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Steven Road, Huntly AB54 8SX, Scotland
+44 1466 792086
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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (62 reviews)
“biscuits” (22 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Steven Road, Huntly AB54 8SX, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cafe here is good with generous helpings of homely food. Service is quick and efficient. I had soup and sandwiches. Both items were tasty,but large,and reluctantly I had to leave some of the sandwich. Coffee was nice and was served with a mini Dean's...More

1  Thank Sue W
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Sue, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your lunch & your visit to our gift shop. Many thanks for your comments, we will be sure to pass them on to the team. Kindest regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped in for a coffee and cakes today at Deans of Huntly. Very warm and welcoming, friendly and helpful staff. Nice coffee and relaxing place to enjoy. Will visit again, as seems very popular and good value.

1  Thank martinwY117MC
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon martinw, Many thanks for leaving us your kind feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit to us, and hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

located in Huntley, was to find. free parking. it has a huge shop with Dean's biscuits and loads of other food stuff as well. nice restaurant/cafe serving meals, cakes and biscuits. upstairs there is a viewing gallery. affords you a glimpse of the factory. lovely...More

1  Thank Cora B
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Good afternoon Cora B, Many thanks for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to us here at Dean's. Kindest regards.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Dean's to have lunch with family but was disappointed in the attitude of the staff. The girl taking our order was new, that's fine, but she was on her own and not able to take the order properly then another female joined her and...More

2  Thank Triciacullen
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Good Afternoon Tricacullen, Many thanks for taking the time to contact us and leave some feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience when visiting us, but your review is much appreciated and enables us to look into what you...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Have visited here many times in the past and found the place to be reasonably good. On this occasion we decided to have the Cullen Skink ,always a favourite. The skink was expensive for what it was and my portion only had one small flake...More

1  Thank pnp714
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Good afternoon, Many thanks for taking the time to contact me. I'm very sorry to learn that you did not enjoy your lunch when you visited. We are normally praised for our Cullen Skink. Having investigated your complaint with our team, we have discussed the...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a light lunch on our way to Grantown-on-Spey. I had the lentil soup with oatcakes which was nice and thick “Tasty too”, my wife had the cheese & pickle sandwich with bloomer bread served with crisps and a side salad. The sandwich...More

Thank SAB5859
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Good morning, thank you so much for your excellent review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Dean's. It's great to receive such positive feedback, and gives everyone here a boost on a Monday morning - many thanks again!

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch on Saturday, it was not too busy, so we weren’t sure why the staff seemed terse. First staff member on the till was so rude, second on the tea/coffee was impatient and rude. We asked for a tea and a white coffee,...More

Thank Nikki C
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Good afternoon Nikki, we're really disappointed to read your review and can only apologise if you felt our staff were less than friendly. Despite what you thought when you visited we had an exceptionally busy day on Saturday particularly over the lunchtime period, although this...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Dean's of Huntly make world famous shortbread. The factory has a café attached where you can enjoy simple fare in really pleasant surroundings. The gallery upstairs has comfortable chairs and is where you get a peek into the factory floor. The service is friendly ,...More

Thank yandinazetland
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Dean's, much appreciated. We're glad you enjoyed it :-)

Reviewed 17 August 2018

Visited Deans Factory and café for refreshments at lunch time. Had pot of tea and delicious cake. Seems to be a very varied menu, with very reasonable prices. Upstairs in the café, there are several viewing windows, where you can watch the shorties being made...More

Thank Lorraine M
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Lorraine, thank you for your excellent review, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

The lunch we had was very good but he shortbread is to die for - am taking 12 boxes home to the USA for family and friends.

Thank Sun4running
Dean's H, Manager at Dean's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review, thank you also for buying our shortbread for your family & friends back home. We hope to see you again next time you travel to Scotland!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steven Road, Huntly AB54 8SX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Huntly
  • Phone Number: +44 1466 792086
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