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Fishers in the City

58 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EN, Scotland
+44 131 225 5109
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (164 reviews)
“scallops” (107 reviews)
“lemon sole” (25 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EN, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went out with the family for a farewell dinner before we head overseas. Service was fast, efficient and friendly, great atmosphere and really nice food. Servings were very generous, and we stretched the meal out so we could have sweets as well. Great range of...More

Thank Raelene H
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I were recommended this place and it lived up to it. We visited Edinburgh last week and tried this little gem. The restaurant is nicely laid out with friendly staff. The food was amazing. We had oysters to start and they were...More

Thank OllyM528
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not knowing this restaurant is part of a chain, I just gave it a vote of confidence. The facts: 1. The glass of wine came after 15 minutes, once the food had been served. Wrong wine brought. Needed to send it back. 2. "I wonder...More

Thank guferman
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you NEED a place to celebrate,THIS is the ONE!!!!Had booked table by the window,and we've got one just right!!!! Staff attentive but not intrusive!!Willing to help and give advise with a smile! And a real one,not a forced one!We've got good advice on wine...More

Thank montsepearce
Reviewed 1 week ago

Appealing modern restaurant in the New Town with good service and excellent choices of seafood. Good bar and wine list. Tried starters from sardines (fishy like sardines), rabbit and scallops. Dinners were well prepared from linguine to sea trout. A very pleasant evening, excellently prepared...More

Thank Cabana M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great seafood, plain and simple! I had the monkfish and smoked salmon tartar as a starter, just perfect combo of texture and flavour. Followed this with the Orkney scallops, for scallop fans a must. Then the chocolate and banana fondant,OMG what a way to...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so fabulous, staff were so friendly and great with the 2 kids we had with us, the food was so tasty but the portion sizes were very small and it was quite pricey!!

Thank irisheimear
Reviewed 1 week ago

My mu and I visited Fishers for a join birthday dinner, almost ten years to the day since we were last there for my 21st, and right next to the table we had sat at ten years ago! The standard of service and food has...More

1  Thank J_R_Weirdie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into fishers for lunch and was blown away. Had the set menu £15 for two Fantastic value, a generous sardine starter A tandoori fish curry, my wife had the seafood linguine and a large sticky toffee To finish. Service was 5 * my first...More

Thank bigrabby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here because of a collage's recommendation and I'm glad I did. The food is fresh and delicious. The server (TJ) was awesome and made our dining experience very enjoyable. Everyone there is extremely pleasant. I highly recommend!

Thank Dana S
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Mal B
Can you get anything other than fish?
13 September 2016|
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Response from Alistair N | Reviewed this property |
Most Certainly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$63
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 5109
  • E-mail
At Fishers in the City our ethos is simple;
honest food, great service and a relaxed
dining experience.
Set in an old converted warehouse on
Thistle Street, the contemporary surroundings
offer the perfect venue for any
occasion from a Hot Shellfish Platter to a
bowl of mussels on the run. Daily
specials, set lunch/ pre-theatre menu
and our extensive wine list complement
our fresh, seasonal menus.The a la carte
menu is available all day, everyday, and
of course our Fishers Favourites menu
has our guests coming back time and
time again.
Open ALL day EVERY day.
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