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survey result

Summary

£62
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fantastic fresh seafood and fish”, “beautifully and imaginatively cooked”, draw a lively crowd to Roy Brett’s “atmospheric and professional” Old Town venue, where guests are greeted by a spectacular array of oysters. “We return year after year – it’s simply the best fish restaurant we know”.

Summary

£66
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Roy Brett’s “fun” haunt is set around a stylish oyster bar (£1 a pop during ‘oyster happy hour’ 5.30-6.30pm) in the Old Town. A “superb choice” of “spanking fresh fish and seafood is lovingly prepared” (“the roasted seafood platter was worth the flight alone: freshest produce carefully cooked, and a genuine thing of beauty”).

Summary

£74
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fresh and delicious fish and seafood” is served in a “classy” yet “friendly and informal” environment at this extremely popular “stylish modern venue”, in an office block, “with great views over busy city streets in the centre of Edinburgh”. Top Tip – “the extra bonus of ‘Oyster Happy Hour’ every day from 5:30-6:30: oysters for a pound at the best fish restaurant in town!”

Summary

£68
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Mixed feedback this year on this “bustling seafood restaurant” – a “spacious and comfortable” operation, in an office block on the Royal Mile. Most reporters vaunt it as offering “Edinburgh’s best seafood”, but it was not without critics who found it “repeatedly underwhelming” and “expensive”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
10
80

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £23.00 £29.00
Pretheatre £23.00 £29.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies
£9.00 £26.00 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1AD
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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