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The Balmoral Bar

1 Netherly Place, Ballater AB35 5QE, Scotland
+44 13397 55462
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have been in here on numerous occasions, normally in summer time, very friendly bar, very warm too on a winters night, only drawback was that they stopped serving food at 3pm as it was winter. Will definitely be going back here as we have sampled the bar meals in summertime and can only say that they are excellent.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Been coming to this bar for years! Great locals and atmosphere recommended for a drink to stay in the warmth.

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Lyndhurst, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went here a few times during our stay. The girl with blonde hair behind the bar was friendly and took care of us in a promptly manner. We had the chicken tenders with the chili dip which was good and another trip we had the burgers which were nice as well. Good selection of beer and... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

food was excellent & freshly prepared , only downfall is there is no childrens menu however we ordered 2 adult meals & an extra empty plate & divided 2 meals between 3 children.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We visited the Balmoral bar for lunch. Not very busy at that time. You have to go up to the bar to order. Found that strange since the lady behind the bar was not busy. She was busy chatting with friends. The sandwich we ordered was very good. Price reasonable.

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Matagorda, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Busy and crowded bar. The food was certainly nothing special. The dining area was dirty and just not appetizing

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stopped for a late lunch and chose from standard menu. The PB&C was one of the best from local bakery if you like a pie try this one. Beer and prices pretty standard staff obviously liked their job.

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Scotland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Had drinks & lunch here when spending the weekend in the village. The food was typical pub grub, but really good. The staff are really friendly & made us so welcome. The atmosphere was super, seeing all the elderly ladies, couples & families pop in for a drink or a meal after shopping was lovely, at one point folk were... More 

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Riverside, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Comfortable. The staff were friendly and accommodating. Great pint(s)!! We saw the food as it came out of the kitchen - it looked and smelled great. It is right off the green so is easy access.

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Rothesay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Pub was busy as world cup was on - but we were served promptly & received friendly service. Food was good value and well prepared. Great steaks and fish & chips. Will be back!

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Address: 1 Netherly Place, Ballater AB35 5QE, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 13397 55462
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
Cuisine: Scottish

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