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The Carron Fish Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish
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1 Allardice Street, Stonehaven AB39 2BN, Scotland
+44 1569 765377
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
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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Houston, Texas
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very busy but worth while for taste and value for money. They now have opened a second outlet of equal worth at Redcloack in Stonehaven just off the road out to Banchory.

Thank Dorothy D
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Another excellent fish supper from The Carron. Both of our meals were cooked to perfection, keep up the good work. :-)

Thank BForbes2013
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Been many times and love the fish n chips. The staff are all lovely and friendly but the queuing system is a bit confusing

Thank weerioot
St. Asaph, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Home of the deep fried mars bar, or at least it is the birth place and my 1st try of one. Had to be done and I must say I did enjoy it. We ordered a lot as friends and although it was slightly pricey it was very good and extremely busy which says a lot about the place. Food... More 

Thank David H
Dundee, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been here for years and decided to give it a shot after finding our usual chippie queued out the door....and so glad we did.The haddock was fresh,chunky and succulent, and have to say definitely preferred their chips to our usual takeaway as l like mine more browned and well-cooked rather than pasty offerings.Delighted to have found an alternative place... More 

Thank alibats61
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I hated the thought of a battered Mars bar...I was wrong. Amazing 😍 a real must if you visit. Chips were great. Big portions and the curry sauce is gorgeous!

Thank Emmypops94
Peterhead, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Last night we used this place for the third time. We were travelling home from Edinburgh. Wanted a quick fast bite. Stopped in past Stonehaven. The quality of the food in this place is top notch. Excellent breaded haddock suppers. Not greasy. Cooked to perfection. Better than a sit down restaurant meal. Miss this place at your peril.

Thank brucemilton
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here on 10/9/16 for fish and chips via a recomendation from a friend. They cook your food to order and it can only be described as totally amazing! Every last morcel of food was eaten. We all sat by the seafront to eat as it was a lovley day. A definate must to visit when in stonehaven.

Thank Julia D

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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
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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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