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All reviews pizza fish and chips sticky toffee pudding cheesecake chicken soup bay owl external appearance amazing views definitely eat here again caravan park excellent food visited this restaurant warm welcome great place to eat pleasant staff home made
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Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

They serve all day. Plenty of choice on the menu for simple but tasty pub grub. Lovely surroundings.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

After a family remembrance, we decided last minute.com to have lunch at The Bay Owl. What a hidden gem. Was initially served tea that was cold but was rectified immediately without fuss. We had fish and chips and a burger meal. Fantastic...!!! Staff were friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

I passed this place for years for work and finally got a chance to visit. Great little restaurant on the main road. Staff were friendly and helpful. A few vegan options (for my mum) and a great Beastie burger for me. The chips were a...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

We stopped here today on the off chance of a drink and a wee bite. We were not disappointed. Excellent service , covid secure . Fab host who couldn’t do enough for us even though this was his new business and had been working day...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020 via mobile

Great food and lovely views. If you're on the A9 this is a gem of a place to stop. We had pizza and fish & chips, both excellent and lovely puds afterwards. It has been recently refurbished and the new owners have done a great...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 15 October 2020

We visited prior to the 6pm curfew and had great pizzas, well worth a visit if you’re travelling through or staying in the area. Staff really friendly and plenty of parking spaces for campervans etc

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

Stunning views over the sea. Due to COVID they start up a marquee with lots of tea lights which was nice. Inside looked amazing with a log burner as well!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 10 October 2020

Would highly recommend that you try the meat feast pizza the best I've had in a while.my wife had the burger which she also said she really enjoyed.the staff are really helpful and attentive.Excellent value for money

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 6 October 2020 via mobile

Great place and the best view across to Dunbeath Castle. Food is excellent, freshly prepared in house. Pizzas are so authentic with home made dough and sauces. If you like a bit of heat the chicken wings with John’s Reaper Chilli hot sauce is a...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

Incredible views whilst eating excellent home cooked food, and all so reasonably priced! Definitely visit again on my travels

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from JJGill | Reviewed this property |
Definitely best to book, especially if it is summer and you would like a window seat overlooking the bay.
12 March 2016|
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Response from JJGill | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are welcome in the bar area and you can eat there but of course Assistance Dogs are always welcome in the restaurant.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bay Dunbeath
    Does The Bay Dunbeath offer takeaway?
    Yes, The Bay Dunbeath offers takeaway services.
    Does The Bay Dunbeath offer delivery?
    Yes, The Bay Dunbeath offers delivery services.
    How is The Bay Dunbeath rated?
    The Bay Dunbeath is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5