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Georges Fisheries

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Seafood, New Zealand, Fast food
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40 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 7937
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Hastings
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd heard locals talk about this place & it took years to finally visit. True to the conversations, they offered the best fish & chips I have ever tasted, unbelievable!!! We ate them down by the riverbank as it was such a lovely day. Dining Alfresco! Well worth a stopover. Can't wait to return.

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Thank Sue T
Stevens,PA, United States
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The traditional Kiwi fish and chip stop - do the takeaway and head for a riverbank parking spot to enjoy them. The best in Wanganui!

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Thank Peter H
Whanganui, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Next to cinema, went for meal after movie. Fab meal complete with tea/coffee and fresh bread & butter. Fish was absolutely fresh and beautifully cooked as were fries. Had salad, but honestly, the fish and chips were more than enough. Great value and will be going again. Restaurant, clean and fresh and has had a redo, but they have kept... More 

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Thank Ngatimaumau
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great fish and chips carrying on George's legacy. You can select your own fresh fish and have it crumbed or battered. Also a variety of fresh fish including bluff oysters and kina. You can ring through your order as well.

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Thank Christodoulos M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Really lovely fish and chips - a little pricey compared to other outlets thru out NZ. Sit down or take away options available.

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Thank Deanix
New Zealand
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

George's is a Whanganui institution. Fantastic fresh fish to take home, best fish & chips in town. Great service and staff too.

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Thank AkiwiNewZealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Disappointed really. The fish was super greasy and tough (shark I would guess). For the first fish n chips meal we had after 3 years in China, this was well below average. Disappointing considering all the positive reviews.

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Thank Duncan A
Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Served by woman who was rude and abrupt with staff onlookers who seemed embarrassed by her lack of customer service..left me feeling quite 'stink'. Waited 20 minutes which I was advised of as there was a big order in which was fine. However, the three pieces of fish I ordered were wafer thin, small and oily , springroll had meat... More 

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Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, The Netherlands
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46 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Nice to gave the option to pick fresh fish from the window to have fried, alongside the standard offering. Good quality, large servings, friendly service.

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Thank MarkSmalleyNL
Wellington New Zealand
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117 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Eating out as it used to be. Formica tables. Bread and butter. Chips definitely included. Fish cooked traditionally. Georges has been here for many many years. Definitely a Kiwiana experience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, New Zealand, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 7937

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