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Balbirnie House

4.0 of 5 Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NE, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glenrothes
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We were given a voucher as a wedding gift for a 4 course meal and a bottle of wine at the chef's table. We were given a tour of the kitchen and all the chef's that were on duty that night took the time out to say a few words, we were then ushered into our own private dining area... More 

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Hello Suzeroger, Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Balbirnie House so much. It was very kind of you to take the time to write, much appreciated. Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Chef's Table. We added this... More 

Edinburgh, Scotland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked a DB&B Itison deal as a surprise for my husband's birthday. Suite was spacious and comfortable, and the 5ft long, 3ft deep bath with the Victorian tap arrangement a marvel. Dinner in the Orangery was delicious, with time given to enjoy each course - we never felt rushed but received timely, attentive service. Customer care from all staff was... More 

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Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House, responded to this review

Hello EmmaMaria99, Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Balbirnie House so much. It was very kind of you to take the time to write, much appreciated. It would appear to be the case that you experienced traditional elements of Balbirnie, our... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience from the very warm welcome, attentive staff and wonderful food. We also loved the chefs table experience and our waitress was very friendly and professional. Could not fault a thing. Thank you all.

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Hello AndrewLornaS, Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Balbirnie House so much. It was very kind of you to take the time to write, much appreciated. Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Chef's Table. We added this... More 

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at Balbirnie House on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed. We celebrated our 56th wedding anniversary this week so booked to have dinner, bed and breakfast at Balbirnie to mark the occasion. We enjoyed a superb relaxing stay. Our suite was extremely spacious and very comfortable. Prior to dinner we enjoyed canapes in the... More 

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Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House, responded to this review

Hello Catherine O, Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Balbirnie House so much. It was very kind of you to take the time to write, much appreciated. A 56th wedding anniversary, well oh my goodness, what an achievement to celebrate. Please... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fifth visit to Balbirnie and our second stay in the hotel. The staff manage to strike exactly the right balance of professionalism, attentiveness and friendliness. Our evening meal in the Orangery was outstanding both in terms of the menu and food and again the customer service excelled from pre-dinner drinks in the bar through to after dinner... More 

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Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House, responded to this review

Hello Ida2403, Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your fifth visit to Balbirnie House so much. It was very kind of you to take the time to write, much appreciated. Please DM next time you are visiting (and remind me of this review), we'll... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding food tasting here on Saturday night and it was amazing, could not fault one thing! The only problem we had was all the food was so good it has made it very difficult to pick our wedding menu :) The service was top quality too -so professional but all the staff so friendly .... Can't wait... More 

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Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House, responded to this review

Hello NatalieCroft86, Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Balbirnie House so much. It was very kind of you to take the time to write, much appreciated. I'm responding to your comments first thing on a Monday morning, how lovely it is... More 

Wishaw, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Balbirnie was recommended to us by friends and family and it truly lived up to its reputation for comfort and really excellent service . Our room was spacious , well appointed and the welcoming bottle of bubbly started off a memorable visit to this lovely , interesting and so very comfortable country house . What a treat it was to... More 

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Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House, responded to this review

Hello Ann H, As an historical note, Balbirnie House - the hotel - is 25 years old today! We've added some chat about this over on our main FB page ... As a further historical note, as I see that you are from Wishaw, I mention in passing that a few years ago we had the pleasure of catering for... More 

Fife, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent one night in this very lovely, quaint old hotel. We wanted a romantic night, with a bit of luxury and splendour, and a chance to unwind. We weren't disappointed as the hotel and the staff were fantastic, hitting the spot on every aspect of our stay. Our highlight was the evening, with dinner in the... More 

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Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House, responded to this review

Hello Barry H, As an historical note, Balbirnie House - the hotel - is 25 years old today! We've added some chat about this over on our main FB page ... Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Balbirnie House so much.... More 

Fife, Scotland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very relaxing Saturday night in the Orangery restaurant. There is a very pleasant atmosphere about the whole place, from the library where we had drinks and canapés, through the very spacious dining room to a final comfortable settee where we could have happliy fallen asleep with our coffee and truffles. The meal itself was excellent, especially the passion... More 

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Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House, responded to this review

Hello CatloverUK, As an historical note, Balbirnie House - the hotel - is 25 years old today! We've added some chat about this over on our main FB page ... Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Balbirnie House so much. It... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a special treat for our Ruby wedding friends gave us vouchers for Sunday lunch in the Orangery in Balbirnie What a treat it was from canapés to coffee it was just perfect the staff were excellent nothing was a problem they were very busy but still managed to make you feel like you were their only customers The food... More 

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Nicholas R, Owner at Balbirnie House, responded to this review

Hello Anne M., Many thanks for your kindness, and the denoting of a 5 Star review. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Balbirnie House so much. It was very kind of you to take the time to write, much appreciated. For all daily updates and photographs, competitions and offers, please do head on over... More 

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Address: Balbirnie Park, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6NE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Glenrothes > Markinch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Balbirnie House 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Balbirnie House Hotel Markinch
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