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

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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.

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. 

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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.”

The Big Fish, Ollerton.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.

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“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.”