The Ship on The Shore

Seafood Restaurant and Champagne Bar in Leith, Edinburgh

Reservations: 0131 555 0409


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We aim to supply Scotland's best seafood dining experience, accompanied by the finest selection of Champagne.

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Whole Grilled Sea Bass with Brown Shrimp Butter, Heritage Potatoes & Asparagus

— Â£27.00

Living in Scotland we have the opportunity to explore and enjoy the freshest and most extraordinary fish and seafood. The Ship on the Shore, seafood capital of Edinburgh, 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 fabulous and atmospheric bar and restaurant awaits you.

We serve food all day, from our delicious menus; Breakfast (9-11.30am), Crustacea and Mollusc (12 noon -10pm), Lunch (12 noon -5pm) and Dinner (5-10pm).

Whether it’s a champagne breakfast you’re after, lunch, dinner, or luxuriating over our Fruits de Mer ‘Royale’ or Hot Shellfish Platter, accompanied by the finest wine, champagne or cocktails, our fabulous lunch, dinner and crustacea and mollusc menus await where you’ll find The Ship on the Shore, seafood capital of Edinburgh, offers informal, understated excellence.

Fabulous food - the best prawns and halibut I have ever tasted, washed down with a fantastic Pinot Grigio.

-  Wendi (Whitehaven, Cumbria)

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