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Brown's Fish & Chips

172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
+44 1202 483669
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (66 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 3 days ago

We buy fish 'n' chips here probably 30 times a year. Always friendly, buzzy, busy & brilliant. Last week's dinner from here was perfectly-cooked, piping hot, freshly-cooked and great value. Friendly - and busy! - staff. Looking forward to next Friday!

Thank Johnfrisbee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had fish and chips , served by rachael really on the ball very polite and efficient , fish cooked perfect by andy , worth the visit , would always go back , restaurant quality food , well cooked presented well, the best visit soon...More

Thank V1256CCmartin
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We booked a table earlier today at Browns. This is a Fish & Chip Shop that we have been to many times over the years. I have to say in terms of service, quality of food and Value for Money - it will take some...More

Thank Skyeline
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Have been coming here all year . Service has been ok , not the warmest . This was a real low This reflects the one out of five Good luck with treating your customers this way , you won’t keep them long

Thank pushp B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Always a good sign when there is a queue out the door! Don't let this out you off as the fish and chips are worth the wait. We are in and we're served quickly, the service was friendly and very attentive. Will visit again and...More

Thank TerriSurrey
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great food but needs to review hygiene standards. Servers on the front drinking out of cans then serving food, this is a no no!

Thank mail634
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Well we thought we would give this place a go after a long day at work and not in the mood to cook - That will teach me! What a waste of ALOT of money as soggy chips soggy batter and a very dry pea...More

Thank Happy F
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Working locally I did not fancy the Beefeater. Just 200 m away was a fish & chip shop. What a revelation, eat in section and takeaway. Variety of fresh fish cooked to order how you wanted, gluten/dairy free, breadcrumb , steamed, thai. Sara, my server...More

Thank Chip D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We called in here on the strength of the reviews on this site and we werent disappointed. We got there quite early, about 5.45pm, without booking and sat in the restaurant area. By the time we left the place was full so I'd advise booking...More

Thank JohnJennXX
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is an exceptional fish and chip restaurant. A mixed and varied menu, freshly cooked to order. The staff are friendly and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. We had the set lunch, it was tasty and filling. The place is clean and well presented.

Thank Ann M
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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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