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Rock Salt and Snails

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, British,
2 Bridge Street, Ballater AB35 5QP, Scotland
+32 3 480 55 05
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“snails” (38 reviews)
“pie” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (37 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 Bridge Street, Ballater AB35 5QP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Passing through and looking for decent coffee on the road, perfect coffee and service with a smile 😊

Thank Andi W
Reviewed 4 days ago

been here many times before and always been good. This visit we had toasties and coffee and saw them use cheap coop ham and salad and the charge £7.00 for it service very slow but owner was not on duty maybe that makes the difference?

1  Thank 520albertf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Ballater for a week this past February. We loved coming into town in the mornings to have our coffee and scones and highly recommend stopping by! I'm looking forward to our next visit!

Thank Mckenna G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We nipped in for a quick bite and have to say, were pleasantly surprised. It was very busy when we arrived but staff were quick to clear and seat us as a table left. With lunch promptly ordered, pies, smoked salmon and pear salad it...More

Thank Dragonfli_Spirit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely breakfast - happy friendly kind staff - doggie friendly . Highly recommend :) We ordered smoke salmon & scrambled egg which was lovely . We will be back

1  Thank Jackie V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent coffee and quality tea with tasty home made snacks with sunny outside seating. Consistingly good.

Thank AllanAB15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had lunch time sandwiches here but they were excellent, very fresh and tasty. If you are looking for a light lunch with or without a glass of wine, this is a good bet.

Thank Davidslimings
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I was looking for a place accepting dog and we were welcome here. Staff was nice and the 2 ladies very professional. We had a good local beer, the salad platter with salmon and venison salami was very tasty. My only regret but also warning...More

1  Thank JVG2012
Reviewed 3 April 2018

My significant other and myself came to Ballater for two nights over the weekend. We first visited this lovely cafe on the Saturday afternoon for some dinner. I had the Venison pie which was one of the best tasting pies I've ever had. We came...More

1  Thank ChappersOnTour
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Booked an hour in advance, got a nice table close to the fire, high chair was provided for my daughter. The food was lovely, tasty and unpretentious, good atmosphere, staff seemed a little awkward but friendly and accommodating

Thank yanaanita
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bridge Street, Ballater AB35 5QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: +32 3 480 55 05
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