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World Famous Fish and Chips

) #8 of 9 Restaurants in Mangonui $$ - $$$ Seafood, Fast food,
Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0478
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good26%
  • Average24%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible13%
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“fresh fish” (28 reviews)
“salads” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We can't comment on the fish but had scallops twice during our time in Mangonui. Very fresh and batter nice and light, cooked to perfection. Plenty of seating outside, comfortable enough. Orders are over the counter and done very quickly, staff were friendly enough, no...More

Thank Sonia I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a little over-priced you can choose your fresh fish and even chip style which is novel. But the customer service was truly awful, besides having to pay $1.50 for a tablespoon size potion of tomato sauce, I felt like an unwanted guest at a...More

2  Thank devonbumpkin314
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We stayed in Paihia, but drove up to Mangonui. It is well worth the drive, because the fish is fresh and well prepared. The service was friendly and efficient. Great place to eat.

Thank Kobus R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We stopped here because it's in the tourist brochures and World famous and kind of a "must do" in Northland!! Although there was nothing actually bad it also was nothing exceptional. Expensive, chips were over cooked, took a while for anyone to acknowledge that we...More

3  Thank traceyz22
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Good fresh seafood ,with an array of chips ( Potato , or Kumera in a variety of Sizes ) . A midweek visit , so it wasn't busy and the food came out fairly quickly . With the windows open the view is %50 of...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The battered fish was light and crisp, the chips were ok. But there is a line between rustic charm and bit of a dump and this place has crossed the line. Pretty high prices and charging extra for sauce etc - you'd think they might...More

1  Thank Wawata
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Even on a busy Easter weekend the speed of service was still good, mainly because the concept is good with guests cleaning up their fish and chip packets into bins. There is a wide range of seafood at reasonable prices, and the ambiance and view...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were looking forward to our meal here having read about it in a magazine. We were a bit disappointed. Overcooked fish, chewy mussels. The setting is 5* but the food was average and nothing compared to fish and chips at home.

Thank LauraEvans88
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Absolutely Delicious, yes it is on the pricey side but for anything this fresh you do pay more! Remember other fish and chip shops use mostly frozen stock which is why they are cheap. This is an awesome place to visit with a beautiful setting...More

Thank TJ-NZL
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We wait 20 minfor one small peice of fish and chips. we got it wrapped in a bag, altough we sat inside. The tomato souce was 1.5 $ per small and really not tasty amount. Overpriced.

1  Thank Rotem Y
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  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 0478
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