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“Good food but portions size is disappointingly small”

Fishers in the City
Ranked #139 of 2,609 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $28 - $69
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: New Town
Description: 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.
Reviewed December 7, 2012

Visited this well-located, city centre restuarant for an early mid-week dinner with colleagues. We ate from the seasonal three course menu, which at £27.50 seemed to be reasonable value. I chose tempura prawns as a starter, which were OK (although not as good as those served across the road at Dusit). For main I had the seafood tagine was very tasty but simply not generous enough for a main. Five clams, three mussels, a smattering of squid and one (yes, one), small piece of white fish left me feeling distinctly envious of the whole sea bream that was being devoured at the other side of the table. The bream was a plentiful dish, although no-one was keen on the chicory accompaniment. As I was still a bit peckish I had the cheese to finish. It was a nice selection with French and Italian offerings; as I was sharing so it came with extra crackers which were very welcome. The service was good, even though there was a change of staff half way through and we weren't rushed at all. My only criticism is the undersized tagine portion, a view shared by all those who chose it. A side of cous-cous would have made the meagre helping less obvious.

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Thank Rulou
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

What a great place. 4 of us had Sunday lunch from the fixed price menu, and it was excellent both in terms of the quality of the food and value. Service was good and there was generally a relaxed and unhurried feel to the restaurant. A place to return to.

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Reviewed December 3, 2012

What a lovely jewel in Thistle Street, Edinburgh!

We went here on Sunday night as part of a celebration weekend for my husband's birthday. The staff were lovely, very friendly, polite and courteous. The food was excellent, freshly cooked, hot and tasted delicious.

We will definitely be recommending this restaurant to anyone visiting Edinburgh.

Thank The_Cakehole
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Fabulous seafood restaurant - also does steak but is primarily a seafood restaurant. Had a meal here to celebrate my son's graduation. There were 8 of us and everyone absolutely loved the food. Staff really nice, as well as efficient and professional.

Thank Lisburnlass
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Reviewed November 23, 2012

Great food great service. It gets busy so book if possible. We managed to get a cancellation. Not the cheapest but great value

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