Best Seafood Restaurants in Scotland According to Tripadvisor Reviews


Scotland is home to some of the best seafood in the world, from scallops to langoustines, from mackerel to salmon.

If you like a little lobster or are crazy about mussels, this list, which is ranked by their Tripadvisor reviews and ratingscould be useful.

Here are some of the best seafood restaurants we have to offer and all have at least a 4.0 rating on Tripadvisor – so bon appetit!

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Best seafood restaurants in Scotland

Undine

Where: 2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1AD Scotland

Tripadvisor Rating: 4.5

Number of “excellent” reviews: 1067

Following their trip, a customer wrote: “We had a simply wonderful meal at Ondine to celebrate our 8th birthday. The service from the start was spot on and the food was outstanding. The oysters are a must and the crab scones were delicious. had the lobster which was soft and succulent but be prepared to get your hands dirty, maybe a bowl of water to wash your hands after would be beneficial.”

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The ship on the shore

Where: 24-26 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6QN Scotland

Tripadvisor Rating: 4.5

Number of “excellent” reviews: 1009

Sharing their experience of their meal, one person posted: “What a lovely evening we enjoyed. Fantastic food especially the shellfish and the most excellent Customer service . Wonderful atmosphere and highly recommend this excellent restaurant and bar.”

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Cafe Royal

Where: 19 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA Scotland

Tripadvisor Rating: 4.5

Number of “excellent” reviews: 843

Following their meal, one diner commented: “We wanted a seafood dinner, we studied the menu that was outside. When we entered the building, we were amazed by its absolute beauty. The bar was full of lovely people who had just finished work so we asked if they could accommodate us.We were shown to an exquisite little restaurant at the side of the building which was absolutely beautiful.A lovely member of staff s looked after us and we were well looked after. The food was extremely well presented and very delicious.”

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Crabshakk

Where: 1114 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TD Scotland

Tripadvisor Rating: 4.5

Number of “excellent” reviews: 735

After their dinner, one guest said: “After reading wonderful reviews on Trip Advisor, my friend and I decided to try this wonderful place in Finnieston and loved it. On entering you are treated like an old friend by the very friendly and welcoming staff.The atmosphere is warm and vibrant which is very comforting.The food was fantastic.

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The Dory Bistro & Gallery

Where: 15 East Shore, Pittenweem KY10 2NH Scotland

Tripadvisor Rating: 4.5

Number of “excellent” reviews: 271

One Tripadvisor user said, “We had a wonderful anniversary dinner at The Dory. Excellent fish, especially the lobster which was the highlight. Excellent service, fabulous wine and lush cocktails. I can’t wait to be back for another party.

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Restaurant at the Heathbank Hotel

Where: Heathbank Heathbank Hotel Northbay, HS9 5YQ Scotland

Tripadvisor Rating: 4.5

Number of “excellent” reviews: 102

A Tripadvisor user shared his experience: “The best fish cakes ever! If you are in Barra, be sure to try them! The soups are also very good. Very pleasant and attentive service.

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New Creelers

Where: Lower Harapool, Broadford IV49 9AE Scotland

Tripadvisor Rating: 4.5

Number of “excellent” reviews: 3

Speaking to Tripadvisor, one customer left the following review: “Beautiful simplicity in preparation and presentation. I enjoyed all the dishes, especially the mussels! Highly recommended.”

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