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Saltwater Fish Company

4.8
4.8
896 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.

To help keep everyone safe, our tyeams will continue to wear facemasks and we'd love you to do the same when entering and moving around the dining room.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding and we look forward to seeing you.

Saltwater Fish Company

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2 people

19:00


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Seafood

  • Hours of Operation

    Fishmonger Mon–Wed 09:00–18:00 Thu–Sat 09:00–18:30 Sun 11:00–17:00 Fish Bar Mon–Wed 12:00–18:00 Thu–Sat 12:00–18:30 Sun 12:00–17:00

  • Phone number

    0191 239 6613

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Martin Malinowski

Experiences

  • Plateau Fruits De Mer􏰔􏰖 to Share

    Multiple dates available
    Plateau Fruits De Mer􏰔􏰖 to Share (Ideal for 2 people) £80.00 This seafood-lovers dream translates from the french to quite simply ‘fruits of the sea’. Enjoyed hot or cold it really is the perfect choice for sharing; especially when paired with bubbles.
  • Oyster Happy Hour

    £1.50 per person

    Multiple dates available
    If it’s Oysters that excite you, Happy Hour is not to be missed – between 3pm and 5pm, Monday to Thursday when Oysters are just £1.50 per shuck.
  • Plateau Fruits De Mer􏰔􏰖 Royale to Share

    Multiple dates available
    Plateau Fruits De Mer􏰔􏰖 Royale (with Lobster) to Share £100.00 This seafood-lovers dream translates from the french to quite simply ‘fruits of the sea’. Enjoyed hot or cold it really is the perfect choice for sharing; especially when paired with bubbles.

What 896 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Newcastle and Northumberland

    Best Overall

  • Newcastle and Northumberland

    Best Food

  • Newcastle and Northumberland

    Best Ambience

  • Newcastle and Northumberland

    Fit for Foodies

  • Newcastle and Northumberland

    Hot Spot

  • Newcastle and Northumberland

    Notable Wine List

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

    Best Overall

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

    Best Food

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

    Best Service

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

    Best Ambience

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

    Fit for Foodies

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

    Hot Spot

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

    Notable Wine List

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    We had Oysters to start, King Prawn Skewers for main with Prosecco. First class as always
  2. AY

    AllisonY

    Newcastle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best fish restaurant in the North of England. Outstanding food every time.
  3. CH

    CarolynH

    Newcastle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Some of the sea food was the best I have tasted , especially the scallops. The service was very polite and prompt with a nice atmosphere to eat in .
  4. DC

    DeborahC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another fabulous meal! My husband had clams to start a whole roasted Turbot and I had 2 small plates . The service was excellent! We will be back soon😋.
  5. CC

    CallumC

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 24 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The lobster roll was outstanding - with a glass of Curvee 21 what more do you want!
  6. LB

    LucyB

    Newcastle

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 22 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One the most stunning meals we have had! It is now my partner's all time favourite restaurant.
  7. L

    Lindi

    Newcastle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Great food and service. One to look out for if you’re wanting great seafood and fish in the city centre.
  8. GC

    GrantC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Have been several times before and this time went for the grilled seafood platter with lobster and it was absolutely fantastic. Some of the best seafood I have had. Service was excellent. Very friendly and made the experience just that bit more enjoyable.
  9. AB

    AmyB

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and service loved it. Will be visiting again soon.
  10. AL

    AndreaLS

    Newcastle

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 9 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely love the fresh fish cooked to order as you enjoy a glass of wine !
  11. PW

    PamelaW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 June 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    First class service especially by waitress Olivia. The wine was lovely and cold. Food served up quite quickly and was delicious.
  12. JP

    JoeP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Can’t fault the experience at all. Totally lived up to and exceeded our expectations.
  13. AW

    AnneW

    Newcastle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Enjoyed going late on on a weekday (late lunch) when it was quiet. Food fabulous , staff excellent . We will be back.
  14. W

    Woody

    Newcastle

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Once again a superb visit, amazing food and an exemplary service from Donna. Looking forward to our next visit.
  15. HS

    HilaryS

    Newcastle

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 2 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Bally gorgeous! We had fruits de merry with lobster. It tasted sublime.
  16. KH

    KellyH

    Newcastle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    If you like seafood especially oysters it's the place to try
  17. S

    Sandyj

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wanted to eat for a while and did not disappoint Food amazing
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Newcastle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Me and my friend having a share plate which was so big and delicious but managed to finish it. Nice and friendly woman who look after us as well. We will be back and have some more
  19. JD

    JulieD

    Newcastle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    very pleasant experience, quite expensive so we only come for special occasions. Staff were very nice, food was very very nice.
  20. PS

    PaulS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great selection of fresh seafood, cooked in front of you - love it!
  21. G

    Grumpy

    Newcastle

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 15 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always good quality fresh food, they are happy to answer any questions about prep, garnishing and cooking. Excellent wines by the glass
  22. MK

    MichaelK

    Newcastle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food excellent service and a great place They could not do better Thank you
  23. C

    anthonyC

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Move Ian the chef back from serving at the fish counter, into his prior position as main chef. We can taste the difference, it was not up to the usual standards
  24. HL

    HazelL

    Newcastle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Once again really enjoyed our meal n time at the restaurant. We shall be back!!!
  25. JT

    JanT

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 May 2022

    overall4food2service3ambience5
    Very expensive would go again but not dashing back.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 10 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious and great service
  27. CH

    CHARLOTTEH

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best place for Seafood. Staff are wonderful and passionate about their Seafood. Outstanding!
  28. FG

    FraserG

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is a great experience with high quality food and staff. Loved it
  29. HC

    HannahC

    Newcastle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Never disappointed. Food was top notch and the service impeccable.
  30. SL

    SoniaL

    Newcastle

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 4 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing dishes. Never disappoints
  31. HC

    HeatherC

    Newcastle

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely catch up with friends , comfortable dining, excellent food & service. The fresh Lindisfarne Oysters crab & mussels were all amazing. I definitely will return to try more dishes.
  32. M

    Moindkeith

    Newcastle

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food as usual . Fish cakes for me and mussels for my hubby . Everything was delicious
  33. LS

    LucyS

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 27 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had beautiful fresh fish and seafood which was perfectly cooked and very tasty. Service was efficient and friendly! Lovely ambience. Can’t wait to return!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely perfect lunch, we regularly travel from Leeds for this experience, superb. All of 21 Hospitality Group’s restaurants are first-quality, we envy Newcastle for having them. We will be back in June for more!
  35. H

    Harriet

    Newcastle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    amazing quality seafood, cooked to absolute perfection. Great atmosphere - we’ll 100% be back to try one of the seafood platters for sure!
  36. S

    Sunshine

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely meal once again, we’re always guaranteed excellent quality together with first class service.
  37. TH

    TrevorH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service, it is impressive to watch the chefs at work.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Newcastle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food & service as always
  39. JW

    JohnW

    Newcastle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great visit when we go. Excellent fresh seafood.
  40. KF

    KrisF

    Newcastle

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love this restaurant, ambience is great , staff really lovely and the food / drinks are amazing

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Saltwater Fish Company is rated 4.8 stars by 896 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Saltwater Fish Company

Fenwick's Food Hall Northumberland Street Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 7AS

Additional information

  • Area

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Hours of Operation

    Fishmonger Mon–Wed 09:00–18:00 Thu–Sat 09:00–18:30 Sun 11:00–17:00 Fish Bar Mon–Wed 12:00–18:00 Thu–Sat 12:00–18:30 Sun 12:00–17:00

  • Cuisines

    Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Public Transit

    5 minutes walk to Newcastle Station

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Martin Malinowski

  • Additional

    Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Wine

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