Stonehaven has many places to eat out wheter it be for a sit down meal, snack or takeaway. Most are within a short walk from Auld Toon Apartment. The eateries on the harbour are only a minute or two away and we highly recommend them as we use them on a very regular basis.


Belvedere Hotel - The restaurant offers a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. The Belvedere is open to local diners, visitors and hotel residents and their guests. The lounge bar shares the same menu.  Where possible the chefs source local produce and daily specials are always available. 

Carron to Mumbai - Outstanding Indian cuisine in a unique Art Deco setting. All fish, meat, poultry, herbs and vegetables are sourced locally. The menu is a mix of traditional and contemporary, with most main dishes available with a choice of meat, fish or vegetarian.

Gino's Italian Restaurant - Long established family run restaurant offering a tasty range of Italian dishes and pizza.

Kirktown Garden Centre Restaurant - Stonehaven's local garden centre & restaurant. If it's gardening, good food, good living or some time out you're after, this is a great place to go. A relaxing and enjoyable destination for shopping and dining.

Marine Hotel Restaurant & Bar - Bar, lounge and restaurant with stunning views over Stonehavn harbour. Restaurant uses excellent local produce and the bar has a great range of of quality whiskies and fine beers, some of which are from the hotels own brewery Six°North. Great outdoor seating area also. On our doorstep.

Molly's Cafe Bar - Award winning seaside restaurant. Great food, friendly staff and a wonderful location and atmosphere await your arrival. Breakfasts, lunches and dinners served.

No 44 Restaurant & Bar - Offers great British pub fayre. Not just traditional pub grub but also a range of speciality dishes.  

Old Pier Coffee House - Coffee shop next to Stonehaven harbour, fabulous coffee, signature croques and daily specials. Less than a minutes walk from our apartment.

Royal China Restaurant - A long established family run restaurant serving Thai and Chinese Cuisine. Regular buffet nights. Very friendly service.

The Ship Inn - Captain's Table Restaurant - Has an excelletn reputation as a quality dining venue, offering locally-sourced produced cooked  to perfection. Seafood is their speciality, whether you want traditional fish and chips or something a little more contempoary. Their Cullen Skink is not to be missed! This is one of the oldest inns on the Aberdeenshire coast with a great selection of beverages. Lovely to sit outside when the sun is shining. Very close by.

Soul & Spice Indian Restaurant & Takeaway - Authentic Indian cuisine.

Station Hotel - Located at the top of the town close to the railway station. Light bites and drinks can be ordered at the bar, or for a fantastic meal you can book a table in the Station Hotel’s restaurant. Everything at the hotel is cooked fresh to order and seasonal produce is used whenever possible.

Tandoori Haven - Aberdeenshire’s favourite Indian Restaurant since opening our doors in 1992. They provide an emphasis on refined yet creative cuisine from the Indian sub-continent. The menu incorporates both traditional classics and signature dishes that apply Eastern flavours with a Western twist.

Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant - Located on the northern harbour wall and enjoying stunning views across the harbour, sits one of Scotland’s best seafood restaurants. The 16th century Tolbooth is one of the most historic buildings in the town and sucessfully blends the rustic charm of whitewashed stonewalls with unpretentious décor and a colour scheme planned to give a distinct maritime feel. Two minute walk from apartment.

The View Restaurant - Overlooking one of the most dramatic and scenic golf courses in Aberdeenshire. The restaurant is situated within the clubhouse of Stonehaven Golf Club. The perfect place to enjoy a range of tasty, homemade dishes.

Cafe's and Coffee Shops

Arduthie House Tea Room - Great range of cakes, bakes, and homemade fare. Renowned for their wonderful Afternoon Teas.

Cool Gourmet - Situated just across the road from Auld Toon Apartment. In the Tea Room, you will find a selection of homemade baking, soups and sannies and specials. You can also pop into the shop and take away your evening meal or a lunchtime snack.

Drifter's Cafe - Family friendly cafe inside Scallywag's Soft Play on the seafront close to the outdoor swimming pool.

Graingers Delicatessen - A delicatessen with a fine selection of cheese, olives, salamis and fresh produce made in store - pate, hummus, coleslaw, soup, scones and bread. Also a bustling sandwich shop best known for their tasty ciabattas and Italian coffee.

Halymyres Stables Cafe - Offering homemade soup , paninis ,toasties, sandwiches, scones, cakes and tray bakes.
Baked potatoes. A full range of coffee and tea options and hot chocolate. Gluten free options available.

Nikki's Cafe & Bistro - Coffee shop which sells a range of scones and home-bakes as well as paninis, hot filled rolls and sandwiches. Stovies & Chilli are are available daily as is freshly made soup

Shamrock & Thistle - Serving Specialty Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate along with Crepes, Waffles and Fine Pieces. A warm and welcoming environment awaits you!

Terryanne's Tea Room - Situated within Stonehaven Recreation Ground's facilities open to the public and members all year round.

The Villa Coffee Shop - Open for lunches, fine baking, snacks, speciality teas and coffee. Licensed. Outside seating area. Sit-in, sit outside, takeaway, phone and collect.

Waterfront Cafe - A family friendly meeting place where you can choose from an extensive menu of home-bakes and traditional favourites.


Many of the above mentioned businesses offer takeaway options. In addition, we have:

The Bay Fish and Chips - Award-winning fish and chip shop.

Bucket & Spade Ice Cream Shop - Fantastic ice cream shop located in the heart of Stonehaven. With stunning views of the sea and a wide selections of ice creams, sundaes, milkshakes and more it's perfect for a treat no matter what the weather

C&L Catering at Dunnottar Castle - Hot & Cold drinks, Ice-cream & delicious food all on offer at the amazing Dunnottar Castle car park. Perfect after a cliff walk or visit to the castle.

Carron Fish Bar - An award winning, family run fish and chip shop located in the heart of Stonehaven. The shop currently holds the NFFF Fish and Chips Quality Award, this is an industry recognised award for best practice and service. In September 2019, the Carron Fish Bar was awarded Scotland's No.1 Fish and Chip shop in The National Fish and Chip Awards 2020! Home of the world famous birthplace of the deep fried Mars bar!

Deli Lunch Sandwich Bar - Freshly made Sandwiches, Paninis, Baguettes, Baked Potatoes and more....

Greggs - A chain bakery that prepares breads, savoury snacks, sandwiches and sweet treats.

Lazio Pizza - Pizza takeway in Stonehaven town centre.

Meydan - Serves a variety of food such as pizzas, burgers, wraps, kebabs and more.

New Taste Chinese & Thai Take Away - Long established and popular local takeaway serving extensive range of Chinese & Thai dishes. Delivery available.

Nu Spice - Stonehaven's multi-award-winning open kitchen and best Indian takeaway.

Pizza the Action - Pizza takeaway.

Red Red Robin - Takeaway, Sandwiches, Paninis, Baguettes, Coffee, Homebakes, Scones, Daily Specials, Gluten Free, Vegan, Afternoon Teas, Catering.

Redcloak Fish Bar - Fish and chip shop. 

Sammy's Fast Food Takeaway - Fish & Chips, Pizza, Kebabs, Burgers.

Seafood Bothy - Seafood horsetrailor located on Stonehaven Pier offering locally caught seafood from their own boat Even Less. Selection of street food from our locally sourced menu sold at reasonable prices.

Super Cuisine Chinese Takeaway - Chinese takeaway.


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