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The Restaurant at the Craighaar Hotel

$$ - $$$British,
Waterton Road | Bankhead, Aberdeen AB21 9HS, Scotland
+44 1224 712275
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“terrine” (2 reviews)
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British, Scottish
$$ - $$$
Waterton Road | Bankhead, Aberdeen AB21 9HS, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 2018

I was staying at the hotel for one night, so ate here for dinner and breakfast. My starter of Stornoway black pudding scotch egg, in a whisky cream sauce was so, so good. Perfectly cooked egg, and so rich and full of flavour. One of...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 25 September 2017

As we got married here 8 years ago and always had a good time and good food there, we thought we would make a trip back. Same people and they remembered us too which is always nice. The restaurant has had a lovely makeover since...More

1  Thank loobylou299
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Visited this local restaurant for the first time in a long while last night for dinner for two. The menu options are varied and reasonably priced without being overly extensive (a good thing in our opinion). Service was attentive albeit a little inexperienced but this...More

2  Thank Jamthel
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I gave a WOW when my meal was brought to me. The presentation was delightful, the food was delicious and the staff were very friendly.

Thank retiredWestLothian
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Met my friend after work for something to eat. There was no-one at reception to greet us so we moved to the lounge bar. The barman asked us what we would like and when we asked for an evening meal directed us to the restaurant....More

1  Thank Trish M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Well worth the trip out of town the terrine was great with the pickled veg. but i thought the gooseberry compote needed to be a bit sweeter to balance the dish the blade of Beef was fantastic ,tasty and with vegs perfectly cooked pud was...More

Thank roadsideshop
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Have used the restaurant at Craighaar for many years and never submitted a review. The restaurant is consistently good, staff helpful and food served with a smile. Menus do change once in a while and the food is freshly cooked. Have mostly eaten here at...More

Thank andrew p
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We live just around the corner and have been to the Craighaar several times now and have never been disappointing. The food is always excellent and beautifully presented! The Steak and Haggis is amazing and the Salmon with mash and mussels in the sauce is...More

Thank MGordon20
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Brilliant location (Library), food and service all beyond reproach. 5 stars are not enough. Very highly recommended.

Thank allan2robertson
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here on our way to a function for an early evening meal. The service was friendly and efficient and the meals of a very good standard. The surroundings were pleasant and the bread and oils as we waited were a nice touch. The...More

Thank Brian C
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Jacqui W
18 April 2018|
Response from Robertaberdeen | Property representative |
Well we have plenty of gluten free options on the menu, options that do not require alteration from as described; existing menu can be seen online but in addition head chef can also alter other dishes to suit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$39
British, Scottish
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterton Road | Bankhead, Aberdeen AB21 9HS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 712275
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  • This restaurant is at Craighaar Hotel
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