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“Service with a smile!”
Review of Brown Sugar Cafe

Brown Sugar Cafe
Ranked #2 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Ballater
Certificate of Excellence
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
175 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Service with a smile!”
Reviewed January 28, 2014

We always call in to Brown Sugar when we are in Ballater. The soups are excellent and the soup and sandwich deal is worth a try.
The soup selection changes daily and usually two on offer. If the Mushroom soup is on offer don't miss it's the best! My wifes favourite sandwich is the Bacon Brie and Cranberry she says it has never been beaten!
A great selection of home made cakes as well.
You can always find a lovely little gift to buy
The staff are always pleasant and smiling-a rare occurance in a lot of places these days..

  • Visited January 2014
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Our favourite haunt”
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Lovely coffee and lunch sitting in comfy couches. WiFi available. Friendly efficient service. Great gift ideas and cards.

Visited January 2014
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Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region, Morocco
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Magic food, craic-ing staff, and dogs welcome”
Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

See the above summary - cracking home made food, lovely coffee and some cute wee things to buy your gran.

Belter!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Kevlar007
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Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Brilliant food with homely atmosphere”
Reviewed October 27, 2013

Been here twice now both for lunch and afternoon tea.
Great value for money and quality food.
Welcoming and relaxed environment.
Will definitely and recommend to family and friends.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Ereerin
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
265 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“gluten free cakes”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

our problem when looking for a cafe is finding something gluten free. went here twice while up in ballater. my husband who ia a coiliac had a brownie the first day and shortbread the next both he said were excelliant. I just had a lovely cup of tea as I wasnt hungry. Sat out on the pavement the first day as it was a lovely day.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank TripMember03312015
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