Buzz·Posted on Oct 14, 201514 Places Everyone Must Eat Fish And Chips In Brighton And HoveEverything in its right plaice.by Matt ChittockBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Bardsley's of Baker Street View this photo on Instagram instagram.com For the best fish and chips in Brighton steer away from the chip-nicking seagulls on the seafront and head inland for this hidden gem. A family-owned place since 1926 it’s classic without being old-fashioned and has an alcohol licence to boot. Get involved. 2. The Regency Restaurant View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Fancy some artisan-beer battered octopus served with chilli-spiked skinny fries? Then sling your hook elsewhere – this is just unpretentious old-school brilliance with locally caught fish enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. 3. Bankers facebook.com Providing end-of-the-night ballast as a pre-emptive strike on your hang-over is the key to this enduring chippy's appeal. A short stagger away from Western Road pubs – it has gluten-free batter days too – if you're that way inclined. 4. Wolfies of Hove Facebook: wolfiesofhove A relative newcomer to the battle for Brighton & Hove chip supremacy, Wolfies hits the sweet spot between hipster chips and traditional fishy fare. If you’re all chipped out the pies are pretty ‘mazin too. 5. Palm Court Restaurant Facebook: 160448460633607 Sometimes it’s all about the location. Gourmets might get a bit sniffy about the selection – yet standing on the pier noshing on cod ‘n chips while dodging thieving seagulls is as Brighton as a stick of rock or ridiculous house prices. 6. Olly's Fish Shack @ollysfishshack / Via instagram.com Apparently these local foodie heroes were dubious about putting anything as traditional as fish and chips on the menu. It’s good news that they did: this is proper local, with day-boat-sourced plaice that’s never seen the inside of a freezer. 7. Fish + Liquor Fish + Liquor It’s nothing to do with the other ‘foodstuff and alcohol’-monikered place in Brighton, but Fish + Liquor also aims to energise an old format. Go for "The Traditional" for fish with a twist and wash it down with a couple of Goose Islands for good measure. 8. The Salt Room Facebook: saltroombrighton Anyone fancy a bit of posh? As far away from tabloid-wrapped fish and chips as you can get, grab a table by the window (in summer at least) and bag a couple of goldfish bowl-sized gin and tonics to accompany a fishy feast. 9. The Little Fish Market Facebook: 122599574576517 Probably the ultimate upmarket Brighton take on fish and chips is here at this bijou place run by a chef that used to work with Heston Blumenthal at the Fat Duck. OK, it’s pricey – but where else are you going to get delectable duck fat chips and elegantly-served fish? 10. terre a terre terre a terre This being Brighton, even veggies get an "in" with the fish and chip action. Better Batter is terre a terre’s witty version of the chip shop experience. The halloumi stands in for fish nicely while the tartare sauce gives a nicely piquant nom. 11. Curry Leaf Cafe Facebook: curryleafclub Proof that fish and chips is as much a signature British dish as Chicken Tikka Masala, Curry Leaf Café cut through the grease with Masala-battered fish and chips that fairly zing with spice and heat. Probably the best pub food in the world: fact. 12. The Urchin Facebook: urchinpubhove Fancy mixing your chips with a little crustacean action? This fish-focused Hove pub has excellent scallops, prawns and crab on the menu and plenty of scope for fat fries on the side. 13. Fishy Fishy Facebook: fishyfishybrasserie Alright, so he’s not quite Rick Stein, but Dermot O’Leary *probably* knows one end of a fish from another. Anyhow, whether he’s doing the cooking or not (spoiler: he’s not – though he owns the gaff) Fishy Fishy is a dependable destination for sit down fish and chips. 14. Kemptown Chippy View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Another great neighbourhood place where you won't have to deal with sweet potato fries or heritage peas. Has served a class carbs 'n protein combo to Kemptown folk for time immemorial.