We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Station Restaurant - CLOSED

Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
+44 1339 755050
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Oct 3, 2018
“Atmospheric cafe with gorgeous cakes”
Aug 2, 2015
“Terrible Fire”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
All Details
Reviews (134)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed October 3, 2018

I have not eaten a meal at this restaurant, but thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon tea here. Staff were friendly and polite. The raspberry whirls were particularly good although the fruit scones are to be commended too. With photographs and decorations showing the station's links to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank oldcrone90
Reviewed August 2, 2015

We visited this restaurant about two weeks before a distastrous fire burnt it to the ground. The staff were very friendly and the food was good

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Robert D
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The restaurant was recently burnt down. We lost alot of the historic Victorian station. But there are plans, I believe , to rebuild and restore. So watch this space

Date of visit: September 2014
1  Thank William A
Reviewed May 20, 2015

Sadly burnt down in a recent fire May 2015.I did venture in for tea and cake late afternoon on the day of the fire.Cake and coffee was ok and fairly priced.

Date of visit: May 2015
1  Thank birdswhobrunch
Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is a must visit venue for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner if you are in Ballater. Their is a top class chef in charge of the kitchen and one or either of the owners (Fiona or Nigel) are nearly always around to chat to....More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank robert_salmond
Reviewed May 6, 2015

Located in the old dining room of a redundant railway station, this restaurant has wonderful ambience, a great menu and friendly service. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2015
1  Thank GraycatbirdHHH
Reviewed April 28, 2015

Fast service and a wide diversity in offerings made this a great place to sample local fare. Anything from lunch to dinner was well worth the trip. Went there 3 times in 2 weeks

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Kevin O
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Went here whilst out for run in car. Friendly staff acknowledged straight away. Ordered coffee tea and fish and chips. Cooked well nice crispy batter. Would recommend .

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Maisiec
Reviewed April 24, 2015

After a long day, we ate at this lovely place. Great atmosphere, good menu. Husband had fish and chips which he declared perfect. I had steak and ale pie, delicious and enough for two. Salads were fresh, nice greens. Bread homemade and delicious. Good wine...More

Date of visit: April 2015
1  Thank patricia8
Reviewed April 23, 2015

Lovely welcoming staff. A must for a meal or coffee/tea when you are in Ballater or wending your way through Deeside.

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank haewma
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Ballater
Deeside Inn
720 reviews
.16 miles away
Darroch Learg
66 reviews
.48 miles away
Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites
688 reviews
.71 miles away
Loch Kinord Hotel
406 reviews
5.76 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Rothesay Rooms
250 reviews
.04 miles away
Clachan Grill
163 reviews
.16 miles away
India on the Green Restaurant
509 reviews
.15 miles away
The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie
639 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Glenshee Ski Centre
195 reviews
.80 miles away
Ballater VisitScotland iCentre
38 reviews
.02 miles away
Larks Gallery
5 reviews
.14 miles away
Glenmuik Church
6 reviews
.11 miles away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 755050
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing