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

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best fish and chips in the Forest!

Fantastic! Crispy batter, freshly cooked fish and fab chips, not pale and tasteless but cooked properly and not soggy. Definitely recommended!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
LondonGoneroamin
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic! Crispy batter, freshly cooked fish and fab chips, not pale and tasteless but cooked properly and not soggy. Definitely recommended!!

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

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed it, send all your friends!!! Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went again in November so this is probably our 6th or more visit in 3 years. I reviewed the Rainbow Fish Bar back in 2011, and in late 2015 it is just as excellent. Freshly cooked fish for every customer, really good service, and be aware the large fish is large. Generous portions all round and good value. Coming... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to write another review. Consistency is essential to keep people coming back time and time again so really pleased my staff turned out quality fish & chips for you again. Look forward to feeding you again when you are next in the Forest. By the way I recently had fish & chips in Pickering, North... More 

lymington
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Of all the fish and chip shops I have ever tried this one is the very best, the food is always tasty, and the service is always friendly well done rainbow fish bar keep up the good work

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

Thank you for your review, glad we continue to give you top food & service. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Easy parking outside. Tidy establishment.Very quick and friendly service. The fish and chips were lovely. Average pricing.

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Thank gillian k
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We were in Brokenhurst watching football, decided to get some fish and chips at half time, the food was great, the chippy is very clean and the staff were friendly, we will be definitely be returning as we are regular visitors to Brokenhurst FC.

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Thank Saintsmush
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Love this chippy only visiting wish I had one in Fareham! Decent potions hot,crispy what more can you ask! Prices good.

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Thank Auror123
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, keep popping over from Fareham! Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Pewsey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Very large portions but great fresh fish and light batter. Perfect at the end of a busy holiday day.

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

Thank you for your review, we like to think we not only provide great fish and chips but also a decent size portion. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Don't be put off by the queue - it's just telling you how good this place is, and they serve it lightning fast!

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

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REIGATE
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50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Great place to get Fish and Chips , pies etc in the New Forest in the lovely village of Brockenhurst

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

Glad you enjoyed your visit, call again when you are in the area. Kind regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Strolled into Brockenhurst late evening and came across this chip shop. Good quality and service, even allowed us to eat in as we didn't fancy eating outside

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

Pleased to hear you enjoyed our food and service, hope you call in again when your in the area. 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: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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?