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Rockpool Cafe

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10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
+44 1542 841397
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09:30 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the area as part of our holiday and somebody recommended we try this cafe. It looked very inviting from the outside and parking was easy on The Square. The cafe was busy when we came in but luckily there was a table free. The service is friendly, the food very good and generous and the price reasonable. They... More 

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Thank Catsmoore
Harrogate
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived around noon on a weekday, grabbed a seat right away and ordered Cullen skink plus soup of the day which was cauliflower cheese. Both were excellent, served with a chunk of delicious granary bread. Very nice, good value, pleasant service, clean bathroom. Would return.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressed with the quality of food and great Service. Cullen skink is probably the best ive tasted. My daughter loved her kids sandwhich meal served up in a quirky wee bucket

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Thank FFC1876
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived with 2 young kids and the cafe was very busy but they managed to squeeze us in between bookings. Kids meals were incredibly generous and the adult meals were utterly delicious, so tasty and the Cullen skink soup was superb. Staff very friendly and all in all an excellent experience, we will certainly be returning!

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Thank Tawserrr
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to wait half an hour for a table, but it was worth it. Only one portion of Cullen Skink left, so one of us had that and the other three had fish and chips. Huge portions; none of us managed to eat everything! Friendly and welcoming, highly recommended (but book a table first!)

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came at lunchtime on Sunday, it was full so we had to book a table for an hour later. So glad we did, two of us had Cullen skink which was amazing and my son had a fab burger and chips. The food in this place is expertly cooked and service is prompt. A must visit. But book in advance!

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1 Thank Julia J
south wales
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320 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very popular place for locals and visitors so best to book a table. Attractive from the outside and nicely decorated inside. Food is excellent as is the presentation. Can seem a bit pricey but food is always fresh. Good coffee and cakes.

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Thank minseee
forres
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not booked a table and got the last one which was a good sign. Our soup was really good served with home made bread. Unfortunately it was so filling we were not able to sample any of the lovely looking cakes on offer.

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Westhill, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really tasty lunch here today - wonderful Cullen skink and beautiful sandwiches. Generously filled and delicious. Nice airy atmosphere. Would return for sure.

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Thank ScotlandAliH
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After driving through Buckie and not finding anywhere open on a Sunday morning to get a bite to eat we headed to Cullen where we found the Rockpool, a very nice little café. I ordered a breakfast at £9.50 (thought this was quite steep for a small village café). Because I did not want the black pudding, potato scone or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:00
Thursday
09:30 - 16:00
Friday
09:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Buckie
  • Phone Number: +44 1542 841397

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?