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Rainbow Fish Bar

30 Brookley Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
+44 1590 622747
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (51 reviews)
“pea fritters” (4 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
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Fast Food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
30 Brookley Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best fish and chips had in ages. Make sure that you order a large chips though if sharing as sizes of portion vary between chip shops and a medium was a small handful each for two. Batter was crisp and fish really tasty. Chips were...More

Thank Zoe B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nuff said. Definitely recommended. Evidently used by locals and I can see why. Food was cooked freshly and good value for money - very clean and staff were really friendly.

Thank AceAnonStort
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are well supported by our locals and tourists and aim to give consistent quality of food and service, Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Been using Rainbow Fish Bar for just over 1 year and it’s the only fish and chip shop I’ll eat in. We drive directly from our home to get fish and chips here a 20-30 minute drive staff are wonderful can’t complain at all! Food...More

Thank 666kirstyh
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, its nice to know you keep returning to us and enjoy our food and service. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore

Reviewed May 3, 2018

I popped in here last night as I was stuck on a train for 25 minutes at Brockenhurst. Not only did they let me in as they were closing, sold me their last chips but Christopher the owner gave me a lift the 8 miles...More

Thank markfloridajames
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Thank your for your review and glad my staff gave you a positive experience. However I must point out that Christopher is NOT the Owner, he is one of my 2 Shift Managers, along with Matt who look after the shop when I am not...More

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Words can’t fully express how great this place is- a true gem! My husband and I were staying in the village, didn’t really want a pub meal, and so went off in search of a takeaway type of place to get some food. Not only...More

Thank Victoria G
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you for taking time to give a lovely review about our food and service , look forward to serving you up more top quality fish and chips in the future. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore

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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited tonight , Monday 26th Feb What we witnessed and heard was absolutely awful , the young lad serving was using such foul language and the f word constantly Also which surprises me the guy cooking who wears the beanie hat and has big...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you for taking time to post this review and bringing this incident to my attention.I have worked hard over the past 35 years to build up and maintain the reputation of my shop and am appalled by the attitude displayed by these 2 individuals,...More

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

A weekend in the New Forest, not wanting to go out after a long day, decided to go for good old fish and chips. Coming down from up norf, well the Midlands, this was a tester for us, from our local. Ok the curry sauce...More

Thank PBJ808
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your fish and chips. I came to Brockenhurst from the Midlands 34 years ago to run the Rainbow Fish Bar!! Regarding the curry sauce we use a spicier version than most chip shops and is very popular...More

Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Tiny portion of “large” cod. Seriously I’ve had bigger fish fingers and it was gone in three mouthfuls!! And the chips....they must have been sat there for an age because they were truly awful. What a complete waste of a tenner. 🤬More

Thank Oliver_Katie
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

Thank you for taking time to post your comments. I am really sorry that the food you had was not up to our usual high standards. If you are still in the area, we are open again on January 2nd, please call in and get...More

Reviewed November 20, 2017

We were visiting Brockenhurst during half term. After an amazing long walk in the Forest, we didn't fancy cooking so decided on some fish and chips We walked in to find a very friendly atmosphere. The owner and some locals were engaged in some friendly...More

Thank missisan
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

Thanks for the review, pleased you enjoyed your food. My team and I strive to give good food coupled with friendly service. Regards Alan Beardsmore

Reviewed October 6, 2017

Sometimes you dont fancy going out so we had fish and chips one night....absolutely superb, cod and haddock were terrific, great chips....mushy peas were awful though, hence only 4 stars!More

Thank LondonFet
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Thank you for your review, glad to hear you enjoyed your fish and chips but I am sorry you didn't like your mushy peas, if you return let the staff know that you had an issue with them and they will refund the cost to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Brookley Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 622747
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