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Westshore Fish Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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112a Charles Street | Westshore, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 0227
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Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paper-wrapped Fish & Chips with the family, got takeaway and sat down at the beach. Went on recommendation from a 'local' and wasn't disappointed. Something for everyone, and could have sat in the dining room if it wasn't so tempting to enjoy the sunshine and give the kids a chance to play outdoors! Reasonably priced, and cooked fresh!

Thank Makara2014
Hastings, New Zealand
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These people are so friendly and helpful I would really recommend the food which is so superior to any other fish and chip shop in the Hawkes bay.

Thank Iain149
Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to book other restaurants but all fully booked but found that the Westshore fish shop had an adjoining cafe. What a find it was! The seafood was truly superb and much cheaper than the places we tried to get into. Great service from the cheery waitress too! Very popular with the locals as it turns out. Will be... More 

Thank bridger12016
Kettering, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

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

Thank 27Sue68
Mudgee, Australia
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183 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 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 

Thank Jeff W
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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21 reviews
16 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 

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 26 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.

Thank bjm286
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank Jadeey K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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 

1 Thank TamakiMakaurau
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5 reviews
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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.

Thank charmanda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?