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Alexandra Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
+44 1339 755376
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“lasagna” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
$$ - $$$
12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Best 'Scottish' lasagne I've eaten out for ages. As good as my own homemade!! The chips were out of this world, real chunky chips. Great waiting staff, nice manager/owner. Good selection of wines sold by glass or bottle. Highly recommend. Restaurant very quaint and rustic,...More

Thank suscrln
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We had a very nice meal at the Alexander hotel, we wanted to eat in the restaurant but it was not open that evening so we reluctantly ate in the lounge bar, We were pleasantly surprised because it was a quite atmosphere and laid out...More

Thank Baxt304
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We all had the fish and chips on a recommendation and it was great. The restaurant wasn't opened so we ate at the small tables in the pub. It was perfect for our expectation level. Hot, fresh, well cooked fish and chips. The staff were...More

Thank Debbie O
Reviewed 20 September 2017

After the busy Ballater Games, finding a good place to eat, not filled with tourists, was difficult. Luckily, a short walk to the river brought me to Alexandra Hotel, where the crowd was a pleasant mix of locals, families and a few tourists. The staff...More

Thank emcii
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Was here with a club event for dinner, great meal with good service. Reasonable portions at reasonable prices.

Thank NiallInTheHills
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The hotel has a decent, straight forward bar in the centre of Ballater. Three real ales on, all from the Cairngorm Brewery when I visited. We didn't eat or stay in the hotel, but the landlady was very friendly.

Thank JonRambo
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We visited this restaurant for an evening meal. We had the Jumbo Haddock and thick cut chips. It was absolutely delicious, the fish was the freshest and best tasting fish we have had anywhere. We would thoroughly recommend it. The staff were very friendly and...More

Thank Lucydebra29
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Quiet pub belonging to the hotel. Food was very tasty, and we felt welcome. Excellent value for money.

1  Thank Borja P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

its a pleasant restaurant in this hotel and the prices are very good value. The lentil soup to begin was very tasty as were the garlic mushrooms on toast. We both had the steak and ale pie which had a deep rich flavour and a...More

1  Thank MoreTea2Vicar
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Best fish and chips I had in years. Lovely service, good traditional bar. We returned for drinks and it was still good.

Thank AngelaBrown398
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge Square, Ballater AB35 5QJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 755376
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