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Shepherds Rest

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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10 Straik road, Westhill, Aberdeen AB32 6HF, Scotland
+44 1224 740208
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We called in just after 9pm to the restaurant to be told that the kitchen closed at nine (despite a website saying food served until 10pm) but some food options could be available to us. The staff were attentive and helpful but some of the food sadly was not the best. My friend had Scampi and it was ok I... More 

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Thank Cathie M
Aberdeen
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food beautifully presented, excellent and friendly service. Great atmosphere. Very easy to get to, ample parking for all

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Thank Calonie
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear Calonie, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on our trip advisor page. We are glad you enjoyed the food and the experience you had here with us at the Shepherd's Rest. We hope you'll be back again sometime soon. Thanks, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought the atmosphere and decor was really good and felt really cosy and welcome. The food was excellent and the staff went above and beyond to try and facilitate our needs.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King

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Thank V5304AMsophiep
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear V55304AMsophiep, First of all we would like to thank you for leaving us your feedback. We are delighted you felt welcome and enjoyed your time spent with us here at the Shepherd's Rest. We appreciate that you noticed how hard the staff work, I will be passing your comments onto the team they will be delighted. Hope you will... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and the hubby took a wee break from shopping to visit the shepherds rest in westhill. Good grub, good value, charming waiter and happy customers. (My hubby had the mixed grill that was recommended to him, DO NOT go on a full stomach!!). At the end of the meal matthew brought us a card with a chance to win... More 

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Thank cassietaylor2017
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear Cassietaylor2017, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review on our Trip Advisor page. We are delighted you enjoyed the food specifically the mixed grill that was recommended to you. Glad we could be of help tasting our wide variety of beers we serve. We hope you will be returning again sometime soon! Kind Regards, The team... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title suggests, great food at reasonable cost. If having the gammon steak, be aware that if you ask for pineapple and a fried egg you will be charged extra, apparently it's to do with stock taking !!!

Review collected in partnership with Greene King

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Thank DWJ_11
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear DWJ_11, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the food. I will pass on your comments to the management team but unfortunately any extra items do have to be charged accordingly. We hope to see you again soon. The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the third time my Partner and I have been to the Shepherds Rest Restaurant in Westhill, Aberdeen. We were on a shopping trip in the City on the 1st/2nd April 2017,and (we were staying at the Premier Inn next door).It’s a modern building that resembles a traditional English pub and has been well done. A nice cosy place... More 

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Thank FRANZ F
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear FRANS F, Thank you for taking the time to leave your positive feedback on our Trip Advisor Page. We are delighted that on the multiple occasions you came you enjoyed all the dishes you tasted. Thank you for your kind words about the staff in particular Jasmine and Jordan. We will pass those on and they will be delighted... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really nice considering its a chain pub next to a Travel Inn, really nice staff, very friendly and professional. The food is excellent and not what I expected from a chain. Its a modern building that resembles a traditional English pub and has been well done. A nice cosy place inside with nice tables outside if its nice outside (lamb... More 

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Thank Walter F
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear Walter F Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience here with us at the Shepherd's Rest. We do take pride in our pub and we are very pleased that you enjoyed the food - specifically the Lamb Rogan Josh and also service you were provided with. We will pass... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I were on a shopping trip in the vicinity and timed it to coincide with lunch. We just wanted a soup and drink and were very pleased with the quality of the soup. Mushroom and Tarragon, excellent, could not fault it. I had never tasted tarragon before, but liked it so much I am going to plant... More 

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Thank Jean C
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear Jean C, Firstly we would like to thank you for leaving your positive review on our Trip Advisor page. We are delighted at your comments on the soup and they will be passed on to the kitchen team. Happy gardening! All the best, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a couple of meals at this location (we were staying at the Premier Inn next door). The meals were very good, above average pub food. I had a Rogan josh one night and fajitas the next. My wife and son also enjoyed their meals. All in all very good, and good value.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King

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Thank ronhV8070YH
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear RonhV8010YH, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the food particularly the Rogan Josh and the Fajitas. We hope you will be back in the area again sometime soon to try out some more of our delicious dishes on our menu. Many Thanks, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

Falkirk, Scotland
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eat breakfast and dinner here. Breakfast good value. Quality of bakery produce better than most other Premier Inn's. Dinner was ok for one night. Food fine for money, usual pub grub. Restaurant clean, nicely set out. Good staff both cooking and serving.

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Thank Mumneedsabreak
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Dear Mumneedsabreak, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experiences with us both at breakfast and dinner. We are pleased you were satisfied with the food, service, prices and atmosphere of our pub. We hope to see you returning again sometime in the near future. Many Thanks, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Straik road, Westhill, Aberdeen AB32 6HF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen  >  Westhill
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 740208
Description
Belhaven Pub, serving fresh food and drinks daily., AB32 6HF

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