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The Stack Restaurant and Bar

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Gastropub, Seafood, British, Vegetarian, Pub
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14 Dunnyfell Road | Muchalls, Stonehaven AB39 3RP , Scotland (Formerly The Muchalls Bistro)
+44 1569 730393
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Description: The Stack Restaurant and Bar, which was formerly the renowned Muchalls...
The Stack Restaurant and Bar, which was formerly the renowned Muchalls Bistro, where you'll find locally sourced, seasonal food which has been attentively prepared and served in a relaxed and welcoming environment, alongside a well -stocked Bar. Situated in the coastal village of Muchalls, just off the A90, and 10 minutes from Aberdeen, the restaurant derives its name from the sea stacks located on the beautiful surrounding coastline.
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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent experience

Visited this relatively new restaurant in Muchalls with friends a couple of weeks ago. We were greeted by very friendly and helpful staff who took good care of our needs during the course of the evening. Very impressed with the menu and the varied choice on offer. Something for everyone! I chose... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Bill H
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this relatively new restaurant in Muchalls with friends a couple of weeks ago. We were greeted by very friendly and helpful staff who took good care of our needs during the course of the evening. Very impressed with the menu and the varied choice on offer. Something for everyone! I chose the starter of smoked haddock chowder followed by... More 

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Thank Bill H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed excellent service and great food - 8 very happy customers! The restaurant was warm and welcoming.

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Thank holidayjin
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit since refurbishment. Still an intimate restaurant and the food was excellent, waiting staff friendly and efficient, and the Chef/owner had a few words at the end of our meal. The Menu was varied with the majority of produce sourced locally. I had the beetroot and cheese bon bons and my wife had mussels both dishes were excellent.... More 

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Thank Robert7144
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had dinner here last night with a friend, and it was excellent, no fault can be found with the first class food and friendly service. one to put on your must visit list.

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Thank 196charlieB
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with girlfriend on Sunday for late lunch, warm welcome by intentive waiter, place clearly under going a transformation but menu full of modern seasonal ideas, starter of beetroot and cheese Bon bons was perfect and girlfriend praised her fish soup as lighter and Cullen skink, both had steaks that to me were slightly over but quality of meat and... More 

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Thank hamish a
stoney
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I and four others enjoyed a wonderful meal at this restaurant. The quality of food and presentation was excellent and the waiting staff attentive. Two small points why I didn't give it a 5 rating: the lack of welcome when we arrived. We stood for a few minutes with no member of staff visable to approach and ask for our... More 

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1 Thank hoteldocStoney
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 17 visited the restaurant and everyone thought the food was wonderful and would definitely go back. The staff were very friendly and the service was excellent too. A very enjoyable evening out.

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Thank MAberdeenshire2012
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Wonderful choice of food over three menus (regular, Christmas & specials) and everyone in our group of six said their meal was delicious. Food was freshly prepared and well-presented. Staff were friendly and helpful - I have a dietary requirement that weren't entirely covered by the menu as it stood, but asked for a couple of changes and they were... More 

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Thank Lisa S
Aberdeenshire
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

A group of 10 of us dined here on Saturday night, the menu was lovely, very hard to decide what to have as everything sounded lovely, In the end I plumped for Prawn and Avocado cocktail and then Sea Bass with a risotto for my main, no room for pud but they looked delicious, however we did get some nice... More 

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Thank iloveskiing1
Banchory Scotland
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Had a wonderful evening at The Stack, the food was absolutely gorgeous. We will definitely be back very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Dunnyfell Road | Muchalls, Stonehaven AB39 3RP, Scotland (Formerly The Muchalls Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 730393

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 29
  • Cuisine: Gastropub, Seafood, British, Vegetarian, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions

Description

The Stack Restaurant and Bar, which was formerly the renowned Muchalls Bistro, where you'll find locally sourced, seasonal food which has been attentively prepared and served in a relaxed and welcoming environment, alongside a well -stocked Bar. Situated in the coastal village of Muchalls, just off the A90, and 10 minutes from Aberdeen, the restaurant derives its name from the sea stacks located on the beautiful surrounding coastline.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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