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The Station Hotel

23 Station Road, Carnoustie DD7 6AR, Scotland
+44 1241 852447
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (62 reviews)
“pastry” (6 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
12:00 PM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Station Road, Carnoustie DD7 6AR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located beside the main railway line from Aberdeen to all locations in the south but we were not disturbed by the frequent trains going by. Room could have been better but, as with many older hotels, layout and amenities are governed by the space available....More

Thank pippin33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit in 4 weeks and standards have slipped drastically, food was outstanding the first time round this time the fish was soggy and the steak pie was tasteless and pastry barely cooked. Waiting staff both times were mediocre and the manager was ignorant and...More

2  Thank Rents1357
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great saturday lunch,all dishes were delicious and glad to say the steak pie is back to its best and is served in its own dish! Service was exellent as usual, we'll definitely be back!

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i have been customers of the station hotel now for many years, infact we held our wedding reception there many moons ago. It was a family run hotel and the food, service and surroundings were always first class. So when the hotel...More

4  Thank loisf50
Station_Carnoustie, General Manager at The Station Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your experience on Christmas day. I am disappointed that you did not feel the standard of food was what you expected. I personally checked back your table and there were also people at the table who were very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to have a change this year from our normal works party night to having it in the Station Hotel, what a great choice it turn out to be, right from the off the staff were lovely, the hall was beautifully decorated and table...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with our family of five between Christmas and New Year. We were warmly welcomed by the management and taken to our rooms. We felt warm and cosy, and ate very well at a very reasonable price. Very good quality food and breakfast was...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have frequented this hotel for a bar lunch every Saturday for years. The steak pie is legendary all over Scotland. HOWEVER they have constantly altered the recipe and it's pretty poor. Sometimes you get a tough stew with a pastry top(...More

1  Thank Letmein11
Station_Carnoustie, General Manager at The Station Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear you were not happy with your recent visits to us, however, we do use local suppliers such as the excellent Scott Brothers for our meat and Arbroaths E&O Fish for our fish and seafood. We use the same suppliers as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from one dish being over seasoned with herbs, the restaurant and the staff is the only reason it’s got a point. Bedroom window had been left open so room was freezing, hot water took forever, shower was pathetic, bed was if it was about...More

Thank Stareyes39
Station_Carnoustie, General Manager at The Station Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are really happy to hear your good feedback with regards to our food and lovely staff. It is part of our cleaning policy to make sure the rooms are aired and we are really sorry that on this occasion...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights . After reading the reviews for the food - some good , some bad l decided to give them a try for my evening meal . Had the steak pie it was excellent. The next night I...More

Thank martin w
Reviewed 7 December 2017

had a really delicious meal here with family last week.. very attentive staff too. highly recommend.

Thank lainey8
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Questions & Answers
18 December 2017|
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Response from 287silverfox | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry. I honestly didn't notice as we were served at a table in the bar and as I usually drink Lager , that is what I'd asked for when approached by a member of staff.
14 October 2017|
Response from Station_Carnoustie | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we are open this year for Christmas Day Lunch. We have a festive brochure, with the menu included, that you can pop into the hotel for or please send us a message with your email address via our website or... More
13 May 2017|
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Response from russmclean2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, and very nice too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Station Road, Carnoustie DD7 6AR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Carnoustie
  • Phone Number: +44 1241 852447
  • E-mail
A traditional family run hotel set in the heart of Carnoustie. The hotel offers comfortable en-suite accommodation, fantastic food and a warm welcome to anyone visiting or living in the area. The friendly and efficient team pride themselves in excellent customer service and strive to make your visit a memorable one
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