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Coopers Catch Kaikoura

9 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6362
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (117 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
Seafood, New Zealand, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
9 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Greased greasy greasy don’t think it was even drained was looking forward to it but so disappointed- batter was gluggy and too thick -miss the takeaway that was opposite this grease pit they knew how to do fish n chips

Thank JanDarryl M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The greasiest fish and chips I have ever had. It looked great but there was soooo much batter that had not been drained enough and a lot of uncooked batter inside the 'shell coating' that covered the small fish on the inside. Also over priced...More

Thank selinac706
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the blue cod. The fish and chips were nice, fish was fresh and chips fluffy. Decent meal, but quite expensive, for what you get

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just the place you’d expect from a “indiscreet” little food shop in this awesome little coastal town ... attention to great food for a great price. Cool as!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh cod absolutely ruined by insanely thick batter over cooked on the outside and undercooked inside. Chips were slimy and uninviting. We have experienced much better from Coopers Catch on previous visits. Come on Kaikoura! Pull your socks up. You need all the business you...More

Thank MottNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of seafood and everything deep fried that your heart could desire! We had the fish of the day, scallops, potato cakes, kumara chips, shoestring fries, corn fritters, cheese and broccoli roll, sweet corn fritters and a spring roll. Sadly no crayfish at this...More

Thank Joanie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went into Coopers Catch because it was full of customers. Delicious meal and not too greasy. Was lovely and staff were great.

Thank USANewbie
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

So fresh & delicious. We had a couple of pieces of fish with chips … crispy batter on the fish and the chips were great too.

Thank PeterGG70
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

I've never eaten that good Fish 'n Chip's - honestly. For only $9 (yes, just freaking $9) you can get a big fish and loads of chips. Tomato sauce is free, however, you can order homemade Aioli for additional $2. I recommend the onion rings...More

2  Thank Mauri M
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Had went twice in a day, there are not much choice around. Was told this is the best fish n chips in the world hahaa. Had tried mussels, squid ring, blue cod and tarakihi, none of the item is fresh although this town is so...More

Thank dor66
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2 December 2015|
Response from Gregory S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they do. I am told that good crayfish is sold from a van, they do a selection of cooked seafood, though unfortunately I did not get a chance to eat here but it is normally always busy. if you go towards the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6362
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We are open 9.30am right through to Midnight - 7 days a week. Our aim is to offer a Kaikoura Seafood experience with Fresh Fish of the Day available daily. We have 2 qualified chefs working for us, all our fish is cooked to order, and we pride ourselves in quality and the high standard we offer to our customers. We also do our best to help the travelling public and our tourists by offering: Free Wi Fi, Free pottle of tomato sauce with every take away order, and free tomato sauce, vinegar available for all meals eaten on the premises. We are a family business with friendly staff and our aim is to Please You. We have outdoor picnic tables with umbrellas to offer a pleasant atmosphere, with views to the mountains, and of course the smell of that beautful sea, sit and enjoy while we deliver your meal to you. Free carpark.
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