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The Carron Fish Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Fast food, British, Scottish, Seafood
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1 Allardice Street, Stonehaven AB39 2BN, Scotland
+44 1569 765377
14:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:00
16:15 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to go to the Carron, home of the deep fried mars bar. It is a simple fish & chip shop and that is what you get. Friendly staff and good quality food. they obviously get a lot of tourists and indeed the couple in front of us had ordered a deep fried mars bar. The staff were careful... More 

Thank jaydeeAberdeen
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just loved this place very clean great food great location with parking close by and well worth a return visit

Thank RichieAdams
Vilnius, Lithuania
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191 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals likes it, that means it is really best in town. I really enjoyed fish and chips. It was kindo of interesting to try here invented deepfried mars bar. It was not something magical or even very tasty, but it was worth to get there, just to try in the birthplace of it. The cheef of the restaurant was nominated... More 

Thank Rimgaudas B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stonehaven has a couple of very good fish and chip shops The carron is my favourite, never tried the deep fried mars bar but often see tourists buying them.

Thank GraemeD1974
London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled here before the fireballs on new years eve/hogmanay and so glad we did. A large selection menu of cooked to order delicious food. We had haddock and chips and one person tried the haggis pudding - all were lovely and very reasonably priced.

Thank Louisa A
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235 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The staff was very friendly with three crazy Americans barraging them with questions about the area. The fish and chips were awesome! Fresh fish and perfect chips in generous portions.

Thank souzagar
Randwick, Stroud
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Called in before fireballs and we really enjoyed the very fresh chips plus amazing battered mars bar. Friendly quick service and very well organised.

Thank apcamps
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Was a little skeptical as to how it would taste, but oh my goodness anyone in the area has to come here. It can't be good for you, but my does it taste good!

Thank JazDisney
Houston, Texas
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Having spent many years in the US, although this is a takeaway food shop, this is the opposite of a US takeaway. The fish is cooked to order, as are the chips. There are signs up telling the customer where the day's fish came from, the source and type of potatoes used to make the chips. The food is not... More 

Thank IanHR
Province of Trento, Italy
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

One of the best Fish&Chips I've tried in Scotland! If you dare, also try the deep fried Mars bar... but prepare to have your senses blown... and your arteries clogged! An obligate stop if you go to Stonehaven!

Thank Azufre451

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, British, Scottish, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
16:15 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
16:15 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
16:15 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
16:15 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Allardice Street, Stonehaven AB39 2BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 765377

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?