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MacLeod House Restaurant

Menie Estate | Trump International Golf Links, Balmedie AB23 8YE, Scotland
+44 1358 743300
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
“meringue” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Menie Estate | Trump International Golf Links, Balmedie AB23 8YE, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

We visited here for the first time, beautiful drive in but could be better signed. The staff were welcoming and orders were taken but a waitress came to tell us there were no sirloin steaks, this disappoined two of our guests.This should have been scored...More

Thank CAIRNDAIE
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Very nice dinner! Beautiful place; tasty and fresh food. Not so expensive...I was really surpraised. The landscape is fantastic.More

Thank SarCl
TrumpScotland, Manager at MacLeod House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Many thanks for your feedback - we appreciate you taking the time to post your review. It is great to hear that you recently visited MacLeod House and that you enjoyed your meal. I will ensure your comments regarding service are shared with the appropriate...More

Reviewed January 29, 2017

Can not fault the food all eight of us thought it was excellent and the presentation was first class all the staff were attentive without being over imposing atmosphere we had starters main courses desserts and will definitely will go back

Thank PinehurstL
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We arrived early to be able to have a drink before our meal but instead of being lead to the lovely lounge with open fire we were taken to a the dining room which was cold (there was a fire but not lit) and had...More

1  Thank Beatz2014
TrumpScotland, Manager at MacLeod House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2016

Many thanks for your feedback - we appreciate you taking the time to post your review. It is great to hear that you recently visited MacLeod House and that you enjoyed your food however we are disappointed that overall, the service you received was clearly...More

Reviewed August 28, 2016

Went for dinner only. Food was very good, beautifully presented, and served by knowledgeable and friendly staff. We loved the dish served in an eggshell, never seen that before, but disappointed with the cheese board - too much garlic..... Portions may be considered small, but...More

Thank Ray1x1
TrumpScotland, Manager at MacLeod House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2016

Many thanks for your feedback - we appreciate you taking the time to post your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent meal at the MacLeod House Restaurant. We are extremely proud of the exceptional food produced by our team of...More

Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic meal with excellent service. Very unique location and nice ambiance in the restaurant. Varied menu with local Scottish themes.More

Thank John L
TrumpScotland, Manager at MacLeod House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2016

Many thanks for your kind and positive feedback - we appreciate you taking the time to post your review. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your recent visit to the MacLeod House Restaurant. We have a very talented team of Chefs who...More

Reviewed August 2, 2016

I have had many meals out in fantastic locations but this was stunning. As you drive round the corner heading for MacLeod House the view is awe inspiring. The meal lasted 3.5 hours if you want a quick meal go elsewhere. The food, the service,...More

Thank Bill F
TrumpScotland, Manager at MacLeod House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2016

Many thanks for your kind and positive feedback. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your recent visit to MacLeod House Restaurant. We are extremely proud of the high levels of service and the exceptional food produced by our team of award-winning chefs...More

Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I wrote a review a while back on having Sunday lunch which I also rated disappointing, there I said I would not come back, so we'll nigh a year passes and I am invited out for a Saturday night meal to Trumps I could not...More

Thank bluejames985
TrumpScotland, Manager at MacLeod House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2016

Many thanks for your feedback - we appreciate you taking the time to post your review. It is disappointing to hear that you didn't enjoy your recent visit. MacLeod House Restaurant continues to receive plaudits as one of the finest restaurants in Scotland and indeed...More

Reviewed July 26, 2016

It really upsets me to write this review as we were at Macleod House to celebrate my Mum's 70th Birthday. But we were so, so disappointed. We had afternoon tea and it was a bit underwhelming. The savoury selection was not great. There was a...More

Thank Pamela T
TrumpScotland, Manager at MacLeod House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2016

Many thanks for your feedback - we appreciate you taking the time to post your review. We are very disappointed to hear that your Afternoon Tea experience was clearly not up to the standard we would normally deliver. For this I apologise - we take...More

Reviewed July 11, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Macleod House. The food and service were faultless. We went there for a special occasion and they made it special by the quality of the food and the staff's attention to detail.More

Thank Lorna S
TrumpScotland, Manager at MacLeod House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2016

Many thanks for your kind and positive feedback. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your recent visit to MacLeod House Restaurant. We are extremely proud of the high levels of service and the exceptional food produced by our team of award-winning chefs...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $68
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Menie Estate | Trump International Golf Links, Balmedie AB23 8YE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Balmedie
  • Phone Number: +44 1358 743300
  • E-mail
Description
Donald J Trump's historic Scottish mansion, MacLeod House, is a five-star hotel set amid mature woodland in the heart of the magnificent Trump International estate. The hotel restaurant provides intimate bar and dining facilities ideal for dinner, private parties and exclusive use. With its traditional log fires, whisky snug and spectacular grounds, MacLeod House & Lodge offers luxury and comfort in a secluded and dramatic location. The MacLeod House Restaurant is open all year to residents and non-residents and serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Click on the link for opening times and current menus
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