The 300-cover eatery in the Old Town welcomed more than 25,000 guests during this year’s extravaganza and a staggering 17,000 portions of fish and chips were served by the team as record number of visitors enjoyed festivities across the city.
Bertie’s said they had served soaring numbers of both Chinese and American tourists keen to try a traditional fish supper – the most popular meal ordered.
The menu also features a vegan alternative and serves up the near-mythical deep fried Mars Bar among their dessert offerings.
Bertie’s cocktail menu also balances Scottish ingredients “with the zest of the seaside” and include an Irn-Bru sprits and a Buckfast Bramble.
“Fish and chips have never been so popular and with the growth of both Asian and American tourists flocking to Edinburgh, it’s the classic British dishes they want to try.”
The 11,000 sq ft restaurant, bar and takeaway in the former St John’s Church has quickly established itself as the capital’s go-to for a proper fish supper since its grand opening in January.
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