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The Ancient Mariner

157 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-623 3399
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
“mount eden” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
157 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really had great fish and chips, the only thing was disappointing, They did not have any vinegar. You can't have fish and chips with out vinegar on your chips.

Thank Yatul G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ahhh! Memories of the sea shanties of ye olden times... My parrot is installed, peg leg acquired. Eye patch in position.. Off around the Cape (corner if mount eden rd and esplanade) we battle many a kracken (busses, as we crossed the road) and then...More

Thank redstar999
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had a number of previous meals from The Ancient Mariner,and were so impressed with them told many friends and family. ... .BUT !!!! after our fish /chips/ sausages that we purchased for ourselves and grand children Friday night,,,the quality and appearance of the...More

2  Thank richy1950
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Good vibes, good music, even better chips and even better fish. Very welcoming. Would recommend fish and chips, battered scallops and calamari.

2  Thank Jack L
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Very friendly owner and team ... we searched them out via trip advisor .... Overall it deluvered....Great food...glutin free options which was great.

2  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

it does what it says on the tin and excellently at that the batter is so light and the choice of fish very good you can eat in or take out pity the staff took more time to talk among themselves than concentrate on customers

1  Thank chris c
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Came here with my friends, its was very nice ! Staff friendly, smiling ; food sooo good ! I took the chiken burger, hot dog & nuggets ! I was so hungry and so happy after eating all that ! :) Will come back with...More

1  Thank Loy W
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Wow! Amazing ❤️💛💚💙💜love it!Definitely a place to try and a definite 👍🏻thumbs up. I had the grilled tarakihi and loved it the chips were perfect the best way to spend the night.The only thing I didn't like was having to leave!will definitely be going back-Mia

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I doubt you'll find better F&C in Auckland. It's mostly a takeaway business, but there's some seating, and you can enjoy the nautical decor while waiting.

Thank JonGCbr
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Luckily for me I was staying literally minutes from this fush and chup joint and my hosts on hearing I was partial to decent takeaway took me down here. First - the orders are a bit slow coming out of the kitchen but when you...More

1  Thank UteBloke
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Gary P
6 April 2016|
Response from Galleyslaves | Property representative |
Dear Gary, Thanks for your feedback, but your question has us totally stumped! Firstly, The Ancient Mariner is very much alive and kicking. We opened the business on January 1, 2014 and have been doing a brisk trade ever... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-623 3399
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We at The Ancient Mariner are passionate about giving people a taste of what good old fashioned Kiwi fish 'n chips should really be like. All our food is either home made or we use products and ingredients sourced locally: fresh New Zealand seafood, home made thick cut chips, relishes, char-grilled burgers etc. There's space to dine in and enjoy the nautically themed ambiance and we also serve Gluten Free food.
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