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Fins Restaurant

Fencebay | Fencefoot Farm, Fairlie KA29 0EG, Scotland
+44 1475 568989
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“cullen skink” (16 reviews)
“salmon” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Fencebay | Fencefoot Farm, Fairlie KA29 0EG, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Super seafood. Lobsters.oysters,mussels, halibut, lemon sole - you want it and, local catches permitting, you have it. Beautifully cooked, professionally served. But pay £4 corkage and bring your own wine. Local supply is OK but variable. At root,though, this is a gem. Vegans included if...More

Thank Jean D
Reviewed 5 days ago

It must have been an off night. We had reservations, but everything went wrong. Asked to sit in the marginally cooler interior room but were seated in a burning hot glass room with blinds that would not close & windows that wouldn't open. sun glaring...More

Thank travelclick
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch with the family on a Saturday - we arrived with no reservation but we're made very welcome. Bread and water were brought to keep us going while the food was cooked from scratch. My daughter and I had the langoustine tails...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We’ve dined here several times with my parents and we always have a lovely night because it offers the whole package - excellent, delicious food; friendly, helpful staff and a relaxing atmosphere. The food is very reasonably priced considering the quality and as you can...More

Thank Boz3
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love sea food and the fish at Fins is superb. The restaurant has a lovely country setting and the staff are very pleasant and helpful. We usually go once a week and it is a treat the food is always delicious....More

Thank margaret b
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Fab food as ever - great service and the smokery next door is well worth a visit. Location only ok, but this doesn't matter as the food is wonderful

Thank merylbonser17
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Just had a fantastic meal at Fins. I have Coeliac disease so it can be a bit awkward eating out. The staff were fantastic and understood my condition which made choosing so much easier. I had mussels and Langoustines...wow, wow, wow is all I can...More

Thank Hayley240664
Reviewed 10 December 2017

My husband and I had lunch in the restaurant on Thursday. The waitress was just delightful and very helpful. I had chowder to start and my husband had goats cheese, great portion size and both delicious. My husband not being a sea food fan had...More

1  Thank andrinebaldi
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Treating my daughter to her favourite food for her Birthday. The restaurant was a bit chilly so we sat next to the radiator which was lukewarm. We ordered Mussels to start my daughters bowl had at least half the quantity with empty shells, she expected...More

4  Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We’ve had two fantastic meals here when staying in the cottage next door. The fish is very fresh, they smoke their own fish and mussels (my husband said he would be happy to eat smoked mussels every day for the rest of his life)and everything...More

Thank Redkez82
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27 January 2018|
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Response from Arabella1 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't a clue. Ring them!
Janice P
2 December 2017|
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Response from Dumpling73 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, I would guess not, but worth phoning them to be sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fencebay | Fencefoot Farm, Fairlie KA29 0EG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  North Ayrshire  >  Fairlie
  • Phone Number: +44 1475 568989
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