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The Cornkist Restaurant

Market Street | 14 Market Street, Ellon AB41 9JD, Scotland
+44 1358 720425
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Street | 14 Market Street, Ellon AB41 9JD, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was there on Sunday for my 70th Birthday. 15 Adults + 2 Children. The service was 1st Class and the standard of the food was second to none. Lovely tasty food and the portions was very generious. The restaurant got very busy by 5.30 but...More

Thank TerSharp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely family meal. Very busy, great service. Good portions. Excellent menu choice. Nice food. We will return.

Thank weloveholidays030410
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cornkist ,you never fail but to enjoy your meal ,been a while since our last visit ,but worth the wait going back , took friends and they say the same ,nice meal ,good portion size , very nice!

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited tonight, impulse decision but absolutely the right one. We’ve visited a number of times over the years and can honestly say we’ve never been left wanting. Fantastically varied menu, very reasonable prices and wonderfully tasty food. Today was no exception,...More

Thank HelenStone1
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Came in with my aunt and family before we were going to Aberdeen for a show. Placed our order and waited 40 minutes for food to come out, the restaurant wasn't even busy. My aunt and I are both Vegan, we didn't make a fuss....More

Thank GoldrickMcWilliam
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Eaten here a few times now, & never disappoints, the fish was lovely, staff very friendly. Only thing I don’t understand is, how can you charge £2.35 for a can of Coke.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Nice and spacious restaurant, wide choice on menu, not sophisticated, but good honest food, staff very pleasant, would go again.

Thank Sg13571
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We often eat here when in the area and must say the service and off is exceptional. Breakfast, lunch or evening meal is always superb, and the friendly staff should be highly commended. Keep up the excellent work as you are a credit to the...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Met up with friends for lunch here. There is plenty parking at the hotel but was limited on the day due to a funeral. However the funeral guests were elsewhere in the hotel and this had no effect on the service in the restaurant. Very...More

Thank ifand
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We booked a table for 5pm but due to a very disappointing day at Bannatynes Spa we arrived at 4pm. The lady at the desk explained that they did not start serving till 4.30pm but if we would like to go through to the bar...More

Thank Margaret C
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Kathleen S
16 July 2016|
Response from kmc8955312 | Reviewed this property |
They do actually have quite a good selection of non meat dishes and if you east fish this is also on the menu. Bring your appetite, their portions are definitely on the healthier side.
Kathleen S
16 July 2016|
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Response from bluejames985 | Reviewed this property |
Yes certainly there are a few choices
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street | 14 Market Street, Ellon AB41 9JD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ellon
  • Phone Number: +44 1358 720425
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