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Lairhillock Inn & Crynoch Restaurant

) #206 of 540 Restaurants in Aberdeen $$ - $$$ , British,
5 Stonehaven | Near Stonehaven, Aberdeen AB39 3QS, Scotland
+44 1569 730001
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“gambas” (14 reviews)
“pie” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Scottish, Brew Pub, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Stonehaven | Near Stonehaven, Aberdeen AB39 3QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend came in, we got seated and after 15 mins they took our order. Another 15 later we got our food which was good, as well as starters, mains and dessert were really good 👍friendly staff as well. The price was a...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A second visit with family (ages 4~56). We tried all three courses. Great whitebait and gambas to start. Excellent, totally recommended as shared starters for four. Followed with mains of sole, haggis/neaps/tatties, burger and (child's) fish'n'chips. All excellent. Well presented and good size portions. Child...More

Thank Igithaba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Lairhillock Inn for the weekend with a large group of walkers and we ate at the restaurant both evenings. We were seated in the conservatory which was very pleasant and the staff were friendly and helpful. I was particularly impressed with...More

Thank Joyce A
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Date night and we chose Lairhillock Inn. Never been before but friends had recommended it. I had 3 courses and I can honestly say every every course was perfect! Looking forward to trying Sunday lunch soon! 100% recommend this restaurant!

1  Thank cbell1976
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Terrible service had to work out after 5 minutes to find a decent restaurant to eat in..(went to Cults Hotel) The waitress was extremely rude and unfriendly...have lived in the area for close to 40 years and they have just turned off a lifelong family...More

4  Thank Mark O
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Had a family night out ruined on Sunday 2nd July. Complained about my meal which was a plate of lettuce, tons of lettuce with the stock still on and only one small slice of yellow pepper and a slither of onion a couple pieces of...More

1  Thank sweet81_10
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This is a "posh" pub set in the countryside with attractive views. As well as the bar there is a large conservatory which is the best place to have a table. We only had one course as the prices were quite high. A large glass...More

1  Thank nickyportugal
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

The standard of this previous favourite has definitely gone down. They give you the bare minimum that roughly meets what is shown on the menu. For the prices this is not what is expected. Sadly complaining seems to cause a negative almost argumentative reaction for...More

Thank Iain G
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Have been here several times in the past and found it good, but last visit was disapointing. Have to drive about thirty minutes to get here and probaly wont bother again. The food was fine enough but overpriced as was the drink, the bill was...More

Thank Abershandy
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Based on a recommendation from a colleague stopped by for lunch and we were not disappointed. the gambas starter was delicious followed by a trio of lamb, which was beautifully presented and tasted even better. Great atmosphere and staff very friendly and helpful. Reasonably priced...More

1  Thank mansfial
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $199
Bar, British, Scottish, Brew Pub, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Stonehaven | Near Stonehaven, Aberdeen AB39 3QS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 730001
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