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The Sands Fish and Chip Shop

623 Rocks Road | The Sands Complex, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-539 6161
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
623 Rocks Road | The Sands Complex, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough great about this place. We stumbled upon it randomly -- largely because it was the easiest place for us to park our campervan about a block away when we were hungry. The owner was friendly and very helpful, even gave us...More

Thank lwmcom
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was not good value for money and the staff looked like they couldn't be bothered. The portions were small compared to what we get in other parts of new Zealand

Thank mlongv785227
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service with a great humour and jokes thrown in! Superbly fresh fish thoughtfully served in containers for transporting to the picnic tables or across the road for a beach experience.

Thank NelsonSue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for some hot chips as I unexpectedly had time to spare. Realised I was pretty hungry and so ordered an egg burger. Thought process at the time was that the hunger was greater than the inevitable discomfort and icky feeling I get after...More

Thank jugs59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for the excellent service and the awesome kai!! But the winner was the cooks cool as hair!!

Thank Dreamer817035
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Outstanding fish and chips. I asked for a burger and was astounded by the size and flavour just amazing ingredients all high quality! Chips were delish my five year old had a fish burger and ate the lot! That in it's self was shocking! Partner...More

Thank hiit434
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Prime location for a decent feed of fish & chips. Not far from the beach. Highly recommend coming here. As usual when I try fish & chips I always opt for Blue Cod since it's my absolute favorite. The meal was amazing and portion sizes...More

Thank bivvy24
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Visited on Wednesday 16th May for takeaway fish and chips. Good sized meal for $20.00 for two pieces of fish and a serve of chips. Freshly cooked and very tasty, didn't take long to do.

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Good value for money. A delicious menu with a tasty selection of yummy extras...(there is GF available) Brought a chicken burger...delicious .Real chips (home style) and got heaps for our one scoop order. Very friendly folk and great service.

Thank TeresaG3530
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Went to The Sands today for me and my partners tradition date, got a $17 share box. Was absolutely amazing, chips cooked perfectly, amazing fish, and if I'm honest, the nicest hotdog I've ever had. What made it a top tier location, was the gentleman,...More

Thank RhysW246
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 623 Rocks Road | The Sands Complex, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-539 6161
Takeaway seafood and fried chicken. Chips/fries available. We also have a wide range of glutton free food. Outdoor tables for your convenience. Home delivery after 5.00pm. our hours of opening are as follows. mon to thurs 11.30 am till 7pm frid sat sund and public holidays 11.30 am till 7.30 spring hours
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