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148 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
+44 131 225 4338
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  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
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“clams” (17 reviews)
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Fast food, British, Scottish
148 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a bit of a foodie so when I saw a segment on Utube about the Deep Fried Mars' Bar I was ready to give it a try? It was beyond sweet! Anyone with a any concerns about heart disease or diabetes should avoid...More

Thank CAGrammy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ask for large chips, they were fast, chips were decent but mayo is charge a part 35 per 26 ml serving. Ketchup is served with the chips and it's not on the table, didn't like to ask each time for a little bit more...More

Thank Javier P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in, a r s e h o l e pushed in front of me, server did not see the line, even though not busy. Made my experience shi t t y. Shady portions too.

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Collected 3 portions fish and chips and 3 additional portions of fish for 6 people. Asked for Crispy chips on recommendation. Portions were huge we didn't finish the fish quick was okay but not spectacular. The chips on the other hand were spectacular. We did...More

Thank J0hnC918
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Junk food. If you live it, please go there! Hot dog quite good but the remaining fried stuff is really really junk.

Thank chefadvisor
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Our regular Chippy and favorite restaurant in all of Scotland is still closed.... for a month... :-( We were on the way to Waverly to pick up some friends and I was very hungry but didn't have time for a real meal.. also missing our...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the clam shell today on my break from work and honestly couldn't have been more disappointed. I had been looking forward to it all day and I'd have been better off just getting something out the bin and eating that instead. For a start,...More

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The haggis supper is absolutely one of the best I have had I always come here everything I visit Edinburgh. I would recommend the Clamshell fish bar if you fancy haggis or fish supper 5* I will be back when I come to Edinburgh again.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious delicacy available in many different chocolate bars! Seats out front to eat in or as most do u can takeaway. Offers a wide variety of takeaway food. Central location just up from the castle. Very happy pleasant nice staff to

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We'd been walking for hours, including up to Arthur's Seat and back so we were really hungry and wanted to try the deep fried haggis. There are several restaurants that sell it but there's nothing quite as good as a chippy. The clamshell is a...More

Thank 832lisa68
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 37
Fast food, British, Scottish
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 4338
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