The Cock and Bull

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Please note that these are sample menus and are subject to change, please check with us before making a pre-order

All Day Menu

This menu is served every day from 12pm until 9pm and is complemented by chefs daily specials

Sunday Menu

Our Sunday Carvery menu is served from 12 – 4pm with roasts served from the kitchen from 4pm to closing. This menu supplements our regular all-day menu

Express Lunch

Available from Monday to Saturday, this menu is perfect for those looking for a quick bite to eat that’s easy on the pocket.

Graduation Menu

Get friends and family together to celebrate your big day here with us!



Awarded and retained an AA Rosette since 2005:
“An AA Rosette is awarded to a restaurant serving food prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good quality ingredients. These restaurants will be achieving standards that standout in their local area” –


Included in the Michelin Eating Out In Pubs Guide since 2005


Winner of Scottish Gastropub of The Year three times including the Catering in Scotland Excellence Award

“a quintessential gastro pub, a bustling hostelry, popular with locals and whose fame has spread. Offering great service, natural ambience and a lovely genuine warmth with superb food and a menu brimming with local produce.” – Award Judges


Gift Vouchers

Cock and Bull Gift Vouchers are available for values starting at £25 and can be spent in the bar, restaurant or on our Bed and Breakfast. We also have Afternoon Tea and Steak and Wine vouchers available – the perfect present for a loved one.
Please give us a call on 01358 743249 and we will be happy to process your vouchers and send them out to you, alternatively use the button below to make an online order.

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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea includes Sandwiches, scones, home-made cakes, tea or coffee.
£25 for two
£40 for two with Fizz
Available Mon to Sat 2-5pm
Booking essential


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Dogs are Welcome

Dog’s are welcome in our lounge area where we even have a “dog’s dinner” menu. Pooches dine free, all we ask is that a small donation be made to the New Arc animal foundation who do wonderful work in our area.



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Watch a night in the life of The Cock and Bull!

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Take a tour with us!

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The Cock and Bull Ellon Rd Balmedie AB23 8XY Email:
Opening Hours
Mon to Sat: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday:       10:00 AM - 10:00 PM