WE HAVE NOW SOLD OUR CHESTER LE STREET SHOP, with the new owners Vicky & Michael Lui, taking over on Monday 21st June 2021. I would like to thank all of our loyal patrons over the last 30 years, many of whom have become friends. Thank you Andrew & Family.




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    A family fish and chip business -­ Delicious and nutritious

    Clems Fish Restaurants is a North East family run business with shops in Sunderland, Shildon, Chester le Street, Bishop Auckland and Spennymoor. The first restaurant was opened in 1954 by Jane and Clem Oxenham.

    Fish and chips are a valuable source of protein, fibre, iron and vitamins, providing a third of the recommended daily allowance of vitamins for men and nearly half for women. Find out more at SeaFish the authority in seafood.

    All our food is freshly prepared and cooked on the premises to ensure your food is enjoyable and tasty every time you visit us.

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    We not only sell cod and haddock, but also delicious alternatives such as lemon sole, plaice, halibut and other locally sourced fish.


    Outside Catering

    The end of an era. After thirteen years of providing outside catering we have hung up our aprons and Andrew and Peter the boiler suits. They climbed on the roof in all weathers, the last in the snow Poplar Tree Nurseries staff Christmas party. We have catere Read more »


    What is it about fish and chips that make it the number one takeaway in the UK? Come and visit us and taste a portion to find out for yourself. We want you to enjoy your meal whether you decide to eat in or takeaway. We now offer small, medium and large portion Read more »

    Pirates and the Community

    Clems Pirates are known in the North East for their sheer enthusiasm, terrific tours and their fundraising efforts. Started by brothers Andrew and Stephen Oxenham as a single rugby match to celebrate Stephen’s 40th birthday, Clems Pirates is now a fine exampl Read more »