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Fins Restaurant

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Fairlie $$ - $$$ Seafood, British,
Fencebay | Fencefoot Farm, Fairlie KA29 0EG, Scotland
+44 1475 568989
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (15 reviews)
“cullen skink” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fencebay | Fencefoot Farm, Fairlie KA29 0EG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on Sunday we had a delicious lunch I enjoyed the pate and trio of fish. Sadly there was no sea bass but trio of salmon was also delicious. It's preferable to book in advance. sadly there is no alcohol license but there is a...More

Thank Dolphin721
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a family of 8 and had made reservations for diner. This is a fun relaxed place to eat. We all ordered something different and we were all pleased with what we had. Exceptional dishes were the oysters and fish and chips. Service was...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love finding places like this. It's a bit off the beaten track, doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is absolutely delicious, service is quick and friendly and prices are very reasonable - in fact I think it's outstanding value for...More

Thank jaraGlasgow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from Greenock for lunch, lovely food, generous potions and was cooked fresh! Farm shop was quaint and lovely, the staff were very knowledgeable and we saw they had a passion for their craft. We had an interesting conversation with...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in today for a quick bite of lunch. SO much on the menu we really couldn't decide so we shared three starters between two; Fencebay seafood tapas, tempura langoustine and squat lobster scampi....oh, goodness me. The quality of the food was exceptional and...More

Thank caribbeanoldies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, low key setting. Very family friendly. Good staff, fabulously prepared, fresh food. Loved the cullen skink and smoked haddock main. Very generous portions. Well will be back!

Thank Davehippo1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly, this place is now my favourite restaurant. It's rustic, low key, unassuming and lets the quality of the food do the talking Had a big old crowd with relatives from over the pond, and everyone agreed the food and service was just perfect If...More

Thank Duncan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here 3 times. Cooked fish is exceptional. Its worth the wait. Great staff. Cullen skint excellent. One of my favourite restaurants in SW Scotland. Book ahead.

Thank Sunnyspeople
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I love Fins as it is amazing food for a great price, local produce used and fish smoked on the premises. You can buy their produce in a little shop opposite the restaurant. Don't serve alcohol but you can take it in for a small...More

Thank Dumpling73
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I have passed this place so many times so decided next time I was passing to pop in and have a nosey and I am glad I did. Originally went to see what was being sold in the shop, they have a variety of meats,...More

Thank ScotsJen81
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fencebay | Fencefoot Farm, Fairlie KA29 0EG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  North Ayrshire  >  Fairlie
  • Phone Number: +44 1475 568989
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