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Cullen Bay Hotel Lounge

$$ - $$$
British, Soups, Scottish, Bar, Pub
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Cullen, Scotland
+44 1542 840432
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended Cullen Bay Hotel for a Babyshower a week aho. Lovely enjoyable experience. We had our own private room looking out to the beach with lovely views. Had a buffet lounge which was lovely and Staff were very welcoming

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Thank Nicole R
Cullen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

we are a few minutes travel from the Cullen Bay so it is handy for a last minute decision to go out to eat. food is always good and staff always friendly. decided to go out for Christmas Dinner this year for the first time and chose to go here, did not disappoint

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Thank evelyn1904
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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341 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017

A large group of family reserved lunch at this location for a special birthday. We were welcomed and served by friendly staff. We had starters and main meals, which were fine and ample (possibly the chips were over cooked and many options on the menu were not available unfortunately). The Cullen Skink was a treat. Nice view.

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Thank Scott D
Sydney, Australia
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183 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Just walked in on Monday evening. Staff very friendly. Showed to a window table, lovely view. Just had a main meal, 2 had fish and chips 2 haggis and chicken. We were told when ordered to would take 20 min as cooked fresh, don't have a problem with that as we were enjoying the conversation and view. Food was well... More 

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Thank Sylvia M
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited here whilst staying near Elgin. Just headed to Cullen in the hopes of finding somewhere that served Cullen Skink. We were barely in the town limits when we came across this hotel. Very understated from the outside but an amazingly friendly place with a warm welcome and a tremendous view. I had the Cullen Skink "with a twist"... More 

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Thank Fiona C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner to celebrate our anniversary. The service was excellent; staff were very polite and attentive. Orders were taken quickly. However the food wasn't that great. It was ok, but that's all. I had the salmon and prawn fish cake to start, the main ingredient of which was potato. My partner had the bruschetta which I thought looked... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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341 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016

A large group of us booked a lunch at this hotel for a birthday celebration. Greeted by helpful friendly staff. Our orders were fairly quick to arrive. All our different meals were excellent. Since my last review / visit and in my case, the food's getting better. My haddock and chips were just right and my quantity / quality of... More 

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2 Thank Scott D
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch whilst passing. Had no problem getting a table and service was reasonably quick. Had fish and chips which was OK, home made chips were a bit undercooked but were a nice touch compared to the usual. Was quite expensive for what it was and the restaurant felt dated. Average rating about covers it.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016

I visited here with friends for dinner at the beginning of August. What a fantastic place. The food was excellent and the service superb!! I can thoroughly recommend the award winning Cullen Skink, as a starter if you are really hungry. It is to die for!! The main courses were varied and excellent quality. Will definitely return.

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1 Thank Hazel D
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

My wife and I were following the Moray Firth Coastal Trail and saw the sign proclaiming the Cullen Bay Hotel as the Cullen Skink World Champions. She is an addict of this traditional dish and insisted on stopping to try it out. Although the chef had just gone of duty the hotel staff made us welcome. We were served up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Soups, Scottish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cullen, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Cullen
  • Phone Number: +44 1542 840432

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