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BEST WESTERN Burnett Arms Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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25 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TD, Scotland
+44 1330 824944
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Delicious home cooked meal, pleasant surroundings and nice atmosphere. Varied menus including children's choices

Thank Rosemary G
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The restaurant within the Burnett arms is of a high standard. The menu hasn’t got a large amount of selection, but the selection there is, is a good variety for all tastes. The average price at the time of writing is around the £10 mark. The portion size is on the large side and with the standard of food, makes... More 

Thank Robert S
Angus, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Where do I begin. Firstly a previous reviewer had said that they had stayed here in a room at the front of the hotel and it was not noisy, they must either have been staying midweek or had enough alcohol to deaden the noise. There was shouting, mostly from people sitting outside the hotel on the benches supplied for smokers... More 

Thank tuppence2805
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

What beautiful building with a traditional rustic Scottish charm. Tastefully decorator inside. Pleasant, helpful staff. The meal was held in a pleasant fiction room with nicely played out tables. As it was an arranged venue the menu was kept simple but nice. Pork loin or salmon. The salmon was delightful surge it's creamy sauce, potatoes and veg. Followed by fruit... More 

Thank fisherking332
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Went for early evening meal and I chose the beefburger with plenty of salad served in a brioche bun with chips and it was delicious. My partner had breaded fish with chips, Tartar sauce and peas which he said was also delicious! The 'but' part in my title comes from two small niggles which are the coleslaw and the tartar... More 

Thank GillRob11
Sheffield, Australia
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249 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We visited this venue while staying in Banchory on our recent tour of the UK. We thought the pub was great and exactly what you would hope for from a traditional Scottish hotel. It was warm and welcoming with traditional wood orientated decor that complemented cozy atmosphere. The staff were friendly and efficient, despite being quite busy. The menu had... More 

Thank roydavidjones
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86 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

In the NE Scotland high tea is/was a tradition with tea & toast, a cooked main, followed by cakes & scones. No where did it better than the Burnett Arms which still boasts local fare on its WWW. Despite renaming the restaurant the food and service was below average. Fresh Peterhead fish & chips was clearly a frozen slab of... More 

Thank Roxsrgreat
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365 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We have eaten at the Burnett many times over the years but hadn't been for a while so when we passed through Banchory recently we decided to give it a try. You are given a choice of areas to dine in and we prefer the bar so opted for that. The atmosphere was comfortable, homely and cosy. The menu offers... More 

Thank ScfamilyAberdeen
Aboyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

A very pleasant venue for tasty Lunches with quality service. Always a good choice of food with pleasant and efficient staff. Highl recommended.

Thank Lynn S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

We have been here many times over the years and have never been disappointed. Again this year despite the inclement weather we ventured out and enjoyed an excellent meal and dance at the Burnett on Hogmanay. The staff, especially Robert and Jackie are excellent and do their utmost to ensure you have a great time. This year we stayed over,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 824944
  • This restaurant is at Burnett Arms Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?