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The Creel Inn

€€ - €€€Seafood, British,
Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
+44 1569 750254
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (38 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“pancetta” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We haven’t eaten here for at least a year and decided to go last weekend, as always the food was superb. Although the creek specialises in seafood, the meat dishes sounded irresistible so went with our gut instinct. The Quail starter, Game Pie and Fillet...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven’t been to the Creel for a long time but I’m happy to say it was worth the wait! Food was really really good.. plenty choice on the menu with added specials. Really tasty sauces on both the dishes I picked. There were 5 of...More

Thank Jenna86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked very last minute on a Sunday recently, arriving just before 2pm. The main restaurant was still full but we were able to get a table downstairs in the bar which was actually rather nice, particularly with a cosy fire. The service was very...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked in advance for my mother in laws 70th Birthday. We received a friendly greeting and shown to our table. Service was very prompt as the restaurant filled up in front of us. Most of the adults had the £18.50 3 courses which...More

Thank AbdnBird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food as usual. Alisha was super attentive with our table. Recommend Warm log fires lovely ambience. Choice if bar or restaurant. .

Thank mariaandwes
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The service was very poor. Food was ok but early in the evening they had run out of virtually everything we wanted. To add insult to injury, when we were presented with the bill, it charged us for some of the food we had wanted...More

5  Thank annapavlova880
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Went on a packed Saturday night for a birthday meal.We found the food was delicious but the service standards fell woefully short in many respects.Need to tighten up their act especially when a larger table is in !

1  Thank Jennifer30
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Looked forward to a family gathering of 11 for a birthday meal , but am afraid the service at our table spoilt it , will not be back

2  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Fiona and Mark for providing all 77 riders of the Tour de Catterline with some much needed soup after a tough charity bike ride. The soup was delicious and we enjoyed squeezing in together to get out of the rain. Especially good of...More

Thank Jillian E
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We have been here a few times now and always enjoy the food, it is traditional scottish food which is always packed with flavour. The restaurant is in a lovely location, especially the view from the back of the restaurant. Definitely recommend this place if...More

Thank Adam C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$28
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven  >  Catterline
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 750254
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Situated in the historic fishing village of Catterline, perched on cliffs overlooking the bay and harbour, The Creel Inn is set among some of North East Scotland's most beautiful coast line
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