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28 Market Square, Stonehaven AB39 2BA, Scotland (Formerly Sandy's Fish and chips)
+44 1569 763234
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tasty food, but slightly overpriced (£4 for a jumbo sausage), or maybe the I live in is cheap. Didn't quite get what I asked for (did ask for peas but never got any), maybe due to my Welsh accent lol.

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Thank J4SONX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Frequent this place quite a lot. Everything is cooked to order. Doesn't have the same polished marketable image as the local competition but don't let that put you off! Generous portions of fresh produce. The fish is fantastic - Love the varieties on offer such as their own spicy batter, the lean batterless masala and of course the standard haddock... More 

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Thank skiphopjumped
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Amazing service. We were here Friday 30th with our two granddaughters and an aunt. The girl serving,Amanda I think was by herself taking orders and serving and clearing tables. She was amazing.

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Thank Bob20252
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Tonight we went along to our usually fish and chip shop, The Carron. Being a few minutes after 9pm, it appears we missed the opening hours. The owner confirmed this by abruptly shouting "WE'RE CLOSED!", as we entered the open and well lit up shop. We would try somewhere else... I haven't eaten at The Square in many year, but... More 

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Thank R C
scotland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Huge portions, great service and superb quality. There is nothing not to commend this chippy for. Stonehaven has more than it's fair share of great chip shops, but this is probably the best.

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Thank douglas.fraser
Catterline, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

The competition seem to attract visitors by winning awards or displaying large signs above their doors, but actually having tried all of them, more than once, The Square offers the best value for money (i.e. bigger portions), biggest choice and best-tasting food. What more do you want from your local chipper?

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Thank LukeEllix
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

So good, great service yummy food I'm vegan and they have good choices x ( baked potato, chips & beans etc)

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Thank Ellie B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Even though there is a large choice of meals, we were greeted really unpleasantly, the staff was absolutely unresponsive and disdainful. We were even granted a really disgraceful comment that I will not cite from the man making the fish&chips. Oh, and thanks for the hair in the burger.

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Thank steveevets64
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great fish supper just nipped in freshly cooked there and then. Nice friendly staff nice dry chips. Even get a bit of fresh Lemon. Defo go back

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Thank Malcolm M
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went to get food here as they do a gluten free batter for the fish. However, the food was very greasy and the batter heavy - we went elsewhere next time.

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Thank Gill M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, British, Scottish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Market Square, Stonehaven AB39 2BA, Scotland (Formerly Sandy's Fish and chips)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 763234

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