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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had Sunday lunch here. A lovely menu, everything home-made, fresh salad leaves, home-made chutney etc. from local producers. A very homely hotel with a super atmosphere. Could have quite happily spent the afternoon by the roaring wood burning stove sipping port and reading the sunday newspapers provided. The staff were friendly, smiley and attentive, the only slight comment we...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited Saplinbrae for our 1st Wedding Anniversary, and whilst we had a nice time, overall I was a little disappointed. I called prior to arrival to book a table for dinner, the lady who answered was very polite, had guessed who I was and informed me that she had booked a table for me already. I...

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Thank jade C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was very busy when we arrived for the 14:30 Afternoon Tea. Copious tea, delicious canapés and sandwiches and very good scones. I found the cake selection underwhelming. It's pricey compared to other local teas, but the setting and service may compensate.

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Sheffield England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third stay here ,the room was lovely spotlessly clean and everything you need ,the staff are so friendly made us feel so welcome. The breakfast is amazing fresh local produce .The food at dinner is wonderful .We will be back soon .

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Saplinbrae after hearing food reviews from friends and we weren't disappointed. The food was very nice and there was a good selection on the menu. The cheese scones and soup were fantastic! The only downside was that it felt a little cramped with it being so busy.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We went to Saplinbrae for lunch today and there wasn't anything on the menu for vegans so I asked whether they might be able to make me something - I was very hungry! The chef put together a vegetable curry for me which was delicious! Thank you so much. I really appreciated the effort they put into it. After lunch...

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Thank Rachel M
Anerdeenshire
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We went to the restaurant to celebrate a special occasion and were made to feel extremely welcome. However, there was a problem with the extractor fan so we were the only diners there - apparently they had phoned everybody to tell them of this problem and that there would be a limited menu, so lots of people had cancelled but...

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Glasgow
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and it was very comfortable. Nice welcome and friendly staff. Room was very comfortable and immaculate. Nice hearty breakfast included and the Salmon and scrambled eggs were superb.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I have just returned from an overnight stay in the hotel. I used to come here as a child for many a family Xmas Day lunch around 30 years ago, so have fond memories of the place. Glad to report that whilst times have changed there is still a lovely feeling to the place. We booked a family room and...

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Thank CB_Edinburgh
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went here for a Sunday lunch and as ever we were not disappointed. The service here is excellent - all the staff are so very friendly. The food was very good and we all left feeling very full and very satisfied.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in 1756, Saplinbrae Hotel and Lodges showcases the best in relaxed dining and living, where the quality of service and commitment to consistency is excellent, but still personal and fun. All of our nine bedrooms have historic charm, which we have complemented with local art, antique prints and small touches of tweed from our local mill. They are a fitting counterpart to the spectacular views from your window of acres of uninterrupted rolling farmland. Our self-catering lodges can be found in the hotel grounds-firstly, our stone Shooting Lodge which features four double en-suite bedrooms and a spacious kitchen-living area, and then our two cozy chalets. The hotel dining room offers relaxed, everyday dining, with contemporary takes on traditional foods. Having a strong agricultural connection within our team, we deem the provenance to be of the highest importance. We are genuinely committed to sourcing locally, and always source from Buchan, Aberdeenshire and Scotland as far as possible-our fish comes from suppliers in Fraserburgh, Peterhead and Sandend, our beef from Foveran, much of our pork and lamb from our own family farms in Kininmonth and the Black Isle and our vegetables from Morag in Crimond. We serve lunch and dinner daily from 12.00pm and 6.00pm, and you can pop in past anytime for a slice of carrot cake and a coffee. We are located in North Aberdeenshire, and Saplinbrae is the perfect seat from which to enjoy a weekend away: great walks, around the Pitfour Estate and the Buchan and Formartine Line, can be found on our doorstep, as well as Aden Country Park and several local golf clubs only a few miles away. We have great links with local fly fishing and shooting clubs for those looking for a wee bit of adventure, and can recommend the perfect spot to enjoy a good book for those who prefer a slower pace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saplinbrae Hotel & Lodges

Address: | Peterhead, Mintlaw AB42 4LP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Mintlaw
Price Range: $142 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Saplinbrae Hotel & Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Any I am sure they are al great - if not staff will change”
 of 5 bubbles Showerman, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 1. Very quiet, nice large room overlooking gardens to back of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Carole17, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room five”
 of 5 bubbles ZX6RRick, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Only came for meal, but friends who have stayed say rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles KEVIN1961_10, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The Old Shooting Lodge is away from the main hotel and was very peaceful, there is a lovely cosy sitting area with an open fire for place for a cold winters night.”
 of 5 bubbles HazelM401, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
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