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Fish n chips near Van Nuys

memco Oct 2, 2007 10:00 AM

I'm looking for a good place to get fish n chips in or near Van Nuys. I'm a big fan of Andria's in Ventura, and Mr. Fish n Chips in Simi, but I might like to find a pub-like place to go, that would be nice.

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    Diana Oct 2, 2007 10:23 AM

    Best fish and chips in LA can be had at the Robin Hood Pub on Burbank Blvd in Van Nuys

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    Robin Hood British Pub
    13640 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91401

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      CucumberBoy Oct 2, 2007 10:58 AM

      I second Robin Hood -- I think I'll have the fish-n-chips for lunch today. Parenthetically, they have some pretty interesting daily specials that are always worth looking into...not necessarily fish-n-chips.

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        Das Ubergeek Oct 2, 2007 11:01 AM

        Whut she said. Fantastic F&C.

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          Akitist Oct 2, 2007 11:05 AM

          I tried this place the other Sunday. Fish very, very good, chips kind of limp. Service not ultra rapid, or maybe it just seemed so because I was hungry.

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            Diana Oct 2, 2007 12:49 PM

            You must've been on a limp chip day. Mine have always been perfect. then I make 'em limp with tons of malt vinegar and salt! :)

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              Das Ubergeek Oct 2, 2007 01:23 PM

              Ah yes, malt vinegar -- you still can't get the limp chips up but at least you don't care!

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                Diana Oct 2, 2007 01:25 PM

                Odd, mine were crispy aways before I go to town with the vinegar....

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                Akitist Oct 2, 2007 04:59 PM

                Well, maybe the chips got tired waiting for the fish... When I go back, though, I intend to try the other goodies.

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                  Diana Oct 3, 2007 07:37 AM

                  Oooh, yes! Toad in the hole, scotch eggs, cornish pasty, steak and kidney pie, curry pie, plowman's lunch, or their simple tea. Great stuff. The desserts are also amazing. Get the golden cake with lyles syrup in custard. MMMMMMMMMM

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                    trixel Oct 3, 2007 05:10 PM

                    I love Robin Hood. Their Sunday roast beef dinner is great too.

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                      drgreg Oct 5, 2007 03:13 PM

                      http://www.lylesgoldensyrup.com
                      MMMMMMMM indeed.

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                        Diana Oct 5, 2007 03:36 PM

                        Yeah, it's called a treacle sponge pudding, you gotta have it.

                        Here's an example of one..but I don't think it's from Robin hood. Theirs is very similar.

                        http://www.flickr.com/photos/spot2805...

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              foodcorejunior Oct 3, 2007 10:55 AM

              There's a fish 'n chips place on Saticoy next to the BCD Tofu House. I've never been, but it looked worthy of further investigation. I'm blanking on the name, but the address for the BCD Tofu House (which shares the same parking lot) is 18044 Saticoy St, Reseda, CA 91335. Anyone been there?

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                Diana Oct 4, 2007 08:31 AM

                Yes and "eew"

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                  trojans Oct 4, 2007 11:19 AM

                  Does anyone know if kids are allowed at Robin Hoods?

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                    Das Ubergeek Oct 4, 2007 12:45 PM

                    Yes, as long as the restaurant is still open. I took my 5-month-old daughter to The Olde Ship yesterday and there wasn't an issue.

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                      Diana Oct 4, 2007 02:07 PM

                      Kids are OK. They just can't drink, but they are welcome!

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                  Diana Oct 5, 2007 03:39 PM

                  Website link:
                  http://www.robinhoodpub.net/fmi/xsl/c...

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