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Molly's Cafe Bar

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The Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
+44 1569 762378
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Scotland UK
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

very average and bit pricy for what you get, stiff completion as so many great places close by now. staff friendly though

1 Thank HelenaScotlandUK
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We went to Molly's for an early Christmas dinner where my wife and I were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of our meals. My wife had the turkey with all the trimmings and suggested it was the moistest turkey she had had and enjoyed everything on the plate. I had the lamb which was also delicious. Our daughter had... More 

1 Thank David B
Yarm, United Kingdom
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319 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Nine people in our party ate here tonight. Most of us chose the chicken breast, but 2 people had fish dishes. We had a vegetarian lady in our party and it was disappointing to find only one dish for her on the main menu. She ended up having soup and a roll. The meals were well presented, and individual requests... More 

1 Thank Nan2272252117
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Took some friends here visiting from abroad. They wanted to try some Scottish staples. They started with the Cullen Skink. It tasted ok, but there wasn't a piece of fish in sight. I had chorizo and lentil soup. It was very thick and gloopy. It's always been a bit up and down here. You can see that someone is trying... More 

3 Thank Martin M
Inverness, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

I've been to this Cafe on a number of occasions when visiting family in the area. The food is average and the interior is crowded and noisy, but what a location! Nothing thrills me more than being by the sea. To balance the less than flattering comments, it is a great place if you have children with you. A no... More 

Thank Marija1502
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We only popped in for desert and coffee, but they were absolutely delicious, both of them. Wish we were staying here longer so we could come back for the full dinner.

1 Thank c g
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

A main course salad - crispy slivers of bacon and cubes of black pudding on a bed of mixed salad with a nice dressing. The service was very good - nice staff.

3 Thank Happyreturn2012
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Went for lunch here and was very disappointed. We had Cullen skink which was horrible. It was basically lumpy potato salad as there was no liquid in it. There was no fish in it although it tasted fishy. My father in law order the deconstructed BLT but there was no description of it on the menu. We asked the waitress... More 

Thank judith g
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Arrived just missing breakfast cut off point(our own fault),found the lunch menu small and no specials.service was average,coat hanger smiles and made to feel alittle unwelcome by one waitress but the second waitress was alot better. Our table was empty when we arrived but it was filthy with food debris smudged into table top groves and the table was very... More 

2 Thank Bob M
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Popped in on Sunday afternoon, had to stand for a good while (we were the only ones waiting for a seat) before having to go and ask one of the waiters (who didn't look very busy) whether we had to wait to be seated or just take a seat. Just take a seat we were told.... then left to sit... More 

4 Thank Dbdeen84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 762378

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