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Brown's fish and chips

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177 Alder Road, Poole BH12 4AN, England
+44 1202 744895
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chips here are great. I've been here a few times for a quick sit down lunch in my lunch break and they've always got good deals on for meals and it's normally quiet.

1 Thank Craig D
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really impressed, welcomed in, extensive menu, excellent quality fish, well cooked and selection of coatings. Saw the chef checking the food temperature before serving. Helpful and friendly service, I can say no more apart from "We will return"

Thank Susan W
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really fancied fish and chips for lunch whilst in Poole. We googled various fish and chip shops and Browns seemed to be the best. We stopped of for takeaway, the fish was cooked fresh. We shared a portion for one and it was more than enough for the both of us. Reasonably priced and would recommend.

Thank KarenBateman66
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I would recommend never visiting this restaurant around 8.30pm. Although the fish was cooked to order the chips must have been hanging around for some time which, surely, they must have known about. Everyone knows the saying "as cheap as chips" so why they couldn't have cooked some more or, at the very least, heated some up while the fish... More 

Thank 999JanetS
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We love our dinner from Browns! Great fish, lovely batter, wide variety of food to order. Always great food!

Thank richardburfoot
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

As there were nine of our group attending it was important to choose a venue that could offer choices of how you prefer your fish cooked. The options were varied enough to please everyone. Steamed ,light batter ,standard batter,and breadcrumbs We were not disappointed ,the service was swift and the waitress friendly

Thank Peterperfik
Poole, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We always get quality food here as they believe in clean oil, clean food.Good lunchtime prices Mon-Frid. 12 noon to 1.30pm in the restaurant or 12 noon to 2pm takeaway

Thank teenie2
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ate in the restaurant and we were hoping for much more. They do steamed fish which was great for my wife as she doesn't really like it battered. My cod was nice but the batter was soggy. My wife's skate was watery, I'm not sure the really knew how to cook it. The chips were poor. I can forgive... More 

Thank zappafanman
Dorset, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The first time we bought fish and chips from here, they were wonderful but then things seemed to slide a bit and the quality was poor. As such we stopped going. We recently went back and I am pleased to say things have improved immensely. Well done and we will be visiting again soon.

Thank 74sylvia
Poole, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Brown's have at their other restaurant in XChurch made fabulous Home made fishcakes.. Opening here, my wife looked forward to savouring without the yomp to XChurch from Poole. Had 3 now and 2 were overcooked. I don't believe they know how to cook them at Alder Road. I ordered 1 standard chips, 1 Jumbo Sausage and 1 Homemade fishcake at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, British, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Alder Road, Poole BH12 4AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 744895

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