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Lairhillock Inn & Crynoch Restaurant

) #171 of 538 Restaurants in Aberdeen $$ - $$$ , British,
5 Stonehaven | Near Stonehaven, Aberdeen AB39 3QS, Scotland
+44 1569 730001
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“gambas” (14 reviews)
“pie” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Scottish, Brew Pub, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
5 Stonehaven | Near Stonehaven, Aberdeen AB39 3QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Have been here several times in the past and found it good, but last visit was disapointing. Have to drive about thirty minutes to get here and probaly wont bother again. The food was fine enough but overpriced as was the drink, the bill was...More

Thank Abershandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on a recommendation from a colleague stopped by for lunch and we were not disappointed. the gambas starter was delicious followed by a trio of lamb, which was beautifully presented and tasted even better. Great atmosphere and staff very friendly and helpful. Reasonably priced...More

Thank mansfial
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here regularly over the years for both lunch and dinner and always very pleased until the last 2 visits. We usually take a taxi and sit drinking in lounge for couple of hours first however recently the fire has not been on and when...More

Thank TrinaandBill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here to eat as we were staying in the area. Had the most delicious Angus steaks. Enjoyed the meal so much we went back the following evening to sample something else off the menu and we were not disappointed. Plenty of people in the...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We always come here if we are wanting a guaranteed lovely meal. I'm in love with their coconut chilli prawn starter/main and have it every single time!! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We used to love coming to this out in the middle of nowhere place; especially in winter with the fire going. We were group of friends or with family. Hadn't been for a while and returned with friends to a disappointment. The food has gone...More

1  Thank aberd0nian
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Have been here several times in the past but not for a long while so thought we'd pop in for lunch as in the area. Although food was good,the male waiter bordered on rude and was if we were a nuisance for having come in....More

2  Thank Beanos
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The staff are great, good food and the service is excellent but the owners appear to have been trained by Basil Fawlty. Forget the welcoming fire in the bar and don't even think of encouraging new business. A pity because it was, and could be,...More

4  Thank hywele244
Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you plan to go to the Lairhillock on a Saturday evening arrive early to get a table as you cannot book unless you are a party of 6 or more. We arrived at 6.45 pm to a very busy restaurant but managed to get...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

It's years since I have been in past here but today while out in business calls I popped in for a quick bowl of warming soup and a refreshing drink. The lovely country pub atmosphere dining room is still very much the same which is...More

Thank Barry C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 199
Bar, British, Scottish, Brew Pub, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Stonehaven | Near Stonehaven, Aberdeen AB39 3QS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 730001
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