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Creel Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Seafood, British, Scottish
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25 Lamer Street | The Harbour, Dunbar EH42 1HJ, Scotland
+44 1368 863279
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From the minute we walked in to the minute we left, the dining experience and atmosphere were faultless in this lovely reataurant. We had spotted the Restaurant on a visit to the town last summer and felt it merited a further visit to eat there. I had researched online and liked very much what I saw - a small but... More 

Thank the jewel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, fresh and freshly cooked, fantastic service allowing just the right time to relax and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere. Having just moved to the area we're feeling very lucky to have a restaurant of such rare quality on our doorstep.

1 Thank joy b
Dunbar, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We have always enjoyed Logan's cooking. He mans the kitchen solo and his menus are thoughtful and sufficiently varied to suit all tastes. The narrow menu is a joy....you get fresh food freshly cooked. Scrumptious and interesting. The winner this time was the service which was efficient, friendly and happy. This is a great value, proper restaurant ideal for a... More 

2 Thank Swantour
Dunbar, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Reception Excellent, surroundings Excellent, Food and wines Excellent, Service Excellent. All topped off with a very reasonable bill at the end of a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

Thank Gordon M
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had read about The Creel Restaurant before our trip to Dunbar and am pleased we managed to fit a lunch into our short break away. Lunch was delicious! We were greeted and waited upon with such happiness and help that it became quite an uplifting and fun experience! We simply wanted a light lunch but what we had (... More 

1 Thank Mairi R
Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Our Anniversary dinner was entrusted to Creel, and we were very glad we went there. Lovely simple unpretentious food, served with charm by Sally, and cooked to perfection. I am really sad that we can not be regulars at this place as we were on holiday, and strongly encourage them to return to South Wales where they are much needed!

Thank Martin H
Dunoon, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ate here after seeing previous reviews and and checking out the website and we were not disappointed. The food was lovely and great value for money. The wine choices were varied and the bottle that we chose excellent. Its a very atmospheric bistro and cosy on a dark stormy night.

Thank Tourerbycar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the creel recently and were blown away by the food.The restaurant is small and oozes class,which is perfect as the standard of service and food is raised above the bar.So glad we managed to get a table on the day.#favourite place now 😍

Thank Graham N
Pencaitland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We took our three friends for lunch at the Creel and they loved it! The fish soup is the best we have ever tasted. Each course has a delicate, light & fresh flavour. The Dunbar apple and creme anglaise was to die for!

Thank Sheila K
Dunbar, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

As regular diners (not regularly enough for me) our latest visit was as rewarding as ever. I agree with the review which said no matter your companions, there's a mouth watering option for every taste. The steaks are a stand out and my wife, who is not a fishy person, loves the Creel's fish options. Highly recommended !

Thank kitfraser125

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Scottish
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Lamer Street | The Harbour, Dunbar EH42 1HJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Dunbar
  • Phone Number: +44 1368 863279

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