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Restaurant at Glen Lui Hotel

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Scottish
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Invercauld Road, Ballater AB35 5RP, Scotland
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful meal for a birthday celebration!

We went for a family celebration lunch on a Saturday in June. There were 12 adults and 8 children in total in our group. Although they did not offer a specific childens menu there were three options suitable for children which suited our childrens taste! The lunch menu offered a variety of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Dunfermline
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Dunfermline
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We went for a family celebration lunch on a Saturday in June. There were 12 adults and 8 children in total in our group. Although they did not offer a specific childens menu there were three options suitable for children which suited our childrens taste! The lunch menu offered a variety of contemporary Scottish meals, all of which sounded delicious... More 

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Ballater, Scotland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We've had several meals at the Lui Restaurant and I must admit, I usually have the filet mignon - always perfectly done as ordered! The wine recommended at our last visit was an excellent choice as well. As always, a very pleasant evening!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We had excellent food, presented well, served by friendly waiters in a cosy atmosphere! Nice location next to Golf Club.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I was a bit skeptical as my partner and I made our reservation by walking up to the hotel in the early morning (it could do with a bit of a facelift) BUT completely blown away by the food and service. I had the scallops to start and the venison. Great set menu price as well- especially compared with food... More 

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UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I visited Glen Lui hotel for dinner tonight. Until tonight, we have lunched locally and eaten in the Keiller restaurant which is part of the Craigendorroch lodges where we were staying. We were greeted by a very friendly lady who immediately ushered us into the lounge to sit beside the logburning fire for drinks, whilst we chose... More 

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Scotland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I went to Glen Lui Hotel last night to celebrate my birthday, and I was not dissapointed, Great choice of SAcottish produce and my fillet staek was the best I have ever tasted. My husband had the venison and said it was outstanding, our starters were a plate of Scottish salmon for my husband and homemade potato,... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stayed at the Hilton and ate there at the Keller Brasserie (good) also at the Dorroch Learge (exceptional) and on our last night we dined here. if we had found this the first night we would have eaten here all three nights. Fabulous food, best meal of our trip and the cheapest at £33 for 3 courses of exceptional... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Organised an outing to dine at the Glen Lui. Staff very helpful and friendly and food excellent in all aspects ie choice, flavour, presentation and hot on the plate. Would definitely recommend as worth a visit.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were out walking and stopped for coffee. The waiter was very nice and served us in the lounge. We checked out a menu for possibly coming back for dinner. It appeared to expensive for the meals on the menu.

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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We had a very nice meal and the staff was very friendly but the highlight was the sticky toffee pudding...heavenly!

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Address: Invercauld Road, Ballater AB35 5RP, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
Cuisine: Scottish

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  • Address: Invercauld Road, Ballater AB35 5RP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish

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