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Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
+44 1465 831212
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (3 reviews)
“michelin star” (7 reviews)
“walled garden” (3 reviews)
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British, European, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

The food was amazing, one of the best meals I've had! Comparable to many top Michelin Star restaurants, but with Glenapp you have the added benefit of being in stunning surroundings full of character and charm. The service was impeccable, the team really want to...More

Thank Highlife6
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely family meal at Glenapp. We had the set menu and asked them to do a wine flight with it which was of course fantastic. The staff were great, the attention to detail was second to none. The food was cooked fantastically....More

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Arriving at Gelnapp you feel that there is something really special behind the high steel wrought iron gates. A 3 minute drive up road between the trees and gardens the entrance is like Downton Abbey where the staff await your arrival at the entrance. The...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed December 13, 2015

Excellent place beautifully decorated for Christmas ,met at front doo and escorted to lounge for canapés and drinks , fantastic service ,food and surroundings .

Thank Rena S
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

The meal was very good though not fantastic - ie 4 star rather than 5! Waiting staff were excellent -friendly and attentive without being overly so. Formal decor and log fire - lovely. Only downside was lack of atmosphere in the restaurant. We were the...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed September 21, 2015

Glen App Castle is a top class hotel and restaurant, one of the very best in the land. If you don’t want to spend 500 or more pounds on their bed and breakfast you can go there for the (affordable) lunch, which is what we...More

Thank John G
Reviewed September 10, 2015

We were given a Virgin voucher for afternoon tea in a castle, there are only five you take tea in....so being in Scotland we had little choice but Glanapp. The house is quite magnificent, the staff very friendly but the afternoon tea was a disappointment....More

4  Thank lynnissa
Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner on our first night at the Castle. It was outstanding, service was first class, we felt really looked after by the staff. Each course of the 6 course dinner was absolutely delicious. The restaurant is definitely worth a visit if you want...More

1  Thank Dallyg
Reviewed July 23, 2015

Best scallops I have had in years for the appetizer, the entrees were outstanding and beautifully presented. Chef had very good and reasonable wines paired both by the glass or bottle. Watched the kitchen staff select items out of the gardens that later accented and...More

1  Thank travelMC3
Reviewed July 2, 2015

Had a recent dinner visit to Glenapp Castle restaurant and was greatly impressed with the latest cuisine. I am a great Martin Wishart at Leith fan but have to say that the menu we had was fine dining at its very best and could hold...More

1  Thank DrDavid007
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October 21, 2017|
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Response from algarvenicky1 | Reviewed this property |
Smart Casual not jeans
Anne S
October 13, 2017|
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Response from KennyCowan | Reviewed this property |
Can't help you there I'm afraid, I'm a full on red meat eater... sorry! I'm sure that given the money they charge for dinner they'll be happy to meet your dietary requirements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ballantrae
  • Phone Number: +44 1465 831212
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