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Blue Haven Fish & Chips

268 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 7969
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (6 reviews)
“snapper” (2 reviews)
“light batter” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
268 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife really wanted grilled fish but they only deep fry. The fish and chips we did get we thought was a bit greasy and the oil featured too much in the taste of the food.

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this by chance but great Fish & Chips and you can sit down a few yards away eating them looking over the harbour.

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Blue cod freshly cooked fish and chips were delicious. From a beautiful morning weather had turned cold and wet, we found this place by accident and it rounded off our day wonderfully.

Thank yvonne572016
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Really great feed of fish n chips. Tried Blue Cod and Snapper which we’re both excellent. Were not huge fish but very fresh and tasty. Almost the best chips I’ve ever had from a chip shop.

Thank KiwiGav27
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Yes they don't do crumbed or grilled, but their battered fish is to perfection so just go ahead and enjoy the treat. Their chips are perfectly cooked, and almost creamy on the inside. Two scoops and four fish was perfect for four of us to...More

Thank EarthlyAmbler
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Busy place but service is good. Fast and efficient. Apparently best fish and chips in Nelson. Generous servings. Fish looked dry, onion rings were pre-bought and although chips were nice, seemed to be from a pre-prepared packet. Right next door to a fish market so...More

Thank drtgfnz
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Our visit to Blue Haven was great. We found the fish selection nicely varied, fresh and delicious. The batter was exceptionally light -- sort of like a teriyaki batter, and delicious. My wife and I are enthusiastic fans. As did most customers, we took our...More

Thank JCM3rd
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great service, food and drinks! Love coming here and it’s great to see their workers showing ao Christmas spirit this holiday season!

Thank Rhiannon G
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Busy but reasonably efficient. A standard range of deep fried takeaway food plus cold fizzy drinks and a few ice creams / ice blocks. Soggy chips though.

Thank JohnandTracy_L
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We rang our order through and before I could even say who it was for, he put the phone down. English is a second language but the owner needs to engage a little more to establish regular clients. Still, food was good although cannot recommend...More

Thank Oamaruvian
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  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 Wakefield Quay, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 7969
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