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Flying Boat Fish & Chips

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great fish sandwiches and very friendly service. Fabulous views over the lagoon and definitely worth a visit.

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York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Amazing venue, can't get better views whilst eating the most wonderful fresh fish & chips. Great value for money.

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Thank Joanna G
Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Needed a break from Big Rarotonga meals. Had a burger and chips for dinner and went and watched the sun set

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Thank stephf1955
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Beautiful food, tucked away in a great location - little boat converted into a takeaway shop, bbq tables outside, right next to the beach. Next to the Game Fishing Club, so you can grab a beer from there, and sit and look out to the ocean with your meal.

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Thank kathrenew
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had a takeaway from the van and found it very tasty and the chips were also good. The fish we had was unusual that it was Marlin and excellent.

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Thank Madstravel
Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Super low key, hidden away in the corner of (I think) a fishing club. Fish was delicious and fresh and chips were nicely cooked. Only criticism - compared to elsewhere on the island, the portions were small. Probably helped our waistlines though!

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Thank Natkinson7
Nelson, New Zealand
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Had trouble finding this excellent fish and chip place but eventually we did and loved it. Beautiful fish and chips in such a pleasant casual setting.

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Thank WBuzz
Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The setting is novel with an old boat modified to become a kitchen for takeaway food. The lady who served us was very friendly and obliging, the fish burger was excellent and fairly priced at $8. You can sit and watch the waves crashing on the reef which is very close and enjoy good honest tasty food. You can get... More 

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Thank ffBri
Avarua, Cook Islands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Every time I pass Flying boat I get hungry for Fish n Chips, the batter is always crispy and chips perfect, fantastic outook to the ocean, and a great local bar 10metres away

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Thank Tamaiva
New Zealand
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189 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The fish and chips are superb fresh and tasty. I love the venue sitting over looking the beach and the sea. The staff are lovely friendly and very helpful. This is basic and ticks all the boxes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tupapa, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga

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