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The Boat Inn

Charleston Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 6 Aboyne B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Larissa K Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for our lunch and didn't regret it for one second. The staff was friendly even though we got there 5 minutes before they stopped serving lunch, and the food was absolutely amazing. Probably the best steak pie I've had in Scotland! The price is perfectly finde as the portions were massive! Will definitely go there again...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While looking for a nice place for an early Saturday evening dinner my husband, daughter and I and my parents who were visiting from Edinburgh stumbled across this little gem. We were given a lovely table in a warm and cosy but in no way dingy dining room that we picked up from conversation had been recently refurbished. The service... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch here with a large group of 18 family members. My father in law had booked in advance, however we were unable to reserve tables for more than 8 without pre-ordering food! As you can imagine having to co-ordinate 18 meal requests is a challenge! The decision was made to order 4 meal choices and 5 of each (... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I stopped at The Boat on a recent work trip to Aberdeen and stopped for 2 nights. The location is beautiful and Inn itself is excellent. The food was lovely with good portions and the choice of sweets far too tempting! My from was very spacious and exceptionally clean - with the best shower!! All the staff were great and... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We eat at the Boat once or twice a month, the food is good honest pub food, servings are generous and tasty, I would say though in my opinion the puddings are pretty pricey. We take the family occasionaly and I would say it would nice to see a change in the kids menu, its a bit average, other places... More

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This place is an absolute must. Beautifully located alongside the Dee.. scrummy food (steak pie and burgers highly recommended) and staffed by genuinely friendly, helpful people. The place was packed on a Saturday afternoon/early evening with a good mix of customers and an excellent vibe. Loved the novelty of the hourly circuit of the high level model trains.. (as did... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Only a one night stopover but very pleasant stay. Room accommodation was very good, very clean, spacious and warm. We had a slight problem with a plug in a sink not working but staff could not have been more helpful and we easily changed rooms. Had evening meals of steak pie and fish and chips - nicely cooked, good portions... More

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Yorkshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Title says it all really, it was an average food experience, starter was nice (smoked venison) with a tasty relish. Main course was rabbit ragu, which was basically 2 large portions of rabbit in a rich thick sauce, but all I could taste was the rabbit, Took the family and everyone else enjoyed their meals but it wasn't outstanding. Wouldn't... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

I have visited the Boat Inn on a regular basis over the last few years and visited for lunch with the normal high expectations. However it appears things have changed considerably, the previous extensive menu had been drastically reduced (admittedly this was at lunchtime) and whilst the food was good the choice was pretty limited. I don't know if they... More

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Glasgow UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Stayed on business this week. Had a lovely meal of steak pie served by friendly staff. Issues only arose when I went to bed, which was situated off a connecting corridor to the bar area. The door across from my room slammed constantly until around 10:40pm. The walls were wafer thin so I heard next rooms telephone conversation and to... More

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Also Known As:
The Boat Inn Aboyne, Scotland
Address: Charleston Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
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Ranked #4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Aboyne
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