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Looking for the best fish and chips in Coffs Harbour? There’s nothing better on a sunny day than eating fish and chips by the water (even if you do have to fight off enormous seagulls). We are spoilt here in Coffs Harbour with so many beautiful picnic spots making it the perfect choice to enjoy a family meal out. Being by the water also means we know that our seafood is freshly caught from the ocean.
It is widely known that Australia produces some of the best seafood in the world and Friday night Fish n’ Chips is still also a long time tradition in many Aussie households. Despite what one might assume though, not all fish and chips are created equal.
One of the most common questions we also get asked by visitors here is “where can we try some really good fish and chips?”. So in answer to that, here is our list of the top five fish and chip places in Coffs Harbour, based on our genuine independent and unbiased opinion.
Sea Salt Fish n Chips
With three stores in Coffs, one at the Jetty, Sawtell and Woolgoolga you won’t be disappointed.
Sea Salt use only premium wild caught Australian and New Zealand seafood. The fish are jumpin’ fresh, succulent, crisp fried and deliciously more-ish!
- Jetty Village Shopping Centre, 361 Harbour Drive
- 29 First Avenue, Sawtell
- 4 Market Street, Woolgoolga
White Salt at Woolgoolga
White Salt features hand –cup chips (from locally-grown Dorrigo potatoes) and fresh seafood sourced from local commercial anglers and the Coffs Harbour Fishermen’s Co-Op.
The food is fresh, innovative and delicious. A great atmosphere and service is top notch.
- 70 Beach Street, Woolgoolga
Banana Coast Seafood
Definitely a local’s secret, this hidden gem is tucked away in an unassuming location away from the Jetty.
The produce is fresh and tasty and they provide a great selection of value packs making it ideal for families.
It may not look like much from the outside but well worth the discovery.
- Cnr Collins Lane and Edgar Street, Coffs Harbour
Not just a fish and chip shop. The Sunken Chip is so much more, a café/takeaway come general store. Serving delicious food, great local coffee and selling fresh local produce.
Located across from the beach, the Sunken Chip is the perfect lunch spot.
- 42 Sandy Beach Drive, Sandy Beach
Molly’s is well known to locals as serving traditional “fish and chips” and has been doing so for over 40 years. Many locals know Molly Malones for its famous potato scallops.
So if you are after “traditional” then a visit to Molly’s should be on the cards. They have an extensive menu and affordable value packs to feed the family.
- Max Murry Mall, 20 Gordon Street, Coffs Harbour
Other Fish and Chip Shops that are worth a visit are:
- Exit 59, Moonee
- Rosie’s at Moonee
- Northside Fish and Chips