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Aboyne Loch Golf Centre, Aboyne AB34 5BR, Scotland
+44 1339 886444
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As soon as we went in we were met by a very polite gentleman who made us feel very welcome, we were there for hot stone massages with jean & Denise, my girlfriend and I have been to a lot of the very well known hotels & Spa's that do this but none of them compare to this treatment they... More 

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Thank Steven S
Aberdeen
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

a haggis starter for the meat eaters and the arabiatta with goats cheese were lovely. very attentive staff and a great quiet location to unwind.

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Thank TAGAberdeen
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Mediocre food and dreadful service. We don't go out to be insulted. Will never visit this place again.

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1 Thank beavic63
Fettercairn, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Beautiful setting, Great food and great selection of drinks Helpful staff and very chatty Beautiful rooms and very clean and modern Good facilities too.. Overall GREAT

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Thank Annmarie L
Inverness, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had an excellent 3 days at Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne. Derek & Jean made us most welcome and are superb hosts. We had a lovely room overlooking the loch, it is so scenic with swans and ducks swimming around. The hotel has a 9 hole golf course which we played and enjoyed, The area is well supplied with... More 

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Thank 72hamish
Inverness, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We popped in here today as a last minute decision - bad move! Our first instincts as we pulled up were not good - only 2 other cars parked at the door on a Sunday lunchtime? Not good, but my sister, being a local stated, well, it doesn't have a good reputation, but let's give it a try anyway...... Mmmmm........ More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here on a Sunday for lunch following a walk up the Mortlich hill. We were the only 4 people in the restaurant which we thought strange for this time on a Sunday. The lunch was fine but the portions of Cullen Skink could have been larger considering the cost. Service was efficient, as you would expect when only... More 

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Thank djdalkeith
Warsaw, Poland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed in hotel for one week. Derek and Jean could not do enough for us. The hotel is beautiful the location is amazing. The spa treatments are superb. The staff are friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend.

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Thank karen10m
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Had a nice relaxing stay for 2 nights. Lovely location and well run by the owners. Our room had a great view over the loch to Aboyne golf course and the hills beyond. Room was a decent standard and the bed was so comfortable I had a better sleep than I do at home. Loved the outdoor hot tub. As... More 

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1 Thank Jim E
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Had the Fish Special. Awesome. Great quality, good portions, excellent service. Pre-ordered starter and main at check-in, helped the kitchen and the food arrived promptly. Ideal if you know what you want.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 99
Cuisine
British, Mediterranean, Scottish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aboyne Loch Golf Centre, Aboyne AB34 5BR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aboyne
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 886444
Description
Situated in 55 acres of stunning scenery literally a stones throw from Aboyne Loch, The Lodge on the Loch’s unparalleled surroundings and exceptional facilities are amongst the most impressive in Scotland’s North East. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Cairngorms National Park, the Loch side Restaurant is accredited by Eat Scotland, and offers a relaxed affordable fine-dining experience in peerless Scottish tranquillity. Ideal for anything from informal dining to special occasions, customers can enjoy wonderfully varied and healthy cuisine. Head Chef Sandy Cowie is an award winning Grampian Chef and the delectable fare reflects his devotion to quality locally sourced ingredients and culinary innovation.

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