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Rainbow Fish Bar

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1-2 Cliff Hall Buildings Avenue Road | Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UR, England
01983 752257
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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had fab fish and chips from this fish bar, queues can be long and it is in quite a small space, but it is well worth a visit when visiting the area.

Thank suseb21
Southampton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rainbow Fish Bar is a good Fish 'n Chip shop. As others have said its popularity means that it is busy, because it is busy there are often queues. It is worth waiting though, you rarely have to queue for longer than 20 minutes. The staff are friendly, the food is very good and reasonably priced. A huge selection of... More 

Thank Vintagemalt
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fish and chips were good from here but we had to wait a long time for our order due to the amount of people ordering. Very efficient system to get food to people as quick as possible. Recommended but be prepared for a wait!

Thank amy w
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and quick service. Just remember that it closes at 8:00pm. Last orders on a Saturday nite for a family of five. Food cooked and picked up. All clean plates...🤗 Recommend

Thank Jonathan A
Greater London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here after a disappointing visit to another chip shop up the road earlier in the week. The queue seemed ridiculously long but it actually only took ten minutes to get to the till. After that we had to join another queue to wait for the food. Thought it would take ages but actually was twenty minutes once we had... More 

Thank Faith F
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard about this Fish bar and made the short journey from our rented house in Totland to sample the wares. Unfortunately there was a long queue both out of the KIN door and also from the OUJ door. We joined the queue not knowing how long it would be before we could order. However, they work top a... More 

Thank Terry G
Newport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the summer we come here for our chippies and take them to Freshwater bay to eat. Very clean establishment, quick service. The large fish portions are done to order and taste lovely. Do not reach over the counter and pinch a chip- I did and got told off! And then I read the large sign asking you not to... More 

1 Thank Jim R
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving at 6.45pm on Friday evening I could see a crowd of people at one of the doorways. It took a while to work out that there was a system for the queue which went in one door and out another. The crowd of people turned out to be people who had queued once, ordered and paid, but were yet... More 

1 Thank Geoffrey W
Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food, large portions, reasonably priced, quick service with a smile. We went because of recommendation and have been twice this week already.

1 Thank W6886EUcharlotteb
Newport, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good friendly and happy staff we had a great fish and chip meal . we would highly recommend to any one to try the fish and chips here .

1 Thank kpeter5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fast Food, British, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Cliff Hall Buildings Avenue Road | Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Freshwater
  • Phone Number: 01983 752257
Fish and chip shop.

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