Skip to main content

The Bay Fish N Chips, Stonehaven, Aberdeen

THE NEXT EVENING WAS A FRIDAY.... Aaron came back earlier than his usual time and took us to Stonehaven, a 15 miles away and a half hour drive from our place.  It is my third time going to Stonehaven and as far as I can remember, the famous joints are The Bay and Auntie Betty's.  

Originally a fishing village built around the High Street, and formerly known as Stonehive, the town has grown to a population of around 11,000. The sense of history, with the impressive ruined fortress of Dunnottar Castle, the awe inspiring views of the sea and harbour, the friendliness of the local people, combine to make Stonehaven  special.  Stonehaven is the main county town of Kincardineshire and the Mearns, although, due to Local Government changes, the town now lies within Aberdeenshire.  In August 2010, Stonehaven was voted the best seaside town in Scotland in a survey carried out by the Bank of Scotland which looked at the quality of life in coastal towns throughout the country, looking at factors such as crime rates, weather, property prices and earnings.

I normally don't like the normal Fish n Chips cos the fish Are usually frozen.  But I have second thoughts when I tasted The Bay Fish n Chips, the fish is so fresh and succulent.  My girl who is rather fussy on food, told her brother that we must come here here again for their Fish!!  And of course, it includes their homemade ice cream too!
The Bay is our first stop!
Just look at the long queue... 
Two lines and someone need to queue up for the famous Fish n Chips, right!
While waiting, we walked around.....
Ample parking for the locals and tourists....
Along the beach....
Stonehaven is another one of the famous beach spots....
A relaxing place to chill out.....How I wish... 

Yes, wishing Labby is here strolling too....
Outside the Auntie Betty's ice cream shop....
And our enormous fish n chips!
Two scoops of rum n raisin and diam something....
Thanks Aaron for waiting and getting us our dinner!
We are famished....Let's dig in!!

Comments

  1. Fish and chips! UK's national food!!! What???? They use polystyrene there? Aiyor!!!!! Used to be wrapped in newsprint, add lots of vinegar, the traditional way.

    ReplyDelete
  2. All I have eyes for today is the fish and chips!! I LOVE fish and chips! This looks very good, and it is huge too! Did you finish it all? I am so hungry now.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love a good old fish n chips. Ooh. The ice cream. Nice to take on such chilling day???

    ReplyDelete
  4. The last picture, see that the fish quite a big portion...

    ReplyDelete
  5. Rum and raisin and diam something? What?? Don't diam lah.... tell...

    That fish and chips place is a good find. Very hard to find restaurants selling fresh fish there, since their SOP is immediately freeze everything.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hahaaaa... I must ask the girl again... Diam saja....

      Delete
  6. I heard so much about the fish n chips over there. A must try!

    ReplyDelete
  7. Ha ha! My eyes are also on the fish and chips and of course the ice cream too. I am sure Labby would love strolling along the beach and getting to know some new friends!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Should have taken the fish before we ate... Too hungry to take...

      Delete
  8. The traditional fish and chips. Looks good!

    Triple cooked chips were at one point quite readily available in traditional fish and chip shops in London but not so now. I don't know about up North. Unfortunately, polystyrene is still widely used although paper plates and paper food cartons can be seen in fish and chip shops in London including other eateries.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Not sure why... Maybe convenient and cheaper i guess

      Delete
  9. What a lovely place by the beach! I agree that most Fish & Chips used frozen fish and they tasted different.

    Without your glasses, you always looked like Aaron's sister. Now you looked like his loving mama! You look elegant with glasses.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hahaaa... I never thought I look older with glasses... Hahaaaa

      Delete
  10. The beach is very scenic and beautiful leh!! Hahha... I like the way they sat at those tables to eat!

    ReplyDelete
  11. Fish and chips! My favourite food in uk - one of my favourite food I mean.

    ReplyDelete
  12. I like rum and raisin flavour ice cream, yums

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

Reunion At Museum Restaurant At Starling Mall

CLASSMATES REUNION... but not from my year.  i just tagged along with my sister who wanted my company that evening.  She was going to meet up with some of her classmates at The Starling mall.  I did not want to drive there, taking Grab is a much easier and practical choice, considering it was rush hour in the evening.  Furthermore, I am not familiar with the roads... both of us might panic on the federal highway.  LOL... 
Having someone to take us there is so stress free, we only have to pay RM20 for the ride.  :)  Our first time to Startling Mall and being made familiar by one of the bloggers, Phong Hong who used to post up her lunch meals taken from there.  We were supposed to meet up at 7pm but we reached there an hour earlier to "survey" the shops and ended up buying a "bit."  Blame it on my sister who always like to give positive comments most of the time!   The dinner was held at The Museum.... Originated from Ipoh actually and how there is a branch here in …

Caring And Sharing At Limestone, Regal Lodge, Ipoh

IMPROMPTU GATHERING.... Nothing was planned beforehand, it was only at the last minute that we received call to have lunch at Limestone Cafe, inside Regal Lodge.  It was my first time there to have set lunch.  The menu prices were reasonable, around RM15.90 for the main dish, RM3 for a bowl of soup and RM2 for ice cream.  Other than that, coffee, tea and soft drinks are free.  
We were there not so much for the food but for the ambiance... we practically had the whole cafe to ourselves during that lunch hour.  Only one or two tables were occupied and we spent more than two hours there since it was a Friday long hour lunch for my working colleagues.  After a few months absence from me, it was wonderful to catch up with my ex-colleagues again!  
I was super hungry by lunch time and I felt like eating almost anything in the menu. We ended up ordering one main dish each and then sharing them with one another so that we could taste a bit of this and that..... 
I felt like eating Aglio Oli…

Famous Wanton Mee At New Hoong Kee, Bandar Sri Damansara

BREAKFAST FEAST..  Best meal of the day is always my first meal because I know I am able to tuck in as much as my stomach can accept.  I eat a lot in the mornings and then slowly dwindle by the end of the day.  As the saying goes, eat like a king in the morning and like a pauper in the evenings.  This is what I normally do nowadays, not because I wanted to, but it is my own body system that tune me this way.  Though I deny I am old but the body says otherwise... LOL...

On this morning, we went to New Hoong Kee in Bandar Sri Damansara, my sibling said this is currently his favourite place.  And after trying, I know why.... the food we ordered, all turned out good and tasty, even the curry reminded me of my good old days!
Managed to catch the name otherwise I wouldn't be able to tell this story now...  My type of curry... I can go without the chicken... Just the other ingredients will do fine for me.. I like the way they cook this curry... Heard the BBQ pork is tasty too... melt in …