Best Fish and Chips Spots in Melbourne

Who doesn’t love the classic fish and chips? In the summer heat, eating fish and chips with cold drinks is always a great thing to do – be it by the beach, in a cool bistro, or inside a tuck shop. However, where in Victoria’s capital can we find the tastiest of this combo? Here’s a list for the best fish and chips in Melbourne.


149 Lygon Street, Melbourne

Source: Tank Fish & Chippery

One of Lygon Street’s institutions, Tank has also opened a new joint in Emporium. Although it might be on the expensive side, the juicy scallops and the great service are worth it.


Hunky Dory

181 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Source: Hunky Dory

Simple as the place may be, Hunky Dory will leave you wanting more with one of the best beer-battered fish in the city.


Tommy Ruff

1/3 Carre Street, Elsternwick

Source: Tommy Ruff

This relaxed and casual Elsternwick shop is always buzzing with customers. The food and deep fried goods come at a very affordable price, too – aside from the fish and chips, don’t forget to order the oysters as well as salt and pepper calamari.



172 Chapel Street, Windsor

Source: Hooked Fish & Chippery

For your ideal fish and chips – crispy on the outside, soft and moist on the inside – look no further than Hooked. For a twist, also order the panko-crumbed fish burgers and the salt and pepper calamari on the side. It’s advisable to come in during lunch time for special deals.


Blu by Australian Seafood Fish and Chippery

146 Gaffney Street, Coburg

Source: Blu by Australian Seafood Fish & Chippery

Fish or salad? At Blu, you can have the best of both worlds, with fresh ingredients and generous portioning.

Author: Joseph Campbell

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