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About The Happy Fryer
Based in Southampton, we can come to your event in Hampshire.
The Happy Fryer has been established since 2011 as a husband and wife team, we have over 20 years of catering experience as one of us is a fully qualified chef. We have catered for many various events and have got good feed back from our customers with repeat bookings.
We cater for all types of events including weddings, parties, corporate days and office catering, in our bespoke made food van carrying the highest food safety rating awarded by our local authorities.
All our chips are freshly cut and cooked to order using Maris piper potatoes and cooked in British sustainable rapeseed oil which contains omegas 3, 6 and 9. Which helps to reduce cholesterol, we only use frozen at sea north Atlantic cod fillets (skinless and boneless), if you require any other type of fish please ask. Our sausages are jumbo and we can provide them battered or plain, all our batter is freshly made, for the vegetarians we can provide home made pea fritter.
Great service and lovely food!
Dawn and her team were so accommodating and provided a great service for a staff event held at Jaguar Land Rover. Cannot thank you enough. Would highly recommend!
Lovely people and excellent food - highly recomend
Remained cheerful throughout despite the awful weather significantly effecting footfall and making for a cold and wet experience for them. Every one of the visitors that bought fish and chips absolutely raved about the service the quality of the food and the taste - many saying "best fish and chips I've had in a long time". I will most certainly be give them my custom when I next see them at an event.
very cheerful and helpful
Keith and Dawn provided 30 ladies with fresh hot tasty fish and chips . Thank you Trefoil Guild Eastleigh
Professional Service in all aspects !
Dawn & Kieth give a high professional service from first contact to quality of food, our event will now become a yearly event and we intend to recontact them and book for next year !
Thoroughly recommended feel free to ring for verbal reference, Paul & Emma
Delighted with the happy Fryer
Couldn’t recommend these highly enough. A lovely couple, great communication, delicious food. All of our guests commented about how good both the food and idea was. Perfect for a big party.
Excellent wedding caterers!
Thanks so much Dawn and co! The food was amazing - everyone said how brilliant it was! I personally ate so much I had to have my wedding dress loosened which I count as a successful meal! Lovely people, great service.
Dubz In A Field
Excellent service, Excellent food and wonderful people. Everyone at the event , very, very happy
Amazing food, Amazing Customer Service
The Happy Fryer are amazing! We had them for our wedding and we couldn’t be more pleased that we had them there. They looked after us extremely well, what you see with them is what you get! Plus amazing value for money. All our guests loved your food! There is another thing they offer for free is to come and collect rubbish. They chased up on the events and always assured that they will be there for us. Many many thanks. Guy and Adele x
Lovely guys, lovely fish and chips. Xx
Brilliant guys, thank you for being so reliable over the summer, your both lovely.
Great fish and chips, very tasty and fresh.
Would love to see mushy peas on the menu.
Best wishes and have a good winter.
Gill and Mike (wardens at Long Meadow Campsite.
Really pleased we chose the Happy Fryer
As part of a theatre evening, we needed to serve a fish-and-chip supper to 50-60 people, three nights in a row.
Keith and Dawn were highly organised and very easy to work with. They did a recce in advance, to check the best place to park the van and to make sure everything would go smoothly. They offered vegetarian and vegan options, and happily accommodated one lady who needed a gluten-free meal.
Our audience members commented on the quality of the food, especially the chips. Starting the evening on such a positive note really helped make a success of our overall event. We will definitely be asking the Happy Fryer to support future shows.
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