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World Famous Fish and Chips

) #8 of 9 Restaurants in Mangonui ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Fast food,
Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0478
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good26%
  • Average24%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible13%
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“salads” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“nice fish” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic venue, located on the shore line, great food, friendly staff. A fast food restaurant living up to its own boast of being the best in the world. Fish and hand cut chips were cooked to perfection. Worth the visit for the setting alone

Thank Pressy72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title says it all. Poor customer sweetcorn and considering the quality of the fish, poor, expensive and overrated

Thank Ewan S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit " the worlds best fish and chip shop" , I ordered the sea food chowder at $16.99 from the surly service person , the chowder arrived in a timely manner in a cardboard container , you help yourself to the plastic...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We can't comment on the fish but had scallops twice during our time in Mangonui. Very fresh and batter nice and light, cooked to perfection. Plenty of seating outside, comfortable enough. Orders are over the counter and done very quickly, staff were friendly enough, no...More

Thank Sonia I
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Although a little over-priced you can choose your fresh fish and even chip style which is novel. But the customer service was truly awful, besides having to pay $1.50 for a tablespoon size potion of tomato sauce, I felt like an unwanted guest at a...More

3  Thank devonbumpkin314
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We stayed in Paihia, but drove up to Mangonui. It is well worth the drive, because the fish is fresh and well prepared. The service was friendly and efficient. Great place to eat.

Thank Kobus R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We stopped here because it's in the tourist brochures and World famous and kind of a "must do" in Northland!! Although there was nothing actually bad it also was nothing exceptional. Expensive, chips were over cooked, took a while for anyone to acknowledge that we...More

4  Thank traceyz22
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Good fresh seafood ,with an array of chips ( Potato , or Kumera in a variety of Sizes ) . A midweek visit , so it wasn't busy and the food came out fairly quickly . With the windows open the view is %50 of...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The battered fish was light and crisp, the chips were ok. But there is a line between rustic charm and bit of a dump and this place has crossed the line. Pretty high prices and charging extra for sauce etc - you'd think they might...More

1  Thank Wawata
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Even on a busy Easter weekend the speed of service was still good, mainly because the concept is good with guests cleaning up their fish and chip packets into bins. There is a wide range of seafood at reasonable prices, and the ambiance and view...More

Thank Hannah R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
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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