'Disco Chippy' boasts DJ and UV lights to keep customers happy

The shop is a hit with celebrities too

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Credits: Facebook/Cafe Piccante

Ultraviolet lighting, deep-fried Creme Eggs and a DJ – what more could you possibly want from a chip shop?

Edinburgh is awash with chip shops – many of which serve the unofficial Scottish delicacy of deep-fried Mars Bars.

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However, the "disco chippy", Cafe Piccante in Broughton Street, offers something a bit different, proud customers say.

Punters have taken to social media to share videos of a DJ performing in the shop, which is also apparently a hit among celebrities.

Credits: Facebook/Cafe Piccante

A DJ plays a tune out to stunned punters on Saturday night from inside the chip shop

Credits: Facebook/Cafe Piccante

Social media offers plenty of videos filmed by punters shocked at the fact there is a DJ performing in the chip shop

Credits: Facebook/Cafe Piccante

The unique chip shop even has its own twist of the deep fried chocolate bar by offering its diners a deep fried Creme Egg instead

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Twitter user @KneeS0cks posted footage of the DJ playing out a house tune with the caption: "Still baffled by the fact there was a DJ in the chippy last night."

One video on Cafe Piccante's own Facebook page bizarrely appears to show a bride ordering some late-night munch.

The unique chip shop even has its own twist of the deep fried chocolate bar by offering its diners a deep fried Creme Egg instead.

Cafe Piccante's soaring popularity has not been overlooked by stars visiting Edinburgh.

Credits: Facebook/Cafe Piccante

Dara O Briain with one of the Cafe Piccante staff members

Credits: Facebook/Cafe Piccante

Alan Carr cannot hide his delight at being pictured in the "disco chippy"

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Comedians Dara O Briain, Alan Carr and Russell Howard have all been pictured by staff in the chip shop.

Cafe Piccante's visitors haven't wasted much time to share their positive experiences of the venue on Twitter.

One wrote: "Cafe Piccante in Edinburgh is easily the best takeaway I've ever had."

Credits: Facebook/Cafe Piccante

Comedian Russell Howard enjoys a night out at Cafe Piccante

Credits: Facebook/Cafe Piccante

Cafe Piccante in Broughton Street, Edinburgh, is a real hit with late-night diners in the city

Another wrote: "Cafe Piccante in Edinburgh. Why go anywhere else?"

"Cafe Piccante is the best chippy in Edinburgh, there I said it," tweeted one happy diner.

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