just like seaside fish and chips.”

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The Big Fish, Ollerton.
The Big Fish, Ollerton.

Another review by an Anne Davison said: “Impressed. There are plenty of other options on the menu apart from chips and fish. We would call in again if in the area.”

Ernest Wilsons & Co Limited, a Leeds business agent, who is marketing the business “well known” and “well respected”, said it is in an “enviable position” as it is passed by trade all day.

A spokesman from the business agent said: “Stunning fish and chips takeaway and restaurant the likes of which rarely reach the open market and accordingly we strongly recommend early viewing.

“The business is run entirely by staff and achieves a fabulous weekly turnover of £19,000.

“This is an impressive purpose built detached restaurant and takeaway unit of approximately 3,000 sqft set in 0.6 acres with 36 car parking spaces.

“Internally is a self-contained outsales department with a four pan island range. The restaurant seats over 80 customers in comfort with spacious bar area.”