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The Galley Waterfront Cafe and Seafood Restaurant

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeaway or delivery at this time.

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Seafood, British, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Great meal here, food was amazing, staff were great, felt safe with COVID procedures. Plenty of choice for my wife who is Coeliac. Kids loved their food as well. There is a huge park just around the corner, kids loved it. Got cheesecake to take...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020

The food here is outstanding and it’s worth a visit. The tables are spaced it, plenty of gel to use and the staff are on the ball serving the food and drinks. We ordered a selection of starters to share, scallops with black pudding, haggis...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020

A lovely afternoon out to the seaside finished with an evening meal at this restaurant. We had visited before some years ago so coming back to the area, this was our destination for something to eat. Only had 30 mins to wait (booking system in...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 September 2020

Can’t speak highly enough of the attentive service that we received. Adriana and another lady on our first visit and the Daisy for the second and third. They really care about good service. Obviously a big shout out to the wonderful chefs - you are...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 13 September 2020

We had a lovely takeaway lunch from the Galley today. Staff responded helpfully to my inquiry and order. The adult meals were delicious and portion size very good. Would definitely go again.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 August 2020 via mobile

Soup and sandwiches were excellent. Cullen Skink was delicious. Top marks for Covid precautions. Friendly staff. Highly recommended...

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 27 August 2020

A lovely restaurant with great food and service. The crab salad was incredible and our children's meals got a big thumbs up!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020 via mobile

Reserved a table under The Eat Out to Help Out scheme as an early meal for my birthday. Arrived and asked to follow the sign in details before shown to our table by the waitress politely whilst wearing a mask. Details of the fresh specials...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 24 August 2020

Before we got to our little cottage in Crovie we stopped off at a right little gem, the harbour looked amazing, the food was great & service in these rubbish times was very good. Monkfish & king prawn curry was stunning, fresh crab salad was...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 20 August 2020

Starters were good but let down by the mains,my curry was a bit bland and my wifes burgher was burnt.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Response from 188kevin | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot remember but for sure there are kids menu choices.
19 June 2018|
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Response from Dorothy P | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what the catch is on that given day, but if you fancy a seafood platter you can phone up and order one, although you would have to phone early. I know that whatever they have is delicious.
sue f
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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    The Galley Waterfront Cafe and Seafood Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5