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Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
+44 1465 831212
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (3 reviews)
“walled garden” (3 reviews)
“ailsa craig” (5 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The dinner for the castle has a Michelin rating which was well deserved. Each course was as good as the one before. More quality than quantity.

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We popped into Glenapp Castle on the ecommendation of a friend, nice one thanks mate. The castle gate are electronic just approach with care and take the drive to the top. the Castle itself looks amazing as you park the car. The Tea room is...More

1  Thank KennyCowan
Reviewed 19 August 2017

great service. outside tables for a nice day and quaint tearoom in the walled garden. staff are lovely. food great particularly the scones with jam and cream. gardens are lovely too. a great day out. dog friendly at outside tables.

1  Thank mactavish28
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful castle with well trained staff. Delicious food. Leah informed us of an upcoming meteor shower that night. Wonderful local knowledge and guest attention. Whether you are grouse hunting or honeymooning they appear ready. Beautiful gardens with a qaint tea room.

Thank Vailite
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We ate here as we were staying for a night and had an incredible six course dinner. The food was five star and well worth going here to eat. I think you may be able to eat here even if you do not stay. Check...More

Thank shona010
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The owner of our B&B in the area recommended having afternoon tea at the castle and walking around its gardens, and thus reserved a spot for us in the afternoon. As far as I know you can’t just drive up onto the grounds and look...More

Thank Jackson9305
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Not easy to find - off the beaten track - but well worth the effort. My wife and I had a lovely Cream Tea (pot of proper tea, scone with home made Rhubarb jam and clotted cream) served with love in the little tea room...More

1  Thank Bob J
Reviewed 21 April 2017

What a wonderful experience, I took my parents for Lunch to celerbrate a belated Birthday, what a lovely afternoon, the whole experience was perfect, Glenapp Castle is heaven in the Hills, the food was perfect, the service beyond compare the staff are so kind, friendly...More

Thank algarvenicky1
Reviewed 21 April 2017

What a gem of a place this is. Outstanding service with friendly helpful staff and food to die for. Get yourself here asap for a relaxing stay and secluded surroundings where relaxation and good food is the name of the game. Outstanding!! Mr Egg

Thank mregg2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for afternoon tea for Mother's Day and wasn't disappointed. The food and the service was exceptional . I had my elderly parents with me and the staff couldn't be more helpful. After tea we went for a walk round the grounds which were...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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21 October 2017|
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Response from algarvenicky1 | Reviewed this property |
Smart Casual not jeans
Anne S
13 October 2017|
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Response from Jackson9305 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea as we were just here for afternoon tea and we are not vegetarians anyway. I suggest you call and ask the restaurant!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballantrae, Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Ballantrae
  • Phone Number: +44 1465 831212
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