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Birdhouse Cafe

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74 High Street, Banchory AB31 5SS, Scotland
+44 1330 822072
08:00 - 17:30
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 17:30
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211 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The premises may be small but the coffee is very good, the home baked cakes and muffins are out of this world. They are always fresh and there is always a good selection. Their Victoria sponge has cream and fresh whole raspberries in the centre.

1 Thank Hazel H
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great coffee, tasty sandwiches and home made cakes. Takes orders for cakes for parties. Good for takeaways and eating tea. Cosy and welcoming atmospheres.

Thank L-AnnR509
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I were needing a quick lunch to fill us up after our walk up scolty hill. The BirdHouse cafe was exactly what we were after and more!! Friendly staff and coeliac aware, was given gluten free bread! Would defo return!

Thank Laura K
Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As a new local, we've visited all the cafes in the area and there are some really good ones. However, the Birdhouse stands out for two reasons. Firstly the food is home made with obvious care and is delicious. However, it's the warmth and friendliness of the owners which makes the difference for us and in this age of profit-centric... More 

Thank Emotioneering
Malvern, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

we had breakfast and then some slices of cake and everything was really delicious and tasty. The cooked breakfast in particular was made with lots of fresh things, cherry tomatoes instead of half a grilled big one. The cakes were delicious too and our only regret was that we discovered this on the last day of our holiday when driving... More 

1 Thank R1138
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

There are quite a few coffee shops in banchory, but in my humble opinion not one comes close to the Birdhouse cafe. You are made to feel welcome as soon as you step over the threshold with a big smile and a range of homebakes to make you forget your diet just one more time. Superb, one word justly deserved... More 

2 Thank William K
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I have used the cafe since it opened and it never disappoints, great coffee and the best homemade cakes. Food is always good and that staff are fantastic. If you are in Banchory don't miss this treat.

1 Thank George C
Banchory, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff, great food, great coffee. Excellent value for money. We have had breakfast and lunch there quite a bit over the past couple of years and it never disappoints. They even let me take my dog in when I am on my own with him!

1 Thank NellieHende73
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

A lovely little cafe. Very friendly staff and great coffee and cakes. The cakes are made on site and taste fantastic.

Thank jaydeeAberdeen
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in to visit this lovely cafe and had a hummus sandwich which was fantastic and a gorgeous lemon drizzle cake. Lovely cosy atmosphere and very welcoming owners. Definitely will go back

Thank josiefindlay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 High Street, Banchory AB31 5SS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 822072

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