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Blue Haven Fish & Chips

268 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 7969
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (6 reviews)
“snapper” (2 reviews)
“light batter” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
268 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blue cod freshly cooked fish and chips were delicious. From a beautiful morning weather had turned cold and wet, we found this place by accident and it rounded off our day wonderfully.

Thank yvonne572016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great feed of fish n chips. Tried Blue Cod and Snapper which we’re both excellent. Were not huge fish but very fresh and tasty. Almost the best chips I’ve ever had from a chip shop.

Thank KiwiGav27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes they don't do crumbed or grilled, but their battered fish is to perfection so just go ahead and enjoy the treat. Their chips are perfectly cooked, and almost creamy on the inside. Two scoops and four fish was perfect for four of us to...More

Thank EarthlyAmbler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place but service is good. Fast and efficient. Apparently best fish and chips in Nelson. Generous servings. Fish looked dry, onion rings were pre-bought and although chips were nice, seemed to be from a pre-prepared packet. Right next door to a fish market so...More

Thank drtgfnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit to Blue Haven was great. We found the fish selection nicely varied, fresh and delicious. The batter was exceptionally light -- sort of like a teriyaki batter, and delicious. My wife and I are enthusiastic fans. As did most customers, we took our...More

Thank JCM3rd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, food and drinks! Love coming here and it’s great to see their workers showing ao Christmas spirit this holiday season!

Thank Rhiannon G
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Busy but reasonably efficient. A standard range of deep fried takeaway food plus cold fizzy drinks and a few ice creams / ice blocks. Soggy chips though.

Thank JohnandTracy_L
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We rang our order through and before I could even say who it was for, he put the phone down. English is a second language but the owner needs to engage a little more to establish regular clients. Still, food was good although cannot recommend...More

Thank Oamaruvian
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great customer service and delicious food I love the crispy chips, spring rolls and donuts! Great price and super fast :) recommend to everyone

Thank Rhiannon G
Reviewed 31 August 2017

There is usually a queue here so I usually order by phone. They always have Gurnard which is our favourite fish. We have never had anything to complain about in literally dozens of visits.

Thank Steve W
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  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 7969
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