Mt Eden-dwellers need 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.
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This fish and chippery’s (The Mariner) reputation is known far and wide. Serving the adored delicacy in a wholesome and reliable manner (by a team who cares), your best bet is to earn your dinner by hiking up the nearby Mount Eden summit and devouring it there. The view is second to none.
The City of Sails offers world-class dining in most cuisines and for all budgets. The Ancient Mariner offers a fun menu of fresh-caught fish, chips, burgers, and even a bottle of Gingerella for after all that salt.
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.