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Westshore Fish Cafe

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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, British
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112a Charles Street | Westshore, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 0227
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rather a long way out of Napier but excellant fish and chips. Possible to eat in although this costs a bit more than take away. Disappointing there is no sea views

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Thank 27Sue68
Mudgee, Australia
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184 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly a hidden gem ... it looks like an ordinary fish and chip shop until you go inside and sit down for your meal. Wow ... everything changes!!! We had the seafood platter to share and it was the best we have eaten in NZ. The owners are great people and we wish we were staying in Napier... More 

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Thank Jeff W
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

What fantastic food and fresh food I might add, I don't like battered fish but these guys do a grilled option!! I got home to open up a beautiful price of grilled snapper with fresh lemon inside just as if i cooked it myself on the BBQ! All the food from this fish and chip shop is simply amazing, clearly... More 

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Thank willsamtroy
Auckland, New Zealand
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121 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Came here last year and thought it good value so returned. Decent size chip scoop, fish tasty (grilled or crumbed) and decent sized mussels and scallops.

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Thank bjm286
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Have come here since I was a kid. Something about Westshore that beats all other fish and chip shops By far. I would recommend any of the burgers and the chicken nuggets..the chips are also the best ! So good. Rather expensive for fish and chips, but so worth it.

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Thank Jadeey K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great little place. Full menu and info is on their website so we phoned our order in. On picking it up, I wished we'd dined in as it has a cute dining area, more like a casual restaurant than your average takeaway. The service was friendly and the food delicious. We had the vegetarian burger, the satay... More 

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Thank TamakiMakaurau
Dunedin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place gets incredibly busy so be early! But worth the wait as the chips are those skinny type and not big and fleshy so a nicetaste plus not greasy-that was the best thing. Fish was alsom yummy.

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Thank charmanda
Napier, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Consistently good fish and chips. They were recommended to us several years ago and we use them constantly. Always the same, beautifully cooked fish and chips. Thoroughly recommend, but be prepared to wait a while as everyone around knows how good this Fish Cafe is.

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Thank Danger53
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

You would think a takeaway fish & chip shop with a website and recommendations in local motels would offer something special. It doesn't. And the standard fare is below standard. They don't know what the public expect and struggle to fill basic orders. While the walls are adorned with funnies the joke is on the unsuspecting customers. Blue cod expensive... More 

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Thank Brody P
Auckland
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Nice to have traditional "sit down" fish and chips. Good chips, crispy batter, and no egg in the batter. I enjoyed my meal.

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Thank JJtheWhaleWatcher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112a Charles Street | Westshore, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 0227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?