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All 17 Mapua Restaurants

Smokehouse, The

6 Aranui Road, Mapua, New Zealand
03-540-2280
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Ranked #3 of 17 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
Dunedin, New Zealand
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We went to The Smokehouse on a very busy evening & were warned there would be a 30 minute wait, so went for a walk along the beautiful waterfront. When our fish & chips were ready they were delicious, the fish was very fresh & the chips were perfect. One slight problem was that the fish had not been drained... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Had heard this was pretty good. And wow.....people were right. Little bit on the pricey side, but then what isnt in a holiday destination. However the price wasnt an issue once I tried the fish.....amazing batter and great tasting fish inside. Rest of family had some of their other options and everyone was happy. Washed down nicely with a craft... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you are looking for good fish and chips and your in the Nelson area then head out to Mapua and try The Smokehouse. The selection is good and prices are fair and you get a good portion. I had the Bluenose and it was great. Couldn't finish it all. A nice thing to do is walk across the way... More 

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Renwick, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Had bluenose and chips from here over the New Year holiday - very nicely cooked and portions huge. Mapua was very busy but we only had to wait about 15 mins for our food - excellent.

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Auckland
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Really wonderful fish and chips! Cheap prices, friendly service. This place is very popular, so on a summers day if you arrive at 7 pm it may take an hour to get your order.

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Tokyo, Japan
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Fantastic smoked fish including many varieties I was unfamiliar with. All were utterly delicious and so much so we made a return trip the following day!

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Mapua, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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