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!

Where to Catch the Best Fish and Chips in Brisbane

1. The Fish Factory

The best fish and chips in Brisbane
The Fish Factory is one of Brisbane's favourite seafood markets.

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 seafood 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!

Location: 355 Lytton Road, Morningside

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2. The Fishery

The Fishery
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 22 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 seafood menu is available seven days a week, and we highly recommend ordering their Salt & Pepper Squid. 

Location: 6a/16 Baroona Road, Milton

3. Sea Fuel

Sea Fuel Brisbane
A platter of fresh prawns is just an order away! 

Sea Fuel have been satisfying many a family's craving for a basket of fresh seafood 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 in Brisbane with their selection of fresh fillets, Tasmania salmon, calamari, seafood platters and more. Sea Fuel are also available for functions. 

-  65 Middle Street
West End - 57 Vulture Street

4. One Fish Two Fish

One Fish Two Fish
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. 

Location: 708 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

5. Reef Seafood and Sushi

Reef Seafood and Sushi
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 seafood, 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!

Location: 76 Skyring Terrace, Newstead

6. Clayfield Seafood Markets

The best fish and chips in Brisbane
All Clayfield Seafood Markets' sauces are handmade. 

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 seafood on the menu, and what a menu - 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. 

Locations: 5/823 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield 

7. Doug's Seafood Cafe

The best fish and chips in Brisbane
Doug's Seafood Cafe

Doug's Seafood Cafe is your go-to for soaking up those Moreton Bay breezes while munching on some of the best fish and chips in Brisbane.

A hit with the coastal crowd, this spot dishes out all the classics, plus some standout specials like halloumi and grilled prawn, or grilled garlic bugs with salad. Whether you're settling in at the venue or grabbing takeout for a quick seaside picnic just across the road, you're in for a treat!

Location: 60 Flinders Parade, Sandgate

8. Three Girls Fishing

Three Girls Fishing
Three Girls Fishing

Three Girls Fishing, brought to you by the culinary wizards behind the beloved Three Girls Skipping, are serving up your seafood favourites with a twist.

Dive into traditional fish and chips just the way you want them, or switch it up with a towering fish burger, a zesty soba noodle salad, or a retro-cool prawn cocktail. Make sure to save room for their house-made soft serve—a dreamy finish to any meal. 

Location: 4/409 Honour Ave, Graceville

9. Manly Boathouse

The best fish and chips in Brisbane
Manly Boathouse

For fish and chips in Brisbane with a side of ocean views, head straight to Manly Boathouse.

Manly Boathouse cater to seafood lovers with their dedicated Fish and Chippery that dishes out fresh prawns, oysters, and platters, plus all the classics like golden fish and chips, potato scallops, and crumbed delights.

Grab a spot under a striped umbrella and soak in the ultimate seaside chill.

Location: 4 Trafalgar St, Manly

10. The Barra Boys

The Barra Boys
The Barra Boys

Nestled at the corner of Stanley Street East and Edgar Street, The Barra Boys are flipping the script on your typical fish and chip shop. They serve up seafood that's sourced daily and cooked just how you like it—whether that's grilled, battered, or crumbed to perfection.

Lounge in their sunny alfresco seating and dive into the catch of the day. And if you're in the mood for a twist, don't miss out on their standout barramundi burger. It's a fresh take that's definitely worth a bite.

Location: 1007 Stanley St E, East Brisbane

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