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Rainbow Fish Bar

1-2 Cliff Hall Buildings Avenue Road | Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UR, England
+44 1983 752257
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
“pea fritters” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British
1-2 Cliff Hall Buildings Avenue Road | Avenue Road, Freshwater PO40 9UR, England
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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
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our food from here which was fresh and hot. Someone forgot part of their order and staff ran after them. They dont take cards but thats no biggy because there is a cash point next door.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I am in no way a fish and chip shop expert as i try to eat healthy but after having it this weekend- Rainbow fish bar has the creamiest and crispiest chips I've ever had and the sausage in batter was to die for. A...More

Thank CharlotteBayldon
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The queues tell the story, it does really nice fish and chips, along with the other usual suspects like pies etc. I can't vouch for those but the fish and chips are always great, and the place always looks reassuringly spotless.

Thank Grahampm
Reviewed 19 September 2017

As we were visiting the area on holiday and looking for a take away, this fish and chip shop came recommended by a few locals we asked and it didn't disappoint. It was very busy (always a good sign). It doesn't stay open til late...More

Thank Kendie2014
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Must remember that it opens at 5 pm to 8pm. Great chips and very popular. Curry sauce was nice. The fish in batter wasnt to greasy. Problem no eat inn or delivery. Would be really popular with the tourists.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to nip in for chips and sausage on our way past. We were glad we did as these were the best chips we have had in a long time. Would certainly recommend.

Thank 08Rama
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Questions & Answers
4 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
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Lunch, Dinner
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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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12:00 - 14:00
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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