Saltwater Fish Company

4.8
702 Reviews
£25 and under
Seafood
Designed for seafood lovers – Saltwater Fish Company, situated in Fenwick Foodhall, operates as both a Fish Bar and Fishmonger with a ‘we cook what we sell, we sell what we cook’ philosophy. There’s no fuss – just a passion for seafood, simple yet creative cooking and friendly service.

Offers

  • Oyster Happy Hour

    Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021

    If it’s Oysters that excite you, Happy Hour is not to be missed – between 3pm and 5pm, Monday to Fridays when Oysters are just £1.50 per shuck.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 702 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
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LewisC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food service was great and nice atmosphere

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ChrisC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Not a very comfortable and nice environment, like a bar bar

JW
JohnnyW
Newcastle
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was fresh and tasty. I didn't quite like the cocktail though.

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BillC
Newcastle
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and ambience. Bar seating might not be to everyone’s taste but worked for us.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Recommended by a friend it didn’t disappoint & is a place we’d visit again.

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Emma
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had the seafood mixed grill which was delicious although small portions! The staff were very friendly and catered for a dairy allergy.

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AndrewJ
Newcastle
7 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Attractively presented small plates of fresh seafood in a quiet corner of a busy store.

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JanP
London
18 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Love the place and our server was super but we waited an unreasonably long time for anchovies and two blinis to have with our champagne and Peroni before our main course of seafood mixed grill. Our drinks were finished which wasn’t the plan. Food was excellent- noise level high with 3 women who had had a lot to drink but didn’t matter to us!

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AshleighE
Manchester
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic lunch to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Superb service - the staff were very knowledgeable, helpful and very polite. The food was outstanding, fantastic choice of oysters and the crab and prawn Caesar salad was delicious! Would highly recommend and will definitely be going back!

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Frears
Cumbria
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great service
We choose lobster which was fantastic
We all so had mussels which were very nice

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous food. I will be back

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HarryW
Newcastle
5 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful meal can’t wait to go back started with oysters in a great dressing, followed by scallop encrusted in its shell with pastry, hubby had oysters and red shrimp fabulous

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vipGeorgeC
London
20 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good delicious. Staff friendly and attentive.

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Becks
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've been before and enjoyed the food, service just as much as previously. We look forward to our next time x

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Michelled
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Best, freshest seafood in Newcastle. Would definitely go again.

JM
JackieM
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food as always from a really fabulous team of friendly, professional people. One of my most favourite fish restaurants the food here is terrific.

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IainT
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

absolutely fantastic experience, food was gorgeous, atmosphere was vibrant and the service was first class. brilliant. great to watch the staff behind the fish counter rushing around preparing the seafood.

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Chongie
London
9 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice place food very nice but overall a little pricey

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TonyG
London
3 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We go to saltwater every 3 weeks and have not had a bad meal yet. Always freshly cooked and very professionally served. Great selection of wines also. It’s a must if you like seafood. Like sitting in Harvey Nichols people watch but better. 👍

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Robin
Newcastle
4 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another visit to the Saltwater Fish Company, and again we were not disappointed.
We both started with six Lindisfarne oysters, and thoroughly enjoyed them.
Then my wife had the Caesar salad and I had the fried squid. Both were delicious.
The service was also excellent.
Highly recommended.

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Tori
London
5 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous shellfish platter. Will definitely return

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Paulab
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I have never had a bad meal in this restaurant it’s always been amazing food

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jb123
Yorkshire
5 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Stunning sea food at this stall in Fenwicks
Had squid a la plancha, fish soup and mixed sea food grill and some seasonal veg
All beautiful cooked - simple and fresh. Staff were good and attentive but not over so
We were seated at the bar round the kitchen area which wasn’t that comfy - kept sliding off the chair
and difficult to have an intimate tete a tete
We shd have asked for a table in the seated area
This place is pricey but a delicious seafood treat and we will definitely be back

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GusA
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was outstanding and the staff were extremely knowledgable about the food.

The only reason the service wasn’t 5 star was our sides were forgotten. However the staff were excellent about it and gave us a round of drinks on the house to apologise and quickly got the sides out to us.

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angieb
Newcastle
9 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always this restaurant never fails to deliver excellent food, it’s so good can’t wait to go back.

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HarveyT
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience2

Lovely meal as always but disappointed with the people near us who obviously had a lot to drink even though it was only 5pm

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SueW
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

As ever an excellent lunch. Staff are marvellous, food is marvellous- what more do you want?

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RossB
London
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Exceptional seafood platter, service was also excellent. Highly recommend.

JH
JacquelineH
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience2

Was quiet lunch time pretty theatre lunch for us.
The food was fantastic and the chef that cooked my lobster did it perfectly. Has to be the best I’ve ever had!

It was a shame we were sat at the end table next to the kitchen but apart from that the meal was perfect.
Thank you

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StephenF
Newcastle
4 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never fails to deliver , excellent service and food

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GloriaS
Newcastle
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food could not be fresher and the service is second to none. Creative small and large plate ‘specials’ and an excellent wine selection.

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stevew
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic place, the food was exceptional!! The service was professional and so helpful.

Will be back as soon as we are in Newcastle again.

TF
TomF
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was excellent and well presented.
The counter staff were efficient but could have been friendlier and less business like, they tended to chat to their regulars and ignore new customers.
Somewhat pricey.

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vipDaisydoo
Newcastle
10 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favourite place excellent food excellent service thanks for looking after us Donna can’t recommend enough :)

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LyndaH
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friend and I visit yesterday Helen had the prawn and scallops burger served with fries she said it was amazing I had the skate served with new potatoes and salad absolutely 💯all washed down with a nice bottle of cold pinot Grigio

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WendyD
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service, great wine list. The food was amazing, lots of choice and beautifully presented. Would definitely return.

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PaulA
County Durham
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Along with my wife and 2 kids occasionally travel nearly 40 miles to eat here. Always busy but the service and food is always impeccable. Yesterday I had the Ligurian fish stew, amazing, wife had the scallop and prawn burger, very pleased. Kids 8 and 4 fish gujons and fries, demolished. Always a pleasure.

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Libby
London
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A great experience watching your fresh fish being cooked simply but to perfection. The staff are always welcoming and the menu interesting.

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AndrewS
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love this place but disappointed the tempura squid wasnt on the specials had another squid dish which was nice but nit ad nice as the tempura version the crispy monkfish cheeks were nice too

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Foodlove
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love the Saltwater - impeccable cooking and great produce / love the vibe sitting at the counter and watching the kitchen buzz

FAQs

Saltwater Fish Company is rated 4.8 stars by 702 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.