A REDDITCH chippy is has received a prestigious award.

Golden Carp Chippy in Matchborough is celebrating after being recognised with the National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) Fish & Chip Quality Award.

The award identifies fish and chip outlets that serve the highest quality fish and chips, following a thorough assessment of the premises, equipment, working practices, hygiene standards and management controls, along with the quality and taste of fish and chips.

Golden Carp Chippy owner Theo Ellinas, said: “The Golden Carp Chippy team is proud that we have achieved this prestigious award from the NFFF.

"It is a testament to all the hard work of my team at the Golden Carp Chippy.

"We always source the best quality ingredients including our potatoes and fish which is responsibly sourced and fully sustainable. We always thriving to produce the perfect chip, which is always prepared daily from the best potatoes.

He added: "In achieving this great award, please look out for our half price day in the near future, to say thanks to our loyal customers.”

Richard Wardell, from the NFFF, said: "Golden Carp Chippy clearly takes pride in where it sources its fish and potatoes from.

"Achieving this award provides reassurance to customers that they are being served cooked food using high-quality ingredients.”