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The Upper Deck Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Scottish, Steakhouse
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At the Ferry Inn, Scrabster KW14 7UJ, Scotland
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Thurso, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We both had a 3 course meal although shared the first which was Cullen Skink soup as it's a hearty meal by itself. If you are a visitor and wonders what Cullen slink is then you are in for a treat. It's a thick fish, potato, leek and cream soup 😋. The steaks are very tasty and well cooked. Plenty... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely evening meal with beautiful food and huge portions. Staff were attentive and friendly

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Thank linda M
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food although over priced in my opinion. Service was ok but could be more attentive. Decoration was badly dated, felt like I had walked on to the set of a 1980s sitcom. Would go back if the pricing policy was reconsidered.

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Thank Greig101
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To the Upper Deck in Scrabster for family supper. Smoked mussels and bacon strongly recommended ( not subtle, but delicious), rare fillet steak perfect. Perfectly drinkable Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon for £17.00 a bottle, lovely views over the ( fairly industrial) harbour as the evening faded, and very pleasant and helpful staff. Minor downside ( as someone with IBS and no... More 

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Thank Susie H
Durham, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a long time this restaurant has been well known for its steaks but now the menu has been expanded to include a wider range of dishes. Good food and good service - what more is there to say.

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Thank dsweddle
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Four of us had a great meal at the Upper Deck. Excellent food and service, would recommend to anyone.

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Western Norway, Norway
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364 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Back for my third visit to The Upper Deck. Friendly staff, pretty good and quick service, a decent selection on the menu and the food is nice. Between the 3 of us we all had different starters and main courses: prawn cocktail, cullen skink and smoked mussels. All were scoffed, however I would say the cullen skink was a bit... More 

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Thank GunnHa
stoney
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

On a cold winter's night... sitting looking out to the twinkling lights over a still harbour, what more could a girl ask for...?? A fabulous meal served in comfortable surroundings by a great team of staff. My party of four all ordered steaks of differing types, weights and cooking preferences and, as suggested to us by friends, we experienced the... More 

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Thank hoteldocStoney
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

had the misfortune to dine at the upper deck in scrabster together with 3 family members the menu looked ok so i ordered pate as a starter. this arrived in a frozen state and i was not able to spread it on the bread provided. it also had a very mediocre taste.(lidl etc). for the main course i selected chicken... More 

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Thank 101alexander
Mey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

It had been a while since I had occassion to eat in the Upper Deck, however, the quality has not diminished in those years. I had the Cullen Skink which was thick, creamy and had lumps of tattie and fish in it. For the main course, I initially thought the chef had skimped on the chips, however, by the time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At the Ferry Inn, Scrabster KW14 7UJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Scrabster

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?