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Banchory Lodge

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Dee Street, Banchory AB31 5HS, Scotland
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a very good meal at the lodge last night. It's busy restaurant, with a relaxed atmosphere and most importantly good food. My only negatives are as follows: 1) the room that we were in was far too hot. It was actually uncomfortable to sit in. 2) the menu is very nice but would be great to have some... More 

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Thank Ross G
Ballater, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a lovely evening with family seated by a beautiful open fire and served marvellous food by excellent staff. David was most courteous and pleasant. The menu had good variety and when our food came it was really very good - and there was plenty of it! We have eaten here a few times - usually during the day, but... More 

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Thank HLT519
Ayr, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This stunning location also provided a delightful and welcoming lunch today. If you are lucky enough to be served by Davut (David) your eating experience will be all the more special, with his winning and welcoming smile and manner. Thank you Davut for making our day all the more special.

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1 Thank Heather2904
Scott H, General Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Heather, Thank you for the review with regards to lunch. I'm really pleased to hear Davut made your day a bit more special. He certainly is a character with such a good personality. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the very near future. Kind Regards Scott More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having recently not moved far from Banchory, this is my number one place to meet friends or family. I've eaten in both the bar and restaurant quite a few times now, and have never been let down on the food. I prefer to eat in the bar area - which has a more cosy vibe, with the crackling fire and... More 

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Scott H, General Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Christianne, Thank you very much for your lovely review. I'm pleased to hear the Banchory Lodge is your number one place to meet. It's great to read you always enjoy the food. We are having a problem with the lobster at the moment, our suppliers are struggling to get fresh lobster, the only one we can get is... More 

Braemar, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Evening staff (Reception and porter) couldn't have been more helpful. The radiator wouldn't turn off in my room (12) and it was roasting so without a murmur they moved me to a much cooler room (10) which was great. The bed was quite firm and the duvet unsubstantial and cheap (but a good blanket on top kept me warm over... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My new wife and I were married in Banchory Lodge on 16th January. Firstly, throughout the weekend and during the wedding build up all members of the Banchory Lodge team that we met were fantastic, warm and genuinely interested in us and our big day. Scott and Amy took the pressure of us on the day and ran the show,... More 

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Scott H, General Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon David & Michal, Thank you for the wonderful feedback with regards to your recent wedding reception. I am so pleased to hear that everything went very well for you and your guests. It was an absolute pleasure looking after you. I will pass your feedback onto the relevant people and I am sure that they will be equally... More 

Bakewell, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've used this hotel for years when visiting a relative.It is lovely at any time of the year: good food, decent coffee, warm in the winter, gallons of hot water for deep contemplative baths, nice friendly staff & a stunning location next to the river. In November a medical crisis occured and my original 3 night stay kept needing an... More 

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Scott H, General Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Hilary, Thank you very much for your feedback. It is always a pleasure to have you at the hotel and I know from experience the team look after you very well. I hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future and maybe see your father in for lunch again. Kind Regards Scott More 

Banchory, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time back for quite some time and it was 'Just Brill'.... Very attentive service (without being over the top). The food was beautifully presented and top notch quality (compliments to the chef) and the open fire with the thoughtfully thought out uniforms and interior decoration really sets the theme for a great evening. Thank you Banchory Lodge and we... More 

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Scott H, General Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your review. I'm delighted to read you had a very enjoyable visit with us at the hotel. The hotel has had some major transformations over the last 15 months and it is good to hear the changes are appreciated. I will pass you thanks onto the kitchen team and also the waiting staff. Look forward... More 

Aberdeen, Scotland
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46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed and dined at this hotel before xmas. The rooms are very spacious but in need of upgrading. Our room (24) had a very musty smell when we entered it and the patio doors were in need of replacing, letting in quite a draught. We dined on the Saturday night and 3 in our party were very pleased with... More 

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Scott H, General Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Good Evening Elaine, Thank you very much for your review, your feedback is much appreciated. I am sorry to hear that your room had a musty smell, I have informed my housekeeper about this today. With regards to the patio doors I will get this looked into to ensure other guests do not experience this. I have spoken with the... More 

Angus, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Visited Banchory yesterday and was recommended to try the Banchory Lodge Hotel for lunch. Upon arrival it was obvious there was a wedding taking place. We were warmly received by Richard who informed us that they had no tables free at the moment but were welcome to have a seat at the bar until one came available. He popped back... More 

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

Dear GWS108, Thank you very much for your review of your lunch here at Banchory Lodge. Delighted to hear that you were well looked after by Richard and the team and that you enjoyed your lunch. We will pass your comments onto the staff. We hope to see you back at the hotel sometime soon. Kind regards, Amanda More 

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