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The Harbour Visitor Centre Fishmarket Quay, Arbroath DD11 1PS, Scotland
+44 1241 879995
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Alloa, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of harbour and sea. Staff very friendly. Good menu, I am not a great seafood lover but this restuarant has the menu just right. Presentation was lovely. The Surf and Turf is gorgeous and worth a try. Definitely be back.

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Thank johnlt93
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had gone in to book a table for an evening meal and decided to stay for lunch. Lunch for what it cost was good value and tasty. Returned for evening meal which was very good. Waiters were happy to accommodate changes when asked without any problems. One person wanted surf and turf and changed from scallops to prawns. I... More 

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Thank Dale C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited recently for dinner with another couple, first time for myself visiting the restaurant but my friend and her husband are big fans. I had scallops for starter and carbonara for main, as I'm not the biggest sea food fan I'm afraid which is unfortunate as the menu is brim to the full of a sea food lovers dream! The... More 

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Thank Walkabouter201
Belfast, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unclean was my first impression, dirty windows tell me a lot about a place even before entering. Uninterested staff, dreadful coffee and uninspiring menu. The average rating is given to the food.

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Thank john h
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch and we're not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and service was quick even though they were busy. Definitely recommend the home cooked chips !

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Monifieth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant busy this afternoon which is always a good sign managed to get a table inside overlooking the harbour a wee bit to cold to sit outside today. We were served not long after sitting down ordered from the lunch menu food was excellent had a pint of Peroni perfectly chilled went down a treat.

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Thank Graham W
Highlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got taken here for lunch in my day off. Excellent and I opted for the 2 course £13.50 - fish cakes followed by blackened salmon ceaser salad. Great food and service. Will be back soon.

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1 Thank Scotland22
Brechin, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had popped through to Arbroath to view the art gallery next door and decided to have a late lunch first. That was a great decision lovely ambiance and friendly staff with some great lunch deals on the menu . 2 courses for £13.50 very good value!! Beer battered haddock and chips was excellent ! We will definately come and... More 

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1 Thank LINDSAY C
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a family favourite of ours, we try to visit once a month and can honestly say we be never had a bad meal or service here. Lovely atmosphere, lovely food and service. A bit more expensive than your usual family restaurant but the quality is worth it. Highly recommended

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1 Thank Sallyamruss
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good coffee, very tasty starters, we've had chowder and tart. But the mains weren't very special- lack of seasoning. Beef was cooked very good-soft and tender, baked poatoes also good but veggies had no taste at all, my fish and chips were fine but nothing special. Cheesecake very good! Plus that they have place to sit outside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour Visitor Centre Fishmarket Quay, Arbroath DD11 1PS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Arbroath
  • Phone Number: +44 1241 879995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?