18c Boroughbridge Road, Knaresborough, HG5 0NJ

About Us

Ye Oldest Fish Shop

Established in 1930 - The oldest fish and chip shop serving the Knaresborough Community for over 80 years. Being under the current management since June 2011. JR’S , a family owned business, has managed to flourish, to build up a loyal customer base and to become one of the best fish & chip shops in Knaresborough and the surrounding area.

The quality and welcoming facade is matched by the continued service of traditional fish and chips within, using the freshest ingredients, all local produce and sustainable fish sources, in a clean environment.

Meet the Business Owner

John, Business Owner and JR’S Fish and Chips Master Chef

John, serving freshly prepared and cooked fish Monday to Saturday

Further to his studies in Catering & Hospitality John has over 15 years experience in the catering industry,across a number of business and he has a wealth of knowledge on all matters in the profession.

To further enhance his knowledge and experience in the fish & chips industry, John has recently completed the comprehensive training course at the National Federation of Fish Friers Training Academy in Leeds.

He has trained his staff at JR’S to his own high standards to ensure every customer at JR'S receives the highest quality product and service. All of his employees have completed Food Hygiene courses and received the Level 2 Award in Food Hygiene & Safety for Catering.


Our recent achievements:

National Federation of Fish Friers:

  • Training Certification in Preparation Techniques and Frying Practice at the NFFF Training Academy

Food Standards Agency - Food Hygiene Rating:

  • Awarded 5 Stars (Very Good) - Details on the FSA website

Knaresborough in Bloom Competition:

  • Silver Certificate for Excellence: Best Floral Planters category 2012
  • Bronze Certificate for Excellence: Business Property category 2012

Customer Reviews:

Certificate of One Day Training for Food Preparation and Frying 5 stars (very good) on Food Hygiene Rating! Knaresborough in Bloom logo