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Ship Inn

5, Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY, Scotland
01569 762617
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Ranked #7 of 30 Restaurants in Stonehaven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood, Scottish
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Historic inn (1771) on the edge of Stonehaven's picturesque harbour. Stylish glass-fronted restaurant (38 covers) with extensive and varied menu. Seafood a speciality and daily specials board. Meals also served in cosy bar which offers a good range of draught (including real Ales)and bottled beers and ciders. Wine available by the glass or from wine list. Over 100 Single Malt whiskies. Wide selection of soft drinks and excellent freshly ground coffee.We also have an outside terrace overlooking the harbour where we serve meals (weather permitting).11 luxurious ensuite bedrooms (7 with harbour views).
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Been here so many times, even more now that I have relocated to Aberdeen. The food is incredible, massive portions and a huge selection on the menu from seafood to pastas, burgers and the daily specials. It's small and always busy so be prepared to wait for a table but it's well worth it.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Went on a spur of the moment trip down east coast of Scotland. As a lover of all things seafood, I was spoilt for choice in Anstruther and St Andrews. We headed back after a few days and stopped at Stonehaven for the night. The harbour was beautiful and the weather was fantastic. We booked a table at the Ship... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

It was a nice sunny day when we went but still managed to get a seat although it was very busy.The service we received was second to none in this busy place , polite waitress food came which was fish and chips and fresh as if it just came out if the sea that minute defiantly go back

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We had diner in the bar area, because the restaurant was full. No problem, even though it wasn't very cozy. The food was great. We had a tuna steak with noodles and soy sauce, which was brilliant. The lady went for the chicken burger with bacon, also very good! The service was very good. Very kind and helpful. I'd recommend... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I attended at the Ship Inn along with my elderly relatives who were over from New Zealand and they were impressed to say the least. We started off with seafood starters all round and wow! They were exquisite the vodka jelly with the salmon was lovely! And added a nice kick. For mains I personally recommend the Katsu Curry which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My husband, 18 month old son and I had a great meal here, made all the more amazing as we were squeezed in at the last minute. The food is amazing with great choices for me (veggie), the baby ( eats anything) and husband (total carnivore). Staff were so great with our son, we were really able to relax and... More

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Scotland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Fish and chips for lunch here was one of the best ever. Not cheap, but very good. Good range of other dishes on the menu. Busy, but service was very good.

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Bruges, Belgium
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

As mentionned above: a good stay in the hotel and good food. The mussels were 100% = even so good as in Begium. The crab clamps were also very good. Wine at good price and service OK. Nice stay at a Nice place. Well done Simon.

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Aberdeen
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6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had lunch at the Ship Inn, (03.08.14) well actually the Captain's Table which is the restaurant that's attached. Lovely, lovely grub. Had fish 'n' chips but had the kids size and that was more than enough. My husband had the adults size because his eyes are bigger than his belly.......enough said...pig.

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Sutton in Craven
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46 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stunning plates of food, great service, lovely staff. Need I say more, well I will do a full review because they deserve it.

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