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World Famous Fish and Chips

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0478
08:30 - 21:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A variety of options for fish and for chips. Beautiful seating area looking out over the harbour. Can also have a glass of wine or a beer with your meal.👍🏾

Thank LindaTony2908
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Same name, but nothing like it used it to be. Overpriced and average food with ridiculous wait times. Rip off actually.

2 Thank IDavies2014
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The fish and kumera chips, and chowder were very good. More of an up market takeaway with a bar than a restaurant. Fabulous location.

Thank Russell M
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94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this fish and chip shop attracted by the "world famous" theme, I have eaten fish and chips in many cafe / restaurants in the UK and all are of a better quality than this. Also the staff on duty when we went were not that welcoming, they seemed to be ready to go home, would not recommend

Thank lewisNassington
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spectacular location sitting over the water, and chowder was pretty good. Also had kumera chips which were tasty.

Thank Elspeth M
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just came to Mangonui for the day and had a few locals and others recommend this place to us for the fish and chips. We stopped here after a day at the beach and ordered the most basic hoki and chips. While we waited 30 minutes for our order, two separate bus loads of people arrived and got all... More 

Thank Jill R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views, fairly long wait for food and it is expensive. Service was average, but you should try it at least once if you haven't already.

Thank korimako1
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very overpriced,slow service and very poor value for money. I would not recomend this place to anyone for anything other than novelty value.They are trading on a historical fact that in the past they were the best fish and chips in the country.Not any more

Thank raptorex
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us visited this Fish shop in Mangonui and we had high expectations as the view was fantastic and we were expecting great food and service due to the well known name of this fish shop....Unfortunately the service was bitter and cold and no hello was given as we walked in. 8 of us ordered food and spent a... More 

Thank josh j
Brisbane, Australia
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96 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during lunch and got our order within 15mins. The fish (Hoki) was cooked very well and was moist. Chips were perfect and portion was very good for the whole family. However, did not come with lemon and we had to purchase sauce. The restaurant is located in a great spot with nice views, but it was very windy,... More 

Thank TheLeftFamily

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?