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Brown's Fish & Chips

172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
+44 1202 483669
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (68 reviews)
“quality fish” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The fish and chips were very good as was the service and efficiency of staff, the first time we have ever been offered a lemon slice with our take away.

Thank Davina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the restaurant two days before we went table for four one o clock booking arrived five minutes early to find our name on the table the waitress was very pleasant and we had fish and chips with peas bread butter and tea it...More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've had many takeaways from Brown's in recent years. Always well prepared, good portion sizes, and affordable prices. But ... you take a gamble with a burger in a bun. After several instances where a veggie burger ordered with just salad has come with a...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Highcliffe fish and chip shop is very good but now we've found an even better one. Brown's at Somerford has a very small restaurant attached to the takeaway. Early on a Friday lunchtime, many tables were already reserved. It's very popular with locals who...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal. Great choice of fish which you have choice if gluten free batter, normal batter, breadcrumbs and more. Also other things on menu like chicken, pies, burgers so a good choice. Smallish but you can reserve a table Found the food and service excellent!

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Just eaten here after reading all the good reviews and we were not disapointed. The Fish and chips my wife and I had were excellent, my boys had burger and chips, great food and very nice staff, recommended.

Thank njhsm
Reviewed 25 January 2018

So grateful to be able to choose Gluten Free fish and chips and other GF sides at this fab fish and chip shop. Such a treat! Highly recommended.

Thank DebsSutton6
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited last night to get a takeaway. I've recently had to eliminate gluten from my diet for medical reasons and although I don't have fish and chips a great deal anyway it's amazing to know that this option is still available...More

Thank ChloeIndia
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve tried quite a few fish and chip places around Christchurch, but none live up to the excellent quality of Browns. Quite a WOW!!

Thank espagnolette
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve been coming here for years, the fish is usually good apart from the one time I saw them microwave my skate after it had been fried to bring it up to temperature (didn’t eat it) but recently everything has been soggy and undercooked, tonight...More

Thank emsiejj
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Sobhash J
2 June 2017|
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Response from LHalls | Reviewed this property |
I had some lovely battered mushrooms when we went - they were listed as a side dish but it was an enormous portion.
15 March 2017|
Response from susan d |
Hi Emma, we only have a small restaurant and, as long as no other customers object, (which they never do) it is not a problem with us. We look forward to seeing you soon. Andy Brown
Carol R
10 August 2016|
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Response from Henge_Girl | Reviewed this property |
They do - certified coeliac friendly and really nice!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 483669
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