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The Smokehouse

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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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6 Aranui Road, Mapua, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2280
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11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great meal here when we arrived at Mapua. Very reasonable price for heaps of food and the fish was unbelievably yummy. Highly recommend this takeaway.

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered 2 portion but it was sooo huge, more dann enough!! Normally we eat a lot :-), but now we could not finish it :) it was ready in 10 min and really tasty!!!

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Thank Agika901
Oakland, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really loved the fish and chips here. The fish (you can order different types of fish) was very fresh and clean tasting and the batter was perfect. And the scoop of chips was huge. The woman working the counter was smiling and very nice. For what we got and what we paid it seemed like a super deal. If... More 

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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the place by chance and just had the fish and chips. Delicious. That is all. It is a little off the beaten path, but if you are on your way into or out of Abel Tasman this is a great place for a simple meal. Nearby there is brewery, and they let us eat there with one of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's now March 2017 and my husband and I are sitting eating the smoked salmon pate from the Mapua smokehouse here in Christchurch and we remember with great fondness the wonderful time we had last year at the Mapua wharf. We ordered some fish and chips and sat at the wine bar opposite and the lady from the smokehouse was... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great food and a great place to visit. The Smokehouse offered superb fresh fish and the facilities to sit and enjoy your meal at Mapua Wharf were excellent.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole area promotes buying food here and eating either at the local wine bar or local brewery. We chose a couple of pints of freshly brewed to go with the fish and chips. An excellent choice and one to be recommended

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Thank Steve B
Wanaka, New Zealand
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fish and chips. We ordered 3 pieces of fish for the two us and it was plenty. Could not finish all the fries they gave us either. Nice fresh white cod cooked to perfection. Price is right as well. You pay for just what you ordered. They wrap it all in butcher paper and hand it to you. Love... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fish & chips wasn't excellent, but it wasn't bad. My husband liked his fish, but apart from that, I'd say it was above average. Initially, they overcooked the fish, but admitted as much when they called us up, so they cooked another piece and brought it out to us to make up for it. All of it done at... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It wasn't average and it wasn't very good but I will rate it very good as there is no good option. No crumbed option! Nice fish and chips, efficient service, no complaints.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Aranui Road, Mapua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 2280
Description
Takeaways & Deli on the historic Mapua Wharf. Our onsite takeaways are a Nelson favorite. Come and savour our delicious fish and chips while relaxing on the wharf where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the Waimea Estuary. Or grab a cool drink from the local craft brewery where an easy going band is often playing in the courtyard. Additionally our onsite Deli showcases all our Smoked Salmon, Fish, Mussels and Pate. The Smokehouse experience is based on the concept of delicately hot smoking local seafood, using traditional brick kilns and natural manuka shavings. The whole process is overseen by our experienced smokers in a true balance of art and science. 100% Natural 100% Preservative Free

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