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Alexandra Hotel Restaurant

) #7 of 20 Restaurants in Ballater $$ - $$$ , British,
12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
+44 1339 755376
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
$$ - $$$
12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a week in Ballater with friends. We had a lovely meal in the bar. We had fish and chips, scampi and tempura prawns. All the dishes were delicious and piping hot and very reasonably priced. The waitress (owner?) was terrific and had...More

Thank tainshl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely discovery after a great drive through the Cairngorms. Fabulous food and excellent service. Highly recommended. We will be back very soon!

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a small bite to eat at the end of a day of touring the countryside. The Alexandra Hotel is close to the bridge over the River Dee, in the small town of Ballater. At entering, you immediately immerse in a friendly atmosphere. The...More

Thank Bosmana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub serves a great meal - generous serves and tasty food. The staff were attentive and friendly. I can highly recommend the lasagne!

Thank Marion F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a quick drink before dinner at our hotel round the corner. They had a good range of hand pulled ales and had cider on tap. The atmosphere was a bit dull and the decor was very plain. They could do a...More

Thank Catriona O
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My friend went to the restaurant on Saturday and ordered lunch from the menu. Steak pie and I had the chicken curry. I have to say both were very nice. The problem I have is I expect to have what the menu says. Homemade Chicken...More

Thank williescotland58
alan m, Owner at Alexandra Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hi williescotland58, Thankyou very much for your positive review. We are glad you enjoyed both meals on your recent visit, I am sorry you didn't have exactly what was stated on the menu and we will look to re-word the dish. Thankyou for bringing this...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We took advantage of this eatery a couple times while in Ballater and were not disappointed. Good food, beer and service. Give it a try!

Thank Susan Y
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to eat. always quite busy. lovely pizza. good beer. friendly staff. price is mid range also.

Thank fras65
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Tried to get a table for 4 adults and 6 kids for dinner at 5pm. Told by staff member they can't cope with a table of 10 even though place only had one table seated and no tables reserved..... So much for hospitality.More

Thank LukeSykewalker
alan m, Owner at Alexandra Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for this review, although I feel I have the answer to the inaccuracies above. You arrived at the hotel at 5.00pm on a Saturday with no reservation, that particular Saturday was during our walking week festival and the TGO walk bringing in over...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Surprisingly, the restaurant was not open but dinner was available at the bar. There were quite a few tables so it looked okay. At first, we needed to get our own beers and place the order with the bartender who was quite friendly. Once the...More

Thank Joel W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 755376
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