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“Food for wedding reception”
Review of Bardsley's

Bardsley's
Ranked #61 of 1,209 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 15, 2013

We had a wedding reception at a local pub. Bardsley's supplied fish and chips for the 90 guests on time delivered to the venue. We have had more comments about the food than anything else that evening. All positive!
Was a hassle free, good value service.

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Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Two soggy cod and a bag of mainly the tiny over cooked crappy chips out the bottom of the fryer for £17. Terrible, won't be going back.

2  Thank AndrewDavidFox
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

We've eaten in at Bardsley's before and the food and the service were really good. The fish was well cooked and the batter was as light as a feather and crispy and a large chips was more then enough between us.

Take away here seems to be a different matter. We got a take away yesterday evening. By ten to 6 in the evening they didn't have any haddock, huss or another fish that I can't remember. So we weren't left with much choice.

We have a medium cod each and a large chips. The "large" chips was anything but and when I asked the woman who served me whether it was the large, she apologised and said that it was. The chips were obviously not fresh and looked tired. They tasted like they'd been reheated.

The fish was nicely cooked but the batter was soggy and greasy.

The mushy peas, curry sauce and pickled egg were all fine.

In short I got the impression that they save the good stuff for the sit down customers and give takeaway customers sub standard stuff, knowing that you're probably not going to drive back to complain.

In short, the take away was no better quality than the Regency, and I don't say that lightly. So we'd never have take away here again, but we would probably go and eat in as it seems that Bardsley's is a business of two halves.

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2  Thank emperortomatoketchup
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

My wife and I dined on a Tuesday evening. The restaurant was quiet but the take-away side was brisk.
The dining area is actually quite pleasant, clean, well lit with quality furniture. Our meals were excellent the scallop main and plaice were both delicious, nicely cooked and presented with a side of very good piping hot, non-greasy chips.
The house sauvignon blanc wine a was perfect accompaniment and well priced.
Service was considerate, efficient and professional.
One can certainly eat fish and chips more cheaply in Brighton but Bardsley's offering is far superior in every respect to most other outlets that we have sampled over many years.

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Thank keithfrombucks
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Skate in batter was fantsstic. We have been coming here for over 30 years. It never disappoints. Great atmosphere.

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Thank krv2234
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