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173 North High Street, Musselburgh EH21 6AN, Scotland
0131 665 2079
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By far best battered fish in town by miles. Staff are great. vaast amounts to choose from. Kids deals are good. Chips sometimes let them down. Had most things and all freshly made. Shop is spotless

Thank stevenfairnie
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Recent take away from the Coral Reef was soggy, luke warm and a bit on the bland side. Not up to its usual standards.

Thank Wonga1
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

After having good food ordered through justeat a few weeks ago and receiving a flyer with it for receiving 5% off if placed order through their own website decided to give it a bash. Problems started here. Placed the order at 8.10 and received receipt through paypal at 8.15. On the website it showed as estimated delivery time of 9.20.... More 

1 Thank lmuss3289
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Great place,nice food and great staff what more do you want. I tried a pizza tonight which was lovely and as usual we had the fish supper as well which is really good.

Thank bigfrodo24
Langholm, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Food was nice and hot, chips were straight out the fryers and delicious. Although neither my friends or I got ice cream it looked lovely. Is in a great location for a walk along the seafront.

Thank Shonaghmur
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

I have tried this place 3 times now and the food is always only warm and not hot... I might try again at some point but i'm in no hurry to return.

1 Thank Nicola T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

My order took 1.5 hours to be delivered and when it eventually turned up it was wrong. I phoned the shop to try and correct this but the owner was not interested in wanting to help, all he did was constantly interrupt me and then hung up on me. Phoned back and he said that 'his shop could go on... More 

1 Thank coralreefispish
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Followed instructions to phone back after a mistake was made with previous order. Phoned back told the person on the phone what we had been told two nights ago and low and behold they no nothing about it. Couldn't be bothered to look into it and the manager was very rude and uninterested. I was shocked at how my husband... More 

4 Thank midian13
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Thought I'd try this place again as it used to be really good years ago. Unfortunately it was equally as bad as it was last summer on my last visit. It can't be that hard to get a fish supper cooked properly can it? This was cooked fresh and the fish was overcooked with soggy batter. All wrong. Chips poor... More 

3 Thank I_Love_Leith
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

After bad experiences in the past I decided to give this place another try. I have been using the rainbow and can't fault it. I will continue to use the rainbow. The chips are awful, portion sizes are poor and my jumbo sausage was two small sausages fool of guts and what knows else. The batter is never cooked properly... More 

1 Thank paul b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food, British, Pizza, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 North High Street, Musselburgh EH21 6AN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Musselburgh
  • Phone Number: 0131 665 2079
Fish & Chips served the traditional way is just the start of what we offer. Great pizza, kebabs, burgers and a huge chip shop selection all made to the highest of standards makes us Musselburghs busiest and best takeaway. Don't believe it just come down and see for yourself!

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