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Ultra fresh and delicious

Mid-afternoon lunch of the freshest seafood platter with salad and delicious dressing and a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JamesBisset
Faultless!

It has been a while since I was here for coffee and cake. We had left it a little late but found... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AndrewKeir
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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Ballater Road, Aboyne AB34 5HN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Mid-afternoon lunch of the freshest seafood platter with salad and delicious dressing and a dleicately poached salmon salad. Portions were generous and attentive service very friendly. A shared portion of Pear and Honey cake and a robust machiatto rounded the meal off nicely.

Thank JamesBisset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a while since I was here for coffee and cake. We had left it a little late but found that they were happy to welcome clients will 5 pm (most cafes might not be happy to have you in after 4 pm)...More

Thank AndrewKeir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Catching up with elderly family in the area this place never fails to disappoint. The soup of the day as ever was devine, and as for the smoked venison.... definitely worth the 700mile drive :) High recommend for a quick brew or light lunch.

Thank Lou M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is lovely here and the homeware in the shop great but the service can leave a lot to be desired. Visited recently and the place was almost empty. Got given the menu but then had to wait and wait and wait while the...More

Thank MiserableMyrtle
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Went here after a horse ride on the Glen Tanar estate. From our seat we could see in the kitchen and I was mesmorised by the amount of care and pride Mark (think it was Mark as his name was on menu) was taking making...More

Thank Nikki364
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My two daughters and myself had visited Ballater but were unable to find a suitable place for lunch, as everywhere was so busy. I remembered a previous visit to The Black Faced Sheep at Aboyne which had been enjoyable so off we went and we...More

Thank Muriel L
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Was looking forward to lunch here with a friend and young grandchild. On entering found not much room for a pram but waited for staff to step forward and help. An elderly gentleman behind the counter just glowered and staff ignored us. Eventually we just...More

Thank Retired052
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely place in Aboyne. Good choice of food and caters for food intolerances too. Service was reasonably good and staff very accomodating. Was very busy at time of being there but didn't detract from the quality of service

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Love popping out to Aboyne to visit this place. The food is homemade and always great, staff are friendly and the shop is great for a wander around. This is definitely a must visit for anyone in Aboyne.

1  Thank MiserableMyrtle
Reviewed 12 March 2018

To think the same owner has had the place for almost 30 years and has always maintained such high standards. Cakes of which the owner bakes himself are always the best and the owner is such a lovely guy. Place always busy and the owner...More

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