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South Australia’s best fish and chips has been awarded

Popular beachside eatery The Stunned Mullet has recently been awarded the best fish and chips in SA thanks to 2023’s delicious 100 list.

Kicking back beachside on a balmy night with a few cold beers and dinner served up on paper is a proud Aussie tradition and part of our culture, and just in time for the warm weather, the best fish and chips spots across the state have been announced by SA’s delicious 100—so you can get your fish and chip fix this Summer season.

The Stunned Mullet, a family-owned and operated fish and chip shop and Henley Beach institution, has recently clinched the title of the Best Fish and Chips in South Australia. With approximately 12,00 foodies across the state casting their votes to determine the big winners from each category, the award-winning The Stunned Mullet was a clear favourite.

The runners-up in the fish and chip category were Port Noarlunga Fish & Chips, coming in at 2nd place, Coorong Cafe Food Van at 3rd, Angler in Stirling awarded 4th place, and House of Fish, rounding out the category in 5th.

For over 15 years since its establishment in March 2005 by Dino and Amanda Papadopoulos, The Stunned Mullet has not only served Henley Beach locals, beach-goers and foodies across the state, but has also consistently won multiple awards for its crispy chips and freshly cooked fish.

Their focus on providing a variety of sustainable fish species each day, coupled with meticulous on-premise filleting, has set a high standard in the industry. No stranger to accolades for their dedication, the shop has proudly won South Australia’s Best Fish and Chips at the Seafood Industry Awards each time it has been presented since 2007, including a string of wins at the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Australian Fish and Chips Awards.

The Stunned Mullet’s legacy is steeped in seafood, with Dino’s formative years spent on the Southeast coast in Port McDonnell, immersed in a world where his father was a cray fisherman and his mother operated the local fish and chip shop. This heritage is reflected in the quality and passion behind each order served at the Henley Beach hot spot.

The Stunned Mullet’s mission goes beyond serving quality food—it’s all about inspiring smiles and satisfaction through dedicated service, high-quality local produce and where everyone who walks through the door (or who lines up on a busy Summer Sunday night!) is welcomed by the friendly family atmosphere and salty sea vibes.

The Stunned Mullet stands proud as one of the top food offerings in South Australia’s delicious 100 list, and with this recognition, the team continue to showcase and support the local seafood industry to customers all over the state.

At The Stunned Mullet, every customer is treated to a broad range of local and sustainable seafood and fresh produce, ensuring that the tradition of fish and chips remains an enduring and beloved element of the Aussie summer.

What: The Stunned Mullet.
Where: 8 East Terrace, Henley Beach, SA 5022.
When: Wednesday to Sunday, 11:30 am-8 pm.
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