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Akaroa Fish and Chips

59 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7464
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (167 reviews)
“orange roughy” (10 reviews)
“fillet” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
59 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Found this place a bit expensive and only very average for fish and chips, big serves which is great if you enjoy the meal. lovely view over the harbour, very busy shop, maybe try somewhere else first.

Thank sparklekitty
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ordered the Shell Fish Meal (includes fries) along with Grilled Fish plus fries. For a start, when we got home the “grilled” fish appeared to be anything but grilled. Not only did it look unappetising it tasted even worse. As for the fries, they...More

Thank NI_Travellers_12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place isn’t something to brag about... not fresh from what I could see. Staff looked stressed and was having passive aggressive argument behind the counter. Especially if your a Brit, this is not a good fish and chips and I wouldn’t recommend.

Thank Robyn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great and fast food. Friendly service staff members! We had a great lunch at this Fish and Chips place!

Thank torie_k3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A blend of the old fashioned chip shop and a modern takeway. Unfortunately we visited at the end of the day when a big cruise ship had been in port, so the range of fish available was limited to Blue Cod - they Southland favourite....More

Thank Geoff_Heather
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a long way to go to get to Akaroa - for a non-kiwi, taking the tourist route, it was an hour and a half. However, this place was worth the drive. Flaky tender fresh fish with a crispy tasty batter, vinegar added, of course!...More

Thank wanderwoman43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick service. The batter on my fish was a bit soggy but tasted OK. Chips were fine as was the burger of the other person.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a Blue Cod & Chips between the two of us and there was more than enough. Great taste, great quality, great experience, great price!

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated on the main waterfront promenade of Akaroa, this fish and chip shop is a veritable institution that will draw a crowd come rain or shine, and our visit on a sunny October afternoon proved no different. Around lunchtime the line was practically out the...More

Thank Bull_Delamotte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

$8 for a fish and $3.50 for a scoop is overpriced but not overrated. Owners very friendly and got our order after 6 minutes wait. Was a quiet afternoon, recommended as long as you avoid the lunch rush. Food quality was perfect and definitely come...More

Thank Az Z
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7464
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