Portsmouth fish and chip shops offer free chips to beat Blue Monday

FISH and chip shops across Portsmouth are offering free chips to customers in a bid to beat Blue Monday.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 11:42 am
Updated Friday, 17th January 2020, 1:36 pm

Customers to Deep Blue restaurants and takeaways will receive the offer by purchasing cod or haddock on Monday January 20 – Blue Monday.

The third Monday of January is widely recognised as the most depressing day of the year, considering the weather conditions,

returning to work and school from the Christmas break, and households experiencing a lack of money.

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A Deep Blue spokesman said: ‘We want to do our bit towards improving the happiness of the nation by offering them free chips all day. Fish

and chips are a national favourite and a British institution and should be celebrated at every possible opportunity.

‘Simply visit your local Deep Blue on Monday and enjoy free regular chips with your fish in the comfort of one of our restaurants or to take away.’

The offer will be available at the following locations.

- South Parade Pier, Southsea

- Portsmouth Clarence Esplenade

- Paulsgrove (Mother Kelly’s)

- Bedhampton