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The Fisherman's Arms

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Fishermans Arms Main Street, Birgham, Coldstream TD12 4NF, Scotland
+44 1890 830230
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Having driven around for what felt like hours trying to find a place to eat we finally found this place. There were 6 of us and we were thankfully given a table, and we were so happy we found this place. The food was amazing and plentiful. The girl behind the bar was chatty and welcoming, and very hospitable. If... More 

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Thank jessie204
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were regulars at the fishermans the food was great booked to go 25th February with friends from Edinburgh when we arrived the place was CLOSED nobody had thought to phone us?? Is this a way to run a village pub???

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fish was greasy plates were cold and the owner behind the bar a right grumpy person seemed like we were sure a burden to her when we can in, I hear she has the white swan in kelso too, stick to you bloody pub your no good at the restaurant trade

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Thank candy L
Coldstream, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Popped in on way home for tea..... We ordered Mussels, and Goats Cheese Salad, for starters then Eyemouth Cod and Pheasant, for main.... Great value for such excellent quality food,

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Thank Julie2102
West Midlands
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148 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were staying in Kelso and decided to visit this pub as local. Really nice local, cosy pub, lovely atmosphere, relaxed. Food excellent, good choice off the board of traditional and loca inspired dishes.everything beautifully presented and delicious!! Fish and chips great, chips very good, salmon really fresh, creme brulee very tasty!! We went back another night but the pub... More 

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Thank Rach1286
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We discovered this pub whilst walking in the area and went in for lunch. We were given a warm welcome and there was a real fire in the bar which was most welcome as it was below freezing outside. We gather it is under new management and we hope it does well. It has a friendly local atmosphere and a... More 

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Thank profjoypc
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

A nice place to visit. Menu is varied,with good sized portions of honest food. Its a pity it is not supported by the local community . Ok its a little expensive but you get what you pay for these days. We have learned that after the festivities it will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. No custom....no Pub..be warned.

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Thank Robin A
Bourton-on-the-Hill, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Average meal, visited earlier in the year and was not as good this visit. Service was efficient. Although there is a nice fire in the bar area the restaurant area was very cold, on both my visits.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Our local public house and restaurant has improved dramatically. Now under new management with a fresh choice of local beers and affordable pub food. Now we are made welcome,even the atmosphere has improved. Its is worth a visit you certainly won't be disappointed....

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Disappointing. Menu was limited and can be best described as expensive pub grub. Would not visit again. If you liked chips with everything, you may be okay. Having looked at reviews, I was expecting so much more. I went for a Caeser salad, chicken goujons and croutons, which was alright but very overpriced. If you are looking for something more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fishermans Arms Main Street, Birgham, Coldstream TD12 4NF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Coldstream  >  Birgham
  • Phone Number: +44 1890 830230

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?