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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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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
Best fish and chips ever!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
John G
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

An excellent family friendly place, exceptional food, and staff service was efficient and very friendly indeed, nothing was too much bother.

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York, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Ordered 3 cod and 2 chips at 7.20 .had to pay for them when ordering .stood and waited whilst quite a few other customers were served before me every time there was cod ready it seemed to be disappear onto plates to serve in the sit down restaurant adjoined to the takeaway which obviously were paying more The chap waiting... More 

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dorset england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

lovely, big portions of fish and chips at browns - they have one chip shop in Christchurch and one in parkstone and both do gluten free fish and chips in a dedicated gluten free fryer- really nice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful food, friendly helpful staff...the chef is brilliant. The days special was trout and wow! Was scrumptious. Consistently high standards each time we have been and the homemade blueberry icecream is amazing! Highly recommended!

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Quartz Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great service from the young lad and owner! It was great to see the locals there eating as well. They approve bringing in your own wine and/or beer which can be purchased for a store a couple of doors down from the restaurant. It's a small restaurant so many people (locals) were getting it to go. My husband had the... More 

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good fast service and very good food, clean appearance, friendly staff a comfortable feel about the place the owner cares about your experience and works hard to keep up the standards

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I limped to Brown's (knee injury). 4:40pm: The door was propped open - two men talking loudly - seemed a bit strange for customers to speak like that. The one near the door said: "We don't open until 5pm" "Sorry" No offer of: "It's only 20 minutes, you can sit and wait" "Would you like a cool drink on this... More 

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Additional Information about Brown's Fish & Chips

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

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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?