Eat, Drink & Shop

Great seafood, local hospitality and crafts.

Fish Festival 2019

Johnshaven’s Annual Fish Festival is held in the harbour area of the village during the first two weeks of August, and attracts thousands of visitors from around the country and from across the world.

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Starfish Studio

Tucked away up Anchor Lane is Starfish Studio. This wee gift shop/gallery is a treasure trove of affordable Scottish arts and crafts – with many unique pieces by local artists that you just won’t find anywhere else.  You can also have fun learning a new skill at one of the variety of craft workshops held from October to May. There’s something for everyone at Starfish!

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McBay's Lobsters

Murray McBay and Co Shellfish Merchants are a local company dealing in crabs and lobsters. They are situated on the side of the beautiful village harbour.

The seagulls have a great time feeding on their leftovers! You will see the shells as evidence on the harbour side. There is also a local heron who loves to spend time there.

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Hidden Treasure Tea Rooms

An unforgettable setting on the side of Johnshaven Harbour. Combine that with fine roasted coffee selections and a number of high end tea flavours and you have the beginnings of a memorable relaxing time in Johnshaven. The cakes are very delicious as are the snacks served for breakfast or lunch, pay a visit and meet the owners. Go on, spoil yourself!
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The Anchor Hotel

Nestled in the pretty fishing village of Johnshaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Gary & Jan offer a warm and friendly atmosphere. Whether you’re passing through for the day or looking for a comfortable place to stay, with it’s cosmopolitan clientele of young and old, families and fishermen, you will feel right at home.
Our aim is to ensure that your dining experience with us is both memorable and enjoyable. Were passionate about presenting you with the finest ingredients from local suppliers – including Johnshaven lobster and crab, and the best fresh-caught and smoked fish from Gourdon – all cooked with great care and presented creatively.
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The Ship Inn

Enjoy a warm welcome and a cosy atmosphere in one of Aberdeenshire’s oldest pubs. Live sport, music, a pool table, darts board and unrivalled banter. You will enjoy the music of Shenanigans who regularly practise in the bar.
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Tracey's Bakes

What an imaginative baker. Tracey’s Bakes can produce creative family buns and cakes for parties, weddings and special occasions. She provides  options for businesses and corporate training and conference events, food retail outlets and local Fairs  and Markets. In fact, if you can dream it, Tracey will work with you to make it happen.
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Upcoming Events

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