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The Captain's Table at the Ship Inn

5 Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY, Scotland
+44 1569 762617
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$$ - $$$
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5 Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY, Scotland
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Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Lovely sunny day and a great situation right on the harbour front. Food was tasty, and plentiful. We had fish and chips and crab claws.

Thank Jakethefood
Reviewed August 11, 2015

We went in here last Sunday and placed a food and drinks order for around £60/70 with the friendly bar staff, we went in and placed the order at the bar as we had been sitting outside at a table for some time and nobody...More

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sjcshank, Owner at The Captain's Table at the Ship Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2015

If you have children please come to the Ship Inn and choose a nice, freshly cooked meal for them from our extensive menu. As thousands of people do every year and have done for over 11 years under my ownership. We have an extensive menu...More

Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is my second review for the Ship Inn and not much more to say than my last review. Fresh haddock and friendly service on both occasions and probably the reason you must reserve a table because of its popularity. I always look forward to...More

Thank Dagenhamdave1969
Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Great find. Excellent staff. Chicken fillets were superb fantastic light batter and large helpings. Chicken wrapped in bacon on a bed of mash with haggis bon bons superb. Highly recommended

Thank clive m
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Simple and well presented pub grub with the fresh fish being particularly tasty. Food is great to have with a beer when you plough your way to the bar; past the wedged in locals; Ye Ken!

Thank Kirt T
Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Paid a brief visit here at the end of our walk to Dunnottar Castle to rest and refresh ourselves. Room at the bar was a bit tight but its popularity was probably partly responsible for this. A good pint with great outdoor seating. A real...More

Thank ScotlandDave
Reviewed August 8, 2015

we booked a table for lunch and glad we did, restaurant was very busy and all tables full. none the less we were served quickly and the food was delightful. Piping hot and plentiful in serving portions. We really enjoyed our meals and the views...More

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed August 7, 2015

We ate at the Ship Inn last Saturday and had a lovely meal. We ate outside and it was lovely sitting in the hrbour people watching whilst we ate out lunch. Just wish the staff were a bit friendlier. we have been here a number...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed August 7, 2015

The food and service were exceptional. The food is far superior to the atmosphere of the restaurant, but the food is amazing. The service was friendly and each person we encountered was friendly and gave off a wonderful warmth. This restaurant is a must. You...More

Thank deanmk
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We booked a table for 2 about a month ago because we knew we were in the area and it gets busy, so busy they must have turned away over a dozen people in the short time we were there and they also sent them...More

Thank jimbo367
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Sandranne C
October 17, 2016|
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Response from Simon C |
We allow well behaved dogs in the bar. They should be on a lead and stay on the floor - not on the seats.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Shore Head, Stonehaven AB39 2JY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 762617
  • This restaurant is at Ship Inn
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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