FISH and chips have been a firm British favourite for generations with many opting for a Friday night dinner from the local chippy.

We compiled a list of the top 5 places to eat fish and chip shops in the Malvern Hills area, as rated by Trip Advisor - some residents are prepared to travel outside the area for their grub

1. Ambleside fish bar in Ambleside drive, Worcester, came it first, with Malvern residents prepared to travel. The takeaway received 278 'excellent' ratings.

Roving284264 said: “Lovely Staff they are helpful and sometimes quite funny they have comrade between each other.

2. The Wellington Inn - Eat in or Takeaway Pub and Restaurant, in Chances Pitch Colwall, Malvern, was awarded 312 'excellent' ratings.

arwen122018 said: "Chose this pub for our supper as the reviews invited us to try it and we were not disappointed. When we booked, we were advised that pre-ordering on the day would be appreciated to reduce the visits to the table by the staff."

3. The Blue Bell in the Upton Road, Callow End, Worcester was given 1003 'excellent' ratings.

bigfatjon said: "A throwback to the days when the landlady cares about the place and take an interest in the customers. We only called by for a midweek pub nosh."

4. The Bear and Ragged Staff in Station Road, Bransford, was afforded 211 'excellent' ratings.

89shelleyc said: "Great service and fantastic food, recommend the fish and chips to everyone and each table is perfectly located so distancing can be obtained from other guests.

5. The Nag's Head in Bank Street, Malvern was given 381 'excellent' ratings.

Herefordnomads said: "This is probably the best pub around - really good pub food