Is there anything that beats picking up a truckload of fried goodness from your favourite local fish and chip joint, heading to the beach and watching the sunset? Unless of course, you pair your feast with a nice cold beer. Now that's living.
So you want to know where you can find some of Perth’s best fish and chips? Read on little chippies, read on.
Grand Lane Fish House
Grand Lane Fish House serves crispy fish and Euro-style chips from a laneway behind Barrack Street, so you can always get your fill of fish and chips in the Perth CBD. They're peddling a very reasonable lunchbox deal with half a fillet of hake, two panko-crumbed calamari rings, regular hand cut chips and your choice of dipping sauce for $12.90. They've also got other delights like fried Irish pork sausage, fish tacos and mushy peas.
Mount Hawthorn Fish And Chips
Secret menus, a salt and vinegar bar and some of the best fish and chips is what’s served up at Mount Hawthorn Fish & Chips. Everything on the salt and vinegar bar is made in-house, and you can choose from flavours like spiced mixed chilli salt, super lemon, chicken salt, brown malt vinegar, lemon juice and apple cider vinegar. These guys also cook up deep-fried Oreos coated in cinnamon sugar (they taste like Oreos wrapped in a doughnut).
The Groper And His Wife
City Beach And Claremont
The Groper and His Wife is a City Beach institution so we were super chuffed to find out they opened a second location in Claremont. We recommend digging into the fisherman’s basket, but the grilled teriyaki salmon and prawn dumplings (available at Claremont only sorry!) are also winners.
Clancy's Fish Pub
Applecross, City Beach And Fremantle
Yes ok, it's a pub, not a takeaway fish and chip shop, but Clancy's do such good fish and chips we had to include them. Plus, if you go to the City Beach one you can still watch the sunset over the beach while you sip on an Aperol spritz.
Coronavirus update: Clancy's is temporarily closed while we ride out the Coronavirus pandemic so be sure to show them some love when this is all over.
Fisch On Broadway
Mix things up a bit and eat your fish and chips at the river instead of at the beach. Order the seafood basket at Fisch on Broadway and take it down to Matilda Bay with a cold bottle of vino for the perfect summer night.
Can you really even call yourself a Perth local if you haven’t had fish and chips at Kailis? This place is ace because Freo + Water = Perth goodness and amazing fish and chips just sweetens the deal.
Coronavirus update: Kailis is temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus restrictions. Remember to hit them up when they re-open.
Scarborough And Melville
Battered feta is a thing and you can get it at any of Sweetlips' four locations. They also do a mean fish burger and a pretty sweet pokè bowl if you feel like something a bit different than the usual fish and chips.
Coronavirus update: Both Sweetlips locations are temporarily closed until the Coronvirus situations dies down.
Cottesloe And Elizabeth Quay
Amberjacks is a Cottesloe institution, and now they're bringing us another beautiful view to enjoy our fish and chips with thanks to the opening of their second location at Elizabeth Quay. The fish and chips are delish and if you time things right you can watch an epic sunset while gorging on salty chippy goodness.
Coronavirus Update: The Elizabeth Quay location is closed but Cottesloe is open for takeaway.
Bill's Fish And Chips
Bill is dishing up some of the best chips and potato scallops in the west, and some dang good fish too. Generous servings from a proper old school fish and chip joint.
Woodlands Fish And Chips
While the name isn’t the most imaginative, these guys can be forgiven because the fish and chips are just so good. The fish is super fresh and the chips are amazing, get the sweet chilli aioli and thank us later.
Seacrest Fish and Chip Bar
Light and crispy fish just the way we like it. The prawns and squid are also delish and it's cheap as chips so go nuts.
Brighton Fish And Chips
There were a few fearful fans of this place when they announced they were moving from Brighton Road to Innaloo but turns out they can still deliver the goods. With some of the freshest fish around, these guys go absolutely bonkers on the weekend so call ahead.
Pescado Seafoods is dishing out fresh Australian fish cooked to perfection. If you’re in the mood for grilled they have lots of delish options like Cajun and lemon pepper and the pineapple fritters are the bomb.
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Image credit: Emma Bryant