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Westshore Fish Cafe

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Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand, British
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112a Charles Street | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
(06) 834 0227
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have come here since I was a kid. Something about Westshore that beats all other fish and chip shops By far. I would recommend any of the burgers and the chicken nuggets..the chips are also the best ! So good. Rather expensive for fish and chips, but so worth it.

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Thank Jadeey K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little place. Full menu and info is on their website so we phoned our order in. On picking it up, I wished we'd dined in as it has a cute dining area, more like a casual restaurant than your average takeaway. The service was friendly and the food delicious. We had the vegetarian burger, the satay... More 

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Thank TamakiMakaurau
Dunedin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This place gets incredibly busy so be early! But worth the wait as the chips are those skinny type and not big and fleshy so a nicetaste plus not greasy-that was the best thing. Fish was alsom yummy.

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Thank charmanda
Napier, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Consistently good fish and chips. They were recommended to us several years ago and we use them constantly. Always the same, beautifully cooked fish and chips. Thoroughly recommend, but be prepared to wait a while as everyone around knows how good this Fish Cafe is.

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Thank Danger53
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

You would think a takeaway fish & chip shop with a website and recommendations in local motels would offer something special. It doesn't. And the standard fare is below standard. They don't know what the public expect and struggle to fill basic orders. While the walls are adorned with funnies the joke is on the unsuspecting customers. Blue cod expensive... More 

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Thank Brody P
Auckland
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice to have traditional "sit down" fish and chips. Good chips, crispy batter, and no egg in the batter. I enjoyed my meal.

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Thank JJtheWhaleWatcher
Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We have visited several times when in Napier and have always had a great meal with excellent friendly service in pleasant surroundings.

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Thank Sue C
New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Very fresh and tasty fish n chips, salad and coleslaw. Not greasy either. Would definitely visit again.

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Thank Jemma V
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We specifically visited this place based on the wonderful trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Beautiful chips and blue cod, crispy light batter. No greasy belly after this meal! I would highly recommend visiting the Westshore fish cafe if you have a hankering for delicious fish & chips!

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Thank Baxy78
Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I found this gem thanks to trip adviser and it didn't disappoint. Our fish, fries and hot dog were all beautiful and not greasy at all. We highly recommend this fish and chip store.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112a Charles Street | Westshore, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: (06) 834 0227

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