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“Informal business meal”

The Ship on the Shore
Ranked #85 of 2,504 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Ship on the Shore, a secret gem in Edinburgh’s Seafood dining scene. At the Ship on the Shore, we have the opportunity to explore and enjoy the freshest and most extraordinary Scottish fish and seafood. The Ship on the Shore loves to use these offerings and we take great pride in using the freshest, which arrives daily and is harvested from sustainable stocks, we love this gift from nature's larder and wanted to share what we enjoy with you, our fellow travellers. Our approach is simple really; we offer the finest ingredients, passionately prepared and expertly presented. When the sun shines, our delicious seafood can be served outside, on our shore-front terrace beside the Water of Leith. When it doesn’t, our atmospheric restaurant and bar awaits you. We serve food all day, from our delicious menus; Breakfast (9-11.30am) recognised by the Guardian as one of the best breakfasts in the UK, Crustacea and Mollusc (12 noon -10pm), Lunch (12 noon -5pm) Dinner (5-10pm). On Sunday's we also offer a delicious Sunday Roast. Whether it’s a Champagne Breakfast, light lunch or dinner you’re after, or luxuriating over our Fruits de Mer 'Royale' or Hot Shellfish Platter, accompanied by the finest wine or champagne, The Ship on the Shore offers informal, understated excellence.
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“Informal business meal”
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Fantastic seafood meal had by group of 12. Langoustines (or prawns if your not posh) excellent. Cullen skink great as a starter. Restaurant is located near the sea and on the Water of Leith. Nice paintings and huge mirror that makes the room distinctive. Would definitely recommend for a special occasion.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“birthday treat”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Best seafood in town. Great sea food platters langastines fab, Service good.A real treat.cannot wait to go back

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New York City, New York
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“Seafood lover's paradise”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

If you're a seafood lover, this is the one place in Edinburgh that you cannot miss. You'll find the freshest, tastiest versions of everything you've ever loved from the ocean here. Go hungry, as portions are huge. Service was solid, but not amazing. Doesn't matter, though, because they could spit in your face and double the prices ... and you'd still enjoy the hell out of their seafood.

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London
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“Just Great Seafood”
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Just what you expect from a seafood institution: great seafood with a great atmosphere. Not cheap, always busy; WYSIWYG

Visited August 2014
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“A memorable night.”
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Great food, specially seafood platters. Good wine at a great price. Excelent service. Definitely worth it.

Visited August 2014
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