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All 18 Mapua Restaurants

Smokehouse, The

6 Aranui Road, Mapua, New Zealand
03-540-2280
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Ranked #5 of 18 Restaurants in Mapua
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Mapua, New Zealand
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

You can smell the smokehouse, you wait outside or stroll to the wharf, taking in the sights and smells. Look at the current which is amazing. Grab your goodies and enjoy on one of the many places to sit looking at the water. Bliss

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

There is something special about the batter that this fish is fried in. It is fried to perfection. The tartar sauce they sell is made by heinz and it is delicious! No need to mess with perfection. We attempted to go back for more a different day but they were doing some work on the place. Must try if youre... More 

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byron bay
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Since arriving in NZ I had been looking forward to trying Fish and Chips NZ style. In Nelson I was recommended the Mapua Smokehouse and so with anticipation I made the 20min drive down to sleepy Mapua. The Smokehouse looked the part but the service was disinterested at best and when I asked the staff what is a good Fish... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I don't often buy fish and chips but these were cooked just the way I like them and you know when you open up your parcel and the paper is not all greasy that they are going to be perfect and that's exactly what we got. The portions were generous and as one piece of fish was slightly small they... More 

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Blenheim
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

On a busy Sunday afternoon you would think they would have more staff on! Paua pattie was very average, lacked flavour but good texture. Chips undercooked and not seasoned. Fish of day was pretty good but very very greasy

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Nelson, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Smokehouse used to be the name of the restaurant next door, but it now sells fish and chips and smoked fish products it is definitely worth going a long way for the fish and chips and on a nice day you can sit on the many seats around the area and watch the activities of boating folk a great... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Great for fish 'n' chips, but their smoked fish is amazing. Generally there is a good selection of smoked fish available, but if it's there I'll always go for the Warehou.

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Mapua, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Grab take away fish and chips, and eat this at the Golden Bear brewery. Especially in the summer when they have live music outside. Or wander to the wharf and watch the tide rolling in and out. Magic.

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Motueka New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Excellent service Great Fish & Chips The service is great and consistant.This os situated on the Warf at Mapua a delightful water side village. With lovely views over the wate and rolling country side

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Surrey
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Best fish and chips we can remember. One evening we simply enjoyed the food on the wharf, the next we took it back to our apartment to enjoy even more with a glass of wine. The portions of chips are big so take care!

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Address: 6 Aranui Road, Mapua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03-540-2280
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua

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