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Restaurant at Loch Kinord Hotel

) #11 of 20 Restaurants in Ballater ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ British, , European
Ballater Road | Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5JY, Scotland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
“great food” (6 reviews)
“on duty” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Ballater Road | Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5JY, Scotland
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Reviews (61)
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very welcoming lunch time service. Tables inside or out in the garden area. Close to Loch Kinord and inside the Cairngorm National park. Right beside the Deeside Way

Thank deesider2017
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Food was nice, selection on menu good but prices a bit of a confusion as it's all individual for different courses and individual items,,, strange,, service good though

Thank David C
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We had an excellent dinner this evening. If you want to taste good quality Scottish fare go no further. You will not be disappointed. Quality of the meats and fish was very high. Flavours were well balanced. We did not have room for desert!! Service...More

Thank bridgehouseclarkes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I see others have raved about this place so perhaps we struck it on a bad night. Our meal here was very poor quality and not helped by the waitress getting my order wrong. My meal tasted as though it had been cooked in a...More

1  Thank l3v3ngn3y3rk
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The cook does have very good ideas and the food were all the time fresh. Definately the best food wich we have eat in Scottland.

Thank NadSyl_Scotti
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights and dined both evenings. Food top class and very nicely presented Manageress on duty was brilliant. Banter was excellent but measured. Hotel being done up but don't let that put you off as rooms are done. Its a grate Base to tour...More

Thank Aodh B
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Following the GPS towards Inverness from Aberdeen through the highlands close to Cairngorms national park, we found this little Hotel where we stopped for lunch. We did not expect much but were overwhelmed by the food and the presentation. Clearly a hidden gem, as it...More

1  Thank shimayoshi91
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We went here for a meal on the last night of our 4 night stay in Aberdeenshire. Surroundings were very comfortable, staff pleasant and attentive. Food was delicious. This restaurant is somewhere to go on a special occasion. Good choice on the menu, but beware...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We've been there several times in the last six months and have never been disappointed. Great food, nicely presented. Highly recommended.

Thank Btulloch
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have eaten at the Loch Kinord a few times in the last 6 months and have found the standard of food and service very inconsistent. I have had 2 really superb meals and 2 very poor ones. They always seem to be training new...More

Thank Ann C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Scottish, European
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballater Road | Dinnet, Ballater AB34 5JY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
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