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Rainbow Fish Bar

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1-2 Cliff Hall Buildings Avenue Road | Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UR, England
+44 1983 752257
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish chips” (11 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
17:00 - 20:00 Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British
1-2 Cliff Hall Buildings Avenue Road | Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These were quite possibly the best fish and chips that I have had from a chippie! Isle of Wight potatoes were really tasty. Generous portions too.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the busiest fish n chip shops on the island. Every time we are over. We always pop in and grab something to have on the seafront. 10/10

Thank Liam C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were friendly and welcoming, chips were really nice and good portions. I asked for chunky fish rather than a long thin tail bit. The lady acknowledged this but in actual fact when I got home, the fish was the thinnest bit I have ever...More

Thank Taniabellamia
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on a weekday lunchtime and use TripAdvisor to guide us here, Which we were very happy about because the fish and chips were fantastic, however, but this might not be a bad time to point out that there is no seating in this...More

Thank rugbysimon
Reviewed 10 March 2018

love the food, but the wait and serving area needs work. it could be easier to order and collect your food but theres just no room! sorry guys, you need to open the bit on the left as you come into the shop and at...More

Thank mrsright2015
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The quality of the food here isn’t great. Not nit picking at all but you expect a sausage to taste like it actually has meat in it. Just awful low quality mush. Chips under cooked and crunchy just really low standard cheap quality food. It...More

Thank Aaron F
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Probably the best fish and chips on the Isle of Wight. We live in Cowes and drive here especially. We visit here quite a few times a year. The fish is always perfectly cooked and the generously portioned chips are never too greasy. They also...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips and all cooked fresh / drink available, parking near , worth a try , in the middle of freshwater

Thank tim c
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly and efficient. The fish was cooked well and very tasty. The chips were greasy and a little disappointing, with an average portion size. The curry sauce tasted nice, but was only warm. Based on the other reviews we clearly did not...More

Thank MikeR827
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Chips were great and plentiful . Unfortunately the fish had bones which spoils the enjoyment of the meal for me. Sorry

Thank Bridgetlzw
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Questions & Answers
4 September 2016|
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Response from JamieandParis | Reviewed this property |
Rainbow is closed on a Sunday, unfortunately!
3 April 2015|
Response from Liz M | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they do not deliver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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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: +44 1983 752257
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