The 15 Best Fish & Chips In Melbourne

The Fish & Chip experience is not just a British staple, it is a worldwide phenomenon. So, as you might expect, Australia’s Melbourne boasts some of the finest fish and chip restaurants in the world.

Taste fish that has been plucked straight from Australia’s stunning oceans and served with all of the crispness and flavour that you could wish for. Read on to find out the best fish & chips in the whole of Melbourne. 

15 Best Fish & Chips In Melbourne

Hooked Fish And Chipper

Location: 172 Chapel St, Windsor, VIC 3181 Ph: (03) 9529 1075

Also at 669 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC 3122 Ph: (03) 9939 4412

This fish and chip joint brings the best of British cuisine to the streets of Australia. It offers a large range of options to appeal to every palate. Better still, they also provide gluten-free options for those with an intolerance.

The fish is arguably the healthiest option and the batter is light and not overwhelmingly greasy.

Hooked also offers an online pickup option. So, there’s absolutely no reason not to try the delicious fish prepared here.

The Tommy Ruff Fish Bar

Location: 121 Chapel Street, Windsor VIC 3181 Ph: (03) 9521 7195

Also at 564 Main St, Mordialloc, VIC 3195 Ph: (03) 9580 2525 & Shop #3, 1-3 Carre St, Elsternwick, VIC 3185 Ph: (03) 9077 8815

This fish bar is the product of years of expertise within the seafood industry. As well as the knowledge and experience that has travelled through generations of business, it is also an innovative fish bar that deploys a modern approach to its fish and chip preparation.

This fish bar offers customers the opportunity to see which fish they will be eating prior to consuming. This unique approach is of great appeal to customers and this fish bar’s outstanding reputation also speaks for itself.

Oakleigh Fish & Chippery

Location: 45 Chester Street, Oakleigh, VIC 3166 Ph: (03) 9568 3868

If you are looking for an authentic experience then the Oakeligh Fish & Chippery is the spot for you. This is a family-owned Greek, fish and chip restaurant that has been a local favourite for over 30 years.

The menu is extensive with a wide variety of fish to choose from.

Blu Australian Seafood Group Fish & Chippery

Location: 146 Gaffney Street, Coburg North, VIC 3058 Ph: (03) 9350 3200

The fried fish on offer here is regally golden and the chips have a crisp that will have you salivating for weeks on end.

Their infamous calamari rings are also a must-try and even though it is located in the industrial area of Coburg, you can still taste the freshness of the ocean at one of the best fish & chip restaurants in the whole of Melbourne.

Hunky Dory 

Location: 3/181 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207 Ph: (03) 9646 1020

Also at Oakleigh & South Yarra & Richmond & South Melbourne & Balaclava & Highett & Templestowe Lower & Bentleigh & Eastland & Moonee Ponds & Epping

Hunky Dory has restaurants across the city for a reason! The fish and chips are mouthwateringly moreish. It offers a high standard of service and the meals on offer also boast healthier alternatives like grilled Salmon and brown rice.

These delicious meals can also be enjoyed in a dine-in restaurant which is perfect for family gatherings. 

Richmond Oysters

Location: 437 Church Street, Richmond, VIC 3121 Ph: (03) 9428 5121

Richmond Oysters provide their customers with an array of live-shucked-oysters whilst offering a dine-in experience that is unbeatable. They also have a takeaway menu to cater to all palettes.

Their lunch pack boasts a beautifully golden piece of fish, wonderfully crunchy chips, dim sum and a potato cake that comes alongside tangy tartar sauce and a slice of lemon.

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Tank Fish And Chippery

Location: 149-151 Lygon Street, Carlton, VIC 3053

The chefs at the Tank Fish and Chippery consistently deliver culinary excellence. On numerous occasions, this fish & chip spot has proven that it’s sustainably sourced fish is unbeatable when it comes to taste.

These environmental considerations also make this restaurant notably appealing to younger generations who are eager to eat sustainably sourced food. The Tank also offers uncooked fish options to take home.

One of the tastiest fish & chip spots that Melbourne has on offer.

Editor’s Note: Sadly, Tank Fish And Chippery appears to have closed. We’ll let you know when we learn more.

Theo’s Fish Bar

Location: 165 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe, VIC 3079 Ph: (03) 9497 3541

15 Best Fish.& Chips in Melbourne

Theo’s caters for the takeaway style of fish and chips. The quality of the fish and chips is not compromised by this factor. The ingredients are fresh and prepared to an excellent standard.

One example of the excellence on offer here is that the batter is gluten-free. The last minute wrapping of the food also prevents any unnecessary sogginess. Be sure to check out this spot for an authentic, old-school experience and some of the best fish and chips in Melbourne.

Archie’s Fish And Chips 

Location: 7 Barlyn Road, Mount Waverley VIC 3149 Ph: (03) 9808 4003

Quantity and quality are of the utmost importance for Archie’s Fish and Chips. The freshness of the fish is unmatched. You can choose from Flake, Blue Grendalier, Tasmanian Salmon, King George Whiting.

The elite quality of these fish options is undoubtedly evident and all of these options come accompanied by a variety of treats.

Paper Fish

Location: Beachside, Stokehouse Precinct, 30 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda, VIC 3182

If you are going to truly indulge in your fish and chips then they should be eaten by the sea. Paper Fish in St Kilda presents this opportunity. It also showcases itself as a healthy alternative to the traditional option.

Located in a kiosk on St Kilda Beach, it is part of the iconic Stokehouse Precinct. Here, you can sample these dishes within the restaurant or grab a takeaway option and chow down whilst you sunbathe.

Editor’s Note: Paper Fish is temporarily closed. We hope to see it back when the summer sunshine returns.

Fish On High

Location: 844 High Street, Thornbury, VIC 3071 Ph: (03) 9484 2668

This fish and chip spot utilises it’s years of experience within the fish and chip industry whilst showcasing modern, fresh alternatives to the classic option.

The classics are still available (and are wonderfully tasty!) But there is also an array of grilled salmon, fresh Greek salads and other varieties of fried goods on offer.

Whether you are looking for a naughty treat for a cheat day or feeling like being uber healthy, Fish on High has an option to suit your every need.

Captain Gummy’s Fish And Chips

Location: 145 Beach Street, Frankston, VIC 3199 Ph: (03) 9770 1414

Captain Gummy’s is a family owned and run business that is renowned for it’s wonderful service and delicious meals. Their main priority is keeping their food fresh and delivering the finest quality cuts to their consumers.

The chips are equally as more-is and have the right balance between crunch and fluff! This reputable spot has been serving the public for over 25 years and will surely be around for many more years. 

The Fish Market

Location: 272 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121 Ph: (03) 9428 8574

The fish market provides you with a variety of options to salivate over. You are welcomed to dine in at this restaurant, based in Richmond and they also present a take-away alternative.

They boast fresh catches of Flathead Tails and Tuna coupled with golden, crisp-laden chips and expertly crafted potato cakes. The fish market is not one to miss.

Editor’s Note: Sadly, we’ve been informed that The Fish Market has closed. We will let you know when we know more.

Harry’s Fish & Chips – The Chip Professionals

Location: 104 Middleborough Road, Blackburn South, VIC 3130 Ph: (03) 9808 8055

These chip professionals truly are professionals. There are no false pretences here and this is why Harry’s Fish & Chips is such a reputable venue for locals and visitors alike.

They boast an incredible 40 years of experience in the fish and chip industry and thus, they know exactly what they’re doing when it comes to crafting golden excellence.

There are also a variety of alternatives to suit every need and requirement. Once you’ve visited Harry’s, you’ll undoubtedly return time and time again.

It definitely serves some of the best fish and chips in Melbourne.

King George’s Seafood And Oysters

Location: 134A Station Street, Fairfield VIC 3078 Ph: (03) 9481 3790

The venue boasts food as royal as its name.This shop prides itself on delivering service with a friendly, warm smile. It also boasts some of the freshest seafood in the whole of Melbourne.

They also present the option of a family pack which will enable you to feed the entire family with hearty portion sizes. King George is as regal as it claims to be and is thoroughly recommended.

To conclude, Melbourne incorporates this traditionally British dish with ease and expertise and these fish and chip spots are undoubtedly evident of the culinary brilliance that is contained within this city.

All of these venues use fresh ingredients that will be sure to satisfy your craving for golden batter and perfectly salted chips!

Whether you are looking to enjoy a takeaway by the sea or catch up with loved ones over a luxurious fish dinner, you will be sure to find the spot to suit you!

The majority of these eateries also contain gluten-free and healthy alternatives so you can rest assured that you will find the perfect option to suit your individual palette and dietary needs.

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