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Old Chain Pier

££ - £££, British,
32 Trinity Crescent, Edinburgh EH5 3EE, Scotland
+44 131 552 4960
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“fish and chips” (72 reviews)
“cullen skink” (29 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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32 Trinity Crescent, Edinburgh EH5 3EE, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a sharing platter and wine in good company and super surroundings with super views. Thank you to the management and staff. We look forward to a return soon 😀

Thank Keith T
sabynakate, Manager at Old Chain Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

braw.. in a word :)... local resident, have been several times... cracking breakfast, seafood if you are in for dinner.... Excellent value. I think they do live music nights, but never been in for one yet

Thank adamcheersbye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely local pub with friendly staff and nice music, great views of the sea with a relaxed atmosphere. First time here and will definitely be back!

Thank TRIZZO69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently moved in and this is our fantastic local. The fish is outstanding,very fresh and perfectly cooked. Best mussels in the area. Perfect view and outstanding staff. So lucky to have this as our local. Amazing espresso martinis!!

1  Thank Judith M
sabynakate, Manager at Old Chain Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Welcome to Newhaven!! We look forward to seeing you again and will have our famously fresh fish and mussels waiting for you on your return visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a welcome.Food excellent value.Service very welcoming.Try it and you're sure to be impressed.

Thank Burland48
sabynakate, other at Old Chain Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of us! We look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went on Wednesday 24th with a Groupon Voucher for High Tea. This was an unmissable experience. The Staff were very pleasant and attentive. The fish and chips were outstanding. Thanks to all at The Old Chain Pier.

Thank William D
sabynakate, other at Old Chain Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're very proud of our Fish and Chips at the Old Chain Pier and we are delighted you enjoyed your visit to us. Hope to see you back again soon Thank you from all the staff at the Old Chain Pier

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this little gem yesterday and it did not disappoint the place was very homely and welcoming inside very warm reception from the hosts the food was beautiful up there with the best fish and chips we’ve had and we most certainly will be...More

Thank 31102read
sabynakate, Manager at Old Chain Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we look forward to seeing you back in the future

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit because we enjoyed it so much.View was lovely and food excellent.It was nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.Already planning to go back when we visit Edinburgh again.Easily reached by bus from the city.

Thank mishkamini
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Excellent Food, Nice Atmosphere,Great Views, Good Portions & Excellent Price On Groupon Coupon. Visited here 12 Months Ago (we live 250 miles away), was so good, felt had to go back when next time in the area. Found it just as good second time.

Thank john s
sabynakate, Manager at Old Chain Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Delighted you came back to visit us! Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I was recommended to visit the Old Chain Pier by the friendly staff in Bar Brig on Leith Walk, for it’s uniquely charming views over the Forth and the promise of a great meal! The fish & chips with the tartar sauce were fantastic, best...More

Thank Garybow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Trinity Crescent, Edinburgh EH5 3EE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 552 4960
The Old Chain Pier is a beautiful bar/restaurant situated on the firth of the Forth, with beautiful views across to Fife. We serve fresh, local and in season produce all year round. From our gourmet burgers and beautiful beer battered haddock and chips, to our stunning catches of the day, snack plates to share and weekend brunch, you're sure to find everything you're looking for with us. We also offer a wide range of wheat and gluten free options to suit your needs. We also offer hire of our conservatory and mezz areas for your more intimate private parties and functions, with the use of our Sonos music system and Karaoke machine to really get your party going. Our outdoor seating is a must on a sunny day and we are completely dog friendly, inside and out. Booking is advisable but not necessary and we look forward to your visit x
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