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Brown's Fish & Chips

172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
+44 1202 483669
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (80 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Slow service, was waiting to be served for long time, girl behind counter just chewing gum, boss giving his staff no direction, awful awful awful

Thank Pompet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after reading other reviews on trip advisor. Lots of choice for gluten free including battered fish, curry sauce and mushy peas. All of the food was delicious and they really do understand about gluten free food and all gluten free food is...More

Thank oakiebabe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was amazing to find a gluten free fish and chip shop which my son who is a celiac could enjoy! He absolutely loved it as did my daughter who described it as the best meal of her life, even better than pancakes! Can you...More

Thank Lucy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come all the way from salisbury to have fish and chips at browns, weve been going there for years, we get our order and take it down to steamer point,or the quay, The restaurant is really good value, and we have often eaten in...More

Thank derran1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Christchurch restaurants are expensive for seafood. I wanted a large cod with was very good price and very fresh however the coleslaw had more mayonnaise than coleslaw. I could not finish it. Next time I'll have another side.

Thank Latinzest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you have a view from Mudefird then there is only one place to eat fish & chips. It was a Sunday so the local places were shut, hence travelling to Browns. Good reviews on-line but unfortunately the chips were really underdone and somehow soggy....More

Thank beas006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner went to Browns in Somerford Road for some fish and chips. We got there at 7.40pm and they had turned off their fryers so we're turning customers away. They say they shut at 8pm but they don't it's 7.40pm. I saw...More

1  Thank Sam R
andychef2013, Public Relations Manager at Brown's Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our takeaway and restaurant both closed at 7.30, as per the signs in the windows that had been up for 8 days prior, due to 3 large functions locally, that had been booked months in advance. In order to provide a quality service for our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live in highcliffe but was told by a friend to try Browns over close take aways to my house. Very impressed with such a busy efficient takeaway A vast and varied menu. I particularly enjoyed the breaded goats cheese, it was delicious My only...More

Thank tina c
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We go here to eat about once a month. It is the best fish and chip shop/restaurant I have ever been to. The chips are brilliant and there is a huge selection of fish to choose from. The tranche of rock is amazing, as is...More

Thank Juliec44Southampton
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We stopped here on our way back from Mudeford 7/5/18. There is a small seating area and they were able to accommodate our group of 4 adults and 3 children. They were very busy (5pm) given it was a bank holiday. There was a young...More

1  Thank John C
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Sobhash J
2 June 2017|
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Response from LHalls | Reviewed this property |
I had some lovely battered mushrooms when we went - they were listed as a side dish but it was an enormous portion.
15 March 2017|
Response from susan d |
Hi Emma, we only have a small restaurant and, as long as no other customers object, (which they never do) it is not a problem with us. We look forward to seeing you soon. Andy Brown
Carol R
10 August 2016|
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Response from Henge_Girl | Reviewed this property |
They do - certified coeliac friendly and really nice!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
04:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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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