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Review of Fish hook

Fish hook
Ranked #47 of 388 Restaurants in Dunedin
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Seafood, New Zealand
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Being NZ's most iconic dish, Fish Hook takes a new approach to revive the reputation of kiwi 'fush and chups' as we know it. Providing the highest quality fresh fish caught from our own boat in the local waters off the southern coast. We offer a wide range of species to choose from, Blue Cod, Sole, Monk and Gurnard just to name a few. Choose to have your fresh fish beer battered, crumbed or grilled (for those looking for a healthy option).Team this with your choice of shoestring, chunky McCain's fries or Kumera fries (sweet potato), a variety of sauces or pick from the range of fresh salads to create your ideal fish and chip meal.If you want to get a bit fancy or try something different there's also calamari rings,scallops, sweet chilli prawn skewers or salt n pepper squid to name a few of your options and if you need something to quench your thurst. Local ales such as the classic southern Speights or Emersons are available along with a fine pick of wines and non alcoholic beverages.Locally owned and operated. Take away or sit in and enjoy a warm friendly atmosphere in the heart of Dunedin city.
Reviewed May 30, 2014

The seafood was great. Just a tad bit expensive for what they were selling. Practically everything is ala carte, so you choose the fish, decide how it is done. Buy whatever sides you want or oysters etc.

Was a little busy when I went but the staff were nice and friendly. Food was nice and all but I wouldnt hunt this place up just to eat here if it were a hassle.

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Thank Xunliang_Lin
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Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

I have sat in fish hook 3 times and enjoyed my meal. The fish beautifully cooked and the service is great. Smiley and friendly staff. However, I've also had takeaways a few times and never seem to get the same great quality standard. The food is always greasy and just hard to enjoy. If they were to send out the same standard of food as they serve when customers dine in I would definitely rate this place the best fish n chip shop. Unfortunately consistency is key and these guys just don't have it. I've gone off the place because of the takeaways, though sitting in is great, being able to take away is most convenient and when you can't do that and enjoy it at the same time is a shame.

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Reviewed May 11, 2014

We are fisher people and as such rarely eat fish out as we are used to it being super fresh.
However we were in Dunedin recently and had this place recommended to us so decided to try it out. We ordered the groper - we are from the north so would call it hapuka. They don't serve this fish battered or crumbed or indeed fried. Grilled is all you get but this is really the only way to eat it. It was perfect - fresh as, flakey, moist and delicious. Some hand cut fries and a couple of oysters on the side and a glass of wine all for a little over $20 each. What a bargain. There is nothing flash about this place - it is all about the food

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Thank Jo P
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stopped in here for a quick lunch. The cod was extremely fresh, served piping hot, and the chip were fresh and tasty.

Thank SDTravel80
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

I have eaten takeaways from Fish Hook four times. One time was great, one was ok and two were unpleasant. When I ate there recently the deep fried fish had not been drained for long enough and was very, very greasy. Beautiful fresh fish ruined by too much grease making for an unpleasant meal.

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Thank Sarah53187
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