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Brown's Fish & Chips

172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
+44 1202 483669
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (85 reviews)
“fritters” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
04:30 - 20:00 Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined in and had fish & chips with mushy peas and the wife had the same but with garden peas, Really friendly service. We had tea but you can bring your own bottle of wine if you like. Would recommend.

Thank Maurice D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a (2 hour) drive from London my wife and I decided we wanted fish and chips for lunch. We headed to Browns (we had heard about it but never been) and were able to park outside on arrival. The fish is available with different...More

Thank Q1881EVwilliamb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Browns fish and chips. It was excellent all round. The tables were clean, we were served very quickly and the staff were very friendly. The fish was lovely and the chips were piping hot. We would definitely recommend this...More

Thank 3770traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Hertfordshire and have been to Brown's several times. We always go there everytime were in Christchurch. Best gluten free chip shop by far. We had lunch in yesterday, absolutely delicious as always. Great service and great food!

Thank harriets12345
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Ordered fish & chips. Soggy fish & chips and we're not sure what oil they fry their food in but wasn't impressed. Wont be returning anytime soon sorry.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Fresh , cooked perfectly , and Delicious , service excellent, well worth a visit, really nice friendly atmosphere 👍🏼

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We are over from France and fancied some real English fish and chips before we went back. And we weren’t disappointed at all. The service was so good that I forgot we were in a fish and chip shop. The staff were so polite. The...More

Thank Bungelina
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

So we sat in the restaurant for over 20minutes and are yet to be served (Sat 22nd September).This was a real shame as we were really looking forward to coming here having read all the reviews of 'excellent' service. The food looks great on the...More

Thank radcliffeworld
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great fish and chips served here with great service and prices. You won’t be disappointed. Does close quite early though.

Thank jansmithies2018
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent fish and chips will definitely be going back as I have many times great service they also do great deserts

Thank Andy M
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Questions & Answers
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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