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The Old Boatyard

The Harbour Visitor Centre Fishmarket Quay, Arbroath DD11 1PS, Scotland
+44 1241 879995
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (17 reviews)
“scallops” (29 reviews)
“sea bass” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Harbour Visitor Centre Fishmarket Quay, Arbroath DD11 1PS, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited before but today it was time for super homemade cakes, great coffee, and the comfiest of sofas, all within the wonderful boatyard themed interior and views out to the sea.

Thank Abercorn
Reviewed 6 days ago

We called in for lunch on our way home from north east Scotland and chose the Old Boatyard and what a good decision it was. Wonderful place. Helpful staff, great food (we both had Arbroath Smokies) and great decour and atmosphere and views. Free car...More

Thank John Campbell H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Arbroath as a family to sprinkle ashes and had said we weren’t sure when we would arrive but there was no problem. It was a very rainy day so we were there earlier than expected. We had a lovely meal and sat...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem of a place. Fantastic food, service and views. Great ambiance with its low warm lights. Great for all ages and such warm and welcoming staff. Thankyou x

Thank marie r
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I came here with my mum and had no booking but the staff were very accomodating and managed to fit us in...the food was first class but I must say the staff were very polite

Thank Andy A
Reviewed 6 March 2018

very relaxed atmosphere with friendly and efficient staff. Meal was delicious with a good variety not just a seafood restaurant.

Thank debs_mcn
Reviewed 19 February 2018

My husband and I went in on Sunday afternoon for coffee and cake and it was great. The coffee was first class and we were both pleased with the cakes we picked. I had a raspberry and white chocolate cheesecake and my other half had...More

Thank LindaB065
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We visited on a late Sunday afternoon after seeing that there is a 2 for 1 menu and it was my mother in laws birthday. We travelled 100 miles for this outing. I had booked via email with the subject heading "2 for 1". The...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Usual love this place, you can drop by just for coffee and cake or full meal. Service canbe a hit or miss. Eat here on special occasions, have coffee here a lot.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last 2 nights. Fabulous food and service. Lobster all round tonight as was so goid last night. Got us a table last night without reservation. Will defo be back next time we are down in Arbroath. Highly recommend

Thank Corrina C
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Pat A
5 July 2017|
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Response from Sultan Y | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Apologies for the late reply. I think they do, and they also have a lunchtime menu, snacks etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Harbour Visitor Centre Fishmarket Quay, Arbroath DD11 1PS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Arbroath
  • Phone Number: +44 1241 879995
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