Best fish and chips in Brighton

We all love going to the seaside, what could be more fitting when going to the beach, than getting some fish and chips. Brighton is home to a wide range of fish and chips shops to choose from. Here are your top 12 best fish and chips in Brighton to pick from.

 Types of fish to have at a Fish and chip shop.

  • Haddock

Best fish and chips in Brighton

Haddock is found in shallow inshore waters in the northeast arctic. This is a popular dish to have in the north of England. It accounts for 25% of all fish chips portions sold in Britain.

  • Cod

Brighton fish and chip shops

Cod is the most popular fish to have in Briton. The main cod they sell is Atlantic Cod. 60% of all fish and chips sold in Briton are cod.

  • Plaice

Brighton fish and chips

Plaice is a white fish it is used in lots of fish and chips shops all over Briton. It is not the most popular fish. Some people say it is best served up battered. This fish is low in fat and a great source of Vitamin B and Vitamin D.

  • Hoki

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Hoki is a white fish most often found in New Zealand and around Southern Australia. This fish is another type of fish you can have with your fish and chips that births people like to have.

  • Scampi

Best fish and chips shops in Brighton

Scampi is another fish to have if you don’t want the usual cod. It is a type of lobster. It is from the Mediterranean and north-eastern Atlantic sea.

There many more different types of fish to try than the ones i choses but i piccked the bets ones. Also you can get Herring in fish and chios shops but find out why Amsterdam love eating Herring from my 3 day Amsterdam Itinerary.

Why do the Brits love fish and chips?

Humans have been eating fish and chips for hundreds of years. The first person to have served up fish with chips was someone from England, and some say he was from East London and others say it started from a northerner. In 1860.

Briton love fish, so much it was never rationed during the war. Fish and chips use to be wrapped up in newspaper, but there was a ban on it due to health and safety concerns in the 1980s. now everyone puts it in polystyrene containers

 12 Best Fish and Chips in Brighton

  1. Bardsley’s

Bardsley’s is the best Brighton fish and chips; It is just out of the city center. Bardsley’s award-winning Brighton fish restaurant is definitely worth the walk! It has been going since 1926.

They serve good sizer portions, and it is very delicious, and their chips are handmade. The cod is not caught in Brighton even though there is a fish market, as the chef says it is better from Norway even though after they caught it is frozen. It is still the best fish and chips in Brighton.

Location: 22/23/23a Baker Street, Brighton, BN1 4JN
Price Range: From around £7

2.Wolfies of Hove

Best fish and chips in Brighton

Wolfies of Hove is a family-run fish and chips shop that been running for over 25 years. They serve, sustainable fish and locally sourced potatoes, the fish is from the North Atlantic sea. The potatoes are sourced from a farm 20 miles of Hove.

The shop also sells other treats besides fish and chips. They also sell London Pies and mash that is made and supplied by one of the oldest Pie and Mash shops in London.

They have a wide range of options on the menu for kids such as 100% chicken breast nugget and cod bites too much more. this is one of the best fish and chips Brighton has to offer.

Location: 90 Goldstone Villas, Hove, BN3 3RU
Price Range: Lunchtime specials from £3.50

3. Harry Ramsden

Harry Ramsden is the only fish and chip chain on the list. It has been going since 1928 and has so far has 35 restaurants around the United Kingdom

The service is excellent as you get your order quickly. The fish is caught locally, so it is very fresh; they also say they use great sustainable packaging.

The downside of their fish and chips are that the regular portion is small compared to what you get from the other fish & chips, Brighton.

Location:  1-4 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA

Price: £10.99 to £15 depending on the fish you and size portion.

4. Regency Restaurant

Regency Restaurant

The regency restaurant is known more locally caught fish this restaurant has been around since the 1930s and can be found at the cone of the well-known Regency Square. They have great specials such as Scallops pan-fried with sesame and chilies and many more.

They have seating outside so you get a great view of the Regency Square, a plate of code with chips and any sauce you want will cost you £8.20, It has won national acclaim for great quality food at great prices, no wonder it needs to be added to this list.

Location: 131 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2HH
Price Range: From £5.25

5. Bankers

Best fish and chips in Brighton

Bankers were opened in 2001, and they say that they try only to serve the best quality fish and chips, but that is debatable. Their chips are handmade and made from different varieties of potatoes. They don’t just hire anyone. As their staff has to go through a customer service training program before they start.

They get their fish from only using sustainable sources and are the only company in the UK to be awarded the Icelandic Responsible Fisheries Management Award,

Location: 116A Western Rd, Hove, BN1 2AB
Price Range: From £9.95

6. Lucky Beach

Lucky Beach beach

Always wanted to have fish and chips on the beach. You can now, as lucky Beach is a café on the beach. It was voted the UK’s favorite in the Sustainable Restaurants Awards. It offers the best views as it is in-between the two piers.

Their fish is caught in Brighton and delivered each morning, and they also their coffee is their organic roaster. They have lots of other things to have if you don’t like fish.

Location: 183 Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 1NB

Price Range: £8.9 to £12.40 depending on the fish you get.

7. Palm Court Restaurant

Palm Court Restaurant

The Palm Court has the best view in Brighton, as it is located on Brighton Pier. It was referred to as the “Spiritual Home” of fish and chips by Heston Blumenthal.

Come inside and sit-down or get a takeaway and walk along the pier. You just need to watch out the seagulls might attack you for the food. They have a great seaside celebration meal that comes with a glass of wine,

Location: Brighton Pier Madeira Drive, Brighton BN2 1TW
Price Range: Sit down price £10,95 and take away is £6,95

8. The Salt Room

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The salt room is known for its great steak, but they also serve to get fish and chips. This will be pebbly the poshest fish and chips you will get in Brighton.

Comes with the price that you will know is that it will be well cooked. This place is seafood heaven, as they serve any fish from crab claws to lobster and more.

Location: 106 Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 2FU

Price: £19 to £23 depending on the fish you get



The Walrus is a fish and chip shop in one of the famous Brighton Lanes. The restaurant is two floors with a two-story rooftop garden and lives music. The seasonal menu has a wide variety of options such as pub classics. Their most popular is Gluten-Free Beer Battered Haddock & Chips.

Location: 10 Ship St, Brighton BN1 1AD

Price: from £15.50 to £18 depending on the fish you get.


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It is located in East Street Square. They have been serving fish for around 150 years. The current residents have been there since 1945. Outside the fish and chips, you can catch people playing Jazz.

The inside looks smart with white tablecloths and the waiting staff look smart. They wear blue aprons worn with white shirts and red ties. The fish comes from Newhaven fishers.

Location: 29-31 East St, Brighton BN1 1HL

Price: 2 courses for £19.50 and three courses for £24.50.

11. Terre a Terre

Vegan fish and chips

There is a wide variety of veggie restaurants in Brighton and Terre a Terre prouder themselves as the best vegan restaurant in the UK winning lots of awards. They provide their vegan fish and chips.

Their fish is a big slab of Halloumi in batter and comes with a tartare sauce that gives it a nice taste. It is finally topped off with chips to make it a great alternative fish and chips for vegans.

Location: 71 East St, Brighton BN1 1HQ

Price: £8.50

12. Curry Leaf Café

Indian fish and chips

The curry leaf café is an Indian restaurant, and it shows that the British love their fish and chips. They have added an Indian take on the classic British fish and chips, with a Masala-battered fish and chips that fairly zing with spice and heat.

The curry leaf does other fantastic food but will tell you what other amazing things to try in my future blog post.

Location: 40-42 Upper St James’s St, Brighton BN2 1JN

Price: £6.75

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  1. I wish you’d posted this a few weeks ago as it would have come in handy during my trip to Brighton. I was really disappointed by the fish and chips I ordered from a seafront store. Hopefully next time I’ll have better ones!


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