Is it open or not? Cannot find any information about hotel or restaurant. Used to be a wonderful place for a special meal. No information available as far as I can tell when it will reopen after the devastating fire.
If you are looking for a quiet, comfortable place to stay while in Ballater, this is it! The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The food is incredible! You will be provided with a full breakfast in the morning with delicious coffee, choice of cereals, fruit, juices and a choice…
Nigel and Fiona and there wonderful staff (including the ever-patient Kevin) made our stay with them wonderful. The room was comfortable, clean, had a lovely view, and was quiet. The food was fantastic. It was only a short walk down into town for shopping, and easy hikes up the…
Don't be put off by the reception area which is pretty dire.However the reception by the staff is warm & friendly.The food is excellent & this alone is worth a visit. Nigel & Fiona Franks also run a good cafe in the old railway station in Ballater,well worth a visit
If a visit to Scotland is on your agenda then the Darroch Learg in Ballater on the River Dee is a must on your list. A warm welcome by owners Fiona and Nigel with a cup of tea and a piece of shortbread was the perfect start. A large well thought out bedroom with a marvellous…
"Any room here will be wonderful!"
"The upper floors have wonderful views, but no wifi signal, although there are two very pleasant public rooms downstairs with clear signals and very comfortable seating."
"Avoid the rooms at the top of the hotel.as theres a bit of a pull up 2 flights of stairs"
"We had Room 1, Balmoral, with its own balcony on which to enjoy the sunshine."
"Ask for a view room and make sure to make a dinner reservation"