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Blue Haven Fish & Chips
Ranked #83 of 175 Restaurants in Nelson
Cuisines: Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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311 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012 via mobile

Service- excellent, quality of the Fish and Chips - Excellent (I live in the UK) also good value for money, only slight criticism, please get some more tabes and chairs.

Thank Ikorel
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English first
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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420 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 356 helpful votes
“Best fish and chips”
Reviewed 14 December 2012

We do not normally buy fish and chips. Last time would be a year ago. However, after a particularly bad experience at a nearby restaurant we wandered here. The bluecod fish was just beautiful. So fresh, lightly battered and decent size. The seafood kebabs were also really good. The chips were crisp and really tasty. this isnt a restaurant as such. Its a takeaway place, but you cant beat the view and setting to eat your food at the nearby waterfron public seating area on a nice day. There is only seats for people waiting for orders, so its not a place to eat your takeaways at the shop. But the waterfront area is just fantastic with public tables and chairs. Just dont feed the seagulls as all their friends will jon in! A lovely evening and great food. I think its even one of the must dos in Nelson!
thank you and we ll be back.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank nzp0ppy
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Brussels, Belgium
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140 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“Best Meal in Nelson? Almost”
Reviewed 17 October 2012

Recommended by Te Puna Wai Lodge, this place gets top rating even though it does not really fit the category of restaurant. The fish and chips are delightful, go for the blue nose if there is any: exceptional!
Friendly service, large selection. You can either take away or use the seats and tables located outside.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank Xofi10
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Wellington, New Zealand
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fresh fish and chips, best enjoyed sitting by the harbour as the sun goes down”
Reviewed 14 October 2012

We had lovely fresh fish & chips on a mild spring evening from Haven Fish & Chips by the port in Nelson. Despite being quite busy the wait was only 10-15 minutes before the helpful staff wrapped our order. There was a choice of fish fillets to be battered, plenty of other menu items to choose including seafood and (huge) hotdogs, salt was optional, and plenty of cold drinks in the fridges. Just don't expect to get a burger! Everything tasted wonderful, our kids gave the chips a good review. There are plenty of free car parks just outside the door, and seats & tables just south of Haven if you want to eat your fish by the sea (like we did).

Thank David0000
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