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Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier

17 High Street, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9PP, Scotland
+44 131 331 1298
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$$ - $$$
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17 High Street, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9PP, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this Restaurant with my Family recently and was was very dissapointed. Salmon with Asparagus, spinach and Sauce bearnaise was my choice. On my plate I found 3 spinach leaves,several thin round slices of uncooked Asparagus stalks and salmon Swimming in a watery liquid....More

Thank AnnDiam0
Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill. I am saddened to hear your food was not up to the high standards we aim to achieve and did not meet the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met our Edinburgh friend there as a get together / reunion. She chose the venue because she wanted us to enjoy the view. We opted for the Mussels in Garlic and wine sauce to share. I had the crab linguine which was excellent but...More

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Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for getting in touch regarding your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill. I am saddened to hear not all of the food was up to the high standards we aim to achieve. Would you be able to send the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us had dinner here a few evenings ago. Although we missed having a window table the views from our table out over the Forth to the rail bridge were still good through the large windows facing the water. We all ordered something different...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon Elizabeth, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill. I am delighted you enjoyed your experience and especially the food! If you are looking to visit again, try to book as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here with friends recently. The first thing to strike us was the fantastic view of the bridges. There can't be many restaurants with a better view and perhaps only matched by the other establishments in the same street! We had a leisurely...More

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Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent visit to Orocco Pier. I am delighted you enjoyed the view, food and service when you visited recently. I will pass your feedback on to both the kitchen and front...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for two to celebrate our wedding anniversary We were seated at the window with a large panoramic view of the Forth Bridges Great food menu and wine menu Our food was delicious and the staff very attentive but not in your face...More

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Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill. I am delighted you enjoyed the food, service and cocktails!! I look forward to welcoming you back in the future, Kind Regards, Kirsten

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Orocco Pier Saturday 17th June and ate in Samphire Restaurant. I had 1/2 doz oysters with chilli lime and coriander, they were fabulous. My wife had the mushroom parfait, which she was very happy with, although a bit more melba toast would have...More

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Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Evening, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill at Orocco Pier. I will pass your feedback on to the team which they will be delighted to hear. I look forward to...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017

We were at this restaurant on Sunday evening, party of 8 we sat down before 5.45pm, the restaurant was not busy. We had to ask for menus after having sat there for close to half an hour - a drink was also missed from our...More

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Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Evening, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill at Orocco Pier. I am saddened to hear your experience wasn't up to the high standards we aim to achieve. Would you be...More

Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

My mum came over from Italy to visit, and since her birthday is pretty close, I decided to take her out for a meal. Based on the review, I chose Samphire. And what a choice! We were welcomed and guided to our table... bang in...More

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Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Good Evening, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill. It is delightful to hear about the experience you had here, which is truly what we aim to achieve. I will pass your...More

Reviewed May 6, 2017

Nice place on the main street , great view to the Three Bridges. Attractive menu...fish soup..nice flavour but too thick....bit like a thick passata and not the much thinner version you get in France for example. Scant on the accompanying croutes but the Gruyere was...More

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Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Good Evening, Thank you for taking the time to provide your valuable feedback on your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill which is essential for us in order to progress and improve. I will pass your feedback on to the restaurant team which...More

Reviewed May 2, 2017

I used the app to book the table – which worked well. When we arrived we were given a table in what felt like the walkway. People were constantly walking by and knocking our chairs, we were supposed to be having a family celebratory meal...More

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Kirsten S, Manager at Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent visit to Samphire Seafood Bar and Grill. Feedback is essential to us in order to continually progress and improve the service we provide. I am saddened your experience was not...More

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Rebecca S
May 4, 2017|
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Response from Kirsten S | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, We do have a children's menu it is priced at £5.95 for 2 courses and a drink. The options are: Chicken burger with chips and salad Mini haddock in batter with chips and mushy peas Cheese and bacon toastie... More
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Frances B
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Dave J | Reviewed this property |
hello, yes they serve chicken in a variety of meals, the place is class.
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BrianGreenlees
September 5, 2016|
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Response from Crogilvie | Reviewed this property |
Lots of parking near bye so cars are not a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$57 - $57
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 High Street, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9PP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh  >  South Queensferry
  • Phone Number: +44 131 331 1298
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