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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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Today
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Best fish and chips I've ever had

Lovely fresh fish, wide selection and cooked different ways too. The pies are also well worth trying and so is the trio of puddings (best shared). Really friendly service too - been twice and definitely going again,

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
hauke27
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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127 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Lovely fresh fish, wide selection and cooked different ways too. The pies are also well worth trying and so is the trio of puddings (best shared). Really friendly service too - been twice and definitely going again,

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We visit Brown's again because our Coeliac Granddaughter insisted we do. This is her favourite place to eat and the fish and chips are excellent. You can order variety of fish cooked in a range of batter, crumb or simply steamed. There are other items on the menu but we've never explored them. On this occasion we had Cod, Haddock,... More 

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united kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Have visited here on many occasions over the years, still offers a good service. a large selection of fish and a few other things...well cooked with a choice of styles...very nicely presented with a salad garnish...would be nice if you could have a glass of wine !

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had Cod and chips take away for 3 people while on holiday, there was a wait but that's commom in most chip shops when they are busy, the staff were friendly and the price was good. The fish and chips were very tasty

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We use this place often and fully recommend it. The young staff are excellent and the choices of batters great. They even supply glasses for your own drinks with no cover charge.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Brown's excels. Truly fantastic fish - including gluten free batter on request. Everything is always fresh, cooked just for you. Even approved of by my father-in-law who is an aficionado, and often difficult to please !

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A Thursday night delight! Brown's is an excellent Fish Bar and restaurant. The food was superb, a real delight from the usual fish shop fair. Great selection and variation on cooking styles and batters, really recommend the 'panko crumb' which is light and tasty. Well balanced portions, lovely presentation, great friendly service and amazing value. If you like wine with... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Every year I hold a barn dance for 180 people and Browns provide the fish and chips. Bearing in mind the size of the order and the fact they have to deliver them to the opposite side of Christchuch they are always hot and delicious. I wouldn't use anyone else!!

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been using Brown's as our favourite fish & chip take away for years. However we noticed about 4 years ago that they had opened an 'eat in' place next door. We have been regularly since then. The menu choice and quality is excellent. Service is 'at home' and casual but a super friendly place to have fish and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Fantastic food and service. Best fish & chips I've ever had. Generous portions including from the kid's menu.

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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: English
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?