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Inchmarlo Road, Banchory AB31 4AB, Scotland
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food, service and atmosphere. The lounge is lovely just been done up with new chef. Good value for money.

Thank louisemilne24
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Putting food on a plate in a stack is not fine dinning in my opinion. The food and the cooking needs to be better than just average fair especially at these prices, very disappointed again as this was my second visit since the change of management. I'm very unlikely to try a third time.

Thank gasflyer
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a couple of times for dinner in the past. We had heard that the place had changed hands. This has not affected the excellent quality of the food. One person in our party said that his duck dish was good but he had a better one at the new Rothesay Rooms restaurant in Ballater. We can... More 

Thank Godefridus
Kilmacolm, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having often visited my son in Aberdeen my wife and I have so often been dismayed by the over priced, poor value hotels on offer. We thought we'd try something different this w/e and booked Tor-na-coille in Banchory (about 30 minutes by car from Aberdeen). We were not disappointed and at long last, we were treated to real value for... More 

Thank KilmacolmKenny
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancée and I had the 3 course dinner here to celebrate my birthday. Was an excellent choice. Service was friendly and attentive. Liked the complementary course of lentil soup. Really enjoyed the beef two ways main course. Would recommend.

Thank Scottax
tornacoille48, Front Office Manager at Tor-na-coille, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your birthday dinner at Tor Na Coille Restaurant. We hope you will come again soon. Thank you More 

Banchory, Scotland
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just returned from a superb meal at the Tor-an-Coile. We all had 3 courses and surprisingly there was nothing on the menu that I wouldn't have been delighted to have. I started with the grilled asparagus with poached egg and Hollandaise sauce, which was served on a croute and cooked to perfection. My main course was Hake served with... More 

Thank paulandmeg
tornacoille48, Front Office Manager at Tor-na-coille, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Kitchen are delighted to hear such praise of their hard work. Thank you More 

Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight on Saturday and had a truly enjoyable time. The food was excellent, the service was excellent despite the hotel being busy. On arrival our we were welcomed and assisted to our rooms which were spacious immaculate and very comfortable

Thank Elizabeth H
tornacoille48, Front Office Manager at Tor-na-coille, responded to this review

We are delighted to have so many guests, like yourselves, come back and enjoy staying at the hotel again. Thank you and we look forward to your next visit. More 

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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We are just back home after a lovely at Tor na Coille. We were well looked after and everything was spot on. Dinner was amazing and dessert must be up there with the best ever! Room was lovely and our dog came too! Thank you! Breakfast was excellent too and everything was freshly cooked and piping hot. Very helpful staff... More 

1 Thank matelg
tornacoille48, Front Office Manager at Tor-na-coille, responded to this review

It has been a wonderful start to a new ownership and it is lovely to hear comments as yours. Thank you very much and hope you will come and stay again soon. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here for the first time since new owners took over. We ate in the dining room and the meal did not disappoint. We had a very tasty amuse bouche which did exactly what it says! I had a lamb dish and the meat was lovely and tender. The accompanying veg introduced a complimentary combination of flavours. We both had... More 

Thank Diane H
tornacoille48, Front Office Manager at Tor-na-coille, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I will pass your comments on to kitchen. They will be delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal so much. We look forward to you coming again soon More 

Raemoir, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Had a superb dinner with an inspiring menu full of fresh produce and lovely combinations of taste texture and flavours for all three courses. Staff were attentive and friendly A great evening and would highly recommend

Thank kcabz2017
tornacoille48, Front Office Manager at Tor-na-coille, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recommendation. We do appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your three course dinner. Kitchen are delighted to hear such comments. Thank you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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British, European, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inchmarlo Road, Banchory AB31 4AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?