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The Bay Fish & Chips

Beach Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
+44 1569 762000
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (157 reviews)
“tartare” (19 reviews)
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Beach Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a lovely fish supper from here - it was one of the best for sure! The set up is excellent. The queue seems long but it moves quicker than you think. Everything is cooked to order so its fresh as fresh gets! The...More

Thank Monique B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful fish and chips cooked to order and eaten in the sunshine on the promenade. Friendly staff. Expect to queue as it's very popular. Well worth the wait though.

Thank hazl2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exellent experience, awesome good fish & chips, traditionally with vinegar, salt and lemon, if you like. Served in a box to go, very generouse portions, with the traditional potato chip wedges cut. They also sell drinks, there are tables and chairs outside to enjoy the...More

Thank Andrea N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here in the late afternoon on a sunny day. There was no queue to speak of. Excellent value for money and great quality. The fish is super fresh and the batter done to perfection, not too thick, not too greasy. Chips taste great,...More

Thank Chickaree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hate to be negative, especially about a local business, but I can’t see what the fuss is about. We visited The Bay today on a cold and windy day so there was no queue, unlike in the summer. We had a small battered haddock...More

Thank Bernadette G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stood for the obligatory 20 mins but disappointed to get home & see brown tinged chips. The oil needed refreshing & it was only 6pm, they should be on it with their turnover..

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy fresh food long que but it was most certainly well worth the wait I would certainly go bac and recommend it to family and friends

Thank 417maureen47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best fish and chips that we have tasted! We choose the classic fish and chips and the fish was perfectly cooked and the chips were also very good. The homemade coleslaw was also delicious. The staff was friendly. There were no seats inside the...More

Thank Asemiriam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living quite close to The Bay, we're lucky enough to be able to pop in whenever we get the chance. The Bay offers a range of goodies to have with your chips, all freshly prepared to order, no soggy batter here! They also offer healthier...More

Thank Gill8266
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for lunch here with my travelling companions October 2/18. The service was very friendly and quick and the food was delicious. We ate on a picnic table outside that had an amazing view of the water and beach. I would definitely recommend this...More

Thank Bria-lynn W
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Questions & Answers
14 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from sara b | Reviewed this property |
It is vegetarian. I asked, no lard is used, they use sunflower oil. It is a chippy yes but a more up market one with various other options so whilst I agree is it not a restaurant it is just a really good take away.
1 September 2015|
Response from DawnS7168 |
It's not a restaurant at all just a fish & chip shop not sure why it's then listed under restaurants !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 762000
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