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For all its faults, the internet can be a truly wonderful place at times.
You may have been surprised to see the eyes of the world focusing on a small town on the outskirts of Coventry over the past few days – with the Binley Mega Chippy becoming everyone’s favourite new meme.
For some reason, and we’re still not exactly sure why, TikTok users are completely obsessed with the bog-standard looking fish and chip shop in Binley.
Perhaps it’s the incredible name, or the randomness of it all, but we’re obsessed with it and we’re not sure why.
It’s basically the most British viral thing we’ve ever seen, with all kinds of videos, songs and parody accounts springing up across social media.
For the record, there was one review we found on the Restaurant Guru website posted years before it went viral which attests to its quality. It also shed more light on the place, and told us that the place only accepts cash – or at least it did when it was written four years ago.
“Binley Mega Chippy has to be one of the best I have tried in Coventry up to now. Friendly helpful staff and great food. Remember cash, no card payments there,” it said.
The venue opened up back in 2004, and it’s taken 18 years for the internet to fall in love with it.
A song all about the place has racked up more than 790,000 times in a few days, and there have been a number of parody accounts pop up too.
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