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“Slow service ”
Review of The Creel Inn

The Creel Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Catterline
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$27
Cuisines: Seafood, Scottish, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: 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
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
4 reviews
“Slow service ”
Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

Went with very high expectations as heard some great things, the food is excellent but service is quite slow, we waited almost 25 minutes before our order was taken which was the only fault.

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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Family Meal”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Meet my parents here for dinner as it half way for us both. The waiting staff were really friendly and efficient, and nothing was too much trouble for them.
The food was really good, I tried muscles for the 1st time and so enjoyed them!!!! The chicken my husband had was a bit strange, but this would not stop us from returning (he knew he was trying something new!!)
Presentation of food and atmosphere in the wee bar area was great.

  • Visited June 2014
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Return Visit”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

This was a return visit to The Creel Inn having eaten here several times in the past over several years. My favourite starter has always been the Creel Inn Crab Soup, it always came looking like a weak mix but when you dug in and found all the large chunks below the surface, it became a delicious meal in itself. This time it was different , it came with no chunks, it was more a creamy macerated mix and I was disappointed. My main course however was whole John Dory and this was excellent. So slightly disappointed but it would not stop me going back.

  • Visited May 2014
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Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
272 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“much improved since our last visit”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Although we still found the restaurant shiveringly cold the food was much improved.Service a bit slapdash. The rock turbot and black pudding came without the black pudding. No steak knife was offered for the steak and no spoon was offered for the pasta. Good food but very pricy.

  • Visited June 2014
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Top Food”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Third or fourth time here and always a high standard. Nice atmosphere and great pl;ace to drop in through theweek as well. Noticably higher standard of food in terms of quality and presentation than other places in the area...Well done.

  • Visited March 2014
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