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The Carron

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Cameron Street | Stonehaven, Stonehaven, Scotland
441569760460
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11:59 am - 12:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:59 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:59 am - 12:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 128
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food!

We had been regular diners at the Carron and were extremely disappointed when the restaurant closed on the retirement of the previous owners. We were, therefore, very excited to hear it was reopening and made a booking to celebrate our anniversary. The amuse bouche of kohlrabi soup with haggis... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
CapnDarcy
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had been regular diners at the Carron and were extremely disappointed when the restaurant closed on the retirement of the previous owners. We were, therefore, very excited to hear it was reopening and made a booking to celebrate our anniversary. The amuse bouche of kohlrabi soup with haggis immediately calmed any anxieties that the food would not live up... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Having heard that the Carron had reopened my husband and I were delighted and booked a table. There have been lots of changes to the original Carron theme. There seems to be more tables in the main dining area so we felt really squeezed in and passing staff and customers bumped my chair umpteen times. Gone are the real napkins... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Just returned from dinner out at the Carron and all I can say is WOW. The food was absolutely exquisite, tasted amazing and presented beautifully. Attentive service without being intrusive. Amous Bouche of a mini brocolli soup was a very nice touch. Lovely to see local producers being incorporated within the drinks menus also. Would recommend to all, will definitely... More 

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Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went to the Carron to celebrate our wedding anniversary on sat 11th July 2015. Overall we had a nice time and thought the food was tasty. The bouche amuse was lovely. Water already on the table and bread given. However the portion size, particularly for the main course, was on the small side. There is a lack of veg on... More 

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scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I had lunch and dinner here this week and enjoyed both very much indeed. Well cooked and beautifully presented food with attentive and friendly service...what more could you wish for? Excellent Chilean Carmenere. Water on table didn't have to request. Amuse bouche and bread on table. Excellent cheese board.

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Stonehaven
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the newly reopened Carron. Celebrated my birthday with a delicious meal, well looked after by the staff, nothing was too much trouble. The menu is much smaller than before and I was worried being vegetarian that I would struggle but they were happy to change both of my courses to accommodate my diet. Our girls... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I am old enough to remember this place when it was owned and run by the Co Op or as we say in Aberdeen the copie and of course you got the dividend or divie as we said on your meal the present owners want to retire and it has been up for sale for some time with no takers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went for lunch here and was absolutely amazed and the stunning surroundings. Such a lovely place, the ambience was exquisite.....could have stayed all day long ! Service was great, food was first class, a place to die for !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Although the food tasted ok, had to go home quick to visit the bathroom. Had a severe diarrhea. Was sick for 3 days.

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

At the end of August Robert and Jacquie retired - such a loss as it was always our most favourite restaurant in Stonehaven.

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Additional Information about The Carron

Address: Cameron Street | Stonehaven, Stonehaven, Scotland
Phone Number: 441569760460
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:59 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:59 am - 12:30 pm
Thursday 11:59 am - 12:30 pm
Friday 11:59 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday 11:59 am - 12:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 62
Cuisine: British, Scottish

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cameron Street | Stonehaven, Stonehaven, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: 441569760460

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 62
  • Cuisine: British, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:59 am - 12:30 pm
Thursday
11:59 am - 12:30 pm
Friday
11:59 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday
11:59 am - 12:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?