The crunch bunch: Fine fish, for less

The Dolphin Inn

12 Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings, East Sussex, tel: 01424 431 197

As reviewed here recently, this popular Hastings boozer serves up a two-course lunch featuring fish straight off the boats that morning for just £6. Beat that

The Fish Club

189 St John's Hill, London SW11, tel: 020 7978 7115

A sophisticated bistro in which everything from a prawn cocktail to classic fish and chips is available to eat in or take home. Dinner for two with wine is about £45

The Seafood Restaurant

The Scores, Bruce Embankment, St Andrews, Fife, tel: 01334 479 475

This eye-catching restaurant housed in a sleek glass box perched above rockpools is known for consistently good seafood. Lunch is good value: £22 for two courses