TWO fish and chip shops in Whitby have been named among the top five in the whole of the North East.
Quayside and Trenchers are in the race to be regional independent take away of the year in the 25th National Fish and Chips Shop of the Year awards.
They will be hoping not to get battered by the compation in Selby, Leeds and Hornsea.
Mystery judges will visit the shops and assess them on all aspects of the business from food quality to customer service.
In October the regional winner will be announced.