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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%
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“fish and chips” (147 reviews)
“tartare” (16 reviews)
“onion rings” (11 reviews)
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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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1 - 10 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A wee tip - if the queue is to the door you’ll generally have half an hour to wait - but do it ! Simply the best fish and chips - and there are some good competitors in Aberdeen and around. The staff work so...More

Thank mar47tin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit to the chip shop for a wee treat . Be prepared to que but it’s worth the wait . The batter on the fish was light crispy and not at all greasy . Wedge of lemon just added a wee zing of flavour ....More

Thank Talulah1313
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here on numerous occasions. This visit we had jumbo haddock suppers. What a let down!!! Not a large fish more like a standard and not cooked as well as normal. What a let down :((( It’s was all batter and no fish....More

Thank weloveholidays030410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are inconsistencies with the food on a regular basis here. Namely the cooking of the produce. Tonights offering of jumbo battered haddock was very dark and over cooked. I threw away half of the meal, which is unusual. I noticed other fish coming out...More

Thank 26lillys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why go anywhere else in the world for fish supper. Great mushy peas and tartar sauce too. Just the best.

Thank mccoq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG ! We stayed at the caravan site up the road and had been told about this place before hand, ok you have to queue for around 20 minutes and half way along the queue a guy takes your order which is then cooked fresh...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to Stonehaven on my day off from my business trip. I heard these were 'the best fish and chips you'll ever eat' and I can't say they were wrong. Absolutely amazing - great taste, great portion size, great value. We enjoyed these walking along...More

1  Thank Iona M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi Went to the bay tonight and the place was heaving with people and waited in the queue for nearly an hour to get served (My choice) Got the 3 x jumbo fish suppers and have to say they were absolutely terrible granted good portion...More

Thank willhaze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked down here from the harbour as a friend said it was very good in her day. Long queues to get in. Quite expensive for the portion sizes and was not the best fish I have ever had. The fish supper we had at Banff...More

1  Thank 938fjg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with a couple of friends who are near-local and my mind was blown by how delicious I found the standard fish and chips sold here! The place is a bit cramped while you wait for the food, but it's well worth the wait....More

Thank LilianaZD
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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
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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