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The Boat Inn Restaurant

Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
+44 1339 886137
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 471 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had to wait for quite a while to order food. Smoked duck and bread and oil were nice. My steak ‘pie’ just came with a massive lump of puff pastry on top but the filling was really nice. Frozen veg on the side. My husband...More

Thank Natalia P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Three of us visited for lunch and were very pleased with the experience. A 'special' menu, offering a main course and dessert for a fixed price, was available and we each chose from it. There was also a 'standard' menu, which had a wide range...More

Thank aberdeenangler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast on our way to tarland at new year. Very warm welcome from the staff and efficient service. My husband lost his wallet on our new year trip. Just last week we received a call from the manager of the Boat...More

Thank Baranska85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited a few times recently after walking our dogs locally. Great place to have lunch in the cosy lounge with our dogs lying at our feet. Even better when the stove is fired up.

Thank KazB1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch before walking round muir of Dinnet nature reserve. Enjoyed it so much we came back for our evening meal and stayed the night. I liked the contemporary decor which still complemented this 18th century building. Very relaxed atmosphere, roaring log fire,...More

Thank Ermyngarde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It remains a lovely pub, but the service can be poor. All staff (actually, all but one) are friendly, but just not very attentive. It’s a countryside pub so I’m very ok to wait a bit for food, but our table (and the one next...More

Thank Quintiere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a slight delay in getting someone to take our order, we enjoyed an excellent lunch. Tasty soup and enormous portions of fish and chips.

Thank F5822OZdavidb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went out as a group of 6 and had a lovely meal, although restaurant was busy the staff were very friendly and attentive. Food was of the usual high quality. Also served by Nicholas who was on his first shift and did a very good...More

Thank gardyneclan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First time visit to the Boat Inn, and in the main we weren't disappointed. Rooms were great, food was well priced and really good value and the general atmosphere in the restaurant and bar area was really good. There were four of us staying for...More

Thank Dav M
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Great room and bed. Food and waiting staff very good. Fish was a real treat but would have been better with real chips cut from potatoes. Breakfast was excellent, accompanied with lovely fresh bread and copious amounts of coffee and fresh fruit juice.

Thank Thomas M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aboyne
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 886137
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