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World Famous Fish and Chips

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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0478
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08:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

thanks so much for the great food,time to serve our guests and fantastic surroundings, we all ate ourselves silly and more ,great hosts ,team work and smiles ,just made our day mangonui fish and chips see yous again soon mark , virginia and whanua

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Thank markedwardstikipunga
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view of water. Definitely set up for the tourists as that is whom seemed to get preference. Over priced and small portions. Drinks very expensive suggest going across to the Hotel.

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Thank totravel18
New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recent vistor from Hawera,South Taranaki. I like to think of myself as someone whom enjoy's good fish N chip's and like most Kiwi's we know what great fish N chips is. Not to mention my father worked on the fishing boats in Wellington whom supplied to the Wellington Sea Market in the 70's for 20 years. I thought I would... More 

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1 Thank Krakaman007
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place lives up to its reputation. Quaint place, great ambiance. The Fish and Chips are superb. Crisp, Juicy and very nice.

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Thank Ramkumarr S
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a long standing establishment worth of its world famous rating, the fish is beautifully cooked with the option of enjoying a glass of wine while you sit at the table provided under cover on the wharf. Would be advisable to check when the Tour Buses are due to arrive to save a long wait for your food.

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Thank Jan M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the setting is gorgeous in this character filled fishing town, as a kiwi and understanding the craze that 'Best Fish & Chips in New Zealand' is a major title, I'm a tad embarrassed. The meal was OVER priced and OVER cooked and portion sizes were dismal. The prices should be LESS than the standard New Zealand fish and chip... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large choice of fresh seafood cooked in batter while you wait. Licenced bar attached and eat in over the water in a quiet setting off the highway. Fish was fresh but batter not crunchy

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Thank Europahol
Whitianga, New Zealand
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The service was poor and the food not up to scratch. We were totally disappointed with our meal here. The blue cod was cooked perfectly, however the calamari was way overcooked as was all the other food ordered.

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Levin, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Not good enough for the prices. Tourist trap. We had a fish burger which was ok. $15. Calamari with shoe strings was all over cooked. $15. Two cokes. All up $40 for lunch. Never go there again.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A very aptly named fish and chip shop on a wharf, a choice of fresh caught fillets,three styles of fries ... its possible it is not the best in New ZealaND buT it is certainly the best so far. Special mention for the devine marinated fish salad.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 21:00
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 0478

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?