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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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London, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went along for a Friday night take-away. There was a queue, but the service was good and we didn't wait too long. It was worth it though - the portion sizes are generous, and the food is very good. Fish had crisp batter and good texture, and the chips were chunky with a nice flavour, and not greasy.

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Thank Antony B
Rainham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice fish and chips, not bad price. The only thing I would say is log ques for a Saturday night and they did not have the supply of fish left at 5.30pm. don't see to be able to cope with busy period. Once paid had to wait outside for 20min waiting for order. Not very good customer service took us... More 

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Thank Lesley J
Freshwater, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have had fish and chips from the Rainbow on many occasions, consistently very good and a value for money portion.

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Thank Andy C
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good size portions, not greasy, didn't have to wait long even though it was on a Saturday early evening time.

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Thank Pamela B
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have lap fish and chips really good. Sat up on fresh water downs and ate lovely area great food yummy

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Thank sarahbaker2017
Lymington, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

What more would you want? Fresh fish, fresh chips, not at all greasy, freshly fried, reasonable priced .....gorgeous. We all four thought this was excellent and will be back for more.

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Thank aroomsomewhere
Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Recommended by the campsite we were staying at. You order, pay and then wait whilst it's cooked to order. There was a queue and a bit of a wait, but that's usual anywhere on a Friday evening. Lovely chips and the fish was very fresh.

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Thank Griersons
Boston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Omg these chips are so divine. Portions are very generous. If you want medium chips choose small etc. Cone, small, medium or large portions available. Kids meals available. Good selection of other foods e.g.: sausages, pineapple fritters, pies etc.

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Thank Lorna R
Surrey, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

our friends recommended we got fish & chips from here- my first visit sadly didnt have any haddock as they had problems with supplier- i have been told you can phone in advance to order rock and it will be ready cooked on your arrival- our friends often buy from there and take it to a viewpoint of their choice... More 

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Thank Gita G
Cannock, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

great fish and chips always busy in walking distance of calwell bay holiday park or parking close the staff realy nice

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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
Description
Fish and chip shop.

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?