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A Fish Called Coogee

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Seafood, Australian
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229 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
(02) 9664 7700
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
fishtastic in coogee

not your average fish n chip place. Amazing selection of interesting seafood, good service, definitely worth checking out. Location is the only downfall - coogee bay road is busy and you are sitting on the footpath so it's not very relaxing. But if you can get past this it is definitely worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Meg5D
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Coogee, Australia
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Coogee, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

not your average fish n chip place. Amazing selection of interesting seafood, good service, definitely worth checking out. Location is the only downfall - coogee bay road is busy and you are sitting on the footpath so it's not very relaxing. But if you can get past this it is definitely worth it.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Gastro Fish & Chip with style. Awesome flavours and great Barramundi! Choose your fish, vegetables and accompanying treats from the vast selection and watch it cooked in front of your eyes. Perfect.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We've never been disappointed at A Fish Called Coogee. Pick from fresh seafood choices that have been perfectly seasoned. Sometimes we take the fish home to cook ourselves. They are BYO and right next door the a great wine shop, so treat yourself to a great wine and gorgeous food. The side portions are big enough for two to share.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had read earlier reviews about this place which were good. On the weekday we decided to visit a young girl was " cooking" whilst the other staff member was sitting down eating.There were no other customers . The fish cocktails were overcooked, soggy and of poor quality. The prawns were small and just OK. The calamari was awful. With... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This place used to be awesome. I have been coming since it opened up years ago, and had loud throbbing music, happy chefs dancing over the grill, and simply divine freshly cooked food. But a recent visit last month has led me to write this sad review, because it is no longer the place I remember. It has gone downhill.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This place is legendary for great seafood. It is a small cafe with street seating and nothing flash, but you go here for the food and quality seafood. The guys cook your seafood as you like it and it is always great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Love this place..staff are always friendly and smiley... Its fresh, tasty and great. It is expensive though but worth it. There is another similar shop in bondi which doesn sweet potatoe chips.. would make my day if these guys get them. :-) A local and a regular

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Pick your own raw fish or shellfish and sides and have it cooked right then and there. So yummy and fresh but you pay for the fish by weight so it was quite expensive. Also the sides were about $7 AUD each, which I thought was a bit expensive. We ate inside the restaurant and it was hot and pretty... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It's small, it's open plan (almost open air), and you may have to line up for a table, but A Fish Called Coogee serves many delicious varieties of fish and some great crunchy chips at a reasonable price. The fish, marinated in several interesting ways, is displayed for you to choose from. Then you just sit back and wait for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A Fish Called Coogee was an exprience. Thankfully we made the decision to hop in a cab and check this place out on our first day in Sydney. Walking into the awesome little BYOB gem, I was instantly transfixed on the options of fresh fish, shellfish, sauces, sides, and the open grill to watch all the action. I had a... More 

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Additional Information about A Fish Called Coogee

Address: 229 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9664 7700
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Coogee
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 17 - 26
Cuisine: Seafood, Australian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 229 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Coogee
  • Phone Number: (02) 9664 7700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 26
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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