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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%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (28 reviews)
“salads” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 484 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank traceyz22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Wawata
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were looking forward to our meal here having read about it in a magazine. We were a bit disappointed. Overcooked fish, chewy mussels. The setting is 5* but the food was average and nothing compared to fish and chips at home.

Thank LauraEvans88
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Absolutely Delicious, yes it is on the pricey side but for anything this fresh you do pay more! Remember other fish and chip shops use mostly frozen stock which is why they are cheap. This is an awesome place to visit with a beautiful setting...More

Thank TJ-NZL
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We wait 20 minfor one small peice of fish and chips. we got it wrapped in a bag, altough we sat inside. The tomato souce was 1.5 $ per small and really not tasty amount. Overpriced.

Thank Rotem Y
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This fish and chip store set right over the water has lots of indoor seating or you can take your meal away. There is a great selection of seafood and options to cook up fresh seafood - i,e snapper if caught on the day which...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Fish was fresh and tasty - excellant Ate Tarakihi. Chips ok. Chowder very good. Mussels average. Coffees purchased separately were overpriced and BAD. Rooky mistake Buy fish from fish shop and coffees from a cafe!

Thank sidadandsimum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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