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“Basic but good”
Review of Fish hook

Fish hook
Ranked #68 of 357 Restaurants in Dunedin
Price range: US$6 - US$18
Cuisines: Seafood, New Zealand
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Being NZ's most iconic dish, Fish Hook takes a new approach to revive the reputation of kiwi 'fush and chups' as we know it. Providing the highest quality fresh fish caught from our own boat in the local waters off the southern coast. We offer a wide range of species to choose from, Blue Cod, Sole, Monk and Gurnard just to name a few. Choose to have your fresh fish beer battered, crumbed or grilled (for those looking for a healthy option).Team this with your choice of shoestring, chunky McCain's fries or Kumera fries (sweet potato), a variety of sauces or pick from the range of fresh salads to create your ideal fish and chip meal.If you want to get a bit fancy or try something different there's also calamari rings,scallops, sweet chilli prawn skewers or salt n pepper squid to name a few of your options and if you need something to quench your thurst. Local ales such as the classic southern Speights or Emersons are available along with a fine pick of wines and non alcoholic beverages.Locally owned and operated. Take away or sit in and enjoy a warm friendly atmosphere in the heart of Dunedin city.
Reviewed 6 April 2013

I was in Dunedin on a Friday night in March and was looking for an evening meal. I didn't realise that all the student population eat out at the weekend, so I ended up at fish hook (which was one of the few restaurants with space).

It's a fairly basic place, but was doing a roaring trade between eat in and take away. I tried the blue cod, which was very good although (like most things in NZ) a bit expensive.

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Reviewed 25 March 2013

We went to Fish hook as many ppl recommended in the forum for good fish and chip. It was true enough many guests was dining in when we went there. We ordered a set of standard fish and chip and myself ordered their so called famous whitebait in batter. The fish and chip fish fillet was terribly small or may be this is the standard size of fish n chip in NZ. Not only that the whitebait in batter portion was very disappointing as well. We paid a good 30dollar for two meal and it was worth the money.

Thank Chinjessie
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Reviewed 13 February 2013 via mobile

We had the crumbled fish kumara chips and salt a d pepper squid. Service was friendly and the food fantastic and would certainly recommend

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Thank Russdi
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Reviewed 26 January 2013

This place is easily the best fish and chippery in Dunedin. Friendly staff, clean restaurant, plenty of fish choice. Freshly battered or crumbed fish, plus a choice of fat cut, shoestring and kumara chips. You guys are doing an awesome job! You have a passion for the place and it shows. Have you thought about franchising this concept? I also really like the information on the fish, who catches it and where it comes from. The fish is also really FRESH. Have been here many times already and will keep on going back.

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Thank goforitnz
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

Clean easily accessible cafe/chipper at the student end of George St. Great choice, friendly very efficient service and super-fast food delivery.
Fish was great crumbed, the sole sandwich would feed two normal people, the chips are good and its all worth a visit. Beer/wine/other less interesting drinks available.
Tragic that the fisherman's basket was on a platter (what happened to the baskets!!), but the scallops were cooked to perfection too, with no resemblance to a squash ball. I think my salt and pepper squid turned into calamari rings by accident, but that is forgiven also.

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