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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, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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58 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EN, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked Fishers in the City for our first night in Edinburgh. What a lovely surprise. It's smaller than I expected but we felt immediately at home. The young, very friendly staff could not have been more accommodating to two very tired Americans. We ordered...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, great service. However they do not sell non alcoholic beers. Maybe its something for them to think about.

Thank Patricia Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we travel, we usually ask the locals the best places to eat. For a seafood restaurant, our hotel recommended Fishers in the City. The decor is extremely comforting - if you are lucky enough to be seated in the dining room upstairs, you'll feel...More

Thank akacicz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Edinburgh for the weekend we really wanted to have a nice meal for our last evening. Having looked though TripAdvisor at other reviews we thought we would try Fishers. We are so pleased that we did! We didn't book, but in the future I...More

Thank Becca C
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a rainy and tired day I had an excellent lunch at this restaurant located in a quite street in a middle of crowded city. Very good service, delicious bread and butter and the main course was what I expected (well served, fresh, warm and...More

Thank Isabel W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had eaten at Fishers several years ago, and found it good. Had it maintained its reputation, we wondered? Dinner on 5 September proved that it had done so, and even improved in the meantime. The fish was first class - fresh and tasty, and...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, wonderful location. Portions are large, good value. Staff is very helpful and informative. Would highly recommend!

Thank jenfield782017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere, pretty casual dress code and decor. The food was great. Such great quality seafood. It is pricey but worth it. Generous portion which was expected but great.

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for lunch and stumbled by this excellent place. The service was excellent and the staff friendly and helpful. The food was excellent, so much so that we did 3 courses. We had the muscles, fish n chip deluxe and the cream brûlée

Thank sppdallas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant for lunch. It was quite busy. We had the set menu which was good value and tasty. We had an Asian curry dish and it was good.

Thank Karen C
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$27 - US$68
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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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