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White Horse Inn Restaurant

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Seafood, British, Contemporary, Scottish
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Old Road, Balmedie AB23 8XR, Scotland
01358742156
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Good for:
Families with children

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely dinner for two. Excellent food quality.

Had dinner there on a Saturday evening. The new decor is lovely and makes a huge difference to the restaurant. Wood fire burning all evening added to the atmosphere. Whilst the menu choice is not huge there was plenty to keep us happy. Presentation of the dishes and taste could not be faulted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
lonelyplanetnot
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Aberdeen
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

On arrival we were impressed by the new décor but unfortunately that was all we were impressed with. When taking our order the waitress informed us that the chef prepares the roast beef 'pink in the middle' so if we would like it well done just to say and she would let him know. We ordered one medium and two... More 

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Aberdeen
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22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had dinner there on a Saturday evening. The new decor is lovely and makes a huge difference to the restaurant. Wood fire burning all evening added to the atmosphere. Whilst the menu choice is not huge there was plenty to keep us happy. Presentation of the dishes and taste could not be faulted in any way. One of the best... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I thought 3rd time lucky but unfortunately was not the case. An extremely poor vegetarian menu macaroni cheese, a veggie burger or the special....tortellini in a cheese sauce. Plumped for the veggie burger a nd was told they didn't have any asked if I could have a cheese and fruit salad but was advised they only did side salad. My... More 

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Mintlaw, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My wife and I went to the restaurant at 1230 hrs on a Saturday and when we entered into the foyer we thought that it had closed down - it was so quiet and no staff to be seen. After a few minutes we were greeted by who could have been the manager and directed to the dining room and... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

menue and wine list very poor and expensive for what was provided. the decor was good but the food was not

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I would have loved to give this place a better review as we were overwhelmed upon arriving to an amazing ambience, great decor and sat down to what we hoped would be an overall great meal. Drinks were served quickly and our orders taken and then a looooonnnggg wait! Despite a number of staff passing and looking over at our... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We don't live far away and pop up maybe once a month for a Saturday night or Sunday night supper. Tonight I ordered the special Thai red chicken, there were only 2 small pieces of chicken both very chewy and the curry itself just tasted like cream. Service was very slow and twice we felt forgotten about. It's such a... More 

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Aberdeen
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113 reviews 113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The place looks great with its new blue paint and stripped wood and the food is good value and plentiful. The starter nacho dish was HUGE and deliciously spicy. We had steaks cooked just as we wanted them - no complaints at all. Service was friendly and the right speed. One small gripe about the 1960s/70s rock music 'background' music.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My wife and I dined last Saturday and Sunday in the restaurant after the wedding show at the Aberdeen Wedding Show at the AECC.The food was excellent and the staff were friendly and very attentive.I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Been here 3 times over the last 6 months with an obvious change in chefs. First meal was very bad and undercooked and although the restaurant was empty we were served very slowly. Seen a few changes to the menu with the new one being fab. Since then both service, food and atmosphere have changed for the better. Loving the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Old Road, Balmedie AB23 8XR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Balmedie
  • Phone Number: 01358742156

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 24
  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Contemporary, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?