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Brown's Fish & Chips

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172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
01202 483669
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 119
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best fish and chips you will ever eat

I love this place and after a relaxing day on the beach it is just perfect. The fish and chips are cooked to perfection and the gluten free range is great. The staff are so friendly and really take pride in their food and service. The speciality blueberry icecream is pure heaven and my children... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Tammy W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I love this place and after a relaxing day on the beach it is just perfect. The fish and chips are cooked to perfection and the gluten free range is great. The staff are so friendly and really take pride in their food and service. The speciality blueberry icecream is pure heaven and my children always talk about how delicious... More 

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Harpenden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We found this restaurant because of local reviews and I can promise you you won't be disappointed. We went to the restaurant part (they also have a take away section). The food was amazing, non greasy, not fried to a crisp genuine easy food. There was 6 in our party. We were served by a man who was really pleasant,... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

After some time on the beach what could be better than some fish and chips. We were on Avon Beach and we tried the All About Fish shop but it closed earlier than we expected. We therefore, followed a recommendation to try out Brown's. Well, it was lovely. The portions we got were really generous and the giant burger....is well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Me and my family go regularly here . Lovely and friendly staff always have amazing food with quick service all tasting very yummy ! Thank you !

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Girona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My local coeliac group had a great evening at Brown's. The gluten free fish and chips are fantastic, amazing crispy batter and lovely fish, and very generous portions. Our table flowed this with gluten free chocolate fudge cake which also was generous and a real work of art with berries and ice cream on the side. Yes we did manage... More 

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Javea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We ate in the restaurant and the menu is extensive for a fish & chip establishment with cod ( 3 sizes), plaice, Sea Bass, etc available as well as a variety of pies such as steak & kidney & Cornish Pasties. We arrived at 6.30p.m. and although it was busy, we were able to park OK and find a table.... More 

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Hampshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I wrote a review of this fine establishment in May 2014 and simply had to update with my latest experience. Crab and prawns were mentioned on the special's board and my wife and I had to try this dish. I expected crabmeat with prawns with some salad but was presented, instead, with what can only be described as a work... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Chip shop has a small restaurant attached. In either this or the takeaway the food is always fresh and well cooked with a variety of coatings, such as gluten free and Panko breadcrumbs. You can even get stuff like pan fried skate with prawns. We had fantastic dressed crab with a salad and potatoes for around £8.50. You won't get... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

always a friendly welcome usually busy , a good sign. Food always top rate, some times have to wait for part of the order to be cooked but well worth it.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Would totally recommend a visit. From the minute we walked into to be greated with a warm welcome just as if we were regulars!. Nothing was too much trouble, including one of our party wanting a children's option in adult size!. The food was cooked to a high standard and devoured by everyone of us. Not one morsel of anyone's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 483669

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, British
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?