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The Galley Waterfront Cafe and Seafood Restaurant

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Whitehills ££ - £££ Seafood, British,
Whitehills Marina Harbour Place, Whitehills AB45 2NQ, Scotland
+44 1261 861116
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“cullen skink” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Whitehills Marina Harbour Place, Whitehills AB45 2NQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very busy, but food worth the wait. Fish freshly caught, and you could tell. Probably better to book if you can.

Thank Magz16
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the frustrations of being a seafood lover living near the Moray Firth coast is seeing the top quality shellfish being loaded on to lorries bound for Spain and having no seafood restaurants to eat in here. At last Whitehills has come up trumps...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a family of 6 for fathers day and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Firstly I have to mention the lovely waiting staff who welcomed us as we arrived. These girls are genuinely nice and create a relaxed atmosphere, and offer great service....More

Thank golfwidow53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a couple of family meals which were good. Your average restaurant food. Service was friendly.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had supper last week at this restaurant. The staff were very welcoming and efficient. The 2 of us had the mussels and Cullen skink for starters which was v nicely cooked and tasty, followed by seafood linguini and the lemon sole. Which we thoroughly...More

Thank Graham R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a totally unassuming restaurant this place is - with pretty views over the harbour the staff and food was delicious & superb value for money. Will definitely return when I visit Huntly again 👍😃

Thank frothera42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is somewhere my Dad has raved about for ages but my husband and I had never been. Dad took us on Sunday and I was dubious as I'm not a fish eater but there was really no need for me to worry. The menu...More

Thank craignkirsty180616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Scallops to start were very over cooked, the colour of mahogany, which was a new one for me. A trio of goujons of fish were acceptable. Haddock and chips were an enormous offering - twice what you might get at many places although the batter...More

Thank bjh1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for lunch last week and the seafood was the best I have tasted in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. The price is reasonable as well. The service was very good the host was welcoming and very friendly. I will definitely be back and will phone ahead...More

Thank ssca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a special anniversary lunch here on recommendation for my parents and ourselves as we hadn't been before. We were really happy with our choice. We had a mixture of the daily specials and the main menu and all were beautifully presented and very flavoursome....More

Thank girlsaroundtheworld
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sue f
menu for high tea
14 February 2015|
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Response from philip m | Reviewed this property |
have only been there for lunch quite a few times also morning coffee and cakes. have not tried high teas . cannot comment on them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitehills Marina Harbour Place, Whitehills AB45 2NQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Whitehills
  • Phone Number: +44 1261 861116
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