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Milton Street Fish & Chip Cafe

$$ - $$$Seafood, Fast Food,
136 Milton Street | The Wood, Nelson City, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6730
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
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“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“pub next door” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
136 Milton Street | The Wood, Nelson City, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Third time from ordering takeaways and every time they have forgotten something. Let the first couple of times go but rung and complained about 3rd time... was delivered to us promptly... food ok.. chips nice... got Cajun fish burger. Obviously frozen fish... 1 slice of...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was nice and fresh and made with good quality ingredients. The staff were friendly and the menu provided gluten-free options. I was a walk in customer and I didn’t need to wait very long for my food to be prepared. Will definitely here again...More

Thank Brixtonkiwi
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We use these guys all the time. Fresh fish, awesome chips what more do you want. If you want to shake it up a bit. Order from the pub next door and eat like kings

Thank Furybears
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This takeway does more than just fish and chips, they do pizzas and burgers too. Generally the fish and chips are really good but sometimes they smell of the cooking fat a wee bit. The best thing (and it is unique) is that you can...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Thanks Tony and staff, We just had a lunch shout at work, all staff were very impressed with the delicious burgers and fish and chips and friendly service. I had the Cajun fish burger, the fish was cooked to perfection.

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Regular visitors but very poor service tonight, clearly the young boy taking orders wasn't really enjoying being there! Order arrived next door minus half what we ordered had to wait another 15 minutes for the rest to arrive

Thank Jmcspirit
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Just happened to chance on the Milton St F & C when in the city. The regular fish was good quality, the cod divine. 2 of us had burgers and they were top notch. The chips were great - you don't need sauce with these...More

Thank Brent B
Reviewed March 9, 2017

We loved ordering and having our tea brought to us in the Sprig and Fern next door. It tasted just as good the second time out of the paper. Highly recommend.

Thank gm2872016
Reviewed February 19, 2017

For the highest priced fish and chips in the Nelson region (at least I think they might be) we were roundly unimpressed with the quality of the food. Take a look at my photos - you will see how disgusting the genuine fish fillets were...More

2  Thank Esteb Steve
Tony C, Manager at Milton Street Fish & Chip Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Hi Esteb Steve I would like to apologise for your unpleasant experience. Can you please inform me as to when you visited the shop and time,.. i have to agree with you here it looks to me like the person who was working the fryers...More

Reviewed January 23, 2017

Love these guys. Whether grabbing fish and chips to take home or enjoying them next door in the pub. It's always a treat. Good selection of food on offer, fast and friendly service.

Thank Furybears
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I have fond memories of my childhood (28+ years ago) when we would have our 1 night a week take away dinner. I always chose Miltons because they gave me the Crispy's,lol..and if there were none they would do our order a few orders behind so there were Crispy's from other peoples orders =) Then they brought in the Chocolate donut,OMG...was like the in Lava Cake back then.lol.i ordered 1 or 2 each time. Born & raised in Nelsom but then left 16+ years ago...Every F&C place i would go to in the north island none of them had heard of thr chocolate donut (some use to be certain there was no such thing,but id always say, there is in Nelson at the Milton St F&C). Fortunately my father is flying my daughter to Nelson this Wednesday for a day trip, Im hoping to get him to take her to the 1 place her Mum ate when growing up =) Maybe she too will bring me a Chocolate donut or 2 back with her for me if you still do them?? Unfortunately i cant travel as im about to have my baby, but im happy that my daughter will get to see the beautiful place i grew up in & eat at the best F&C shop i always have fond memories of.#MiltonStreetChildhoodMemories#
May 15, 2016|
Response from Tony C | Property representative |
Nice memories of Milton St Takeaways.. Thank you for your post. The shop has been through a lot of hands since you where last in town.. 16 years. Your father and daughter will still be able to experience the very best fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Milton Street | The Wood, Nelson City, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-546 6730
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