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30 Brookley Road, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
01590622747
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

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  • 35
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Fish 'n Chips

Sometimes you just fancy fish 'n chips and the Rainbow Fish Bar didn't disappoint. The owner is a bit of a cheeky chappy and made us feel quite at home, New Forest hospitality at its best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
The_Inbetweeners
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50 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
UK
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Sometimes you just fancy fish 'n chips and the Rainbow Fish Bar didn't disappoint. The owner is a bit of a cheeky chappy and made us feel quite at home, New Forest hospitality at its best.

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit, our aim is always quality food & great service. Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Hampshire Uk
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I can never tell what I am going to get here, the quality is inconstant specially the chips they can be under done which is a no no for me price wise is average for a fish and chips

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you feel you are getting inconsistent quality of chips, we buy in our potatoes twice a week to try to ensure we get the best available but sometimes adverse growing conditions due to poor weather patterns means that the quality is not what we would want but unfortunately is out of our control. I will pass... More 

Southampton
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

great service and excellent quality food. This is one of the best chip shops I have ever visited, not too fancy just good honest food at a good price.

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for review, glad you enjoyed your visit, we aim to give both quality service and food. Regards A. Beardsmore More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is my local chippy and I've never been disappointed. Always welcomed with a smile, good value and delicious chips. Being veggie it can be tricky but they have many delicious options.

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Thank for your kind review, we do offer half a dozen Veggie options as its important to give everyone a choice. We always try to serve consistently good quality food especially in a village when repeat custom is vital to success. Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had a change from the numerous restaurants one night, just fancied fish and chips and Rainbow Fish Bar didn't disappoint. Very nice haddock and none greasy chips.

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your fish and chips and agree with the majority of other reviewers. Many Thanks Alan Beardsmore More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stopped here after a day in the forest and they had just opened for the evening. We ordered 1 large portion of chips, 2 sausages and savaloy nearly 9 pounds bit prices but if it's good food not so bad. Sausages and savaloy all very dry probably left overs, Chips dry and hard kids refused to eat them the... More 

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

I am disappointed to hear of your dissatisfaction following your recent visit, but would like to point out that we never reheat left over food and also the cost of the items ordered comes to £6.40, nowhere near £9. So unless you have neglected to mention other food purchased you will have been overcharged. If you can give me some... More 

Honiton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We have been going here each year for takeaway while on holiday. As always the food was lovely and the staff as always were really friendly.

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Glad you keep coming back to enjoy our food and service Alan Beardsmore More 

Lymington, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Often take a drive from lymington over here and park up in the forest to enjoy. Very tasty, good portions too. Crispy batter and soggy chips, what more could you want! Also get to put your own salt and vinegar on. Tricky to park sometimes, but worth it. Yummy!!

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, its nice to be appreciated by satisfied Locals as well as Tourists. Hope to see you again soon Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

On the way back to our campsite we decided to pick up some fish and chips. My husband was served instantly - the food was ready and dished out quickly. It was piping hot when we got back to the tent and it was delicious!!! Some of the best fish and chips I have ever had. Plus it was buy... More 

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Another satisfied Camper, thanks for taking time to give us such a great review and enjoy the rest of your holiday. Alan Beardsmore More 

UK
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Not much more to say, really great you can add your own salt and vinegar as I like a lot of vinegar. Clearly popular. Crispy batter on cod but not greasy. Proper chips not just those hard small pointy pieces (ends of the potato). Would go back if it was local.

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Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your Fish & Chips, although we are very busy during the summer, we still take care to provide the same quality of food and service. Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Brookley Road, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: 01590622747
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

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