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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

Monkfish is the tits!!!

Kris Emes 10 July 2017
from Cardiff

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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

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Customer reviews for Fish at 85

4.3 (((() (based on 173 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (134)
  • lunch (77)
  • romantic (50)
  • private dining (37)
  • value (36)
  • trendy (32)
  • luxury (28)
  • business (21)
  • child friendly (12)
  • al fresco (9)
  • entertainment (5)
  • large parties (3)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 19 July 2017 by June Davies from Caerphilly

    Every dish perfect as usual - the best fish in miles if not the whole country. Friendly but not pushy staff and lovely little restaurant

  • ((((* 16 July 2017 by Martin Veall from Cardiff

    Was wonderful but they had no idea who I was or that I had a reservation. Fortunately they managed to get us a table but with the proviso that we finish before there real reservation showed. ?????

  • ((((( 14 July 2017 by Angie Wigford from Cardiff

    We came for a graduation celebration. A party of 6 with one vegetarian. It was a truly memorable meal. The monkfish was compared in quality to the fish equivalent to the best steak my husband had ever eaten. The hake was also exceptional. The chef made me (the vegetarian) a delicious little mushroom pie with lots of fine asparagus. We had the Albarino, three bottles of it! All highly appreciated. The staff were great. Thank you!

  • ((((( 10 July 2017 by Kris Emes from Cardiff

    Monkfish is the tits!!!

  • ((((* 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

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