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Batter Up Where to Find the Best Fish and Chips in Adelaide

Batter Up: Where to Find the Best Fish and Chips in Adelaide

If you’re on the hunt for the crispiest catch in Adelaide, look no further, mate! We’ve reeled in the city’s finest fish and chips restaurants, from The Stunned Mullet to Si Sea!

Check out this article for more mouthwatering details. We promise you won’t be floundering for options! 

Sammy’s Fish & Chippery

Address: 41E North East Road, Collinswood, SA 5081

Contact Details: (08) 8342 0005

Operating Hours: Daily – 10:30 am to 8:30 pm


Sammy’s Fish & Chippery hooks you up with some seriously scrumptious seafood action. Their butterfish, garfish, and barramundi packs are staples among Collinswood locals, with each set costing $14.50.

These packs boast flaky fish paired with golden chips and a savory tartar sauce with just the right hint of sweetness.

Families or groups looking for a hearty and tasty meal should opt for the $62.90 family feast combo. It has medium-sized chips, 4 butterfish, 8 prawns, a tartar dipping sauce, a medium bowl of salad, and a 1.25-liter of soda to wash it all down!

Captain Chicken & Seafood

Address: 200/220 Commercial Rd, Port Adelaide, SA 5015

Contact Details: (08) 8447 3973

Operating Hours: Daily – 10 am to 8 pm


Beyond its cozy and modern interior, Captain Chicken & Seafood is a perfect Port Adelaide pit stop for locals or tourists craving classic fish and chips.

Their butterfish pack has a generous piece of fish, a mountain of crispy chips, not one but two fresh salads, and the all-important tartar sauce—all for just $15.50.

But if you’re looking to go all out, their fisherman’s basket has your back with a fish filet, a crab stick, 2 prawns, 2 calamari rings, a heap of chips, and, of course, that trusty tartar sauce.

Fish Out of Water Hyde Park

Address: 117 King William Rd, Hyde Park, SA 5061

Contact Details: (08) 8272 1996

Operating Hours: Daily – 11 am to 9 pm


Fish Out of Water’s tree-shaded al fresco spot and time-tested fish and chips are two of our favorite things about Hyde Park.

Their chargrilled or battered butterfish and Eyre Peninsula flathead make this meal better. Save room for dessert, especially since the banoffee tart here is exceptional, with caramel-laced ice cream, banana chips, choco tart shell, and more.

Si Sea

Address: 44-60 Gouger Street Stall 76, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: (08) 7230 1507

Operating Hours:

  • Mon – Closed
  • Tue – 7 am to 5:30 pm
  • Wed – 11 am to 3 pm
  • Thu – 9 am to 5:30 pm
  • Fri – 7 am to 9 pm
  • Sat – 7 am to 3 pm
  • Sun – Closed


A visit to the ever-vibrant Adelaide Central Market isn’t complete without a taste of Si Sea’s fish and chips.

Swing by, and you’ll get 2 textured and golden-coated Coorong mullet pieces, a steal for $22.50. The main fish act is accompanied by a side of salad, a hearty portion of chips, and their special tartar sauce.

You can enhance this deal by ordering a side of roasted cauliflower with bush spices and fried capers, which will cost you 14.50 bucks.

The Stunned Mullet

Address: 8 East Terrace, Henley Beach, SA 5022

Contact Details: (08) 8356 7696

Operating Hours:

  • Mon – Closed
  • Tue to Sat – 12 pm to 2 pm, 5:30 pm to 9 pm
  • Sun – Closed


Set in the laidback Henley Beach suburb, The Stunned Mullet is where you can score traditional and modern fish and chips before chilling by the shoreline.

They have a seafood lineup as golden as a sunny day at the beach—think grenadier, garfish, barramundi, and King George whiting, all dressed in their premium light batter.

For the chips, you can go with the beloved deep-fried potato slices bursting with crispiness and saltiness or spice things with their chili-drenched potato wedges. The sour cream chips are bangers too.

Forbes Fish and Chips Shop

Address: 531 Marion Rd, South Plympton, SA 5038

Contact Details: (08) 8297 7848

Operating Hours:

  • Mon – 10 am to 8 pm
  • Tue – Closed
  • Wed to Sun – 10 am to 8 pm


Forbes Fish and Chips Shop’s top products are their fish and chips packages—mouthwatering deals that are one call away.

Their seafood pack for 1 can elevate your family meals or group gatherings. The deal features fish, 3 prawns, 3 calamari rings, 3 scallops, a side of small chips, a dollop of tartar sauce, and a 600 ml Coca-Cola.

But if you’re feeling extra fancy (or just really, really hungry), the five-butter fish pack is your jam. You’ll get five butterfish filets, medium chips, a side of medium salad, a small tarter sauce, and a whopping 1.25 L Coca-Cola.

Hutt Street Chicken and Seafood

Hutt Street Chicken and Seafood

Address: 188 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: (08) 8223 6813

Operating Hours:

  • Mon to Sat – 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sun – Closed


Hutt Street Chicken and Seafood is a tough contender to beat. Its setting is tranquil, with lush trees enveloping the outdoor seating areas, and the quality of its fish and chips is superb.

You can’t miss their fisherman’s basket too. It’s a complete meal loaded with 1 battered, crumbed, or grilled butterfish, 2 crumbed prawns, 2 crumbed calamari rings, and 2 crumbed scallops, and chips.

Daw Park Fish Shop

Daw Park Fish Shop

Address: 540 Goodwood Rd, Daw Park, SA 5041

Contact Details: (08) 8277 6800

Operating Hours:

  • Mon to Thu – 3 pm to 12 am
  • Fri to Sat – 3 pm to 2:30 am
  • Sun – 3 pm to 11:50 pm

Daw Park Fish Shop serves unique and flavorful fish and chips combos. Our favorite is the family feeds deal, offering 4 fish picks, 4 seafood sticks, 4 dim sims, and a heap of medium chips.

They also have a fish+burger combo, which has a salty and rich fish burger packed with lettuce, tomatoes, and a generous squeeze of mayonnaise. But that’s not all; they also toss in hot chips and a 375 mL can of your go-to drink.

Seaview Chicken & Fish

Address: 238 Seacombe Rd, Seacliff Park, SA 5049

Contact Details: (08) 8296 6242

Operating Hours: Daily – 11 am to 8 pm


If you’re headed to Seacliff Beach, try to pop by the laid-back and vintage-style Seaview Chicken & Fish for their fish and chips packs. 

If the hunger pangs are too strong, check out the seafood pack 2, filled with 4 butterfish filets, a pair of calamari rings, 2 plump prawns, tartar sauce, chips, and a fresh salad to keep things healthy.

Finish your meal with their baklava, a delectable pastry with a mixture of chopped nuts and sweet syrup, resulting in a sweet, nutty, and flaky dessert.

Sotos Fish Shop

Address: 23 Semaphore Rd, Semaphore, SA 5019

Contact Details: (08) 8449 1270

Operating Hours:

  • Mon to Thu – 11:30 am to 7:30 pm
  • Fri to Sat – 11:30 am to 8 pm
  • Sun – 11:30 am to 7:30 pm


A short walk from the Semaphore Foreshore, you’ll find Sotos Fish Shop, a local legend with hearty and flavorful seafood deals.

Families searching for beachside munchies should score their family pack. It’s a seafood party including 4 butterfish fillets, 8 calamari rings, a mound of large chips, and a tartar dip.

They also have a British-style deal. This flavor-packed meal includes two Atlantic cod fillets, a portion of medium chips, a side of mushy peas, and a hearty drizzle of curry sauce.

Hallas Fish & Grill

Address: 381 Grange Rd, Findon, SA 5023

Contact Details: (08) 8353 4995

Operating Hours:

  • Mon – Closed
  • Tue to Sun – 11 am to 8 pm


The western suburb of Findon is lucky to have Hallas Fish & Grill, a seafood joint that puts a contemporary spin on fish and chips.

You have to take a bite of their Shark Attack. It comes with a fresh and local pair of flake filets, 4 salt and pepper squid rings, chips, and a copious amount of tartar sauce.

For a tropical culinary adventure, order the Hawaiian pack. With 3 butterfish fillets, 3 calamari rings, 3 prawns, 2 pineapple fritters, and a side of small chips, it’s a luau!

Dolphin Fish Shop & Take Away

Address: 284B Marion Rd, Netley, SA 5037

Contact Details: (08) 8297 2194

Operating Hours:

  • Mon – Closed
  • Tue to Thu – 11 am to 8 pm
  • Fri to Sun – 11:30 am to 8 pm


Dolphin Fish Shop & Take Away is a master of top-quality classic fish and chips.

Their fisherman’s basket will always be in. For just $18.90, you’ll score a butterfish filet with tartar sauce, chips, calamari, and prawns.

In addition, they have other seafood+chip pairings that are worth a shot. Our go-to deals are the chili squid pack brimming with 7 fiery chili squid rings, and the scallop pack, a treasure trove of 7 crumbed scallops.


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