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Fish at 85

85 Pontcanna Street, Cardiff, CF11 9HS

(((() Fish & Seafood
  •  - Cardiff
Opening hours
Tuesday & Wednesday : 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 20:30
Thursday - Saturday : 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:00

Wonderful restaurant, great staff, great food and relaxed place in a perfect location close to the city centre away from the crowds

Jonathan Davidson 12 June 2017
from Marlborough

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Using fish caught off British waters, Fish at 85 in Cardiff serves fresh produce, caught daily, and prepared to each diner’s preference. On the site of a working fishmongers, the restaurant expert knowledge goes into every meal.

Adapting to the availability of produce, the Fish at 85 menu showcases fresh, carefully sourced ingredients. Matching fresh fish with exciting flavours, expect the likes of scallops with asparagus and dry sherry, monkfish with green chili and spinach, or build your own dish by choosing the fish, cooking method, accompaniments and sauce. The classics aren’t neglected however, with roast cod and potatoes served with the added panache you’d expect from an expert fishmongers.

Rich desserts complete the menu, with a lemon posset and a hot plum pudding with custard amongst the indulgent options. Simple but charming, wooden-panelled walls and black tiled flooring lend the restaurant a rustic yet contemporary feel.

In the Pontcanna area of the city, Fish at 85 is a 7-minute drive from Cardiff Central Train Station.

Fish at 85

85 Pontcanna Street, Cardiff, CF11 9HS

Contact +44 2920235666

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Customer reviews for Fish at 85

4.3 (((() (based on 169 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (131)
  • lunch (76)
  • romantic (49)
  • private dining (37)
  • value (34)
  • trendy (30)
  • luxury (27)
  • business (20)
  • child friendly (12)
  • al fresco (9)
  • entertainment (5)
  • large parties (3)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((* 25 June 2017 by Lowri Elena from Cardifff

    Fantastic food and wine! Good service!
    But would like more choice on the menu.

  • ((((( 12 June 2017 by Jonathan Davidson from Marlborough

    Wonderful restaurant, great staff, great food and relaxed place in a perfect location close to the city centre away from the crowds

  • ((((* 11 June 2017 by Gemma Rowe from Cardiff

    Delicious food and pleasant ambience. Will return!

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Javier Casado from Madrid

    Great food, excellent service!

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Generoso Rosati from Rome

    Very good

  • (((** 29 May 2017 by Lisa Price from Pontypridd

    It was our first time eating at Fish at 85, first impressions count and whilst our meal was lovely we were quite disappointed that you had to pre order certain things 48hrs before your booking which were not clear!! Not a lot of choice at the counter which we thought could be ordered on the night. I had moules to start and most restaurant's give you a spoon and bread on the side, little things like this make the meal all the better, the main I had was turbot which I could not fault. Overall lovely little place but lacked attention to detail

  • ((((* 29 May 2017 by Victor Chan from Cardiff

    This was our first visit. The restaurant was small and cosy. We ordered moules marinières as starter which was fresh and succulent. Our mains were grilled sea bass and pan fried turbot. Both were delicious and we particularly loved the sea bass which were seasoned and cooked perfectly with crispy skin, the best sea bass we've ever eaten. We were originally a bit let down by no lobster without pre-order. Gladly both the fish exceeded expectation. Highly recommended to anyone who is looking for fresh seafood and impeccable cooking.

  • ((((( 27 May 2017 by Claire Coatglas from London

    Superb food. My favourite restaurant in Cardiff.

  • ((((* 19 May 2017 by Michele Boffano from Cardiff

    Excellent food but I miss the fishmonger who presents the fish out of menu

  • ((((* 13 May 2017 by Adrian Roberts from Cardiff

    As always, good fresh fish, well cooked

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