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Hunky Dory's at the Wharf

Seafood, Australian, Fast food
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The wharf, Kiama Municipality, New South Wales, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fish is fresh and flavoursome. Chips are yummy. Prices are average. Each time we've been there (3) we've had to wait a bit to be served as it's very busy. Each time I've watched how the service staff speak to customers. Leaves a lot to be desired. Quite an attitude. My friends won't return because of this attitude. I will... More 

Thank Jen M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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410 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were at Kiana and felt the only thing to do was get fish and chips. The place was packed and we had to wait for our number to be called. We stalked and staked claim to a table. While we were waiting a big ole pelican came walking in. The seagulls are swarming the place. Whatever you do, don't... More 

Thank Dinah Y
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have enjoyed Hunky Dorys over many years now & not one bad experience. Any advice for visitors, there is no eftpos and no bathrooms available at this location. Also i noticed on past reviews, people often complain about the staff attitudes but I can say there is, that's the south coast folks for you (hey you... More 

Thank dazzaler46
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The fish and chips are good but the owners leave a lot to be desired. The man taking orders acted as though we owed him something not him providing a service. Anyway the food was worth the trouble but it is disappointing the arrogance of the staff.

Thank Jean M
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I enjoy pulling up to Hunky Dory's to get takeaway. Its not a place I want to dine in, its not a place I want to hang around in longer than necessary. But if you are looking for good honest fish and chips and an ability to walk to the other parts of the wharf and eat your fish and... More 

Thank KevinDwyer1956
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Well like most reviewers we were drawn in by the lure of the location and the idea of fish n chips on the harbour. Place was sort of busy but total chaos. My wife ordered for us. 2 Adults and 2 Kids. She confirmed the price of drinks (Expensive) received a diatribe from this awful lady about how they paid... More 

5 Thank AllStarRev
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at Hunky Dorys Kiama , good fish & chips . I had the grilled barramundi . Would have been perfect if I had salad , it was advertised but they had none . Great location , sat outside & enjoyed the amazing warm weather . Also had a visit from the local pelican , he just wanders inside... More 

Thank Cheryl H
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Avoid this place on the wharf like the plague people we've had two horrific experiences there now. It's staffed by 2 disgusting, grubby, chip on the shoulder type older women of seeming limited mental capacity who are abusive, nasty and aggressive towards customers including yelling and swearing. Unbelievable shame considering the wharf location. Fish and chips and a can of... More 

1 Thank JosieAkl
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Is what it is-great fish and chips in a beautiful setting. Gets really busy which is probably what causes most people's problems but its a holiday shop. Relax people, cooking fresh food takes time and if you are on holiday why do you care-the harbour is pretty to look at while waiting. Pretty good quality fish and chips, pricey but... More 

Thank whilsch
Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

I found the two women serving crass and rude would never go back, there are many friendly well presented people in need of jobs why put up with these two ?

2 Thank Sharmeil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Australian, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The wharf, Kiama Municipality, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Kiama Municipality  >  Kiama
  • Phone Number: 42324050

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