Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkEthnic Cuisine · 1 decade ago

Why are fish and chips shops always closed on mondays?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    I think it is because many get fresh fish and the fishermen don't go outon Sundays.

    I canremember that year ago, but few here do not open now.

  • Lori
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    At those restaurants that serve fresh fish, the cost of fish is somewhat more on Mondays and fresh fish are available in lower quantities. In years gone by these reasons were stronger than today, since Mondays are the least likely day for people to eat fish anyway, this is the most practical day for most restaurants not to offer it.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It's always when I feel like fish and chips too!

    But I suppose that the people working in the fish and chip shops have worked extra hard on Friday nights and Saturday's and Sunday's too.

    They deserve a break. Work on their cooking skills. : )

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Because the British are very lazy*, and people who work on Saturdays think they should get a day off to make up for that; so instead of hiring enough people to fully staff a shop all week, businesses close on Mondays. And sometimes on Wednesday afternoons, too!

    *Before anyone gets all mad at my (obviously rather sweeping) stereotyping of Britain, how else does one explain the higher standard of living in the US and Australia?

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  • 1 decade ago

    The first poster was right; because they're open Friday, Saturday and Sunday to take advantage of weekend business, they close Monday to rest, restock and get ready for the upcoming week.

  • 1 decade ago

    Originally from the lack of fresh catch (fish) from Sundays.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I think this is because they like to have long weekends, and so they want to have a three day weekend! xo

  • 1 decade ago

    because, they dont sell much on mondays.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    i think its in jewish religion not to sell fish on mondays, or something like this.

  • 1 decade ago

    because they have to fish....

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