World's biggest fish & chip plaice opens

The world's biggest fish and chip restaurant is due to open in Scarborough today.

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 11:04 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 2:49 am
Sid and son Dino Papas ready for the big day

Papas Fish and Chips has seating for 450 customers and is located opposite Morrisons in the former Hungry Horse pub premises.

Following a full refit, the restaurant and takeaway is ready to welcome its first customers and will provide around 100 jobs.

Dino Papas, a partner in the family business, said: “The process has been fantastic so far.

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Dino Papas and Chef Mike Astill ready to serve

“We’ve had a lot of support from the local area and people having been coming over to see if we’re open yet!

“We’re really excited and we’ve taken quite a few bookings already.”

Dino added that they have ample parking with 90 spaces available.

The business, which has been going since 1966, has two restaurants in Hull and is planning to open a new one in Cleethorpes within a year.

Dino Papas, staff member Ruth Cook and Sid Papas
Dino Papas and Chef Mike Astill ready to serve
Dino Papas, staff member Ruth Cook and Sid Papas