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Brown's Fish & Chips

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172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
+44 1202 483669
5:00 pm - 8:00 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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Cullompton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited for a family takeaway, the fish was excellent but the chips were very average, they seems slightly undercooked. I know it was a busy Friday but there is no excuse. Had better.

Thank Andrew_howitt
New Milton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every now and again I call in at Browns on my way home for fish & chips and are never disappointed. The Haddock is cooked to prefection and importantly not overdone as fish easily dries out and resembles papier mache if so done. The chips are a delight and you get plenty of them.

Thank FrankFarkle
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent take away. The quality of fish was fantastic and the service, albeit takeaway was highly efficient. Well worth a drive here rather than closer to home where I struggle to find decent chippies. Well done

Thank ElljayT
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good owners and staff. Very busy always and also have a small restaurant alongside the chippy. Comprehensive menu and all food well cooked.

Thank jackbycroft
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To do Brown's justice it would be pathetic To write in prose, so I must wax poetic. A fourth visit to Brown's and I must tell That nowhere else does food so well. It sounds like humble fish and chips But eat there, you'll be thrilled to bits. The quantities, fit for a king, But really the important thing Is... More 

Thank petersL830TM
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived customers had lined up outside the chippie, it was that busy. Rather than wait we elected to eat inside and try the restaurant, we were not disappointed. A really good touch was the homemade tartar sauce served with excellent fish and chips, A choice of fish included fresh sea bass and crab and lobster is often on... More 

Thank Richard P
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Fish and Chips, so worth the money. The staff were very friendly and very helpful. Will go again.

Thank Julie B
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the fish & chip shops in this area I really think Browns is the best! I haven't used it very often as I tend not to eat too many fish & chip meals. However, whenever I do it is always excellent, value, cleanliness, & good quality fish & chips!

Thank Valerie L
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Browns as it served GF fish and chips and was not disappointed. When you have a food intolerance you miss your favourites...but not when you have a great place like Browns. The GF fish and chips ... fabulous. I wish this was my local as I would be there every week. The restaurant is small so get on... More 

Thank Farmps
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

This fish and chip restaurant has only 5 tables but the food is the best I have tasted in the area,that I have visited frequently over a number of years. There are different types of preparation for your fish,from steamed to light batter,which again is a plus,as are various types of fish on offer. The food was cooked to order... 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
Seafood, Fast Food, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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: +44 1202 483669

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