Wander down the windy hill to a harbour full of delights. Featuring businesses such as; The Lobster Shop, Benholm and Johnshaven Heritage Museum, The Ship, The Anchor Hotel, Starfish Studio, and many more.

The Lobster Shop

For three generations, the family has supplied the finest lobsters to restaurants throughout Europe. The Lobster Shop offers these exceptional products closer to home, allowing customers to experience the freshness, quality, and value of locally sourced seafood.

Address: Fore St, Johnshaven, Montrose DD10 0EU

Telephone: 01561 362207


Mon. – Closed

Tues. – Closed

Wed. – 12:00 to 17:00

Thurs. – 12:00 to 17:00

Fri. – 12:00 to 17:00

Sat.- 12:00 to 15:00

Sun. – 12:00 to 15:00

The Anchor Hotel

A unique, family-run business. Accommodation includes comfortable boutique rooms or a choice of self-catering cottages located around the busy shellfish harbour. Our highly acclaimed Restaurant and Lounge specialise in serving fresh-cooked locally sourced seafood and a variety of seasonal specials and favourites.



New Road

Johnshaven, Montrose

DD10 0HD

Telephone: 01561 362288 


Hidden Treasure Tearoom

A Tearoom and Coffee Shop serving Bacon Rolls, Soup, Sandwiches, Cakes, Scones and Ice Cream. A real treat for everyone!

Address: The Harbour, Johnshaven, Montrose DD10 0EU

Contact Number: 07506 896842


Thursday to Sunday

10:00 to 16:00

Starfish Studio

Starfish Studio is a small shop packed with gorgeous handmade items, original art and local creators’ work. Most of what they sell is made in Scotland. Just off the harbour in this historic and picturesque Aberdeenshire fishing village.

Address: 3 Anchor Ln, Johnshaven, Montrose DD10 0EN

Contact Telephone: 07544 970669



Mon. – Closed

Tues. – Closed

Wed. – Closed

Thurs. – 11:00 to 16:00

Fri. – 11:00 to 16:00

Sat. – 11:00 to 16:00

Sun. – 11:00 to 16:00

The community of Johnshaven benefits from strong local interest in heritage and history. While some museums and heritage centers may be closed during the off-season, you can still access local history through the Johnshaven Coastal Gems website and by following Johnner Jack through town with the free app and posted QR codes.

~Brought to you by the Johnshaven Heritage Hub