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Rainbow Fish Bar

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30 Brookley Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
+44 1590 622747
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've now become regulars every Friday when we're in Brockenhurst, we even insist our friends and families try them when they visit. Back again this Friday.

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Thank R1chardG2016
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, pleased to see you keep coming back for more!! We strive to give consistency in our quality and service. Look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Kettering
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We just wanted a quick meal during our stay in Brockenhurst, we were going to take it back to our hotel to eat, but discovered some chairs and benches in the shop so we "ate in". Good friendly service on a busy Friday evening, fish and chips were lovely and freshly cooked, would definitely recommend.

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

Thank for taking time to write a review, I remember you I as I cooked your food, pleased you enjoyed your meal, look forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife spotted the shop on her Nursing rounds and suggested that we stop in, which we duly did. I have to say, great friendly service, excellent chips, but the haddock - I have no words. Certainly the best that I've had since I've been in the U.K. We will be back!

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

Thanks for your review, we have a very good supplier of our fish and strive to give consistent high quality. Hope to see you again in the future Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Visited the rainbow fish bar today for lunch for the family. Excellent fish and chips. Would totally recommend especially after a long walk through the forest when mum doesn't want to cook. Worth a visit..

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

Thank you for your review, you can't beat fish & chips when you are tired and hungry. Pleased to hear you are letting your kids enjoy the benefits of fish. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Whilst the food was hot the portion sizes are disappointing. We ordered a large chips that only just went between 2 people and I had the smallest and most expensive sausage in batter in the world. Over priced for what you get.

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

Thank you for your review, we very rarely get any complaints regarding portion size but I will check on portion sizes my Staff are giving. KindRegards Alan Beardsmore More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Local to the area I decided to try this establishment for a change . Not to impressed ,limited menu ...chips a little over done and only had to travel a short way home and the food was cold by the time I arrived . Manager please feel free to come back at this review the same way as you have... More 

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

Really sorry to hear that you were not happy with the food you purchased from my shop. We will reimburse you for the cost of your meal if you call in and make your self known to any member of my staff. If you can let me know day of purchase, via email, address rainbowfishbar@thebeardsmores.co.uk, I can follow the matter... More 

Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Really really nice fish and chips. Easy to park outside. Friendly service at the counter. Not much more to say.

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

Does what it says on the tin!!!, Glad you enjoyed your visit. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Fakenham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Brockenhurst in the first week of September. One night we visited the Rainbow Fish Bar and ordered four lots of cod and chips and a sausage and chips for the family. We all agreed that they were the best we'd had in a while. Friendly staff, quick service and piping hot tasty fish n chips. Definitely recommended!!!

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Thank Brony71
Beardsmore-uk, Manager at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Thank you , glad your family enjoyed their meals. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

My yearly visit to a fish and chip shop...the Rainbow in Brockenhurst is the stop of choice. Cold and wet motorcycle ride to the new forest... The excellent chips from the Rainbow really hit the spot. Reasonable prices too. See you next year!

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Thank Mark B
Beardsmore-uk, Manager at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Assume you were down for the Auto Jumble at Beaulieu, always rains!!, glad you enjoyed your chips. Kind regards Alan Beardsmore More 

Woodley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The fish from Rainbow fish bar is to die for. They do children's portions too. The food was piping hot and stayed hot while we found somewhere to park up and watch the horses.

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Thank missymonroe82
Beardsmore-uk, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we try to provide meals the whole family. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast Food, British, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, 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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?