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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” (77 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 5 days ago via mobile

Christchurch restaurants are expensive for seafood. I wanted a large cod with was very good price and very fresh however the coleslaw had more mayonnaise than coleslaw. I could not finish it. Next time I'll have another side.

Thank Latinzest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you have a view from Mudefird then there is only one place to eat fish & chips. It was a Sunday so the local places were shut, hence travelling to Browns. Good reviews on-line but unfortunately the chips were really underdone and somehow soggy....More

Thank beas006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner went to Browns in Somerford Road for some fish and chips. We got there at 7.40pm and they had turned off their fryers so we're turning customers away. They say they shut at 8pm but they don't it's 7.40pm. I saw...More

1  Thank Sam R
andychef2013, Public Relations Manager at Brown's Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our takeaway and restaurant both closed at 7.30, as per the signs in the windows that had been up for 8 days prior, due to 3 large functions locally, that had been booked months in advance. In order to provide a quality service for our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in highcliffe but was told by a friend to try Browns over close take aways to my house. Very impressed with such a busy efficient takeaway A vast and varied menu. I particularly enjoyed the breaded goats cheese, it was delicious My only...More

Thank tina c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here to eat about once a month. It is the best fish and chip shop/restaurant I have ever been to. The chips are brilliant and there is a huge selection of fish to choose from. The tranche of rock is amazing, as is...More

Thank Juliec44Southampton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way back from Mudeford 7/5/18. There is a small seating area and they were able to accommodate our group of 4 adults and 3 children. They were very busy (5pm) given it was a bank holiday. There was a young...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cod with a thin crispy batter, some of the best fish and chips I’ve had. However I almost scored a 3 because there was one person serving and she wasn’t in a hurry. 40 minutes for fish and chips, I think it shows contempt...More

Thank chippy_sod
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Where I live gluten free fish and chips are only available once a week and the range is small. We are visiting the area for the week and had a quick google and found this delightful place. It’s amazing, they will cook any fish gluten...More

1  Thank tufttufttuft
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great selection of fresh fish and more chips than you can eat! Classic Fish and Chips, nuff said. Worth the wait to get served.

Thank mike p
Reviewed 16 March 2018

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
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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