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Erik's Fish and Chips

54 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9359, New Zealand
+64 3-441 3474
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good13%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$
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LOCATION
54 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9359, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Erik's Fish and Chips
1. Fish and Chips by the Lake
"The Hoki was out of this world!"
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2. Yum
"Best fish and chips I have ever had!"
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3. Gluten Free Fish and Chips
"Thee most perfect batter on the most tasty fresh fish."
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a very subpar experience with Erik’s fish and chips. 1. Sauce is on the side even if you order fried seafood a la carte. Be ready to cough up $2 each for a small container of ketchup or tartare sauce - outrageous. 2. Foreigners...More

Thank patagoniapuff
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am sorry you did not enjoy your experience at Erik's. You didn't complain about the fish and chips , so I presume you enjoyed them In New Zealand it is standard to charge for sauce and tomato sauce is only $1 and other sauces...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a very good example of how fish and chips can be made interesting. We went with the blue cod, which is the best tasting fish on offer. The chips were good, but the optional fried extras were well worth tasting. The fried red onion...More

Thank John D
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are glad you tried and loved the red onion wedges and cauliflower bites. Thanks for recommending us!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our order was two blue cod with wedges. Fish was cooked beautifully, batter a bit soft though. Didn't look anything like the professional photos we see on Facebook all the time however it tasted as good as the photos have it looking. For all that...More

Thank Patricia M
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your great review, we look forward to seeing you when you come back

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although Erik's is a portable building at the front of an old house, don't let the location fool you. This is the best fish and chipper in the region. Check out the website for menu items but being a family of 4 we just got...More

Thank Pattsi
Anna A, Manager at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your amazing review! We are glad you enjoyed your fish and chips by the lake, its a great combo.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to pick up a pre ordered package and the confirmation had disappeared from my phone. The staff were very patient and accomodating. It felt like nothing was too much trouble. The fish and chips were delicious and the serving was generous. Thanks alot!

Thank Janine J
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for mentioning our wonderful staff, I will pass this on to them. We are pleased you loved our fish and chips

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish was good although very expensive. $9.50 for a small fillet of Blue Cod but nice light batter and of course, that real fishy cod taste. Chips were really over cooked with some burnt.More

Thank chrisdV2469ZY
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are pleased you loved your piece of blue cod in its light crisp batter. Blue cod is sustainably fished so it does not become extinct.We offer other types of fish at cheaper prices to suit everyone's budget. We are very concerned that your chips...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to get a takeaway dinner before heading back to Queenstown and we were glad we did. The chips were delicious and crunchy - no sogginess. And the cauliflower was amazing. Loved that everything could be gluten free! Would definitely order again if back...More

Thank blondegirl27
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow what a great review thank you . We are pleased you loved all our Gluten free options and especially the cauliflower bites. Did you know we have a place in Queenstown as well.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Just had fantastic fish and chips from Erik's. Wonderfully well cooked blue cod in a crisp and light batter with chips cooked to a semi-crisp delight. Even the mushy peas were tasty (even if they were a little thick for my taste). Wonderful menu offering...More

Thank Dave And Nicky B
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Wow , what a great review thank you. We are pleased you loved your non greasy fish and chips. HP Brown Sauce what a great idea. We will discuss it at our next team meeting and see if there is a demand for it.

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had takeaway fish and chips and squid. Fast and efficient. Fish was nice and squid was tasty also.

Thank MrPeters
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

We are pleased you loved our fish and chips and squid and our fast and efficient service.

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Orders fish and chips and accept sometimes the fish size is a bit small but fish and chips are known for having good size portion chips, this place gave me less chips than what I get on a McDonald’s meal.More

Thank Justin S
Anna A, Owner at Erik's Fish and Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed your fish and chips and very sorry you thought the portion size for chips was too small. Our chips are all weighed to a standard size of chips and we are giving larger size chips so sometimes they do look...More

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Mayfly8051
5 March 2018|
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Response from Anna A | Property representative |
I am sorry we don’t offer crumbed fish but we do offer poached fish which is cooked in tin foil. However our batter is like a tempura batter very light and crisp not thick like traditional batters, customers are very happy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9359, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 3474
Description
By popular demand, Erik’s Fish and Chips has opened our second food truck in beautiful Lake Wanaka. Using only the best local ingredients, sourced from the land and seas of New Zealand’s South Island, Erik serves up our delicious menu in a light crisp batter. With a unique Kiwi twist on traditional fish and chips, you’ll find items like handmade Kumara wedges and deep-fried kiwifruit that’ll keep you coming back for more. Everything is available Gluten Free.
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