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The Stack Restaurant and Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , British
14 Dunnyfell Road | Muchalls, Stonehaven AB39 3RP, Scotland
+44 1569 730393
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Gastropub, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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14 Dunnyfell Road | Muchalls, Stonehaven AB39 3RP, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been twice recently to eat here. It is what I call good honest cooking. Generous proportions with ample vegetables beautifully cooked. On both occasions I have enjoyed fish. Monk fish once and sea bass the second time. I love the risottos with generous...More

Thank Reports
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a meal this evening to celebrate my FIL 60th birthday. We haven't been here for years and not while current owner has it. Got a pleasant surprise at the modern decor compared to last time. Was worried after reading some of the...More

Thank PClyne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After eating here yesterday I'm not sure I would go back, most of the food was good but a couple of items let it down.

1  Thank LindaAberdeen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a disappointing experience on our last visit to The Stack, we returned to it with friends recently. We received a very cheerful welcome from the attentive staff and were swiftly served with our drinks from the huge range of gins on offer. The menu...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Looking for a last minute place for dinner we decided to pay our first visit to The Stack and managed to book the last table in the bar. Not a great table at the front door but it was very last minute. We had to...More

2  Thank Argyleslice
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Visited recently, it’s easy to find and has a small car park. With the voucher there is a reasonable amount of choice from main menu. Soup was excellent, I decided to have what I thought looked like a strange mix of chicken Kiev, cauliflower and...More

Thank May F
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Waiters smart, welcoming and attentive throughout. Menu interesting - plenty choices and food chosen was excellent. The lay out and general atmosphere were disappointing. Wooden floors may be cost effective but straight away effect noise levels and gives the feeling of a pub rather than...More

Thank flpf495
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We attended the cocktail night 29th June. It was superb value, incredible £50 for 4 cocktails, canapes & a 3 course meal. The cocktails were fabulous, we enjoyed the elderflower negroni so much, we ordered all the ingredients for it as soon as we got...More

Thank DawnS7168
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to the Shack before and again the food was superb. We took our three grand-daughters to this hidden little gem after checking out the extensive menu which has something for all palattes. It was very quiet, which is such a shame for a...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Had lovely burgers, too much to eat. Declan was very helpful and cheery. (Would change the background music.)

2  Thank cowpitsheep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Dunnyfell Road | Muchalls, Stonehaven AB39 3RP, Scotland (Formerly The Muchalls Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 730393
  • E-mail
The Stack Restaurant and Bar,where you'll find locally sourced, seasonal food which has been attentively prepared and served in a relaxed and welcoming environment, alongside a well -stocked Bar. Situated in the coastal village of Muchalls, just off the A90, and 10 minutes from Aberdeen, the restaurant derives its name from the sea stacks located on the beautiful surrounding coastline.
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