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Shepherds rest

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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10 Straik road, Westhill, Aberdeen, Scotland
+44 1224 740208
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San Francisco
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Slow roast beef rib was something I'd never tried and very tasty. For a business trip, was a very good value meal.

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Thank F8130SPseanp
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear F8130SPseanp, Thank you for leaving us your feedback. We are delighted that you tried something new and you enjoyed the beef rib in particular. We hope you'll be back in town for business sometime soon. Kind Regards, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

San Francisco
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I had a lovely lunch in lovely surroundings with excellent service and excellent food.

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Thank Q8353TCstevenw
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear Q8353TCstevenw, We are glad to hear you and your partner enjoyed your recent lunch experience with us at the |Shepherd's Rest. We are glad you enjoyed the food and the service you were provided with. Its lovely to see the customers appreciating our hard working team. Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Team at the Shepherd's... More 

Westhill, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food and atmosphere, price is in line with similar pubs and restaurants for what was on the menu. Good service and staff willing to help.

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Thank allansd2017
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear Allansd2017, Thank you for leaving this review. Thank you for your kind words about the staff - I will pass this onto Management. We are glad you enjoyed the food you received. Our Burns night menu is running form the 21st-25th Of January. make sure your not missing out! Many Thanks, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great manager. Always very attentive and working hard. Absolute credit to the place. For a chain place the food is exceptional and very well priced.

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Thank Ustolemine
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear Ustolemine, Thank you for writing this positive review on Trip Advisor. We would also like to thank you for your kind words about the staff. We are glad that you enjoyed the food. You should come on down and try out on January Specials! Hope to see you again soon. Many Thanks, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here tonight with my girlfriend, brother and his partner - fantastic night and brilliant food. The service from Matthew/Carl was outstanding and couldn't fault them in anyway. Would 100% recommend to anyone and everyone.

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Thank Conor F
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear Conor F, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I will pass your kind words onto Carl and Matthew. We are delighted you enjoyed the food and the service provided. We hope to see you back again soon. Kind Regards, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

Banchory
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

had lunch recently, large signage outside stated 2 courses £9.99. Menus given to us did not show this. Waitress told us of "best " dishes from main menu and specials. We had to ask to be given £9.99 menu, I heard other diners asking same question . I understand they want diners to spend as much as possible, but why... More 

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Thank Mgscm
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear Mgscm, Firstly we would like to thank you for writing this review. We would also like to apologise for the past experience and how you felt. This information will be passed onto management to ensure that this doesn't happen again. We hope you will give us the opportunity to rectify your last visit. Thank You, The Team at the... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch today after looking at lunch menu offer both on website and on dual,any outside restaurant however we were not offered this menu as an option and had to request this. Would have preferred to have been given all menus to choose from. Noted others were not offered this either and had to ask so it seems to... More 

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Thank DHC53
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear DHC53, Firstly we would like to thank you for leaving our feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your lunch. We would like to apologise for the way you felt. This information will be passed onto management to ensure that this doesn't happen again. We hope to see you returning soon. Thank You, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

San Francisco
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight the service was very good, attentive and observant. Food was excellent, the starter we had was bistro standard.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King

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Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear A5101KXdavidc, Thank you for your kind words about the food and the staff. We are glad that you specifically enjoyed the starter you chose. We are running our January specials at the moment you should come on down and give them a try! Many Thanks, The Team at the Shepherd's Rest More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lentil soup tasted smokey wasn't pleasant as not used to this taste in soup and asked for no peas at all and still came out with sugarsnap peas

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Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear AnnacG5409FW, Firstly I would like thank you for taking the time to leave your review on Tripadvisor. However I would like to apologise that your food was not up to standard on this occasion and can ensure you this feedback has been passed to our Kitchen Manager. We do hope you will give us another chance to rectify the... More 

Nikkix7
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86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited for a quick lunch on New Years day as we were staying next door at the Premier Inn. Staff were a bit unwelcoming, they told us to sit next to customers in the noisy bar area despite their being people already sat in the other quieter bar area, when asked if we could sit there the waitress looked... More 

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Thank Nikkix7
Shepherds1658, Administration at Shepherds rest, responded to this review

Dear Nikkix7, Firstly we would like to apologise for the experience that you had on the 1st of January 2017. Due to it being New Years Day our regulars do come down to enjoy a drink so therefor the bar area was exceptionally busy that day. We would like to apologise that our food was not up to your standards.... 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
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Straik road, Westhill, Aberdeen, 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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