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Scott Skinner's


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly

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Traditional Bar, Restaurant & Function Room in Banchory, Aberdeenshire. Booking recommended to avoid disappointment - especially at the weekend.
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Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews haddock mornay roast lamb great pub grub have eaten here on numerous occasions an extensive menu thoroughly enjoyed our meal cheese sauce with some friends bar supper ate here nice meal quick service love this place pleasant staff member of staff ales helpings
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a family meal, the service was great, and the food was even better. We were there at lunch time and there is plenty to choose from, you will not be disappointed. It doesn't look like a great place from the roadside but...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Antelope80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in tonight for dinner (8.30-ish) and were offered a horrible corner table for two which is almost on top of another table. Another table for four although empty was denied us and we actually walked out. Not many restaurants can turn away custom and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Carol M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place doesn't look great from the outside, but ignore that and go in as it is very friendly with superb food. I had a mixed grill which was very filling with good quality meat and excellent value at £12.95. My wife had the Strathspey...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here on numerous occasions and every time is wonderful. Great surroundings, lovely food and really good service.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank M700RAG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Banchory for three nights and used this restaurant twice, the food was first class and served by pleasant staff. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank AndyR1817
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

Excellent meal. Great choice. Good value. Steak pie a particular favourite. Service with a smile even tho busy.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Eileen M
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

After a long day out in Aberdeen, we decided to eat out and try the local pub. This is about 1km West of the Caravan Club site in Banchory so is very convenient. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the good range of ales available.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank deebeedee2014
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Booked an evening meal here while we were staying in Banchory for a night on the campsite. Nice friendly place, staff were welcoming and attentive during our meal. Couple of minor points though. I had a prawn starter with apple. There couldve been more of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MamaBear4plus1
Reviewed May 8, 2019

This is definitely one to miss In Banchory.the best thing about it is the massive car park. Strange set up inside a proper old fashioned drinkers bar where incomers are looked at by the locals with disdain.and a tv lounge with sky.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank charles h
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Booked into Scotts Skinners with the Milne clan (17) for a 21st birthday meal. The place was busy but we were well looked after and tended to promptly. Skinners has an extensive menu to cater for all. The food all came out at the same...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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