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333 Darling Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
(02) 9555 4334
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good fish and chips

Come here with my girl and also with my mates to grab some seafood every few weekends. Place is reasonably priced and has good quality seafood. Service is of the fish a chip shop variety so its great for grab and go or sit and chill.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Bigsteve84
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Come here with my girl and also with my mates to grab some seafood every few weekends. Place is reasonably priced and has good quality seafood. Service is of the fish a chip shop variety so its great for grab and go or sit and chill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Walking along Darling Street one day, we felt like fish and chips for shop. We saw Balmain Blu and decided that this will do. Expecting to get the usual fare. Lo and behold - we were so very pleasantly surprised that the little corner fish shop served fresh quality stuff that were scrumptiously delicious!!! We could taste the freshness in... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Balmain Blu is a little corner fish and chip shop that cooks up some great value for money dishes. A major plus is that Blu offers a good selection of fresh fish all cooked to order. The cooking is generally simple which, in my opinion is how fish should be cooked. The chips are good and the salads are light... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Great for a quick and cheap fish and chips.. Which is surprisingly hard to find on the peninsula.. We also had seafood for Christmas supplied by these guys and the quality was excellent. Highly recommended and at a reasonable price!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

There are your run of the mill fish and chip shops and there are your fish and chip shops that make this simple fare into something special. Balmain Blu is one of the special ones. I really enjoyed watching the Balmain locals wander by while eating fresh tasty fish and chips

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Balmain Blu has been around for a while and for good reason. Their fish specials are great. The dish is usually on for a week and is a meal in a polystyrene box. I've often wondered how it is cost effective because you couldn't hope to buy the ingredients for less than the $14 or $15 you'll pay for it.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Simple, beautifully cooked salmon is my favourite. Welcoming owners and staff make it a pleasure to dine in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Fabulous fresh fish and seafood, from classic fish n chips to lobster & salad there is something here for everyone. Eat in, takeaway or buy and prepare yourselves this is a great find in the heart of Balmain.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

I had eaten at Balmai Blu a few times but after today never again. After paying for grilled fish and salad, I couldn't believe I was served up what must have been only 100g of fish and a salad that was 99% rocket. Ripped off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Simple,delicious food at a very reasonable price. Consistently outstanding food especially the fish and chips..piping hot fish,crispy batter and chips,plus great specials. Highly recommended...a Balmain treasure.

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 333 Darling Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain
  • Phone Number: (02) 9555 4334

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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