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Brown's Fish & Chips

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172 Somerford Road, Christchurch BH23 3QG, England
+44 1202 483669
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17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
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London
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent take away. The quality of fish was fantastic and the service, albeit takeaway was highly efficient. Well worth a drive here rather than closer to home where I struggle to find decent chippies. Well done

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Thank ElljayT
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good owners and staff. Very busy always and also have a small restaurant alongside the chippy. Comprehensive menu and all food well cooked.

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Thank jackbycroft
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To do Brown's justice it would be pathetic To write in prose, so I must wax poetic. A fourth visit to Brown's and I must tell That nowhere else does food so well. It sounds like humble fish and chips But eat there, you'll be thrilled to bits. The quantities, fit for a king, But really the important thing Is... More 

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Thank petersL830TM
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived customers had lined up outside the chippie, it was that busy. Rather than wait we elected to eat inside and try the restaurant, we were not disappointed. A really good touch was the homemade tartar sauce served with excellent fish and chips, A choice of fish included fresh sea bass and crab and lobster is often on... More 

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Thank Richard P
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Fish and Chips, so worth the money. The staff were very friendly and very helpful. Will go again.

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Thank Julie B
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the fish & chip shops in this area I really think Browns is the best! I haven't used it very often as I tend not to eat too many fish & chip meals. However, whenever I do it is always excellent, value, cleanliness, & good quality fish & chips!

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Thank Valerie L
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Browns as it served GF fish and chips and was not disappointed. When you have a food intolerance you miss your favourites...but not when you have a great place like Browns. The GF fish and chips ... fabulous. I wish this was my local as I would be there every week. The restaurant is small so get on... More 

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Thank Farmps
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This fish and chip restaurant has only 5 tables but the food is the best I have tasted in the area,that I have visited frequently over a number of years. There are different types of preparation for your fish,from steamed to light batter,which again is a plus,as are various types of fish on offer. The food was cooked to order... More 

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2 Thank Robert B
New Milton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Had a take out. Great big portion of chips, really nice fish that was cooked to perfection. Comes in a box, you do your own salt and vinegar. Or you can sit in - fabulous. What a great place!

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2 Thank DavidinDorset
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We normally get a take away from Browns but decided to try eating in and it was so much nicer. The fish and chips don't get soggy on the way home but are nice and crisp as they should be. We'll be back for lunch again soon!

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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
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?