The Fish Shop
Seafood
  • 22 Challis Ave,
    Potts Point,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9326 9000,
    merivale.com.au/
  • Mon-Thu noon-10pm,

    Fri-Sat noon-11pm,

    Sun noon-9pm

     

The Fish Shop
-33.868893,151.224739

You can try and kid yourself by sticking to the raw and cured section of The Fish Shop's menu, and while you'll be rewarded with a knockout pickled octopus and white bean salad (speckled with punchy hits of dried olive), the real action is in the deep-fryer. Order a potato scallop before you even look at the wine list (beer-battered, chicken-salted potato being the perfect match to any drink) before getting stuck into a bowl of battered flathead, crisp and juicy, and unlike anything you'll get from a takeaway. Strode's fish sandwich burger belongs in Sydney's top-five best burgers list, the combo of crumbed fish, bacon and jalapeños a must-try (and a must-eat-again-and-again). Recent refurbs have added some roomier tables and taken away some of the beach-shack clutter that made this place feel like a theme-park knock-off - now it just feels like a great spot for an afternoon wine and a deep-fried dinner.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $3-$22

    M $18-$36

    D $10

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Booking:
  • Bookings for 6+ only
  • Chef:
  • Jeremy Strode

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