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Geelong Boat House Fish and Chips

$$ - $$$Seafood, Fast food,
Western Foreshore Road, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5222 3642
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (72 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Western Foreshore Road, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

WOW!! This place doesn't look much, but OMG what a meal, we went into the bistro side of the place, you can get takeaway from there as well( two separate businesses I believe) . We were greeted by the lovely Jess, and chose to sit...More

Thank GayleM64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a unique place sitting out on a pontoon in Corio Bay with the city just 5 minutes away. You have a great selection of the original fish and chips plus more.

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time eating here at the boat house. The food was beautiful and fresh. If you are looking for great sea food then I recommend the boat house. They have a dine in restaurant and a takeaway cafe where you then sit on the foreshore...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How good was this ordered fresh fish and chips, cooked quickly with a cold VB on the side plus happy staff

Thank shaunr464
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited yesterday with friends. Grey day so too cold to sit outside but had a table with a view inside. Quite extensive seafood menu. I shared the seafood platter for two. Food was excellent. Malcolm the owner a very friendly fellow!

Thank elizabethramsay
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The location is great but for someone with a gluten allergy they were not interested. Happily said their chips were gluten free but could not reserve one of the four fryers solely for the chips - so contamination from batter is a real issue. Only...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Not happy. Ordered our meal, 20 minutes later finally we got it....they had been calling it the wrong number as they had misread their own handwriting. Other customers witnessed this too. Gave us a coffee instead of iced coffee... another by product of the stuffed...More

Thank 111river
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the second time I've been let down by this establishment. Whilst I appreciate they're busy with the many tourists at this time of year, the fact that their output is far below par is just unsatisfactory. In our fairly basic order there was...More

Thank hungrythirsty93
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Great quality and value fish and chips. I also had an amazing iced coffee. A nice place to take in the veiw of the geelong waterfront

Thank 910corinne
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Excellent service. The food is tasty and the portions are generous. It serves the best Fisherman's Basket in Geelong

Thank Deirdre H
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Rebecca W
3 March 2017|
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Response from Russetquinn | Reviewed this property |
On the fish and chip menu, there is potato cakes, chips and a Greek salad. I'd stick to the chips and potato cakes though, as the Greek salad, is not very Greek, more green ! And I'd stay away from the seafood as well, as it... More
25 January 2017|
Response from Fiona H | Reviewed this property |
The boat house is on the park that runs along the Geelong foreshore . There were plenty of dogs (on leads) along the foreshore. We have a dog, and simply ordered take away and then sat in the park. There are benches to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Western Foreshore Road, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5222 3642
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