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World Famous Fish and Chips

Fish & Chips, Seafood
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Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
09-406-0478
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8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 53
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 89
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  • 76
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  • 48
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Too expensive for what it was

We were disappointed at the prices of this fish and chip shop. Even the drinks were over priced. Down the road the prices were half the price, we wish we had gone elsewhere.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We were disappointed at the prices of this fish and chip shop. Even the drinks were over priced. Down the road the prices were half the price, we wish we had gone elsewhere.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The worst dining experience we have had in a very long time. We felt terrible for hours after having our lunch. The staff were unfriendly and didn't appear to enjoy being there. Upon this experience we decided not to book accommodation in the area and drove back to Russell to enjoy the remainder of our holiday.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Over hanging the harbour, this place has become very well known for its fresh, locally caught fish, served take away style in paper, and which you can eat sitting at tables and benches in a covered area. We had the 'Fisherman's Catch', at $12.50, the fish of the day being Tarakihi. This was one piece of fish, chips, a pot... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Never ever disappointed with the fish here. It is ALWAYS melt in your mouth tender and delicious. You can tell without a doubt that it is fresh out of the ocean. It is a little pricey, you will pay about $12pp for a picce of fish and one scoop of chips. Did prefer it a few years ago when it... More 

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HKT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Either calling in while visiting the Bay of Islands or stopping in in your way further north. Serene Mangonui has a brilliant Harbour, quaint and interesting fishing spots nearby.

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Orewa, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Over rated F&C shop. A small piece of fish was $7.50 and a scoop $3.50 and a can of coke $3.80! Pop down the road and get a better deal for less dollars. Never go back again.

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Mellons Bay, Auckland
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We'd heard about this place before we came up here so had to try it out. It did'nt disappoint. The fish was really fresh and cooked in a light crispy batter, and there was a choice of standard chips or French fries. As well there was a wide range of extras such as.salads, sauces, and things like oysters, prawns, and... More 

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Xi'an
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My 11 year old daughter and I loved it. We have just returned from a 4 year stay in inland China, and my daughter eyed up the fresh fish and things only got better from there! The staff were accommodating and friendly, and helped us choose the fish. The time taken to deliver the food was great, but the view,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Facing into the bay with the yachts bobbing on the water is where you want to eat your fish and chips. Choose from the fresh local fish selection which is then cooked to order. Fat chips, skinny chips, mushy peas, salad and sauces all come as extras and very keen prices. not sure about the world famous' title they have... More 

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Auckland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great fresh fish, beautifully cooked and quick service. A stunning location overlooking the Mangonui Harbour.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: 09-406-0478

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?