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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Banchory, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Langbank, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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189 reviews 189 reviews
30 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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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