We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Cornkist Restaurant

Market Street | 14 Market Street, Ellon AB41 9JD, Scotland
+44 1358 720425
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Market Street | 14 Market Street, Ellon AB41 9JD, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (190)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table for 5pm but due to a very disappointing day at Bannatynes Spa we arrived at 4pm. The lady at the desk explained that they did not start serving till 4.30pm but if we would like to go through to the bar...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Been here many times over the years. Always a generous portion of very good food from there menu. Big selection on there menu. Would recommend booking in the evenings

Thank John S
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Went Friday evening with my wife but suggest booking. I had fish and chips (it may have been a whale!) and my wife had an excellent Turkey Dinner. The staff were excellent and service efficient. It was getting busy at around 6pm. The seats are...More

Thank Rennie C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Traditional and hearty food with friendly service in a welcoming environment. Been between 5 and 10 times a year for the last few years now and never been let down. Menu is varied and there are several specials every day. Portions are right/big and the...More

Thank CamMcDon
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A short notice booking for a thank you meal following a successful car repair! Appreciated the shared starter option of battered mushrooms followed by two steak ale pies completely unbeatable! This friendly homely atmospheric restaurant never lets you down. All at very reasonable cost. Can’t...More

Thank donhawthorn
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I ate here last night. There is plenty of free parking outside in the car park. I ordered a Steak & Ale pie. The food arrived after about 5-10 minutes. It was piping hot. It was a big portion and very filling. I really enjoyed...More

Thank GaryHMFC
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I went to the cornkist with my daughter who works in nearby Peterhead & it's worth the short drive, great choice on the menu , food was very good & waiting staff friendly & attentive well worth a visit in the area.

Thank cambuck38
Reviewed 18 August 2017

If I tell you that to begin with there are 15 starters to choose from then that gives you an indication what's in store for you as you peruse the menu! Battered or breaded haddock is one of my many favourites. The large fish is...More

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We love going here you really do need to book tho it's quite hard to get a table Fantastic food so much on your plate it's hard to eat it all Spotless clean and lovely staff Great for families too

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went in on spec.was made welcome,and accommodated with a table ,although they were very busy.the staff were very polite and attentive.The menu was very extensive,suited to many tastes.Our meals were of a very good standard,and good sized portions.

Thank bbchef2013
Nearby HotelsSee all Ellon Hotels
Buchan Hotel
104 reviews
.09 km away
Station Hotel
81 reviews
.90 km away
The Linsmohr Hotel
64 reviews
7.15 km away
Aberdeen Arms Hotel
50 reviews
8.97 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Casa Salvatore
160 reviews
.19 km away
Milton Brasserie
293 reviews
.86 km away
The Arches Restaurant
17 reviews
.92 km away
Nearby Attractions
BrewDog DogTap & DogWalk Brewery Tour
189 reviews
1.31 km away
The Chocolate Bar
35 reviews
.13 km away
Ythanbank Reindeer
22 reviews
5.84 km away
Newburgh on Ythan Golf Club
28 reviews
6.96 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kathleen S
15 July 2016|
Response from kmc8955312 | Reviewed this property |
They do actually have quite a good selection of non meat dishes and if you east fish this is also on the menu. Bring your appetite, their portions are definitely on the healthier side.
Kathleen S
15 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from bluejames985 | Reviewed this property |
Yes certainly there are a few choices
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Street | 14 Market Street, Ellon AB41 9JD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ellon
  • Phone Number: +44 1358 720425
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing