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The Fishmarket Restaurant

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Seafood, British, Scottish
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Station Road, Mallaig PH41 4PY, Scotland
+44 1687 462299
11:00 - 21:00
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Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered two fish and chips and had them on a bench by the harbour. It was fine as it usually is at Mallaig's places.

Thank KriszBobi
Ford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch. Clean and bright, friendly service. Surprised that only filter coffee was on offer and my wife's hot chocolate appeared to have been made with just hot water. Friend's burger was uninspiring. I chose the fish chowder which, although there was nothing wrong with it, did not deserve the £10+ price tag. Personally I think this place would... More 

Thank Peter C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Smallest potions and worst tasting fish and chips ever found - I even double checked our bill for the takeaway fish and chips The fish was minute, preformed and as thick as slice of bread with no taste - no matter how much salt and vinegar It was a good job there was a Coop next door to take the... More 

Thank Weezy23
fish m, Owner at The Fishmarket Restaurant, responded to this review

I find this a bit strange, if the fish was so disgusting why not bring it back, also takes 5 month for you to write a ridiculous review, very strange More 

McDonough, Georgia
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215 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We ate here on our stopover after riding ScotRail. Most of the other restaurants were crowded with Jacobite Rail folks. Our food was warm and very good, and the staff were very nice and attentive. We had fish and chips.

Thank WSW64
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We travelled to Mallaig on the Jacobite steam train and had the hour and half or so to eat and have a little look around. The restaurant was simple but food was good.

Thank SFPrior
Penang Island, Malaysia
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Paid Harddock for GBP8.50 with some chips. For such a simple deep fried dish, it is very expensive. It came with 2 small packd of salt, a vinegar and lemon cut.

1 Thank Se7enYG
fish m, Owner at The Fishmarket Restaurant, responded to this review

The price of haddock is not cheap, especially at this time of year when haddock is scarce, £8.50 is very good price for haddock & chips and the amount you get, you should maybe have checked the price before buying the meal there is cheaper options, you obviously want haddock & chips for nothing. More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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315 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The other dishes are much cheaper. I had a Cullen Skink, nice and a good portion. The seafood platter my wife enjoyed was priced like a main dish at a restaurant. It was well worth the GBP17. Plenty of fresh seafood she could barely manage. Very friendly and quick service.

Thank neumanth
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We popped in for lunch and were offered a seat overlooking the harbour. Being out of season, there was only one girl serving but she coped well enough, There is a sign up saying that all meals are cooked fresh to order so expect a small wait but that is fine for fresh food. Our drinks arrived quickly (alcoholic drinks... More 

Thank BootneckBirmingham
Coleraine, Northern Ireland
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Called in for a bite of lunch (had arrived on the train from Fort William so had a few hours to pass) plenty of available tables and warm friendly staff. Knowing what the quality seafood is like from the West Coast of Scotland , I plumped for the Mallaig Haddock. To say I was slightly underwhelmed wouldn't be far off... More 

Thank Baz_1972
Los Angeles
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Though a bit pricey, we had an excellent seafood lunch after arriving on the Jacobite steam train. The specials of the day included scallops and a clam chowder. I tried the Cullen Skink which was creamy and flavorful. It's a small restaurant so seating is limited, but it was great on a beautiful sunny day.

Thank wkrieger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Mallaig PH41 4PY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Mallaig
  • Phone Number: +44 1687 462299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?