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Rockpool Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, British,
10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
+44 1542 841397
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cullen skink” (106 reviews)
“cakes” (48 reviews)
“dressed crab” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This cafe is amazing. We were staying nearby for a week and visited twice for Cullen Skink (Apparently the chef won't enter the world Cullen Skink Championships but should do as it would win!!), the soup was hearty, full of fish and full of flavour....More

Thank Nurstin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with Mum. Friendly very efficient staff. Great selection of slightly different sandwiches and other faire. Mum had the hot smoked salmon sandwich which she loved. I was to greedy. As part if my exploration of Cullen Skink in the north east...More

Thank Ji57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on passing through Cullen. Very busy quaint wee cafe. Food was very good and a lovely choice. Prices are reasonable and staff were helpful and polite. Would stop here again.

Thank 23SnapHappy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable lunchtime meals based on traditional local fare with a twist. Comfortable seating areas for the family and friends.

Thank James M
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Cosy but not cramped. Attentive waitress,excellent menu catering for vegetarians too. Parking nearby in the adjacent Square. Booking in advance is recommended.

Thank keith w
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Went here for lunch whilst away on holiday. What a great find. Kids lunch in a bucket was a fab idea, though a little on the dear side. Cullen skink was absolutely amazing. Best I've ever had. Going back to the area in a few...More

Thank Alison E
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Made a point of booking the Rock Pool Cafe for the last day of our holiday as we didn't want to miss out on dining there before we went home. (It's really popular so its wise to book a table.) Great selection of quality foods...More

Thank archiemcbean
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were staying in Findochty and were determined to try the local delicacy, Cullen Skink, in Cullen, as we had tried it elsewhere in the area. It did not disappoint and was definitely the best we had tried. The rest of the food was lovely...More

Thank gilliandeller
Reviewed 18 October 2017

It is a very busy place so try to make sure you have booked a table, even midweek it is sometimes a challenge to get it, which is a great sign! The food it delicious! I had the Cullen Skink and it was amazing! I...More

Thank harte87
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Second time in the Rockpool this year. We all enjoyed it as much as we had first time around. Cullen skink, open club sandwich, scampi basket and cakes: all delicious. Loved that our waitress offered a half portion of scampi as soon as my son...More

Thank ScotlandAliH
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29 December 2014|
Response from Gilliam | Reviewed this property |
I do not think the Café will accept dogs into the premises.
29 December 2014|
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Response from IrishEyesSmile | Reviewed this property |
I do not think it would be possible to take your dog inside. I would recommend calling and reserving a table by the window as you may be able to tether your dog outside while you eat. Restaurants here do not allow dogs, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
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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