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Banchory Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
Dee Street, Banchory AB31 5HS, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Banchory
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Midhill Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently had an overnight stay here. Beautiful setting and relaxed atmosphere. Our room was large with a view of the river, loved the old fashioned furniture, especially the four poster bed. Very clean and lovely toiletries provided. We enjoyed dinner in the restaurant and the food was excellent. We enjoyed haddock and salmon dishes, the fish... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mother's Day lunch was a busy time at this great hotel in Banchory. The hotel is in a prime location on the banks of the River Dee and the two dining rooms offer superb views of wonderful scenery. New owners have brought to life a traditional and long established hotel which had become a bit jaded. The dining rooms and... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bill R Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, delighted that like the new décor and also the food and service during your visit. A more traditional menu was served on Mother's Day, our brunch menu is available every other Sunday offering the traditional roasts as well as full breakfast, omelette Arnold Bennett, Banana Eggy... More 

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely hotel in a very picturesque setting which has been nicely restored. We recently chose the hotel for Sunday lunch but were disappointed in the quality of the meal we were served. There is an extensive menu with a large choice, especially if you had not had breakfast and fancied Sunday brunch and we opted for the... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Secretary_Uni Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, it was disappointing to read that the food was not up to expectations, chef has been made aware of the problems and I'm sorry that these were not rectified at the time of your visit. Our sticky toffee pudding is homemade, using chef's recipe from his Granny,... More 

Aberdeenshire
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188 reviews 188 reviews
31 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a restaurant review. Banchory Lodge Hotel has one of the most picturesque settings ever - right on the banks of the river Dee on Royal Deeside. Under new ownership for a year or so now, there has been quite a bit of refurbishment going on. The hotel is plush, but totally relaxed too. When I booked our table... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Larsonsmummy Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, delighted to hear that we were able to accommodate you on a window table as requested, these are our most popular tables and it understandable why. Great to read that your enjoyed the food and attentive service, with our new menu coming on in the next couple... More 

Banchory, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I got married there in 1972 its not a place i would go to eat let alone for a drink in the previous owners reign unless fro a wedding etc Now it is the place to eat and have a quiet drink in Banchory - good food and reasonable prices and now a nice friendly atmosphere Keep up the... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear TerryG1950 Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, you will definitely have noticed some significant changes over the last few years and it is great to read that you like the refurbished areas and the food and service offering that we have. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We organised a retiral dinner for a friend and colleague in January 2015. A well organised evening by the staff at Banchory Lodge was enjoyed by 30 people. We had the dining room to ourselves which allowed for entertainment , poems and speeches. A great night was had by all. Thankyou

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear babycatcher1 Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review following your event in January. It was great to read that we were able to help make the celebration a special evening for you all. Thank you again and look forward to welcoming you back in the future Amanda More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After originally being turned down for a table for Mother's Day due to it being fully booked, we were pleasantly surprised to get a call offering us a table in their ballroom instead of the usual restaurant rooms. I'm assuming they decided to opt for more business as well as fulfilling customer's requests! It was obviously much busier than uusual... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KarinMary Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, delighted to hear that we were able to fit you in following a cancellation and that you enjoyed the food, service and the small mothers day gift. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future Many thanks Amanda More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well i've had a few lunches and drinks now in the newly renovated Banchory Lodge and it's fast becoming one of the best places outside of Aberdeen. Great refurb done, the bar and restaurant are a real treat to sit in. All the food I've had so far has been faultless and the wine list has a few nice treats... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear TEGK1972 Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review, we are delighted to read that you have visited us a few times since the refurb and that you like the décor, food, wine and service. Our new menu will be launching in the next few weeks, keeping some of the favourites and with some great new... More 

Aberdeen
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent lunch at Banchory Lodge on Sunday for 12 people for my birthday and could not fault the experience. The food and surroundings were very good and the staff were attentive without being overly so. As I mentioned at the time, it was the first time any of us remember my very picky four-year-old grandson finishing a... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear AberdeenTraveller0 Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review and for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us here at Banchory Lodge. Delighted to hear that you all enjoyed the food and service, and that we were also able to please your grandson. Look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. Amanda More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Banchory Lodge hotel today for a spot of lunch and couldn't fault a thing. The ambiance and decor is beautiful, food was lovely and the staff couldn't do enough for us-David in particular was very attentive. We were also pleased to discover that it was dog friendly in the lower lounge and our furry friend was treated to... More 

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Amanda A, Front Office Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lisa G Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit and that both yourself and your canine companion where made very welcome. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future Kind regards Amanda More 

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