About Old Chain Pier

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A landmark on Trinity Crescent, Old Chain Pier invites you to experience incredible seasonal cuisine, tasty pub eats and delicious drinks in an environment that’s sophisticated and cosy. Situated in an historic building just next to the waterfront in Newhaven, Old Chain Pier offers a unique spot to dine on some of Edinburgh’s best cuisine. No matter whether you’re visiting the city for the first time or a seasoned local, Old Chain Pier guarantees to surprise you with their delicious offerings.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am


Old Chain Pier
32 Trinity Crescent, Newhaven
Edinburgh EH5 3ED

Menu Highlights



Homemade Hummus & Pitta Bread


Scottish Smoked Salmon

with dill creme fraiche, oatcakes and salad garnish

Beer Battered King Prawns

served with a Louisiana remoulade

More about Old Chain Pier, Edinburgh

As one of Edinburgh’s most respected local restaurants, Old Chain Pier is something of a legend around the city. Found on Trinity Crescent in Newhaven, this restaurant is known for offering amazing Scottish cuisine and delicious brews, all the while hosting popular events like a regular quiz night, and offering beautiful rooms for private hire.

Stop by Old Chain Pier in Edinburgh’s Newhaven for brunch on Saturday and Sunday to experience incredible options ranging from the Full Vegetarian breakfast to mains like the Old Chain Pier Fish and Chips. Or, come in during lunch or dinner and choose from an array of starters like scottish smoked salmon, chicken liver pate, and the bowl of chilli beef, before diving into mains like venison and ale pie, a kilo pot of Scottish mussels, classic mac ‘n’ cheese, or a succulent 8oz sirloin steak. There are plenty more seasonal specials on offer, so drop in often to see what’s new!

195 Old Chain Pier Reviews

195 Reviews
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Great value
Sarah K.2 months ago · 1 review

Good, lovely customer service. Vegan options too and friendly staff, chatted to us for a good amount of time, really enjoyed it here. Back to AUS now

rena m.4 months ago · 2 reviews

the best fish and chips we have had in a while, the service was topclass could not fault it will be back thankyou for a lovely day

Monika M.4 months ago · 2 reviews

Staff is very good made me feel like home , the dishes are great everything was fresh good quality food Definitely will be back with family and friends