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The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie

2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (33 reviews)
“monkfish” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here on 8th September. We have been here a few times over the years and have never been disappointed. The menu has many interesting and imaginative dishes at not unreasonable prices and the service is friendly and efficient. Try the Shamodry Jall Katta...More

Thank KMacRae2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended by the locals. A great friendly restaurant with good quality dishes. Thank you for a good evening.

Thank Debbie O
Reviewed 4 days ago

There's a reason this restaurant books out fully! I had to get take-away, but it was well worth it. The owner was very friendly, welcoming and the food was made fresh and tasty. I requested my dish be made "painfully hot" to which they happily...More

Thank emcii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on a Thursday night me and my fiance I had a chef speciality dish which was amazing cooked perfectly one of the best Indians I have ever had complimentary drinks went down a treat too

Thank Billy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for dinner the food is excellent so tasty the staff are lovely don't pass this one by great place.

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at the Lochnagar. The only slightly negative points were the wait for a table, but we did get a great spot in the restaurant. The waiters also asked for our drinks order 3 separate times. The food was very tasty...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting Ballater for many years and sadly have not been to this restaurant!!!!! However tonight we had a very nice meal with wine for me and a Cobra beer for my husband. Our meal was delicious and the staff were very attentive...More

Thank MCBAshbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked in here at short notice and were very glad we did as we had a great meal. Lots of fresh vegetables and very tasty dishes with great service.

1  Thank JoyYork1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fantastic, our restaurants at home do not produce such good quality dishes. The atmosphere was good and the staff were very attentive, although a little chaotic. We were given someone elses bill, but they recified that immediately and apologised. They do not...More

Thank Caninecaper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by the friends we were staying with, this restaurant has re-opened after extensive flooding last year. It was an absolute delight. The menu was unlike your usual Indian, with unusual mixtures of dishes and the food was incredibly tasty with great smells and textures....More

Thank Stuart C
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8 July 2016|
Response from Ally87098 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we offer guloten free dishies
18 May 2016|
Response from Ssain R |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: 01339755611
The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie is widely regarded as one of the best Indian restaurant in Ballater. We pride ourselves on serving award winning, traditional Indian cuisine and best customer service. Varieties in curries and customer satisfaction is our capital. Aromatic spices and exotic ingredients, coupled with traditional family curry recipes passed from generation to generation makes dining at The Lochnagar a truly unique experience. Our emphasis on family history and tradition ensures that only the choicest ingredients are selected for use within our dishes, and we're sure you'll agree that the resulting flavors and textures cannot be surpassed by many other Indian restaurants in Ballater. Whether you're planning to visit our restaurants to celebrate a special occasion, a corporate event, or just enjoy a high quality curry takeaway on a Friday night, The Lochnagar will meet your every culinary need. Reservations can be made and ordered by telephoning the restaurants direct. Thank you for visiting The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie website.
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