Fuller & Hutch: Not just another fish and chip shop | The Gourmand & Gourmet

Fuller & Hutch: Not just another fish and chip shop

So you think you’re a true fish and chip fan? Believe you’ve had battered cod every which way possible, and you know which Brisbane seafood places are worth their salt? Well prepare to be surprised at Windsor’s newest foodie spot, Fuller & Hutch. Giving the classic feed a fresh twist, they’re serving up everything from snapper tacos to steamed barramundi, not to mention some of the best fish and chips in town! A new addition to the fast-growing north side foodie scene, Fuller & Hutch is owned and run by ex-Popolo and Libertine chef Doug McGarry and his wife Kelly Fehlberg, who are also the masterminds behind the fabulous feeds at Wavell Heights locale, The Spotted Cod. Worth a wander to the other side of town, this pearl of a place is tucked away on Lutwyche Road, and offers both value for money bistro dining and takeaway options for those looking for a hearty meal on the go. fuller and hutch fish and chips brisbane 2Doing as all good providores do, this dynamic duo source all their seafood locally, making for the freshest fish and chippery around. However, if you’ve got them pegged as ‘just another fish and chip shop’ you should definitely think again. Yes, you can get your go-to classic snapper, cod or whiting with a side of golden chips. Or you could mix it up and opt for mussels steamed in beer, garlic and thyme, or perhaps one of the scrumptious burgers on the menu (including a vegetarian one). But don’t worry, potato scallops are still on the menu. Love the classics fish and chips but trying to keep up that New Year’s resolution to ditch deep fried foods? Just swap your usual chips for some steamed rice and Asian greens, and maybe even get your barramundi steamed with orange and ginger butter. Otherwise, the salt and pepper calamari tossed with spicy Thai salad and nahm jim is definitely a salad you can make friends with, and hands down beats any plans you might have had for steamed veggies at home. Fuller and hutch fish and chips brisbane 3With craft beers and Australian wines on the menu to pair with some of those snapper tacos or just a classic crispy fish burger, plus sweets like chocolate doughnuts and pineapple fritters for afterwards, lunch or dinner here is enough to make even the most generous foodie shellfish with their food. Best of all, you can get yourself a delicious feed with a drink for under $25! So what are you waiting for? Grab a friend, take the family or even just go it alone, and swim on down to Fuller & Hutch for the tastiest twist on fish and chips Brisbane has to offer. You’ll find them at 229 Lutwyche Road, Windsor, open for lunch, dinner and takeaway Tuesday to Sunday. Words by Araminta McLennan Images by Judit Losh