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Fish Shack

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33 South Steyne | Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent enough fish and chips

After walking around for an hour trying to find some non sushi healthy takeaway I got sucked into fish and chips. I decided on this place on the basis of the absence of any pictures of the food, which always reminds me of places like Kavos. Turned out to be a very good choice. Really good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visited Fish Shack this weekend to be let down terribly! We ordered Fishermans basket and the size of the fish was small and tasted average. The oysters also were definately not fresh. Dad got the whitebait and they were cold and tasted off. We let the waitress know and they didn't do anything about it. 1/10 overall.... Find somewhere else... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

best ever, i had the eye fillet and unicorn. amazing service for a wine bar. i like the deck area and up stairs. amazing chinese food. best food in melbourne

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

After walking around for an hour trying to find some non sushi healthy takeaway I got sucked into fish and chips. I decided on this place on the basis of the absence of any pictures of the food, which always reminds me of places like Kavos. Turned out to be a very good choice. Really good, crispy chips and an... More 

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Pottsville, Australia
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Fish Shack has a pretty basic fit out, it is casual dinning and the food is basic but good. We got served quickly and the staff on our night was a friendly bunch of young guys. Probably a good spot for a quick bite for families or people on the go.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Easter Monday, We were seated by a friendly girl, and ordered grilled snapper which arrived promptly. I could smell the fish was bad before it was placed on the table. I have been in the fish business for years ( New Zealand)and have never smelt anything like it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you were in Management and a customer returned the dish, you... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Easter Monday 2015. There are many great places to eat at Manly sadly for us this was not one of them..we specifically wanted snapper and the food coming out looked ok, so we took a table and ordered drinks. When the the grilled snapper and chips were placed on the table I thought great then this smell wafted up OMG... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Had a lunch time meal here when we visited Manly. Amazed at some of the poor reviews given on TA as we found the place to be really nice. Sat outside with a glass of wine, beers and our food. Shrimps were delicious as was the battered barramundi. Maybe not a 5/5 but worth a 4 rating.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This little place is right on the beach. We decided to take our meal across the road and sit on the low wall, to get a better view of the water. We had Barramundi and hot chips. Not really expecting the wonderful flavors that we received. The fish was so moist, and the chips were fantastic. I knew straight away... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Seriously what is up with the horrible wait staff in this place ???? Could not believe that horrible service me and husband received. First and last time I'll ever be going here, over priced and horrible service. There are plenty of other places on manly to eat avoid this nightmare!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This place looks nice because it faces the water but that is it! We ordered the basket for 2 deal and EVERYTHING was fried. It also comes with 2 'fresh' oysters that were probably considered fresh a month ago (didn't eat them). The lemons were also a little on the brown side! The only flavor you can taste is the... More 

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Additional Information about Fish Shack

Address: 33 South Steyne | Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 South Steyne | Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?