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The Sands Fish and Chip Shop. We are a small seaside takeaway shop on the ground floor of the Sands Complex. We are known for our large selection of Gluten Free products available on request. There is a large undercover carpark off Bisley Ave and a customer entrance from the carpark. A big thank you for all the people who have posted a comment on Trip Adviser. We are now listed in the Top 10% of resturants in the World. THANK YOU , Roy and Bruce owners.
PRICE RANGE
$2 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
FEATURES
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 March 2024

A great location with the beach across the road so you can have your fish and chips out front or across the road on the beach. The sea gulls certainly want to steal food here but don't feed them. The fish and chips was quite...good and the service was fast and friendly. Definitely an enjoyable meal.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 24 January 2024

After arriving too late on one night, we returned earlier the next night. We were not disappointed, the owners recommendation of whiting and Chips, far superior to cod and chips in the U.K and half the price. A great place for takeaway.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 25 December 2023

Fast and friendly. We had fish and chips here on Xmas Day due to an unplanned event. Really enjoyed our yummy meal. They even threw in some Xmas extras. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 25 December 2023 via mobile

Good fun, kind staff and just all over a good place to sit, relax and enjoying a meal:) they have a lot of different fishs and good glutenfree burgers. Right next to the see, so best place for food

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 25 December 2023 via mobile

Awesome kiwi lunch on Christmas Day, what could be more quintessentially kiwi than Flounder and Chips, even allowed a beer to celebrate! 🎄🤶👍

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 25 December 2023

Christmas day scallops and chips cooked to perfection who could ask for more.Lovely service and people

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 16 December 2023

I ordered one fish three hot dogs one scoop of chips. I paid for and got given two scoops of chips three fish three hot dogs,,? I asked what kind of fish it was and the guy said it's just mikey, that's what it is?...I was about Ten meters away when he opened the Container of fish and The fish smelled really bad. Want be goings back.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 December 2023

super nice owner, good food and good location! great customer service also and I would defiantly recommend going here...

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 December 2023

Absolutely awesome experience with Workers, super kind and helpful. Food was perfectly cooked and tasty, with nice outdoor seating. Would 100% recommend to others, good food and good times!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 December 2023

The man was very generous and nice. The chips were amazing and the best I’ve had in Nelson. Very good price and portions. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 20 November 2023

Best fish and chip shop in NZ! Food is outstanding, chef is a deadset legend - couldn’t recommend this place more highly! 10/10!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 24 October 2023

Big portion - great value fish of the day. Well cooked and not oily. The onion rings and salt and pepper squid were great

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 20 October 2023

Lovely place with good food for a good price and he gave us free tomato sauce, also a really good spot with nice tables

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 20 October 2023

This spot is great and the owners are great friendly. Perfect location by beach, chips were delicious highly recommend!! :)

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 20 October 2023

Bloody good gluten free buns. Great value, great food. Very happy. Always struggle to find somewhere as good as this

Date of visit: October 2023
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Yes, The Sands Fish and Chip Shop offers takeaway services.

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The Sands Fish and Chip Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5