The History of Fish & Chips

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

No one is certain of the origins of fish and chips, but fried fish is thought to have been introduced by Jews in the 17th century. Fish and chips were long sold separately, but an Ashkenazi Jewish immigrant called Joseph Malin is widely considered the first to bring the two together at his shop in the East Read more…

A Wedding Feast

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

This August saw some noteworthy diners at Packet Bridge. Owner Cihan Oktem and partner Jen tied the knot at the local church and then headed straight down to Packet Bridge for some fish and chips. It’s safe to say this is the first time a wedding party has eaten at our restaurant, and our traditional fish Read more…

Fish and Chip Awards 2014

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Cem Oktem named as a finalist in the National Fish and Chip Awards 2014 We’re excited to announce that our very own Cem Oktem is a finalist in the Drywhite Young Fish Frier category of the National Fish and Chip Awards 2014. With finalists from fish and chip shops all over the country and a Read more…