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Rockpool Cafe

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10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
+44 1542 841397
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09:30 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for coffee at the recommendation of locals. Coffee and cheese scones and sticky toffee cupcakes. All very fresh and tasty. nice ambience with seaside items and solid wood tables. Friendly and helpful staff and good service. Busy cafe.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had spotted this Cafe before when get an ice cream. But we wanted more and pleasantly surprised at the quality and fine spread available. We started with soup and sandwich and then tempted by coffee and a tasty sweet slice. Generous portions and great service and full of locals which says it all. Will be back!

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Thank toux
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent place for a coffee and a snack even lunch if your feeling peckish Breakfasts good too Staff are welcoming and friendly

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Thank Andrew C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The quality of the food here is hard to beat. Everything is so fresh and the cakes are so tasty! Will definitely be going back!

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Thank foodforthought01
York, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This place was recommended to us on a previous visit to the area but we couldn't get in! Every table was occupied and there was a queue forming outside the door. Our second attempt, albeit a year later, was successful. My wife and I both ordered the Cullen Skink and we were not disappointed. It arrived in a very attractive... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

very friendly staff,food was great reasonably priced and well presented . popular place would recommend book in advance

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Rockpool Café opens at 0930 and booking is recommended. So 0930 came and I was ready for my breakfast. The porridge was excellent and filling so when the magnificent kippers came I thought that I might struggle to finish them. No chance of that as they melted in my mouth accompanied by some wonderful bread. Give this wee gem... More 

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Thank agbarron
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Managed to get a table as a couple were just leaving. Amazing sandwiches, friendly staff. We will be back next time we are in Cullen.

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BRIGHTON ENGLAND
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215 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Cullen is a very tiny village with few amenities, so to find the café open on a Sunday was nice. We had not expected to find so many tables already booked for breakfast so only had a coffee. The coffee was extremely hot, but have since found this seems to be something the scots seem to like, must be something... More 

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Thank Sharon L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

During a recent stay in Aviemore, a friend and I visited Cullen where at the Rockpool Café we had the most delicious bowl of Cullen Skink Soup we had ever tasted. The portion was ample and piping hot. We followed it with half portions of fish and chips and scampi in a basket which was just enough. Its a very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:00
Thursday
09:30 - 16:00
Friday
09:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 The Square | Cullen, Buckie AB56 4RR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Buckie
  • Phone Number: +44 1542 841397

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