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“Good, old fashioned fish & chips, served in paper and eaten on the beach. Does life get any better than this?”
Review of Vinnies Takeaway

Vinnies Takeaway
Ranked #21 of 57 Restaurants in Paihia
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good, old fashioned fish & chips, served in paper and eaten on the beach. Does life get any better than this?”
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Good, old fashioned fish & chips, served in paper and eaten on the beach. Does life get any better than this?

Busy little shack on the seafront, Vinnies has a choice of fish, going up in price. The fish fillets are on display in a chiller cabinet at the front and you can chose between three or four different fish at different prices.

The fillets are then prepared, battered and cooked to order. It's all very fresh, and I didn't mind having to wait a few minutes for a fresh cooked meal.

Portions are generous and prices mean a good value meal.

  • Visited February 2012
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Amazing fish and chips”
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Had a really good meal here. You had to wait awhile as they were so busy but when the food arrived it was well worth it. We sat outside and ate it.

Visited January 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“yum”
Reviewed 10 March 2012

we went to vinnies, the food was cooked on the spot, fish was really mouth watering, we really enjoyed, so went back again couple days later. will definately revisit when we return. Shirley L melton australia

  • Visited March 2012
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Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“fish n chips”
Reviewed 5 March 2012

fish cooked to order, could easily have had one piece between us. yum yum.

Visited March 2012
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Buckinghamshire
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“The best battered fish - ever”
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Vinnie's is a little booth of a shop on the waterfront. There is a selection of fish - we chose snapper - it is cooked to order, so you are given a ticket and wait on the pavement - there was quite a crowd and no wonder!
The fish is battered, freshly fried and served with chips; we ate ours out of the wrapper on the beach front with a little salt, pepper and and a squeeze of fresh lemon (condiments supplied by Vinnie's). A truly magnificent crispy batter delicious fresh fish have never had better.

Visited January 2012
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