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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I visited the Rainbow Fish Bar on two occasions during our recent holiday in Brockenhurst and can highly recommend the Breaded Plaice and Chips. Our take away meal was cooked to perfection and HOT. The staff were efficient and very pleasant. If...we ever visit the area again we will most definitely be visiting the Rainbow Fish Bar.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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ALAN B, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review Janet, glad you enjoyed your food. See you when your next in the New Forest

Reviewed 21 April 2021

Friendly service, the fish and chips were freshly cooked, generous portion of delicious traditional chippy chips.

Date of visit: April 2021
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ALAN B, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2021

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed our food & service. Regards Alan Beardsmore Proprietor

Reviewed 5 December 2020 via mobile

Fish and chips cooked to order during lockdown. Lovely, tasty fish all hot and fresh. Owner was very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2020
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ALAN B, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2021

Thanks glad to to help during lockdown Regards Alan Beardsmore Proprietor

Reviewed 20 October 2020 via mobile

Well ignore any negative reviews on here ... picture speaks for itself. We saw this very clean looking busy chip shop on a Saturday when we arrived for a weeks holiday in new forest. Went tonight ( Tuesday night ) , not busy but the...food was excellent. I am very fussy over fish but wow the cod was chunky and very tasty ( skinless and boneless ) much to my liking . Excellent in every way, and very Covid safe .... Well done lads .More

Date of visit: October 2020
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alanbP1334GK, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2020

Thank you for your kind words & 5 stars glad you enjoyed your food & service. Will pass on your comments to my staff. Kind Regards Alan Beardsmore

Reviewed 3 October 2020

Had freshly cooked haddock and chips for 2. 3 minutes to home but only to find the chips at best we’re luke warm which may have been worse if the fish was not still piping hot. Such a shame as the chips were ok but...had they have been hot would have been fantastic to match the super fish. Left me thinking should I have enquired about temperature of the chips, or even request that they were hot. I would use this chippy again but actually would request hot chips even if it meant waiting longer. That’s all it would take for me to score this top marks as the service was brilliant and even serve scraps in plentiful measures.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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alanbP1334GK, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Hi, sorry your chips were not very hot. When shop is busy we have to have some ready to keep customer waiting time to a minimum & on occasions they may have stood in the warming bin too long. Glad your fish was fine. Regards...More

Reviewed 1 September 2020

Busy, but efficient fish and chip take away. We all enjoyed our food immensely and it was great value too.

Date of visit: August 2020
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alanbP1334GK, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Thank you for the 5 stars

Reviewed 20 August 2020

Spoiled ourselves today with fish and chips while visiting family .only customers in the shop placed my order Decided to have garlic mushrooms as a treat lesson learnt always check what’s in the bags as walked out with armful of food and was told I...had extra cod as they were only small that gesture was lovely but offset by the fact that NO garlic mushrooms were in the bags in future I suggest to everyone check what you are getting God knows what it would be like if under pressure and busy . Wasn’t worth the petrol money going back to find out where they were . Apart from that they were delicious to sit in the garden and have for lunch.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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alanbP1334GK, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Very sorry your Mushrooms were missing, when ordering my staff usually write what’s on each bag what is to go in so not sure what went wrong. I will follow up to ensure this thing doesn’t happen. Regards Alan Beardsmore

Reviewed 4 August 2020 via mobile

Staying in Brockenhurst we fancied a takeaway. Ordering was easy in store and the food was served up straight away. Service was great. Chips were awesome. Cod was slightly dry. Sausages were good. We would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: August 2020
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alanbP1334GK, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Sorry to hear your cod was a little dry , we usually have a very consistent supply of top quality cod.

Reviewed 31 July 2020 via mobile

Just coming out of lockdown and fancied fish n chips. So easy to order over the phone and the food was ready for us when we arrived to collect. Hot, tasty food for all three of us. Have definitely found my “go back to” chippy.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 17 July 2020

I love Rainbow Fish Bar. It's by far the best chippy for miles, probably the best on the south coast. The food is fantastic, the the wait time is never very long and the people are friendly.

Date of visit: July 2020
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alanbP1334GK, Owner at Rainbow Fish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2020

Thanks for taking time to give us a 5 star review. Regards Alan Beardsmore

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Yes, Rainbow Fish Bar offers takeaway services.

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Rainbow Fish Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4