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The Black Faced Sheep

Ballater Road, Aboyne AB34 5HN, Scotland
+44 1339 887311
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Excellent service

Had a nice time and lovely sandwich and soup the service was second to none with very helpful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David C
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Cute and cosy

A most lovely café, which does not look like much from the outside, but it is lovingly decorated on... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Wolfgang B
via mobile
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  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“soups” (6 reviews)
“great cakes” (3 reviews)
Ballater Road, Aboyne AB34 5HN, Scotland
+44 1339 887311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice time and lovely sandwich and soup the service was second to none with very helpful staff and friendly

Thank David C
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A most lovely café, which does not look like much from the outside, but it is lovingly decorated on the inside. The café is combined with a shop with home ware, partly looking very classic. Chocolate, coffee and scones are great and again very nicely...More

Thank Wolfgang B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A characterful café and shop. A fine selection of dishes and sweet treats including a famous lemon cheesecake. The chocolate, rum and orange cake was one of the finest cakes I have eaten. The staff were very friendly and helpful. All our party were well...More

Thank gordondurham1
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Lovely food and service. Staff very friendly. Perhaps a little hard to find if you do not know the area but sign at end of the road.

Thank Sheena W
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The coffee, tea and cakes were excellent and the staff were helpful. Maybe too much written on the board, but it's all on the menu as well. Haven't been in for a while, but I used to like this place for soup, though it can...More

1  Thank Strandedquine
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

With the friendliest staff you are getting served good coffee with really nice choices of cakes and pies.

Thank Lijn
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the Seafood platter and the Parma ham & rocket panini yesterday lunchtime, followed by coffee and a slice of indulgence (pecan pie and coffee cake). Staff were friendly and attentive, adding to the relaxed atmosphere that makes the Black Faced Sheep worth a visit.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a great little place to visit for coffee/tea and not least cake! The cake in particular is well worth driving for...if you are out and about in Aberdeenshire. The owners understand the value of great home bake - and the fact that there...More

1  Thank Polyhymnia9
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Stopped for coffee and cake on the way to a long walk up Glen Tanar. Food and service as good as always and recommend the ginger cake.

Thank wyfew0
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This has long been a most popular coffee shop both for locals & visitors to Aboyne & Royal Deeside. It has a welcoming feel & pleasant atmosphere.The owners are always around & their staff are a credit to their training.The menus are on blackboards on...More

3  Thank Pauline B
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