10 of the best fish and chipperies in Auckland (and the most scenic spots to enjoy them)

It’s a simple pleasure at the core of our Kiwi being: fish and chips, enjoyed on the beach (or at least amongst the great outdoors).

Neil Finn on Auckland

Buy fish and chips and climb Mount Eden. Get your food at The Ancient Mariner and head upthe nearby hill (Maungawhau in Maori).

New Zealand’s freshest fish and chips

When you’ve got bigger fish to fry, look to The Ancient Mariner. Priding themselves on sourcing only the freshest fish direct from New Zealand waters, you know it’s going to be next-level.


Fewer meals scream ‘Kiwi’ like fish and chips. However, classic battered fish
with deep-fried chips, isn’t always the easiest meal to perfect on a menu.

Here’s Where To Find The Best Fish And Chips In Auckland

Fish ʻnʼ chips. Theyʼre pretty much our national tucker. Now, weʼre sure this list
will be hotly contested—we all have a local, and we all seem to be fiercely loyal
to that beloved local.

Where To Find The Best Fish & Chips In Auckland

Mt Eden-dwellers needn’t not worry about lack of proximity to a beach — The Ancient Mariner on Mt Eden Road brings the ocean to the suburbs with a delicious menu of classics, including potato and kumara chips, gourmet burgers and a host of familiar sides.