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The Creel Inn

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Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
+44 1569 750254
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always eat at the Creel when over nighting in the area on business. food is first class as is the service

Thank kmhales
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We drive out to Creel inn for dinner once a month. Its a great location, love being out in Scotland as opposed to being in Aberdeen ;) The fish specials are always good, as is the venison. The service is friendly. Wifi would be nice but thats a small price to pay.

Thank Naveed K
Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Haven't been here for a few years but the food is still good. The table servers were extremely competent, informative and pleasant. But........... please please please could we have some cushions on the dining room chairs, it really was most uncomfortable. That's my only grumble.

Thank Catherine G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We hadn't been to The Creel in ages and called to see if they took dogs and they are welcome in the bar which is the same menu as the restaurant. I had one of the special fish dishes but there is a good selection of non fish as well and veggie choices. Not too expensive for the quality and... More 

Thank Whitehills81
Selkirk, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Excellent smiling waiters. Food delicious, fresh mussels , yum. Menu varied and early menu good value.

Thank atmurray1
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Thought we would give the restaurant a try as we haven't been here for a lot of years,wasn't disappointed food was delicious,my hubby had scallops,followed by hake and I had vegetable haggis Bon bons followed by trio of fish ,we couldn't resist the desserts so hubby had gingerbread pudding and I had pear and apple crumble amazing,will certainly be back,service... More 

Thank ysdpink
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Five of us ate here. Very good choice of food. We went for fish and seafood but there were plenty of non fishy options. Service was good and staff pleasant and friendly. I will go again. Asked waiter where they sourced their crayfish and he was able to find out. Felt this was a good sign. Good experience.

Thank Isabel W
Annapolis, Maryland
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Hard to find, GPS sent us down wrong road as well. Parking is challenging. But that's the only negative here. Food was simply terrific. The Lobster Thermador trio with crab claws and mussels was a feast. As was the seafood starter of smoked salmon sm9ked.scallop and an atmospheric arbroath smokie fish cake.

Thank Twocanns
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136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Disappointed with the meal as we had anticipated that it would be excellent - nothing in particular wrong with meal - just average.

Thank TravellingLincs
Montrose, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We hadn't been in this restaurant for years and we all were really looking forward to our family meal. Unfortunately the restaurant was quite busy and understaffed maybe it was to do with it being a Monday. We were given menus and selected our meals and were then advised some of the food was not available or partly available the... More 

Thank 19CaroleK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven  >  Catterline
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 750254
Situated in the historic fishing village of Catterline, perched on cliffs overlooking the bay and harbour, The Creel Inn is set among some of North East Scotland's most beautiful coast line

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