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Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
+44 1465 831212
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“michelin star” (7 reviews)
“walled garden” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I booked afternoon tea for two at Glenapp Castle for my sister's birthday. Booking was made via email and at the time of booking was asked if we had any special dietary needs. As we both eat most things, the answer was no. The booking...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We love Glenapp and what the previous hoteliers did to restore it and return it to life and the new owners have kept up those standards. We have stayed twice before but this time were part of a group having tea and scones. They were...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We travelled to Glenapp for lunch with high expectations as we had been before for lunch & dinner in the time Adam Stokes was the chef.The food then was excellent, sadly now very ordinary, dishes that could be easily cooked at home & a very...More

Thank scottishtraveller42
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We stayed here for 3 nights and the food was consistently excellent at all meals. The fish is fantastic - most of the produce is locally sourced - canapés and amuses bouches were imaginatively presented - breakfasts were fabulous - thanks to kitchen and waiting...More

Thank susiew09
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Had dinner last night and it was a fantastic experience from start t o finish. The staff were friendly, helpful and on hand at all times to give a first class service. The restaurant was very relaxed and beautifully decorated with comfortable chairs and plenty...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The dinner for the castle has a Michelin rating which was well deserved. Each course was as good as the one before. More quality than quantity.

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We popped into Glenapp Castle on the ecommendation of a friend, nice one thanks mate. The castle gate are electronic just approach with care and take the drive to the top. the Castle itself looks amazing as you park the car. The Tea room is...More

1  Thank KennyCowan
Reviewed 19 August 2017

great service. outside tables for a nice day and quaint tearoom in the walled garden. staff are lovely. food great particularly the scones with jam and cream. gardens are lovely too. a great day out. dog friendly at outside tables.

1  Thank mactavish28
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful castle with well trained staff. Delicious food. Leah informed us of an upcoming meteor shower that night. Wonderful local knowledge and guest attention. Whether you are grouse hunting or honeymooning they appear ready. Beautiful gardens with a qaint tea room.

Thank Vailite
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We ate here as we were staying for a night and had an incredible six course dinner. The food was five star and well worth going here to eat. I think you may be able to eat here even if you do not stay. Check...More

Thank shona010
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22 October 2017|
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Response from algarvenicky1 | Reviewed this property |
Smart Casual not jeans
Anne S
13 October 2017|
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Response from KennyCowan | Reviewed this property |
Can't help you there I'm afraid, I'm a full on red meat eater... sorry! I'm sure that given the money they charge for dinner they'll be happy to meet your dietary requirements.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 412
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ballantrae
  • Phone Number: +44 1465 831212
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