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Molly's Cafe Bar

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Cafe, British, Scottish
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The Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
+44 1569 762378
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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520 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heading out of Aberdeen, and having missed breakfast due to morning meetings back to back, a colleague recommended a stop prior to heading back to Middlesbrough here. Slightly off the A90, watch out they have dug the roads up and you may miss it, is the beautiful wee seaside village of Stonehaven. We drove to the seafront and found Mollys,... More 

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Thank RichardUpshall
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stop here for lunch,my wife had Cullen Skink and I had lentil & ham hock soup,it came with a hot roll and the coffee was great,finally after eating in quite a few places,we find somewhere that actually makes homemade soup.10 out of 10.

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Thank gavins1969
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere. Very busy and well worth the wait as the food is first rate and very tasty indeed. Reasonable priced. Just what you need after your visit to Dunnottar Castle.

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Thank Stuart F
aberdeenshire
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Recommended by locals we met in Stonehaven. Tasty Cullen skink and sandwich, staff friendly and very efficient. Great views.

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Thank RichtAberdeenshire
Ystradgynlais, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Cullen skink and a warm buttered roll. At that moment, nothing could have been better suited than this creamy smoked fish bowl of velvety scrumptiousness.

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Thank steve B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little café right at the beach. simple menu but food is delicious. Friendly staff. Good value for money.

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Thank Nan 南 L
Fochabers
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I are always in this damned cafe!!! I hate to think of the amount of money we have spent in here yet we go back week after week for breakfast..... Or lunch......or dinner!!!! The paté is ultra fantastic Busy busy place but if you wait for a seat is most definitely worth it x

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Thank Mairi P
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I hadn't been to this café for a long time and had arranged to meet a friend there for afternoon tea. The furnishings are looking shabby and not especially clean. The young man serving was very off-hand. We ordered 2 teas and 2 carrot cakes. The tiny squares of carrot cake arrived, about 6x6x2 cm - tasteless sponge and a... More 

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Aboyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

An unprepossessing exterior hides a very nice informal seafront cafe/bistro. I visited in the early evening of a Saturday, and the place was busy even then. Service was attentive, friendly and drinks came quickly. As well as the printed menu, there was an extensive specials board of interesting and varied starters, mains and puds. I chose the cullen skink starter... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I came here for lunch on an incredibly cold day. I had Cullen skink to start which was incredible. I then had chicken goujons with chips which were served in a lovely big portion the chicken was cooked to perfection the chips were maybe slightly overdone for my taste but nonetheless they were gorgeous. All topped off with a cup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 762378

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