Where to Catch the Best Fish and Chips in Brisbane

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You'd be hard-pressed to find a more Aussie dish than fish and chips in Brisbane. Eating perfectly crumbed fillets mixed with deliciously salty chips and that necessary squirt of lemon by the water on a hot day is practically mandatory when you live in the sunshine state - and we're not complaining one bit! 

Whether you're keen to fill your bellies with a decent dose of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, the kids have been bugging you for a plateful of their favourite crumbed calamari, or you're just looking for a way to fill an otherwise lazy Sunday afternoon, get ready to chow down on some of the best catches of fish and chips on us - enjoy!

Eight Spots for the Best Fish and Chips in Brisbane

1. The Fish Factory

The Fish Factory Brisbane
The Fish Factory is one of Brisbane's favourite seafood markets. Image: supplied.


You know you're getting the best fish and chips in Brisbane when you're ordering from a fresh seafood market. The Fish Factory is a family-run seafood market and fish and chips shop in Morningside and serve some of the freshest, ethically sourced seafood around. You can order your favourite catch from their fish and chips menu seven days a week, including fresh sushi - yum!

Address: 355 Lytton Road, Morningside

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2. The Fishery

For the best fish and chips in Milton, you can't go past The Fishery. Run by Murray Dalton, The Fishery's pedigree includes over 20 years of experience working with fresh Australian and New Zealand seafood, so you know you're getting the real deal good stuff here! The Fishery's traditional fish and chips menu is available seven days a week, and we highly recommend ordering their Salt & Pepper Squid. 

Address: 6a/16 Baroona Road, Milton

3. Sea Fuel

Fish and chips in Brisbane
A platter of fresh prawns is just an order away! Image: supplied.


Sea Fuel in Brisbane's West End has been satisfying many a family's craving for a basket of fish and chips for over 30 years and have even branched out with a second location in Cleveland they've become so popular. Sea Fuel pride themselves on offering the best fish and chips with their selection of fresh fillets, Tasmania salmon, calamari, seafood platters and more. Sea Fuel are also available for functions. 

Address: 57 Vulture St, West End & 65 Middle St, Cleveland

4. The Fishmonger's Wife

French beer-battered fish anyone? The Fishmonger's Wife in Hawthorne have a loyal following of fish-loving diners who can't get enough of their fabulous fish fillets, which you can order one of three ways: Japanese breadcrumbed, French beer-battered, or traditionally grilled. The award-winning Fishmonger's Wife is open seven days a week and offers takeaway fish and chips as well as private dining.

Address: 48 Orchard St, Hawthorne

5. One Fish Two Fish

Fish and chips in Brisbane
Fish and chips for lunch, anyone? Image: supplied.


If you've got a hankering for seafood risotto, One Fish Two Fish are ready to take your order. The modern establishment in inner-Brisbane offers a trendy menu to the likes of softshell crab sliders, shellfish pot-au-feu, sashimi, seafood risotto and Cajun fish tacos. Dine-in, takeaway and group bookings are available at One Fish Two Fish. 

Address: 708 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

6. Fish Kitchen

Another contender for the best fish and chips in Brisbane, Fish Kitchen is a fun one to take the kids to as they'll get the chance to pick their own fish selection from the fish markets downstairs before enjoying the final dish in the restaurant upstairs. The seafood menu at Fish Kitchen includes yummy favourites such as fresh mussels, Southern-friend snapper, fish tacos, and their legendary seafood chowder. And the best part of all, kids eat FREE every Thursday with the purchase of a main meal - need we say more?

Address: 220 Annerley Road, Dutton Park

7. Reef Seafood and Sushi

If you've got your heart set on fresh sashimi with a side of miso soup but everyone else in the family wants fish and chips, why not order both! Reef Seafood and Sushi in Newstead offers just that: seafood AND sushi with an eclectic menu of Japanese and Australian dishes. Their mix of sushi and seafood goes down a treat with Brisbane families keen to dine in or get their favourite catch to go - batter up!

Address: 76 Skyring Terrace, Newstead

8. Clayfield Seafood Markets

Clayfield Seafood Markets
All Clayfield Seafood Markets' sauces are handmade. Image: supplied.


Calling themselves the 'little fishmongers', Clayfield Seafood Markets might be little but they're big on flavours. For starters, all of their fish is fresh and not frozen and they've even got some gluten-free fish on the menu, and what a menu - fish burgers, South African cod, panko-crumbed Goldband snapper and more! With three locations to choose from in Clayfield, Coorparoo, and Boondall (delivery only), Clayfield Seafood Markets offers some of the tastiest fish and chips around. 

Addresses:
5/823 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield 
88 Cambridge St, Coorparoo 
2125 Sandgate Rd, Boondall (delivery only)

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