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“not too bad.”
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Captain Mikes
Cuisines: Seafood
Description: Fish & Chips
Restaurant details
Description: Fish & Chips
Ashhurst, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“not too bad.”
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!!

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank nathanlori
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  • English first
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English first
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Disgusting soggy burger”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Wrote an earlier review to say this establishment was never open. Wish it had stayed that way! Ordered a cheese, tomato and mushroom burger with no meat (I have been ordering this same burger from many establishments for the past 30 years with no issues). The burger was just soggy slop. By the time I had reached the car the whole bag was sodden. The burger was inedible. The staff were pleasant, the wait was reasonable and the setting was clean and nice but the food was not worth the trip. The children ordered hot dogs, fish and chips. They were unable to eat the hot dogs and fish after one bite of each and very uncharacteristically didn't have many of the chips. We were all disappointed and will not be returning unless the current owners sell it (it is currently on the market)

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Katrina R
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Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Choose another. . .”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

When reading the menu to see if we were going to have our dinner there, the lady behind the counter said that the fish and burgers will really good. I was actually looking to have a toastie, but decided a burger would be fine on her recommendation.
The burger patty seemed frozen, not fresh, and the rest of it was very average. My partner had the fish and chips and said it was the worst he's had in NZ.
We needed to eat inside as it was cold out and had to endure a drunk lady sitting across from us (not a lot of seating inside) and a Beyonce concert video blaring on the TV; far from pleasant.
Choose another takeaway in Hanmer.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank dotyalys
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Brentwood,ca
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“BEST KIWI RUN FISH& CHIPS IN town”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

We stumbled upon this place and it was the best fish and chips on our whole trip. What a deal $8.50 or the meal deal tons of food you could share. Home made, not previously frozen, delightful owners. Would recommend to anyone especially for those travelers trying to budget in a very expensive but gorgeous country

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank queenhelene
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice tasty food and did gluten free options also.”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Good tasty fast food option, with some gluten free options. Slightly on the dear side, but overall, ok for a tourist spot.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Dave R
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