Best Fish & Chips in Sydney
BEST FISH & CHIPS IN SYDNEY
Oh the nostalgia of an oily and delicious Fish & Chips paper parcel on a rainy day… Are you a ketchup, vinegar, tartare sauce or straight lemon juice fan? Discover the best hubs in Sydney for golden fried chips and crispy battered flathead pieces to enjoy this real Aussie staple.
STAYING IN RANDWICK?
If you’re based in one of our Randwick properties, Check out our favourite fishy spots.
- JP McCAFFREY’S TRADITIONAL FISH AND CHIPS
Right next to the beach (at the northern end close to the Coogee Pav) pick up Australia’s best old fashioned fish and chips straight from this old British /Irish style chippery. Add salt and vinegar, mushy peas and gravy, combine with a patch of grassy park or sand on Coogee Beach and tuck in. Mmm it’s making me hungry.
Open 7 days til 9pm 143-145 Dolphin St, Coogee, +61 2 9315 7250
- OUT OF THE BLUE
This family-owned corner spot offers battered Pacific cod with a bubbly crust that snaps under your fingers and a generous side of chips with chicken salt. They offer bread, baked daily and where possible they source sustainable products and providers. The fish and chips come wrapped in paper, proper old-school like, so you grab them on the go and eat them on the beach. Cash only & pick-up only. Locals queue for miles, so enjoy a chat with them while you wait.
Open Wednesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner, 272 Clovelly Road, Coogee. 02 9315 8380
- COOGEE PAVILION
Part of the gorgeous Merivale Group, the building is a Coogee landmark known as “The Pav” with a unique history of its own. There are three floors of beautiful food, drinks and views that are out of this world. The ground floor is more casual with seaside dining menu with everything from sashimi and freshly shucked oysters, to family friendly burgers, wood-fired pizzas and kids’ meals. You can also order via smartphone, so contactless experience.
Mimi’s is the fine dining restaurant alongside Will’s cocktail bar and tapas at Una Mas are on the middle level and then the rooftop has a huge wrap-around balcony to sit and relax after your Coastal Walk. Quite often they have live music, and also do a take away Fish & Chips which is fabulous.
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- BONDI’S BEST
Long-time favourite for locals, Bondi’s Best definitely makes the cut when it comes to smashing down crispy and juicy fish and chips. Everything here is served twice the normal size so expect long slabs of fried fish and chunky slices of sweet potato fries. You can take-away or eat in. Originally based in Bondi North, they now offer a second location with a contemporary restaurant on Hall St.
Lunch and dinner 7 days a week from midday until 9pm, 39-53 Campbell Parade North Bondi. 02 9300 9886
- NORTH BONDI FISH
The perfect place to impress your family and friends, owned by Matt Moran, celebrity Chef and a great restauranteur. North Bondi Fish is the place to see and be in the scene if you want to fit in like a local. Enjoy the freshest of seafood or just a great fish and chips with a view to die for straight across from the waves at North Bondi, you can’t get any closer to the ocean than this for a great lunch or dinner venue. It’s a bit upmarket so you might feel a little bare in just a bikini, but if you slip on a dress, shorts and a shirt you’ll fit right in.
Lunch and dinner 7 days a week from midday until midnight (9pm on Sundays), 120 Ramsgate Ave North Bondi. 02 9130 2155
STAYING IN POTTS POINT?
If you’re based in one of our Potts Point properties, Check out our favourite fishy spots
- FISH CROSSING
Located on Macleay St, Fish Crossing is a takeaway restaurant using Australian fresh fish only, fried or battered served with old fashioned chips – dine in or takeaway.
2117b Macleay St, Potts Point. 0470 689 664 Open for lunch and dinner from 11 am to 10pm.
- FISH BOWL
Just across from the Fish Crossing, for those who want a healthier type of fish – there’s Fish Bowl. Specialising in made to order salads with a Japanese twist. Eat in or take away this groovy new spot matches fresh seafood with rice or noodles, salads and sauces to match or mix your own.
Shop 4/50 MacLeay St, Potts Point NSW 2011 Open for lunch and dinner from 11.30 am to 9 pm.
Manta is an iconic seafood restaurant situated at a fabulous spot on Sydney Harbour – Woollomooloo Finger Wharf – Just a 5 -10 min walk down the Butler Stairs from our Potts Point properties. The Chefs at Manta know the local farmers, fishers and artisan producers by name! Working directly with them to source the freshest homegrown produce from 100% grass-fed beef to sustainably caught local seafood, Manta celebrates the farm to table philosophy with refined elegance. Their menu is constantly evolving, often weekly, to champion all that is in season.
Manta Restaurant 6 Cowper Wharf Road Woolloomooloo New South Wales 2011 02 9332 3822 BOOK A TABLE Open Thursday – Saturday for Lunch and Dinner, Sunday Lunch.
- SAINT PETER
Some of the finest fish & chips in town, the chef Josh Niland is a real expert and his restaurant has been shortlisted in the inaugural World Restaurant Awards in 2019 for the Ethical Thinking category. Saint Peter is a pescatarian’s dream: the fish, sustainably sourced, changes with what’s fresh and available on the day and you will love their hand-cut skin-on chips and traditional tartare sauce. Also, discover its sister shopfront, the Fish Butchery down the road.
Saint Peter 362 Oxford St, Paddington. 02 8937 2530 BOOK A TABLE Open for lunch and dinner from Friday to Sunday and dinner only from Tuesday to Thursday,
ON YOUR WAY TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT?
- KIWI STYLE FISH AND CHIPS, MASCOT
Minutes from the airport, the fish and chips at Kiwi Style Fish and Chips are wrapped in paper to take away (though there are a few tables and chairs) plus you can choose between potato chips straight from NZ, or freshly cut Kumara chips if you’re a bit of a sweet potato lover. A cheap but yummy option, they serve a steady stream of locals, as well as tradies needing hard-labour fuel.