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Molly's Cafe Bar

$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Scottish
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The Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
+44 1569 762378
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Went for a visit with family 5 adults , 5 kids and a baby .. Sat us all with out a reservation on a Sunday lunchtime although there wasn't much space. Staff were friendly and accommodating , hot choc was amazing we all had some so it took a little while but it was worth it !! Lovely hot choc... More 

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1 Thank nic0903
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Arrived for our meal and shown to our table, however we should have looked around, seen the restaurant was almost empty and slipped quitely away! This being payday it probably should have been busy. Meal arrived and yet another example of a restaurant trying to be what it clearly isn't! Overly elaborate effort to impress (a fish is a fish... More 

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2 Thank bervieboy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Visited recently with a friend for breakfast, I had the wee breakfast and my friend had salmon, scrambled eggs and gluten free toast as she is celiac. Was impressed, great service from waitress Angela too. Will be back.

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2 Thank pillaheed
Scotland UK
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

very average and bit pricy for what you get, stiff completion as so many great places close by now. staff friendly though

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1 Thank HelenaScotlandUK
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

We went to Molly's for an early Christmas dinner where my wife and I were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of our meals. My wife had the turkey with all the trimmings and suggested it was the moistest turkey she had had and enjoyed everything on the plate. I had the lamb which was also delicious. Our daughter had... More 

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1 Thank David B
Yarm, United Kingdom
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295 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Nine people in our party ate here tonight. Most of us chose the chicken breast, but 2 people had fish dishes. We had a vegetarian lady in our party and it was disappointing to find only one dish for her on the main menu. She ended up having soup and a roll. The meals were well presented, and individual requests... More 

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1 Thank Nan2272252117
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Took some friends here visiting from abroad. They wanted to try some Scottish staples. They started with the Cullen Skink. It tasted ok, but there wasn't a piece of fish in sight. I had chorizo and lentil soup. It was very thick and gloopy. It's always been a bit up and down here. You can see that someone is trying... More 

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3 Thank Martin M
Inverness, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

I've been to this Cafe on a number of occasions when visiting family in the area. The food is average and the interior is crowded and noisy, but what a location! Nothing thrills me more than being by the sea. To balance the less than flattering comments, it is a great place if you have children with you. A no... More 

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Edinburgh
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We only popped in for desert and coffee, but they were absolutely delicious, both of them. Wish we were staying here longer so we could come back for the full dinner.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

A main course salad - crispy slivers of bacon and cubes of black pudding on a bed of mixed salad with a nice dressing. The service was very good - nice staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade, Stonehaven AB39 2RD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Stonehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1569 762378

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?