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GB Fish & Chips stands tall in soccer splendor

Patrons love the atmosphere at GB Fish & Chips. Enjoying the England-Italy match in the Euro 2012 quarterfinals are, from left, Anthony Martin, Richard Thompson, Cooper Watkins and Simon Watkins. (Photo by Chris Casey)

EDITOR'S NOTE: With Euro 2012 reaching its crescendo and MLS nearing midseason, now is a fine time to pull up a barstool, order a cold one and enjoy soccer on the tube. To get you primed, Burgundy Wave continues its series of reviews of Colorado's best soccer pubs. Do you have a favorite place to watch footy? Suggest it for a review in the comments!

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Alex Stokeld fishes for compliments at GB Fish & Chips.
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The best fish and chips this side of London.




While studying abroad in Scotland, I picked up an appreciation of good whisky (no "e"), cozy pubs, hot tea, and the local chippy. A chippy, for the uninitiated, is a fish and chips joint—a small, neighborhood spot that specializes in fried food for lunch, dinner, post-bar, and post-hangover. In the United Kingdom, they outnumber McDonald's by about seven to one.



Stateside, it's easy to find good whisky and pubs and tea. But locating a good basket of fish and chips—let alone a proper chippy—is nearly impossible. Denverites should consider themselves lucky to have GB Fish and Chips on South Broadway.


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