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Rainbow Fish Bar

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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
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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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
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We recently went to Rainbow fish bar when visiting the new forest, the shop very clean and excellent fish and chips, very pleasant service

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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English first
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We recently went to Rainbow fish bar when visiting the new forest, the shop very clean and excellent fish and chips, very pleasant service

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had fish and chips from here while camping. It had rained the whole time, so we stopped and picked up dinner from here and took it back to the tent. The food was fantastic, and great value for money. The shop offers a huge vairety of things, and seemed very clean.

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

Pleased you enjoyed your food, sorry we couldn't help with the weather!! , it was dreadful week....I moved house during that week so know how you feel. Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We were very close by to this takeaway so we used them twice during our stay. The food was lovely and freshly prepared, not left under hot lights for hours like many take aways. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and they even gave our dog a left over sausage, she was very grateful and thoroughly enjoyed it. Would... More 

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

We cater for the whole family, even their dogs!!! Pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Good fish and chips but why is it always a surprise they've got customers, there's always a ridiculous wait. Is it worth standing outside for the cooking/serving staff. Not so sure

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

You answered your own question, good fish & chips is why we get customers, unfortunately during the summer holidays there are thousands of extra people to feed. We cook flat out and serve people as quickly possible but if all those extras turn up at the same time queues will occur. Most people find the wait worthwhile, I am sorry... More 

berkshire
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The organisation of this chippy is brilliant. We were staying in a local campsite and myself and two friends had a big order to take back to our families. The man who served us, wrote on each bag the order and our initials and then finally put it all into a big box. The food was very delicious and I... More 

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

Thank you for your positive review, I remember you guys coming in, glad Chris gave you great service and I cooked you lovely food. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Exactly what you want from a good fish and chip shop, fresh fish well-cooked; great chips crisp on the outside and soft in the centre. Plenty salt and vinegar to help yourself to. Will definitely stop again next tie we are i the area

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

Thanks for your complimentary review, hope to see you again when you are next in the Area, Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

kent
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

It may only be a chippy but you don't always get what it says on the tin. In a five day stay at hollands wood campsite we ate here twice. The food was excellent ans swift service always.

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

Thank you for your kind words, as you say we may only be a'Chip Shop', but that does not mean you cannot provide top quality food and service, which we aim to do on a consistent level. Some people can be quiet derogatory about take away food, so glad your not one of them. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Been only a few times in the last 5 years and every time consistently excellent. Yesterday was for the lunchtime specials, £3.50 for fish and chips, freshly cooked while you wait, and absolutely perfect. Wonderful staff, the owner is always cheery and chatty, and he's always there serving, so standards are meticulous. He even chips his own potatoes and manually... More 

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

Glad to here you keep visiting us, Chris my Manager who is always Front of house maintains our standards of food and service immaculately whilst Matt and myself take care of the cooking side of things. We are a close knit team and our aim is to provide great food and service. Keep calling at our shop, see you again... More 

United Kingdom
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A lovely little fish bar in the heart of Brockenhurst. The chips were delicious! Never have i ordered chips and eaten them all. Next time i am in the area, i shall defiantly pop in here.

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

Really pleased you enjoyed your food, hope to see you again. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We (2 adult and a 7 year old) visited on our way back from a day out. The food is great and hot, luckily there were some spare seats at the food bar so we ate in, they don't have a huge eating area so don't plan on eating in just incase it's in use.

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

Thank for your review, we only have seats at the food bar as we get extremely busy in the Summer months and need all the space for take away customers!! Glad you enjoyed your meals Kind 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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?