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The Creel Inn

Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
+44 1569 750254
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“scallops” (37 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“pancetta” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 8:30 pmAll hours
Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I visited the Creel Inn in June this year. I was a little wary as I don't eat a lot of fish so was worried whether there would be enough to choose from on the menu. But I needn't have worried, their menu is varied...More

Thank jenna W
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's advertised as being a cliff top restaurant which is true but the view that is normally associated with such a location is blocked by the building in front of it. So no view but from inside rather old fishermans buildings or homes there is...More

Thank Durris681
Reviewed 3 days ago

We'd been told this is THE place to eat in the area. Friday lunch for two. Not very busy. Service a little slow, but friendly enough. Quite pricey. The food was generally good, adequate amounts and well presented. The white wine we ordered had not...More

Thank Charles O
Reviewed 5 days ago

It had been a few years since we had been at The Creel and it seems like it might be going downhill slightly. The service was very slow, we waited over half an hour for our order to be taken. We chose to order off...More

Thank SAT1112
Reviewed 6 days ago

Four of us who hadn't been to The Creel for some time remembered it as having lovely food and good service. We were quite disappointed on a lovely sunny day to be sitting in such a gloomy room and for our meal to take such...More

Thank POPL
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here to celebrate my daughters birthday. It was really poor. We sat for over an hour before the food arrived- not great with kids, even really tolerant ones. They did give us a free drink though. When the food came the kids meal sausages...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is in a beautiful location. The seafood here is of a high standard. The atmosphere is good and the staff are friendly and attentive .it may be off the beaten track but worth the trip.

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. Atmospheric old fashioned inn serving excellent seafood. Other half had delicious Cullen skink. I had a trio of mussels in cream sauce, fresh crab claws and a half lobster. Thd fish was superbly fresh and not a bad price. Would highly...More

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set high up right above the sea this place, once we found it, had a great menu with so many delicious sounding dishes that it made it hard to choose. However my Cullen skiing proved a good choice as did everything else we ordered. I...More

Thank flemingmuir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't been for a while so was hoping it had improved - it hasn't really. Was only place we could find a table on a Saturday night and you could see why. Starters and deserts were OK, main courses were pretty awful. Even got charged...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $27
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Catterline | Stonehaven, Catterline, Stonehaven AB39 2UL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven  >  Catterline
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 750254
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Situated in the historic fishing village of Catterline, perched on cliffs overlooking the bay and harbour, The Creel Inn is set among some of North East Scotland's most beautiful coast line
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