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Reviewed 31 March 2024 via mobile

We used to go to a place in Hove for excellent fish and chips but they have gone downhill since they changed hands so we have been looking for a new place to go on our day trips to Brighton. This place got highly recommended....It is a good 10 minute walk from the Lanes and about the same from the station. We went for cod and haddock with a portion of mushy peas. The fish was super quality and the batter was great - incredibly thin and crispy and not at all greasy. The mushy peas were rather expensive. We had beer and cider which were very nice, the beer being from Harvey's in Lewes. The only complaint we had was the fish was served with skin on - the waitress said we could have had it removed which we will do next time.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 February 2024 via mobile

THE BEST COD IN BATTER I’VE EVER EATEN!!!. Brilliant place, lovely people, warm and friendly. You have tons earch it out.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 28 January 2024 via mobile

It’s becoming harder to find a great chippie but this is one of the best. We came on a busy Friday night for takeaway and found the staff to be very friendly and hardworking. The skate and chips were probably the best I’ve tasted outside...of Whitby. Delicious curry sauce too. We are definitely going to become regulars.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 24 November 2023

Sorry, I can only call it as I found it. Lunchtime takeaway Cod & Chips were a first-time purchase because of the recommendation in The Argus. My large cod was very tasty, beautifully cooked, in crispy batter, but shame that the fillet was thin and...left me wanting. The chips should be an embarrassment to the management. At this time of year when potatoes are at their best before any frost has deteriorated them, they were of a really grotty quality. The messy small bits with inconsistent colour were not freshly cooked and not enjoyed. They verged on warmish. Value was disappointing, because the cost was about £5 more than it would have been in our usual chippy, for the two of us. Marks out of ten: Fish 8, chips 4, only because I love Fish & Chips. It was a case of going further and faring worse.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 16 November 2023

fast and friendly service actually serve chip buttys and was delicious and good value highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023 via mobile

While not on the coast where a number are, Bardsleys just off the London Road is certainly a find. Well priced. I had Plaice and Chips and ate in. Food delicious.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 18 October 2023 via mobile

Excellent welcome, brilliant 🤩 food and the staff are extremely attentive. I would definitely recommend. Three years I’m a row we travel from London to visit this restaurant and have never been disappointed. Thanking Bev for her hospitality. See you again soon 😎. From The...London GirlsMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 18 September 2023 via mobile

Delicious freshly fried fish and chips Good portion sizes with a good amount of salt and vinegar Friendly staff and clean eat in area

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 18 September 2023

Went on Saturday night with a toddler and a baby. Staff couldn't have been any more accommodating. The food was incredible. I had haddock and chips with a side of curry sauce while the toddler had fish bites chips and beans. The haddock was probably...one of the best I've had in a long time and sitting in made the whole experience quite nostalgic. Not from the area so unfortunately can't make this a regular spot, however I will be back any time I'm in the Brighton area. Highly recommended. Also thank you to the staff for dealing with the mess of the toddler (split drinks; chips on the floor etc.). Much appreciated!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 July 2023 via mobile

Probably the best chippy in Brighton. -We were recommended by several independent sources to try Bardsley’s Fish n Chips on Baker Street. My wife had also looked up their reviews on Tripadvisor, we nine friends and family over this evening and we decided to give...it a go. The fish was prepared freshly in front of me and Bev, the Chef and helpful young lad were all very friendly and helpful. Five+++++ stars.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 24 June 2023

My partner researched "best fish and chips in Brighton" and she found this gem of a place. We even walked a 6 mile round trip to go to Bardseys, and we weren't disappointed in the slightest. Tucked down a side street, the restaurant is very...atmospheric, and we were greeted by a cheery lady, sorry we didn't get her name, but she made us feel very welcome. We had the medium fish and chips, and wow was it delish. Light, crisp and not greasy at all, the batter was lovely, the fish, white, Chunky and moist. The fries were divine, even the kerkin pickle was fab. We walked 6 miles to discover this lovely "chippie", and we'd walk double that distance to eat there again. Totally worth every footstep, highly recommend this gorgeous nugget of an eatery.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 12 April 2023 via mobile

Didn’t want to get caught out by going straight to the sea front where you SHOULD get the best food and service but rarely do. Bardsleys is quite a walk from the water but worth the effort. Maybe its a sign of the times but...the prices seemed to be high, but I cannot compare this as we didn’t even look at other places. We varied our choices between Haddock and Cod and went for the large portion, which didn’t seem to be much larger than the medium portion to be honest. Added to this we had peas and mushy peas. Well have to say we were all happy. Some of the best meaty moist white fish with great batter. Chips were also very good and the portions size was great. Our waitress was Bev, bit of banter bit of a chat made the experience even better. Thanks! So would happily recommend this place to anyone going to Brighton.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 10 April 2023 via mobile

On arriving in Brighton at 6pm on a Friday night, obviously seaside fish and chips is a must and due to the weather being typically British on this particular day, we chose not to walk along the front 😅 so although this particular chippy is...a couple of streets away from the front! It’s definitely worth the walk.. very sizeable and nicely decorated restaurant. You can also order takeaway if you prefer.. would really recommend this place 5 ⭐️More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 9 April 2023 via mobile

Ate here last week based on the reviews, served by the lovely Bev! Fish was spectacularly good. Asked for double cooked chips but didn’t get them. Home made Pavlova a taste sensation!

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 19 February 2023 via mobile

Reasonably clean eat in or takeaway chippie. It does look very dated though. The service was very quick and seamless which was great. We found the food a bit overpriced for what it was £18 quid for a large Haddock & chips. An extra £2...for a portion of mushy peas so £20 quid overall which is full on restaurant prices but without the full on restaurant experience. My son had a cheeseburger and they charged an extra £2 for a slice of cheese 😳. They charge a lot for their soft drinks too, nearly £3 each. The food was well cooked and tasty so it wasn’t all bad just a tad overpriced for what it was. Saying that my wife loved her steak and kidney pie. She said it was one of the best she’s had in a very long while. If you want a sit down fish & chips meal I would recommend this place if you don’t mind overpaying for what you get.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Table service usually ceases around 8pm and it is NEVER open on a Monday (traditional with good fish restaurants as fishermen don't work on a Sunday and therefore the fish wouldn't be 'fresh' on a Monday.). They are always... More
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Response from missbooths | Reviewed this property |
Hi , they make theyre own gluten free batter so u can have that as a option on any of they're fish. They already grill /poach as well as traditional batter , but if u ask for gluten free batter they are more than happy to... More
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Bardsley's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4