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Restaurant at Darroch Learg - CLOSED

Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5UX, Scotland
+44 1339 755443
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
3 Dec 2014
“Great food, excellent service but my feet were freezing!”
3 Dec 2014
“Spectacular”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5UX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 4 December 2014

Had a wonderful meal, food was excellent, our food sensitivities were catered for in brilliant style, service was friendly, efficient, professional. The problem was that my feet got cold as the evening wore on. Also, the fire in the lounge was scarcely alight when we...More

Thank halcyon_times
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We stayed at the Hilton next door and dined there on the first night was disappointed and we dined here on our second night - we booked in advance prior to our trip based on the reviews and yummy looking menu. The restaurant certainly lived...More

Thank woodsidebandb
Reviewed 27 November 2014

From the intial offer of the 'Gin Menu' through to the meal in the lovely restaurant, this was one of the best meals I have had in a long time. The service was discrete yet attentive which made for a very comfortable evening. However it...More

Thank Robin2907
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Wonderful welcome. Cosy. Drinks by the fireside. Menu we think covers most tastes. Wine list excellent. The meal was superb .

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Having visited this area several times I cannot believe that I had never heard of this place before. Everything was perfect on the night my wife and I visited. Everything we had was cooked to perfection. There is a separate vegetarian menu which looked very...More

1  Thank LinlithgowTravelscot
Reviewed 18 October 2014

The food was amazing, always had a good variety to choose from, and they were extremely gracious in accomodating special dietary needs (e.g. gluten-free)

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 10 October 2014

If you are visiting the Highlands and are near Balmoral Castle, do yourself a favor and book a table at Darroch Learg. The food is EXCELLENT! Our party had beef that was beyond compare, wonderful sea trout, and beautifully prepared lamb racks. Plus the service...More

3  Thank Russell J
Reviewed 10 October 2014

We were staying in Ballater for a couple of days having attended a wedding in Aberdeen and using this as a chance to explore the Cairngorms. After a disappointing meal elsewhere on the first night we found the restaurant at Darroch Learg on trip advisor....More

3  Thank PSMITH86
Reviewed 6 October 2014

The night we visited the restaurant, we were the first to take our seats in the restaurant and we were shortly afterwards followed by an elderly couple who sat next to us and were lovely. The other couple were then bought their drinks through however,...More

Thank LeighHappyGirl
Reviewed 3 October 2014

A small 80th Birthday Dinner for mum turned out to be a perfect occasion. We'd been to the Darroch Learg more than 10yrs ago and had a lovely evening, so tried it again - what a great decision...! Pre-dinner drinks in the lounge were relaxing...More

1  Thank Jonathan B
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  • Address: Braemar Road, Ballater AB35 5UX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 755443
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CLOSED FOR MAJOR RENOVATION UNTIL 2016
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