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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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11:30 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
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

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 2 weeks ago

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 Teresa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 Rhys W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sands fish n chips tahuna.what can I saY . LOVE LOVE. Me and my family r from Nelson but have come over from aus for holiday and crave a good fish n chip and the sands is the place to go .the owner was...More

Thank hinemoacoralann26
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Just in front of the Beach "the sand" offer a large choice of fish. the scallops and the mussels very fresh and fries very well!! but the pepper calamari absolutly my favourite!! the staff and the owner are really friendly and kind. if you are...More

Thank Giulia C
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Popped in on our way to the airport. Deliciously freshly cooked Blue Cod, chips and mushy peas, served with salt and lashings of vinegar. We left sated ! Cheerful friendly efficient service. Definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Saztogs
Reviewed 22 May 2018

they were the best fish and chips ever,well presented and cooked perfectly,the service was very friendly,would recomend this shop 100%

Thank wendias
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Raining hard but carpark access meant we stayed dry. Welcomed by the owner who chatted as he cooked our lunch. Great meal - fish perfect and hand cut chips with a nice amount of crunch. Excellent

Thank Coila2537
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing quality of fish and chips, easily the best I've had in NZ! Fish was cooked to perfection. Would definitely reccomend to anyone! Thanks for the full belly!

Thank Rhys B
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place when looking for lunch and it turned out to be great! The food was excellent and probably the best Fish'n'Chips I have had in New Zealand since being here. Good service!

Thank owenjohn515
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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
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
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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