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Blue Haven Fish & Chips

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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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268 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 7969
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Made a visit based on other feedback. Got the blue cod and chips. Delicious and highly recommended. Well worth a visit...

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Thank dfru
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Fish and chip shop between the Customs House and the Styx restaurant. Fish and chips cooked to order (as is common in NZ). I recommend the fish fillets over the standard battered fish, more expensive but still cheaper than a restaurant. Match with your favourite NZ white wine or local beer.

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1 Thank AndrewMcCrorie
1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017

These chips must be the best I have had in years and the fish was cooked in nice thin batter. would recommend to anyone wanting nice fish and chips

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Thank Murray M
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Best Fish n Chips I've had in years would definitely recommend it to everyone and anyone looking for some high quality cheap fish n chips

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Thank joby16428
Nelson, New Zealand
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Chips were pretty good, if a little oily. Popularity of this shop in summer is a let down with long waits, so ring ahead. No number system for orders so never sure if it's your order being called out. Shop is nice and clean, and good fish selection. Not getting five stars due to price, which is a Nelson wide... More 

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1 Thank Cam A
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Haven fish and chips do in my mind the best French fries in town they are always perfectly golden and crispy. The restaurant is very clean and fish is delivered daily. As a trucker this shop is always a top priority when in nelson.

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1 Thank Herb W
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Average at best. Have had better at other coastal NZ towns. No crumbed option for fish and without a doubt the most expensive battered fish around.

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1 Thank PJJ7
Attadale, Australia
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282 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The plan was fish and chips for lunch and we chose Blue Haven. Good choice of fish and we selected the Blue Warehou but the place looked a bit third or fourth rate. Food was cooked quick enough and overall was good to eat with well cooked chips and light batter. The Blue Warehou itself was quite dry and maybe... More 

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Thank Peter B
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice fresh fish and awesome service from lovely people! Made an excellent meal. Was very busy the night I came. They had a wide range of fish ( some were pricey) and lots of vegetarian options like vege rolls.

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Thank emilydennis551
Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

really great fish and chips!! chips were lovely and crispy and i recommend the blue cod! cooked to perfection and a great taste 👍🏽 definitely recommend as an inexpensive meal for families and groups of friends

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Thank roswalk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?