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Fish at 85

85 Pontcanna Street, Cardiff, CF11 9HS

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

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. It was nice to eat in a fish restaurant that actually only had fish on the menu. Why go to a fish restaurant and have a burger!!!

Christopher Pratt 27 September 2016
from Reading

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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 95 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (75)
  • lunch (37)
  • romantic (29)
  • private dining (23)
  • trendy (19)
  • luxury (18)
  • value (18)
  • business (14)
  • al fresco (5)
  • child friendly (5)
  • entertainment (3)
  • ((((( by from MANCHESTER

    Excellent service amazing food

  • ((((( by from shropshire

    Beautiful meal attentive and friendly staff. A must for any fish lover.....

  • (**** by from Cardiff

    After visiting the restaurant recently (24.9.16) and having a fantastic experience, we decided to bring friends who were staying with us for the weekend. I booked a table for 8:30pm and we arrived at the restaurant to be told our table was ready but unfortunately because a table of 7 had just ordered, we would have to wait 45 minutes for food. The restaurant wasn't even full to capacity. As you can imagine we were very embarrassed as our friends had travelled from Birmingham. We were very hungry and did not expect to wait the best part of an hour.
    As a result of this we decided to take our custom elsewhere but unfortunately there was no available restaurant within close proximity.
    On what should have been a night of celebration, the 4 of us were left bitterly disappointed. I would much appreciate a senior member of staff contacting me regarding this. (Miss Dacey 07966660280)
    Without prejudice
    Julia Dacey

  • ((((* by from Cardiff

    Great fish menu . Cooked to perfection

  • ((((* by from Basingstoke

    Initially disappointed that it was tapas night, I ended the evening planning to take family there as soon as possible! Excellent chorizo and calamari and probably the best scallops I have eaten! Service good.

  • ((((* by from Cardiff

    Cosy welcoming good lunch menu Liked the Popcorn cockles starter and scallops All good Nice wine list

  • ((((* by from Manchester

    Simple but well prepared and presented fish. Good service. Plain surroundings but relatively comfortable. If you like fresh fish prepared with minimal fuss this is a place to go to. Limited lunch menue

  • ((((* by from Woking

    Simply but perfectly cooked fish and very genre toys portions.

  • ((((( by from Reading

    Excellent food, service and atmosphere. It was nice to eat in a fish restaurant that actually only had fish on the menu. Why go to a fish restaurant and have a burger!!!

  • ((((* by from Ilkley

    Lovely busy little restaurant. Scallops we're fabulous. Brill & sea bass beautifully cooked. Good service despite having a large party in.

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