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The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie

) #1 of 20 Restaurants in Ballater $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (30 reviews)
“monkfish” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We have eaten at this restaurant every year we visit Ballater in the summer and have never been disappointed yet. The food and service are fantastic. We would highly recommend a visit.....

Thank Carolyn J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was recommended this place by a local police that was guarding Balmoral and he was right, its a cracking place, hence was full, the food was very tasty, maybe marginally more than expected in terms of price but bear in mind where it is, is...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've eaten in this restaurant a few times on the 2 occasions we've stayed in Ballater. The food is always great and the service personal and friendly - well worth a visit when staying in Ballater

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We made reservations for 6 and were told, multiple times, "We need the table back by 8." That seemed like an abundance of time; not sure why he was making such a fuss about it. I don't normally need nearly that much time to eat...More

Thank Emmessey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the restaurant with 7 others last week, during a camping weekend - it was a Frid evening and our party were accommodated within half an hour of asking for a table. The staff were friendly, helpful and happy to advise on menu choices,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is in an old, traditional building but looks very different inside and is much bigger than it looks. Standard Indian menu and cooking with friendly and attentive service.

Thank William N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went and placed order waited for food came back to holiday cottage and not everything we ordered was in bag!! Had to then go back and collect missing items. Surely a business that has been so highly rated busy or not can check that everything...More

1  Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're staying in the area and wandered in of the street and found just about the best Indian food ever. Lovely friendly service, and tasty dishes. I liked the mushroom pilau rice, which wasn't the usual multi-coloured stuff you often get.

Thank SkemOwl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food here, service was great and price was about right. A must for those visiting Ballater who love Indian food.

Thank v_myers90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The welcome was warm and friendly and although the restaurant was very quiet when we ate at 6.30 by the time we had finished our meal 2 hours later the restaurant was full with customers queuing for a table. The menu is varied offering a...More

Thank joabil
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8 July 2016|
Response from Ally87098 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we offer guloten free dishies
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Response from Ssain R |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: 01339755611
The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie is widely regarded as one of the best Indian restaurant in Ballater. We pride ourselves on serving award winning, traditional Indian cuisine and best customer service. Varieties in curries and customer satisfaction is our capital. Aromatic spices and exotic ingredients, coupled with traditional family curry recipes passed from generation to generation makes dining at The Lochnagar a truly unique experience. Our emphasis on family history and tradition ensures that only the choicest ingredients are selected for use within our dishes, and we're sure you'll agree that the resulting flavors and textures cannot be surpassed by many other Indian restaurants in Ballater. Whether you're planning to visit our restaurants to celebrate a special occasion, a corporate event, or just enjoy a high quality curry takeaway on a Friday night, The Lochnagar will meet your every culinary need. Reservations can be made and ordered by telephoning the restaurants direct. Thank you for visiting The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie website.
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