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Restaurant at Loch Kinord Hotel

Ballater Road | Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5JY, Scotland
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“truffle” (2 reviews)
“haggis” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, European
$$ - $$$
Ballater Road | Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5JY, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had been before so knew what to expect. We were not disappointed! There were 5 of us celebrating a 97th birthday. The guest of honour was especially well looked after and as it was quiet we had the staff to ourselves. Our food was...More

Thank GrannyAberdeen
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Ate at this restaurant with family and they all had starters, which they enjoyed, I'd recommend the haggis truffles after stealing some from my partner. I had a steak for my main, which on first taste was extremely buttery and quite sickly, but after adding...More

Thank Redheadkatrina
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This place had a pretty standard interior but a slightly more interesting than standard menu. The starters were good and a bit more interesting than the mains. Not an inexpensive meal and somehow atmosphere was sadly lacking😐

Thank drcarol66
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Very welcoming lunch time service. Tables inside or out in the garden area. Close to Loch Kinord and inside the Cairngorm National park. Right beside the Deeside Way

Thank deesider2017
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Food was nice, selection on menu good but prices a bit of a confusion as it's all individual for different courses and individual items,,, strange,, service good though

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had an excellent dinner this evening. If you want to taste good quality Scottish fare go no further. You will not be disappointed. Quality of the meats and fish was very high. Flavours were well balanced. We did not have room for desert!! Service...More

Thank bridgehouseclarkes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I see others have raved about this place so perhaps we struck it on a bad night. Our meal here was very poor quality and not helped by the waitress getting my order wrong. My meal tasted as though it had been cooked in a...More

2  Thank l3v3ngn3y3rk
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The cook does have very good ideas and the food were all the time fresh. Definately the best food wich we have eat in Scottland.

Thank NadSyl_Scotti
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights and dined both evenings. Food top class and very nicely presented Manageress on duty was brilliant. Banter was excellent but measured. Hotel being done up but don't let that put you off as rooms are done. Its a grate Base to tour...More

Thank Aodh B
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Following the GPS towards Inverness from Aberdeen through the highlands close to Cairngorms national park, we found this little Hotel where we stopped for lunch. We did not expect much but were overwhelmed by the food and the presentation. Clearly a hidden gem, as it...More

1  Thank shimayoshi91
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Scottish, European
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballater Road | Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5JY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
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