Since starting my new job I’ve been working away quite a lot, which has meant indulging in hotel food, but sometimes it’s nice to try local restaurants, but this is often difficult for a coeliac. How do you know that the restaurant serves good food let alone cater for a coeliac? Well, this is where the wonderful Twitter community comes in!
Following an appeal on Twitter for suitable restaurants in Worksop, the wonderful @paddyrathmines recommended Papa’s Fish & Chips. I have had gluten free fish and chips before, but I’ve been feeling quite in the mood for some of late, especially since discovering that my local chippy had stopped offering the gluten free option do to the costs involved :(.
If you haven’t heard of Papa’s here’s a little bit more about them, taken from their website:
We are one of the UK’s longest serving fish and chip establishments. From humble beginnings in 1966, Papa’s has become an award winning establishment. Below is the history of the world… well, only the tasty bit.
1966 – The first Papa’s opens in Margate, Kent.
1973 – Papa worked hard perfecting the same ‘Secret Recipe Batter’ we still use today.
1990 – Papa’s vows only to use local produce and sustainable fish.
2003 – Papa’s hit a landmark – 25th Award across all its branches.
2009 – http://www.PapasFishandChips.com is launched.
2011 – A company record is set: 4,296 Fish and Chips served in one day. Continue reading