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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” (169 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

We arrived for a late lunch- even the last to leave. We shared the appetizers. To begin we had salmon and cod cream soup then asparagus with cheese brullee and sesame and fish cake. Everyone was very good and just the right amount of food....More

Thank Paris4us063
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely restaurant with great decor and excellent service; a little off the beaten path. The meal was delicious, the only reason I did not give it an excellent rating was because of the bones ... my fault for not asking upon ordering if the chef...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you like fresh seafood then this place is for you. Handily situated in Edinburgh New Town it has a varied menu of all types of seafood. Plenty of shellfish options including huge sharing platters. I enjoyed the tartar of monkfish and smoked salmon to...More

Thank TubaJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this place and we went in for a late lunch one day and found it absolutely delightful. Well prepared dishes, easy and helpful service and a cozy atmosphere. Really glad we tried it and we will definitely visit again.

Thank parveenr205
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an outstanding dinner at Fishers last night. The service was impeccable and the venue was beautiful for a cozy couples dinner. The front of the house ran like a well- oiled machine with several of the waitstaff checking on our needs. We ordered...More

Thank papanew77363
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food. The batter on the fish is the best I have tasted in a long time. The staff are helpful. It is very popular, so I would recommend booking ahead if possible.

Thank helreb76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really cannot write high enough praise for Fishers in the city. Before we come to the food I would be sure that any visitor will love the venue itself. Looks great inside and so welcoming - Great atmosphere, great location, and the staff were...More

Thank Blandy11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner with friends. Very friendly and welcoming staff and relaxed atmosphere.Great menu, with some unusual options. Predominantly seafood but enough options for the carnivore as well. Extensive wine list and one of the charming owners, who obviously knows his vino, made some...More

Thank Edinsteve
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night at Fishers dinner was the best of this long trip around the UK. The service was friendly and informative and the food was plentiful, innovatively prepared and delicious. I asked the charming waitress to bring us a suitable wine within the price range...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fresh food, friendly, professional service. The cooking of the fish so well judged. Wonderful meal.

Thank Alastair H
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$65
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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