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Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill at Orocco Pier

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17 High Street, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9PP, Scotland
+44 131 331 1298
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“samphire” (45 reviews)
“steak” (60 reviews)
“seafood” (27 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17 High Street, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9PP, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my family to celebrate my 6th birthday. We skipped starters and had 3 sirloin steaks, 1 fillet steak, and a chicken main course, followed this with 2 sticky puddings, 1 chocolate fondant and a lemon pannacotta. All the food was cooked to perfection,...More

Thank bobail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat down to what should have been a lovely meal. Booked a table for 7pm and restaurant was relatively dead with lots of staff floating around. Decided to skip starters and go straight for a couple of mains along with cocktails. Cocktails were really good,...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sale of a bottle of water before you sat down, as we sat at the table we got asked if we would like water at the table Yes please we replied.... then we get a bill of just short of £5 .... the service and...More

Thank roy g
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We walked through the whole of S.Queensferry trying to find a menu that had both good choices for adults and for kids. This place had it. The chap at the bar said he would try and find us a table so I thought it was...More

Thank Fordie87
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We had a table booked for 6 people at the restaurant. When we arrived we were told that the table wasn't ready and to wait at the bar (unfortunately the staff member did not indicate which bar as there were two). Once we eventually got...More

Thank awk29
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Great meal and menu!! Service was just a little off that night. I will definitely dine there again. That was the only reason for a 4 rating

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 29 March 2018

For most, this would be a “special occasion” type of restaurant. You know the type, stylish, good food and pricey. Who could fail to be be impressed? The view of the bridge is fantastic. The staff were good, although a little too keen to shout...More

Thank BonnieRed850
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

It’s ok. I’ve had a couple of bad meals though with mix ups, and timing. It’s generally good though. In comparison to other places around it is not a 4 or a 5 You can get the same or better for less or the same...More

2  Thank JohnRambo29
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This restaurant looked promising on entering. The dining area looked clean and the decor was pleasing. In addition the views across the Forth were nothing short of stunning. The restaurant was not busy for a Friday evening and lots of tables were available. We were...More

3  Thank fourleafclover9
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We travelled out of the city centre for a Saturday evening dinner. The setting is certainly stunning, and the lashing snow brought by "Minibeast" was very atmospheric. The dining room is well appointed, if a little crowded. The menu is wide ranging and the prices...More

Thank Abs140
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Ann W
18 November 2017|
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Response from Tracey L | Reviewed this property |
Have a lovely lunch menu on there website would recommend
Rebecca S
4 May 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
Frances B
21 March 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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