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Seez, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't set foot in Banchory lodge for many years but the other day I met a friend and we decided to go there for lunch knowing the beautiful grounds lying on the banks of the river Dee are a beautiful relaxing experience in itself. However a pleasant experience lay ahead as we walked into the updated lounge area, gone...

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Barry C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We're delighted to hear that you have returned to The Lodge. Our team work really hard to produce great service and food and your wonderful comments will be passed to them. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Lodge sometime soon....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the second time I have lunch or tee in the lodge and every time it's a great experience. From the welcome greetings given by a lovely waitress to a simple "it's everything ok?" Question from the general manager, that it's always looking after the customers. Perfect service, great food as always Everything that you need to want to come...

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Luis C, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review on Trip Advisor. We're delighted to hear that you enjoy your time with us, our food and service. Your comments will be passed to the team and we look forward to welcoming you back again sometime soon. Kind regards, Susan

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We've been here for lunch a few times and found the quality, portions and service were all excellent, so good in fact we treated ourselves to Christmas lunch there. It's right on the banks of the River Dee with views towards Scott Hill and is stunning. Everyone is very friendly and welcomed our Bassett Hound in the bar area with...

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Emotioneering, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review on Trip Advisor. We're delighted to hear that you are regulars and that you also spent Christmas lunch with us here at The Lodge. We will ensure that the staff and team who work so hard to ensure you enjoy your time with us, know about...

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Hotel is in a great location by the river, a short way along a gravel driveway, from the main drag. Room was clean, comfortable and well-equipped. The hotel is decorated beautifully and looked grand lit up at night in the ice and snow.

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear terryhendry, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review on Trip Advisor. We're delighted you chose The Lodge and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again sometime soon. Kind regards, Susan

Banchory, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We only travelled 5 miles to Banchory Lodge but it made a great birthday night way Arrived on a wintery afternoon to a room in Cobblesheugh. It was, as requested, river views and a bath; I would have looked forward to a confirmation email, letting us know that we were not in the main building. Thankfully we loved our room,...

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rosa247woof, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a great review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your room in Cobbleheugh so much with its views out to the River Dee. We're also pleased to hear that we could accommodate you in the restaurant for your evening meal and that you headed to our...

Stonehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Popped in past today for lunch , Service on arrival was very friendly , attentive and efficient and continued to be so during the time we were there . Cold water dispensed as soon as were at the table ( topped up as well ). Both had the Suet pudding and it was delicious and served in an attractive way...

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear BBWB, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review on Trip Advisor. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your suet pudding, the service from our hard-working staff and the setting. Your comments will be passed to the entire team. We look forward to welcoming you back again sometime soon. Kind regards, Susan

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Popped in for a nice lunch in between Xmas and new year with family and a friend. Thoroughly enjoyed the food and wine and was lovely to get a true scottish dish of Cullen Skink. Very attentive service from Davud who even got us some xmas crackers and it was a relaxed happy atmosphere. Thank you. I have always heard...

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laura I. Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review on Trip Advisor. We're delighted you chose to visit us when you were in Royal Deeside over the festive period. Your comments will be passed to Davut, the Head Chef and the rest of the team who work hard to ensure guests enjoy their time...

Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of the month. The hotel is a little very building on the banks of s river surrounded by trees and sweeping lawns. The public areas are well kept and in a chic relaxed country inn style. Our Room overlooked the river so was superb from that perspective. Otherwise it was very...

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Martin G, Thank you for your comments, we are planning to refurbish the bedrooms in the near future, I am glad you enjoyed the wonderful river views. Our Head Chef launched a new menu in October with some lovely vegetarian dishes including a Winter Salad, handmade Gnocchi with pecorino, duck egg and foraged mushrooms. The Pasty is handmade with,...

Kilwinning, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

My daughter who lives in Aberdeen picked this hotel for afternoon coffee and scones. We arrived and met friends there and we enjoyed it so much we must have sat for a couple of hours. We ate in the bar area. The menu for the bar is small and ideal for an afternoon coffee. My plan was to have a...

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Susan B, Public Relations Manager at Banchory Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KeenToSharetravel, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a good review on Trip Advisor. We're delighted you chose The Lodge for your bacon rolls and scones and that you were so well looked after by the staff who work hard to ensure you enjoy your time here. We look forward to welcoming you back again...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

A friend and I wanted to go somewhere nice for some food and wine..... we were not disappointed! The food was amazing and the service top notch! Especially the attentive Davud. You could see how much he cared for his customers and was genuinely interested in conversation. We will definitely return, with friends!

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Dear cbell1976, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review on Trip Advisor. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the food and wine so much. Your comments will be passed to Davut and the entire team who work so hard to ensure you enjoy your time at The Lodge. We look forward to welcoming you back...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Banchory Lodge

Address: Banchory Lodge Dee Street, Banchory AB31 5HS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Banchory
Price Range: $123 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Banchory Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“We had a limited river view which was lovely”
  • Quaint
 of 5 bubbles jackieb852, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in an Annex room, close to the alternative exit on the driveway but no issues with noise at all.”
 of 5 bubbles terryhendry, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If in the bar - go for a bacon roll”
 of 5 bubbles KeenToSharetravel, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a room with a view of the river, it's the best side.”
 of 5 bubbles Chabester, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Always reserve as we have been disappointed that tables are all reserved”
 of 5 bubbles AP890, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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