A holiday on the beach isn’t complete without treating yourself to a feast of fish and chips. There’s just something very special about eating food from the ocean, freshly cooked in a crisp batter and accompanied by delicious, chipped potatoes. So, if you’re craving the taste of the sea, read on to discover our selection of the best fish and chips on North Stradbroke Island. Or if you fancy a change to traditional fish and chips, you’ll be happy to know that many of the eateries also give you the opportunity to feast on delicious Stradbroke Island seafood. The ocean around here provides such a wealth of delicious fish and seafood, you really will be spoilt for choice.
We’ve picked out the top-rated places bound to satisfy those seafood cravings in Stradbroke Island. Whether you’re a fan of cheap and cheerful cafes or prefer a more upmarket eatery, we’ve found something for everyone. Dive in and find out where to bag yourself the best fish and chips and Stradbroke Island Seafood for you on Straddie. You’ll be spoiled for choice!
Exploring all the beautiful sights of main beach in Stradbroke Island, or literally any other Stradbroke beaches is bound to work up an appetite for fish and chips in Stradbroke. There’s a sea of choices to pick from, so here are our leading recommendations:
It is a local favourite that’s bound to take your fancy if you’re a fan of fresh fish and generous portions. Located within walking distance of the stunning Cylinder Beach in Straddie, this really is an eatery that shouldn’t be missed. Fins ‘n’ Fries offers friendly service and a choice of outdoor seating, so you can take in the views whilst you’re enjoying your food. There’s also an option to order your meal and then take it away to eat it wherever you please. As you know, fish and chips always taste better in the great outdoors.
All their fish is sourced locally from the surrounding clean waters of beautiful North Straddie and for those of you who like to know how your food is cooked, you’ll be pleased to know that everything is cooked with cholesterol-free cotton seed oil.
Fins ‘n’ Fries is also one of the cheaper fish and chip in North Stradbroke Island that is exactly on Point Lookout, so if you’re craving fish and chips but you’re on a budget, this is definitely the place to try!
Boasts a prime location just opposite the North Gorge Walk at Point Lookout. It’s close to everything and from its vantage point, you may even catch a view of the whales if you strike lucky. It operates as an all-day cafe serving up breakfasts, coffee, brunch, lunch and alfresco evening dining. Freshly caught local fish features highly on the menu and the cafe is fully committed to being as sustainable as possible. You’ll find that they recycle their cooking oil to be used as biodiesel by the local fishermen who catch and deliver their fish.
If you’d prefer to eat your fish and chips on the beach rather than in the restaurant, a takeaway service is also available. But wherever you eat your meal, you’ll be delighted by the quality of the ingredients and the cooking of course.
At Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel offers a deck area available for outside eating. With a stunning view of the ocean, you can tuck into fish and chips full of flavour whilst appreciating the scenery. There’s no skimping on portion size here, and the batter is crispy and won’t leave you dissatisfied. It’s also a great place to sample Stradbroke Island seafood in all its glory. Manta Ray Bistro offers an experience that will leave you satisfied and yet wanting more. And that’s definitely the mark of a good fish and seafood restaurant. After you’ve finished your meal, head down to the Waves bar – it probably has one of the best views in the whole of Australia!
At Amity Point offers top-notch food and welcoming staff. A newer addition to Amity Point, this eatery has impressed both the locals and visitors with top-quality presentation and tasty fish and chips in Stradbroke Island. If the thought of Coral trout with rosemary salted chips is tickling your taste buds, you can satisfy your cravings right here. The delicately light batter is made with Amity Pale Ale and the fish is accompanied by the traditional tartare sauce and a pleasingly tart lemon wedge. The restaurant also offers kid-sized portions, so none of the family needs to miss out.
Of course, your meal won’t be complete without an aperitif of some kind, and you’ll find plenty on the menu at Sealevel 21. Choose from a selection of beers including the best of Straddie Brewing Co, wine, champagne, refreshing spritzers, moreish cocktails and a wide range of spirits.
If you love fish and chips and freshly caught local seafood, we’re sure you’ll find our recommendations of where to find the best fish and chips in Straddie more than helpful. Be sure to try one or two or maybe all four! You can never have enough of such good thing.