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The Bay Fish & Chips

Beach Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
+44 1569 762000
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (129 reviews)
“tartare” (27 reviews)
“onion rings” (11 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Beach Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 631 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we've been travelling in UK for ten days and been searching for the best fish and chips until we were recommended to go to The Bay at stonehaven, it was the best fish and chips we ever had. The restaurant is located in front of...More

Thank Eda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fin-nominal fish and scrumptious scampi. Inside the unassuming storefront you'll find eco-friendly seafood cooked to perfection. Quaint setting on the bay. Perfect for takeaway.

Thank danielthomae
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Spent 5 days driving through Scotland and these were the best F&C I had. Wonderful view as well. Take the time to visit Donnottar Castle and the War Memorial and have these as a reward after.

Thank John D
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Visited in November, food fantastic,service fantastic and really quick service,they have this down to a fine art. Will be back!

Thank mclaren095
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Having read the reviews I was hoping The Bay lived up to the hype. And it really did. Fish was freshly cooked and tasted as fresh as any fish I have had and the chips were lovely too. Great setting and well worth the visit.

1  Thank Adam G
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I read the previous reviews and I choose this place. I'm a little bit disappointed because it's not better fish that I've tasted... Too much lard or oil and I found an insect on the chips... I think it's overpriced I don't recommend this place

1  Thank iricciinviaggio
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Lovely, inviting, little Chip Shop on Stonehavens Beach Promenade. Fresh fish daily, excellent local crop of pototoes. Orders for take away are served in sturdy cardboard boxes and napkins and plastic utensils are als supplied.

1  Thank EKC980
Reviewed 6 November 2017

There is nothing better than a seaside fish and chips supper following a bracing walk along the sea front. The Bay is an excellent take away for this traditional meal and following all the latest eco trends - responsibly sourced fish, biodegradable packing etc. This...More

1  Thank Basingstone
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Someone from my hostel at aberdeen talk about this place and let me tell you, was really the best fish and chips ever, really good, great service! ( just be careful with the salt 😊) . When i come again because i’ll definetely i’ll be...More

1  Thank ChilenoUK
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Fresh responsibly sourced fish, well cooked, great chips, who needs a restaurant when you eat overlooking the bay, sun shining too! Friendly team behind the counter.... well done guys.

Thank skipster_08
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Questions & Answers
14 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from sara b | Reviewed this property |
It is vegetarian. I asked, no lard is used, they use sunflower oil. It is a chippy yes but a more up market one with various other options so whilst I agree is it not a restaurant it is just a really good take away.
1 September 2015|
Response from DawnS7168 |
It's not a restaurant at all just a fish & chip shop not sure why it's then listed under restaurants !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 762000
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