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The Creel Inn

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
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Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
+44 1569 750254
12:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Newmachar, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good, relaxed service, great food & lovely ambiance. The kids loved the fish poster too! (kept them out of too much mischief). Our 8 year old is a fish / seafood fanatic & thought he was in seafood heaven with the seafood sharing platter. A hidden gem.

Thank Caroline C
Dorset, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting friends in Aberdeen we decided to eat out but having no local knowledge of the area (we are from south of the border) we were guided by our friends. It was evening when we arrived at The Creel and to be honest we would never have found it if we were on our own! We certainly would never... More 

Thank dr33ma
Cupar, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've been meaning to go for ages - probably four or five years. The last time we were in the area we missed last orders at lunchtime by 5 minutes and had to leave on empty stomachs. We had initially been attracted by the Creet's reputation as a haven for Belgian beers let alone its shining accolades for seafood. Ironically... More 

Thank Jeffertonian
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always eat at the Creel when over nighting in the area on business. food is first class as is the service

Thank kmhales
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We drive out to Creel inn for dinner once a month. Its a great location, love being out in Scotland as opposed to being in Aberdeen ;) The fish specials are always good, as is the venison. The service is friendly. Wifi would be nice but thats a small price to pay.

Thank Naveed K
Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Haven't been here for a few years but the food is still good. The table servers were extremely competent, informative and pleasant. But........... please please please could we have some cushions on the dining room chairs, it really was most uncomfortable. That's my only grumble.

Thank Catherine G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We hadn't been to The Creel in ages and called to see if they took dogs and they are welcome in the bar which is the same menu as the restaurant. I had one of the special fish dishes but there is a good selection of non fish as well and veggie choices. Not too expensive for the quality and... More 

Thank Whitehills81
Selkirk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Excellent smiling waiters. Food delicious, fresh mussels , yum. Menu varied and early menu good value.

Thank atmurray1
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Thought we would give the restaurant a try as we haven't been here for a lot of years,wasn't disappointed food was delicious,my hubby had scallops,followed by hake and I had vegetable haggis Bon bons followed by trio of fish ,we couldn't resist the desserts so hubby had gingerbread pudding and I had pear and apple crumble amazing,will certainly be back,service... More 

Thank ysdpink
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Five of us ate here. Very good choice of food. We went for fish and seafood but there were plenty of non fishy options. Service was good and staff pleasant and friendly. I will go again. Asked waiter where they sourced their crayfish and he was able to find out. Felt this was a good sign. Good experience.

Thank Isabel W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
Drinks, Lunch, 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
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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