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Thistle Fish & Chips

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, ,
3455 Fairview St, Burlington, Ontario L7N 2R4, Canada
+1 905-637-8333
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mushy peas” (17 reviews)
“haddock” (16 reviews)
“fries” (11 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Scottish, British
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3455 Fairview St, Burlington, Ontario L7N 2R4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the haddock and chips and mushy peas and it was all exceptional. The service great and the food came quickly. I will return on my next visit. Wish the took Amex.

Thank Clyde B
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Best fish in the city, hands down. Light, crispy batter and the fish is always so fresh. The restaurant is busy most of the time, however takeout is fast and efficient. Cole Slaw is very tasty and pairs well with the fish.

Thank blancheinburlington
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The food was very good. Packaged tartar sauce is a no no in a fish & chip restaurant. Will not dine at this establishment again because of the packaged tartar sauce. It can’t be good for the environment either.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Every year for the past 15 years we have been going on Good Friday to this great little place for our F&C dinner. Good service, great food, and fine drink make it a good destination. Good value and portions are huge as you can see.

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were searching around in Burlington on the GPS for a fish and chip restaurant and this one came up and it was relatively close by. Located in a mall with lots of parking the restaurant was a pleasant surprise when we entered. It was...More

2  Thank PatsyCanuck
Reviewed 24 December 2017

This is your classic, old-fashioned fish and chips restaurant with table cloths and a warm, inviting atmosphere. Generous serving of chips or sweet potato fries and halibut at reasonable prices. And they serve tea in a real pot! Yes! Good friendly service.

2  Thank DanoCanada
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I had the halibut and chips with a side of haggis. It was OK and a good price, but I remember it as being something of an institution thirty years ago, Fries were pretty average too. Big difference was that they serve beer now. Don't...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Go for the food and ignore all the old Limey's and ancient dandelions gone to seed that crowd this Burlington institution. Halibut and chips perfectly cooked, great coleslaw. Pints can be a little variable in quality, London Pride always good.

Thank CraneLaker
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We always enjoy the Thistle. We eat at this restaurant several times a year because it can't be beat for fish, chips, mushy peas, and coleslaw.

Thank 149lj
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Because we live in the same small city we have been the to Thistle many times. My husband and I stopped in for a quick lunch today. Had a piece of fish each, a very small bowl of coleslaw, shared a fry and had a...More

Thank stephanie599
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10 January 2015|
Response from michael t | Reviewed this property |
The thistle is a restaurant not a hotel
22 December 2014|
Response from MXF450 |
You can make reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Scottish, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3455 Fairview St, Burlington, Ontario L7N 2R4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 905-637-8333
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