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Main Street, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Description: Fish & Chips

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great food, awful service

Great food as usual, with fantastic gluten free options. Unfortunately the service was terrible. Our number was called, we went and got our food and made our way back to our holiday home. We then realised we did not have the right order so went back to sort it out. The lady behind the counter... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2014
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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

What a pile of c#%p the lady behind the counter tells you. My wife is now very unwell after being sold gluten free fish that is cooked in the same fryer (while she said the fryer kills the gluten.) Yes we should have known better. Having now looked this up gluten can change its form when cooked over 600F a... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

$10 blue cod & chips. Big portions nice batter nice chips. Friendly lady on counter. Just the ticket after a long drive and a hot pool soak.

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great food as usual, with fantastic gluten free options. Unfortunately the service was terrible. Our number was called, we went and got our food and made our way back to our holiday home. We then realised we did not have the right order so went back to sort it out. The lady behind the counter was incredibly rude and insulting,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

One of the places we look forward to when ever we come to Hamner. Hotdog good sausage not the baloney thing they hv going on like other south island fish n chip shops,Chips just right size, Fish very thick and tasty homemade batter. Always friendly when weve been there. Or though some comments say there not friendly...I understand if there... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Great tasting food and value for money. I would highly recommend! Would have to say these are some of the best chips I have had for a very long time!!!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

$10 blue cod and chips - very generous pieces of cod. The batter was rather thick and not crispy. We had 4 blue cod and chips and 3 squid rings for three adults and two children and this was just right - cost $50+, so not a cheap meal! Only one table and four chairs, so not really suited for... More 

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Canterbury, NZ
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40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

It was a busy night when we were there but they definitely burled through the orders so we didn't have to wait for long. We just ordered the normal fish which in hindsight we shouldn't have as we are quite used to enjoying blue cod or similar. We found the fish was varied in its cooking, some ok, some a... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Fish and chips are the best, and after a swim at the hot pools these guys do the best frozen yoghurt real fruit ice creams! At really good prices too!

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New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Quick and tasty food , reasonably priced. Would go back there. Great friendly service. The couches inside are a great touch on a cold evening. Nice comfy seating watching tv while waiting for takeaway. Great burgers!

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Ashhurst, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

we had a burger each which was pretty average, the sign said best burgers in hanmer but very debatable i'd say. got a bacon and cheese roll which was delicious and chips which were a bit overcooked but the nice chicken salt made them ok. the man cooking burgers was super friendly but the lady serving wasnt!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Fish & Chips

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