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Wellington Trawling Sea Market

Fast food, New Zealand, Seafood
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220 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 8461
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a fish and chip bar with no frills. It all looked a bit daunting when trying to work out what fish to order from the huge choice. So I said to the Governor that we just wanted fish and chips for two. He suggested the fish of the day (two ample potions) with a scoop of chips (loads!). Freshly... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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334 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Service is fast . Great fish and chips and the fish is fresh .you can park on the side call in order and go or sit inside or out and enjoy your meal or just grab a scoop of chips and always piping hot

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Thank Sandra D
San Francisco, California, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

I dropped into this well-known fush & chupps shop to get some protein on my way back to my hotel. The choice of seafood was plentiful. However, picking a premium "fish to fry" was 3 times more expensive than the "average" fish of the day -- which could be hoki or trevally but blue cod or my choice - groper... More 

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Thank HaljoHal
Newcastle, Australia
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65 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Once again popped in on my visit to Wellington on a dreary Wellington Evening.... Got the best fish and chips in town and was happy again. Great assortment of fresh fish, Oysters etc. Seriously why go anywhere else?

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Thank FlyingAussieScotsman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Had a nice quick feed of groper chips and oysters not much to fault bar the over battered fish service was good

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Thank Kane P
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We went to the Lambton Quay shop rather than the Cuba Street one following recommendation on T.A. We had the catch of the day for the fish but you could choose your own for two dollars more. Very reasonably priced deliciously cooked (either battered, crumbled or grilled fish). It looks like a fish shop from the outside but the hippie... More 

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Thank Claire L
Wellington, New Zealand
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I used to live opposite the Cuba Street branch but now use the Lambton Quay shop as it is near my office. They offer great fish and chips, freshly cooked. A choice of crumbed, grilled or battered and fried for the fish and ordinary or kumara (sweet potato) for the chips. My partner likes their fish burger. Service is quick... More 

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Thank JacqiB
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I'm in Wellington just for a couple of days and walked into Wellington Seamarket by chance. Stan greeted me with a hearty smile and accommodated my request for grilled squid, despite the fact that they don't have that on the menu. He did such a fine job with the grilled squid, I came back the second day of my trip... More 

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Thank MSYOctavians
Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Had a grilled fish and chips combo for $7,50. Fish and chips both delicious, but atmosphere could have been better. Definitely go there!

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Thank CazimirB
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

HI there, it has happened to me twice when i went there to buy some fish, the older guy who work tonight 04/10/2016 totally ignored me and left me wait until i said " hi" to him in order to grab his attention. he looked back at me then carried on talking to his coworker. I was a regular customer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, New Zealand, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 8461

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