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Brown's Fish & Chips

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172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
01202 483669
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great fish and chip shop, both takeaway and eat in. I had possibly the best cod and chips ever, and must not forget the pea fritter! Staff were very friendly and there appeared to be a number regulars eating in, always a good sign. Also, it appears you can reserve a table, a good idea as the small restaurant... More 

1 Thank Mark F
Ferndown, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in Christchurch and wanting fish and chips to either take away or eat in this is the place to ho. Freshly cooked, clean. Staff friendly. Good service. Parking nearby.on bus route. Somerford area of the town.

1 Thank Iaon1967
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time here having recently moved to the area We both had hake and shared a large portion of chips - that was still too large for us. Fish was great. Well cooked in a light crunchy batter. Chips tasted good too , but could have been slightly more crispy Onion rings were not very good We'll definitely be... More 

Thank Peter D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were reccommended this fish and chip shop from my mother and farther. My father is a celiac and my wife is sensitive to wheat. The food was amazing as was the friendly service! We traveled over an hour just for our dinner. I feel this says enough lol..

Thank curly821
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely meal here when my dad treated me and my three boys to fish and chips. The waitress was really god with the kids and food was great too.

Thank Katywilliams25
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are two vegetarians who stumbled upon this restaurant and ordered cheese and onion pastie with chips, wow! the food was superb, what a surprise, did not expect much going by the frontage of the place, once inside though you can see that it's spotlessly clean, the young lady serving us was very polite and looked as though she enjoyed... More 

1 Thank Patricia G
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was just plain lazy and Brown's came to rescue. My husband had a large cod and chips. He did feel the fish was a bit oily. I had their giant burger, which was giant!!!! I had it with the chips and it was way too much for me. But it was really good value for money. The burger was... More 

Thank Michele K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We had the the best ever fish and chips in this restaurant. The next time we are in the area we will definitely be back. The haddock had lots of big tasty flakes and the chips were cooked to perfection, fluffy and crispy in the right places.

Thank Mariana Almeida S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We were visiting nearby and I googled for gluten free fish and chips. Never been before so didn't know what to expect. What a lovely, friendly, well informed place. The service was quick. The portions very generous and the fish and chips were delicious! We will be back!

Thank janinio64
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Looking for some where to eat lunch on our day out to beach . Saw reviews on Browns fish n chips looked good . There's the fish n chip shop for take away or they have restaurant and a cafe shop in same parade . We went into fish n chip restaurant . Joins onto take away area . About... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, British, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 483669

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?