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Good fresh fish on the south coast

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Can anyone recommend a good place for fresh fish and chips in either Brighton or Southampton, want to visit the seaside while it's hot and get some nice traditional fish and chips while there.

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  1. A bit further west than Southampton but I have friends who really rate here

    http://www.verveine.co.uk/

    1. I asked the same question about Brighton on another board and was told that the chippy on the pier is best bet. It was shut on the day I was there and I ended up at a vile place on the front.

      1. I suggest giving Brighton a miss - it will be hideously packed, and the beach is rubbish, and going to Ramsgate instead for fish and chips at Eddie Gilberts. Best I've had for a long time.

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        1. re: greedygirl

          Bournemouth has a few, in particular Chez Fred in Westbourne.

          1. re: Baines

            Thanks, going to stay away from beach just wnt some food and a seaside walk, can you rent boats at seasides nowadays? Is there anythign to do in Ramsgate?