V.C. JONES of Whitstable

Fish Restaurant & Takeaway

Serving since 1962

fish and chips

Three generations of our family have been serving freshly cooked fish and chips to the residents and visitors of Whitstable since 1962.

As one of the last fish and chip shops left in the south of England to fry in beef dripping, we are proud to maintain traditional pre-war traditions.

Our counter is now open and we are operating a contact-free delivery service. Our restaurant remains closed for the time being.

We ask our customers to respect our queuing system and to wear facemasks wherever possible.

To order a delivery just give our friendly team a ring, pay over the phone, we'll drop your freshly cooked fish and chips to you.

Call us on 01227 272703 or 07907 037999

One of the best things about our shop is the customers we’ve been able to build relationships with over the last 60 years.

And we’re looking forward to reopening our restaurant. So, we have decorators in giving it a good spruce up for its 60th birthday.

Which means:

We will be closed from 10th January 2022 - 31st January 2022.

The whole family are looking forward to celebrating our 60th birthday year with you all!

#whitstable @shop_by_the_sea__ #fishandchips #fishandchipshop
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Season‘s Greetings from the team at VC Jones.
Here are our opening hours for the festive season.
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How gorgeous is our annual lantern parade?
All the local school children carrying lanterns.
It’s beginning to look like Christmas
#whitstable #christmas @whitsparkle @shop_by_the_sea__
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Happy Small Business Saturday!

Our town is full of so many wonderful independent shops and it’s been brilliant watching them decorate their windows this week.

While it may be a bit of a soggy Saturday, it’s a perfect excuse to go into our lovely shops, have a mooch, and buy something different.

#smallbusiness #smallbusinessuk #smallbusinesssaturday #whitstable
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Oooofffff, thank you @whitstableoysterfest, @juliewassmer, and our wonderful customers.
We’re so proud of our window and so proud to acknowledge the people who made our community a better place over the last 18 months.
Also, congratulations to @thefabricshopwhitstable your mermaid is beautiful, @buttercupwhitstable, your displays are always stunning, and all the other shops and businesses who participated in the Whitstable Oyster Festival Window Competition.

#whitstable #whitstableoysterfestival #shopbythesea
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And so many hours working in photoshop begin for our Oyster Festival Window (don’t panic, we’re not adding silly moustaches).
Check out our windows from tomorrow 🤞

@whitstableoysterfest @oysterfest @shopbythesea @whitsparkle #wof21 #lovewhitstable #whitstable #community
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Happy International Cat Day!

Marsha, the resident VC Jones family cat, has enjoyed some lovely offcuts of cod and haddock and is now sleeping off her lunch 😻

She attributes her shiny fur to her regular meals of quality cod. Pampered cat 🐈‍⬛😂

#internationalcatday #whitstable #fishandchips #fishandchipshop #blackcatsofinstagram #blackcatsrule #whitstablelife
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The Whitstable Oyster Festival is at the end of this month, and we've decided to enter the window competition.

But, we need your help!

The last 17 months have been a strange and mad time for our community, but they've also pulled us all together.

We would like to recognise members of our town who are 'Whitstable Pearls'. People who stepped up and did something to make the lives of others better. They could have offered to do the shopping for their neighbours or started online quizzes to keep people entertained. The list is endless.

If you can think of someone who has been a 'Whitstable Pearl', tag them in this post (we'll need to get in touch with them to ask if it's ok to display their photo) and tell us why you think they should be in our window.

As an extra bonus, all people who are displayed in our window will be entered into a raffle to win a £20 voucher for some lovely fish and chips.

Entries must be with us by 20th August 2021.
@whitstableoysterfest @oysterfest @shopbythesea @whitsparkle #wof21 #lovewhitstable #whitstable #community
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Well, who doesn’t love a gorgeous review of sumptuous fish and chips? 🤷🏻‍♀️😍😍

#whitstable
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We’ll be closing early this evening so we can catch the kick off. ...

Good luck @england this evening *tries to fit ‘saveloy’ into the Three Lions*

#saveloy #britishfood #whitstable #fishandchips
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It’s going to be sunny out there today so don’t forget to put on sunscreen.

After all, you don’t want to end up the same colour as our saveloys do you.

#whitstable #sunny #sunscreenalways #sunscreen #beach
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Which is better with your fish and chips? Cream Soda or Shandy by @benshawsdrinks #benshawschippychat ...

We love our Harbour St neighbours. Thanks @honeykanes for the sweet garnished drinks to keep us cool during a hot day of frying (the sweets didn’t last long enough for us to get a picture 😋)

Honey Kane’s are just next door to us, so you can always grab a slushie while you wait for your chips to be cooked.
#whitstable #whitstablebeach #shoplocal #sweetshop
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With lockdown restrictions eased we know it will be busy this week and weekend. If you know that you want fish and chips from us over the next few days, please put in a pre-order so you aren’t disappointed.

Call on 01227 272703 or 07907037999.
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Thank you to our generous customers. Because of you and your donations to our Pay It Forward scheme, not only have we been able to support people in isolation and suffering mental health problems by providing fish and chips through @foodfriendsuk and @caferevivalwhitstable outreach, we’ve also been able to donate meals to 25 families working with @theumbrellacafe for the 5th time!

Thank you from the whole VC Jones team and all of the people you’ve helped.

If you want to donate to our Pay It Forward scheme give us a call on 01227 272703 or drop us a PM and we’ll call you before we open the next morning.
#whitstable #community #fishandchips #kent
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