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Banchory Lodge

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Dee Street, Banchory AB31 5HS, Scotland
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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic experience at the Banchory Lodge Hotel. We hosted 40 people for a re-union dinner and had a private bar and function room overlooking the river. The Setting is superb, the staff were highly attentive and the food was excellent. We can recommend the rib of beef. Some of our guests were also staying there and were... More 

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

Dear Chris and Mo G Thank you for choosing Banchory Lodge for your event and for taking the time to write your recent review. We are delighted that you and your guest's enjoyed the meals and rooms at the hotel and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you all back at some time in the future. Thank you again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an excellent meal with my parents. A beautiful setting on such a lovely evening. Received a courteous welcome and service was faultless. Can't believe only a 3 star hotel. Was recommended by a friend and would have no hesitation in doing so to others.

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

Dear Alandug Thank you for writing your review following your recent visit to the hotel. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed yourselves and that you will recommend us to others. Hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back too. Many thanks Amanda More 

Banchory, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is without question my favourite place in Aberdeen & shire. Fantastic food, ambiance and service - particularly from David who is incredibly personable and attentive. I cannot recommend highly enough.

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

Dear Jo M Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. Fantastic to read that we are your favourite place in Aberdeenshire and that Davut and the team look after you when visiting. Look forward to seeing you again soon Amanda More 

Langbank, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stunning location with quality food and exceptional service. Oh and doggy friendly which helped to make for an unforgetable wedding weekend. Staff just could not do enough .They were very attentive without being annoying. Should really have 4 stars on the front door.

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

Dear creagowrie Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. We are delighted that you and your dog enjoyed your stay with us whilst attending the wedding. Our staff are a real asset to us and it's great to read such great feedback. Thank you again and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting of this hotel is absolutely beautiful by a river and we picked a sunny day so we got to enjoy the sun by the river. We felt that the tea could have been stronger. The sandwiches were ok although there was a little too much fat in the ham and the cucumber ones could be improved with some... More 

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

Dear gemmxx Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. I am sorry to read that you were disappointed with some aspects of the afternoon tea, but delighted to read that this would not put you off from visiting us again and hope to have the opportunity to do so. Thank you again Amanda More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night and had a fantastic evening meal. I had the smoked salmon starter and herb crusted venison main and it was glorious! Great setting too beside the River Dee. The restaurant was very busy but the staff were still very attentive. I would definitely come back again ;)

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

Dear metallimacca Thank you for choosing Banchory Lodge for your break and for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to read you enjoyed the food so much, we have a new menu in place and hope to welcome you back to enjoy some of the new dishes on offer. Thanks you again Amanda More 

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Midhill Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review and for choosing to stay at Banchory Lodge. We were delighted to read how much you had enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel. Thank you again Amanda More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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193 reviews 193 reviews
30 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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 

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