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Rockpool Cafe

) #1 of 15 Restaurants in Buckie $$ - $$$ Cafe, British,
10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
+44 1542 841397
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (89 reviews)
“cullen skink” (89 reviews)
“cakes” (50 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every aspect of the visit here was excellent. The staff, friendly, helpful and welcoming. The food, superb, especially the Skink of course - genuinely the best I've tasted, including my own, which ain't bad if I say so myself! I'd recommend Rockpool to anyone.

1  Thank S P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a super family lunch at Rockpool this weekend. The best Cullen skink I've ever tasted, beautiful white fleshed fish and chips followed by proper filter coffee and a massive succulent carrot cake muffin! Wonderful contemporary decor and smiley staff all added to a perfect...More

1  Thank Josie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently and have to say that it was very disappointed, no Cullen Skink soup available and were offered courgette soup as a replacement!!! We had tea and a selection of cakes (rather overpriced )instead and I have to say that all the cakes were...More

Thank J5699JGjimh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably not the best time to eat Cullen Skink when its 27degs C outside. But having booked several days in advance and had been recommended the Cullen skink we all (4 of us ) did not want to miss it, may have been a touch...More

Thank Eddie P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

No scraping of metal chairs on floors, no loud music, no shouting back and forth to kitchen made it a very peaceful lunch, and the bonus of being able to hear each other speak. It is often hard to find places where you can enjoy...More

Thank Irene W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

lovely service, great food but a wee bit pricey. Good to book in advance as it gets really busy. large portions.

Thank juniemaquine
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Was treated to afternoon tea today lovely, very special. Staff were very pleasant. Nice atmosphere. Would very much recommend this place. Booking is a must

Thank mair2006
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Rockpool Café scores 10/10 every time we visit. The staff are extremely friendly, the menu selection brilliant and the quality of everything served is outstanding. Rockpool is quite simply one of the best places to eat in the area. You'll find a varied, but not...More

Thank IrishEyesSmile
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We come here for lunch all the time. Food is always excellent, good value and very tasty. Service is always really friendly. Best place for lunch for miles around.

Thank craftynic
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Arrived for a lunch stop and although booked, they fitted us in early to a table. Nice quick service and excellent that dietary requirements are well catered. My wife being Vegan often has issues, however their daily soup (courgette & thyme) was both gluten and...More

Thank Dennis G
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we will be walking with a small dog is it possible to eat at rockpool thanks Derek.
29 December 2014|
Response from Gilliam | Reviewed this property |
I do not think the Café will accept dogs into the premises.
we will be walking with a small dog is it possible to eat at the rockpool thanks derek.
29 December 2014|
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Response from IrishEyesSmile | Reviewed this property |
I do not think it would be possible to take your dog inside. I would recommend calling and reserving a table by the window as you may be able to tether your dog outside while you eat. Restaurants here do not allow dogs, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Buckie
  • Phone Number: +44 1542 841397
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