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The Gable Restaurant - Aboukir Hotel

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British, Contemporary, Scottish
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38 Ireland Street, Carnoustie DD7 6AT, Scotland
+44 1241 852149
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Now this is a chef who knows how to cook a steak, best one in a long time! This plus the chips and veg made up an ample serving. Great quality and great value...need i say more?

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1 Thank John M
Carnoustie
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is well nicely decorated and layed out. Staff were helpful and came up with a number of alternatives for one of our party who was looking for gluten free food which were not on the menu. Thanks food was good but not outstanding. It was reasonably priced and the portions were generous.

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1 Thank kevingF7928AF
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The battered fish at the Gable is the best locally - lovely big flakes of fish and very light golden batter. Good service too.

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1 Thank nicecupoftea12
Stirling, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Went here for an evening meal with family. The manager was very attentive however the lady who served us looked like she wanted to be anywhere else but there. She didn't really speak and once we'd finished our mains she only asked my children if they wanted dessert and never gave me any option of anything else. The food was... More 

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Thank Ally C
Chilliwack, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

decided to go to hotel after reading about it in T.A. Went on Friday night and had there fish and chips. Best in we had, the four of us couldn't believe the size of the fish. The staff were friendly and I believe the manager or owner, went beyond his duties to make our night special.

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1 Thank Ross581
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

We attended for a large family gathering. We had pre-ordered our main courses which were all delivered as ordered. unfortunately because we did not order desserts there was quite a bit of chopping and changing of what was and was not available. All in all a decent meal for the price.

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Thank Sandy8591
scotland
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

I had a very strange combination ceasar salad. No parmesan, an uncut chicken breast, no lettuce, but raw onions, rocket, and I think very small cut peppers covered in oil. My other half had macaroni and cheese, basic children's food. I had a glass of white wine, other half a pint of lager. The bill was £22. I wouldn't return.... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We got two main meals for £12. The chicken goujons seem home made, fish is very good and the chilli con carne was lovely served with rice, sour cream and cheese. Good variety of specials. Wine list well priced and all in all very good value for money. Will be back.

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Thank GlenBrodieOliver
Ballarat
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

The dining room is spacious and the service good. I was not paying so was reserved in my ordering half a pint of beer. battered haddock, chips and salad. very tasty and only 6 pounds 99p maybe check out the hotel review. I hope to write.

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Thank KennethFarnsworth
scotland
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Went for a meal on 22nd August with my family, really nice food and very decent prices, Sirloin steak was lovely as was steak pie, and the fish and chips! Would definitely return here 👍

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Contemporary, Scottish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Ireland Street, Carnoustie DD7 6AT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Carnoustie
  • Phone Number: +44 1241 852149
Description
The Aboukir Restaurant also known as "The Gable Restaurant", is just a 5 minute walk from the Carnoustie High Street and it seats 45 people comfortably. Our larger tables can accommodate groups of up to 25 people.Our range of fine wines are sourced from Matthew Clark, who are suppliers of fine wines from around the world. Our cuts of beef are prepared on the premises ensuring that the best cuts are always served to you the customer. The cuts will be cooked to your liking and served with our classic steak garnish.While we have set menus we also have a selection of vegetarian dishes and a kids menu available along with our tasty daily specials which you will find on our boards or just ask a member of staff.Our friendly staff are always at hand to answer any questions you have about our food and services so please feel free to contact us at any time.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?