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The Quay

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131 New Street | Fisherrow Harbour, Musselburgh EH21 6DH, Scotland
+44 131 665 1066
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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointing. The decision to have three sittings on Christmas Day was a big mistake. I was booked on the 3.30 service but the 1.30 sitting were still eating. It was chaotic with people arriving whilst others were leaving. Why they were only using one door is a mystery only known to the management. The food was all obviously mass... More 

Thank DoreenSwan
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived and was met by a lovely waitress, possibly Eastern European and she was very polite and attentive, she took our drink order and shortly after that our drinks arrived, the Diet Coke was draught and obviously they had just cleaned the pipes, as the drink was undrinkable and to be fair was replaced by can, the real issue was... More 

Thank Mike H
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large family gathering here just after Christmas Day for lunch, which we have done before. Being local it's handy to eat here but they never quite get it right. The fish n chips and their curries (Thali especially) are lovely but the service is sporadic and confused. They miss drinks, being wrong things, and it all seems... More 

Thank ClaireTEdinburgh
Musselburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible !! Meal booked for 3.30pm but when we arrived at 3.25pm there were crowds of people in the lobby waiting and trying to get in out of the rain - we didn't get to a table until approx 4.10pm which was still being wiped down as we arrived they didn't have enough chairs for us (11 people at a... More 

Thank maureenlavery
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff so obliging and really nice cold drinks and coffee but food just not great. Indian place years ago and was exquisite but obviously that's hard to maintain. Overall not bad and will return just not in a hurry.

Thank Margaret D
Stanmore, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few days in Scotland over Christmas and pre-booked here after researching online. Opted for the buffet as seemed to be more choice for my fussy family! We booked for the last sitting at 5pm. There was more than enough choice of dishes and ample food on offer.The staff kept an eye on the buffet and it ws continually... More 

Thank mrspe18
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hi my party of 7 was at the quay on xmas day upstairs for the buffet the selection of food was brilliant and the staff and service was first class ,i will be back next year

Thank davidmcnamara2015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here for a xmas meal before but this was by far the worst. There was no xmas atmosphere just an excuse to make money.It was noisy.The food was luke warm the roast potatoes were not roasted properly.pigs in blanket were not cooked properly and xmas pudding was stodgy.

Thank scottishcatman
Johor, Malaysia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quay do a wonderful fish and chips, in fact although there are lots of choices on the menu, I can't stop myself going for the fish. It's always been perfectly cooked, and I'd be hard pressed to find fresher. They also do a seniors special lunch that is still a good size and excellent value. Will be back in... More 

Thank ann3812015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The management of this establishment should learn serous lessons from the events of Christmas Day. Event management was the poorest we've seen anywhere. Had to wait 50 minutes to be seated for our family booking of 5.30. People were forced to queue in the draughty entrance area but as we had two octogenarians in our party we sat at an... More 

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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
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Indian, British, International, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 New Street | Fisherrow Harbour, Musselburgh EH21 6DH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Musselburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 665 1066
Whether your tipple is a specialist tea, ARTISAN coffee or a delicious COCKTAIL, The QUAY - FRISCO BAY is the perfect place to dine. With a wide range of menu options available to suit all the family, and pricing to suit every budget, you're sure to find something to tickle your tastebuds! A set LUNCH menu is available between 12pm & 4:30pm Monday to Friday with favourites like FISH & CHIPS and Macaroni Cheese and High Teas are served every afternoon. From 5pm, a delicious A la carte Menu including FAVOURITES like Traditional Steak Pie, Pizza, Pasta and mouthwatering STEAKS is available. The Quay was always well known for it's INDIAN cuisine so for those who like it HOT, The Wee Curry Menu will be irresistible! Another exciting addition is The BURGER Den which serves handmade burgers, Hot Dogs & Milk Shakes and we have also introduced an Ice Cream and SUNDAE PARLOUR serving the best quality Ice Cream. No doubt this will be popular with both adults and kids alike. A weekend BRUNCH menu along with a weekend ROAST has been put on for those who like long lazy weekends by the HARBOUR. We look forward to welcoming you soon...

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