Docherty's Fish 'n Chips & Wee Pub

Docherty’s Fish ‘n Chips & Wee Pub: Popular English side dishes

Docherty’s Fish ‘n Chips & Wee Pub: Popular English side dishes

Fish and chips are the perfect food choice to eat with your friends and family on any occasion. There’s something about this dish that makes it a must-try for everyone, especially for those who love fried meals.

For a more flavourful experience, we recommend trying our fish and chips out with the most popular English side dishes at Docherty’s Fish ‘n Chips & Wee Pub! Check the list of the items we offer below:

Anglesey eggs

Anglesey eggs is a wonderful side dish that consists of hard-boiled eggs baked in a bed of soft mashed potatoes, all smothered in a thick, creamy sauce with leeks, butter and cheese. It can also be topped with some more cheese for an additional touch. If you’re into eggs and potatoes, then we recommend trying fish and chips out with this English side dish.


Another popular side dish in Great Britain, Clapshot is made up of mashed potatoes and yellow turnip mixed with milk, some butter, chives and onions. Compared to other British side dishes on this list, this is probably the most unique one as it contains turnip. For adventurous eaters out there, this is certainly a side dish you must try. It can also be eaten on their own.


Popularly known as Poundies and Brúitín, this is an English comfort dish that is made with mashed potatoes, spring onions, and copious amounts of butter and milk. By far, this is one of the most flavourful side dishes perfect to eat with fish and chips. If you want to experiment with your side dish, we also offer numerous other variations like the colcannon potato mash which uses kale or cabbage.

Welsh onion cake

Welsh onion cake is a hearty dish that can be eaten by itself or paired with fish and chips on the sides. Also known as Teisien Winwns or Teisen Nionod, it is made with layers of thinly sliced potatoes and soft onions topped with bits of butter.

This is a popular side dish that has been eaten by many locals and tourists alike. When ordering this side dish at our restaurant, you also have the option to add cheese for a richer flavour.

Mushy peas

Traditionally paired up with roasted meat and fish, mushy peas is a classic side dish that is loved by many locals in England. It is usually prepared by boiling marrowfat peas with soda which results in a thick pea soup, and served warm—making it perfect to eat during the winter season.

Neeps and tatties

Also known as bashed neeps and chappit tatties, this is a vegetable side dish that is perfect to pair with meat dishes like fish and chips. The potatoes are usually boiled and seasoned with merely salt and white pepper.

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