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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Saplinbrae after hearing food reviews from friends and we weren't disappointed. The food was very nice and there was a good selection on the menu. The cheese scones and soup were fantastic! The only downside was that it felt a little cramped with it being so busy.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Saplinbrae for lunch today and there wasn't anything on the menu for vegans so I asked whether they might be able to make me something - I was very hungry! The chef put together a vegetable curry for me which was delicious! Thank you so much. I really appreciated the effort they put into it. After lunch...

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Thank Rachel M
Anerdeenshire
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went to the restaurant to celebrate a special occasion and were made to feel extremely welcome. However, there was a problem with the extractor fan so we were the only diners there - apparently they had phoned everybody to tell them of this problem and that there would be a limited menu, so lots of people had cancelled but...

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Glasgow
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and it was very comfortable. Nice welcome and friendly staff. Room was very comfortable and immaculate. Nice hearty breakfast included and the Salmon and scrambled eggs were superb.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I have just returned from an overnight stay in the hotel. I used to come here as a child for many a family Xmas Day lunch around 30 years ago, so have fond memories of the place. Glad to report that whilst times have changed there is still a lovely feeling to the place. We booked a family room and...

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Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went here for a Sunday lunch and as ever we were not disappointed. The service here is excellent - all the staff are so very friendly. The food was very good and we all left feeling very full and very satisfied.

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Thank Granderbob
Aberdeenshire
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Having had lunch here a few times and always been very impressed I was disappointed on my last visit with the steak pie which was one of the specials that day. The beef was excellent quality but was undercooked and the gravy was very thin and quite bland. I was also disappointed with the accompanying vegetables namely carrots and turnip...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast after a long walk. Had a bacon roll and sausage roll - was best I've had for a long time. Coffee was lovely too. Lots of scones, home bakes etc we will definitely make this one of our regular stops.

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Thank Maisiegogs
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My partner and I found this a lovely setting, very warm and helpful staff. The hotel was clean, warm and like something from a period drama film with nice burning fire. The food lovely with great choices and very good prices. We will most certainly be going back here and may stay overnight next time as very tranquil with plenty...

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Thank ObbyandGilly
scotland
Reviewed 5 November 2016

A few of us booked dinner here on a vile November evening. The bar and restaurant has a great atmosphere, and we were very well looked after by well trained and delightful staff. The menu was highly enticing, the food well presented and tasty. Much is made of using top quality local produce and this has to be highly commended....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in 1756, Saplinbrae Hotel and Lodges showcases the best in relaxed dining and living, where the quality of service and commitment to consistency is excellent, but still personal and fun. All of our nine bedrooms have historic charm, which we have complemented with local art, antique prints and small touches of tweed from our local mill. They are a fitting counterpart to the spectacular views from your window of acres of uninterrupted rolling farmland. Our self-catering lodges can be found in the hotel grounds-firstly, our stone Shooting Lodge which features four double en-suite bedrooms and a spacious kitchen-living area, and then our two cozy chalets. The hotel dining room offers relaxed, everyday dining, with contemporary takes on traditional foods. Having a strong agricultural connection within our team, we deem the provenance to be of the highest importance. We are genuinely committed to sourcing locally, and always source from Buchan, Aberdeenshire and Scotland as far as possible-our fish comes from suppliers in Fraserburgh, Peterhead and Sandend, our beef from Foveran, much of our pork and lamb from our own family farms in Kininmonth and the Black Isle and our vegetables from Morag in Crimond. We serve lunch and dinner daily from 12.00pm and 6.00pm, and you can pop in past anytime for a slice of carrot cake and a coffee. We are located in North Aberdeenshire, and Saplinbrae is the perfect seat from which to enjoy a weekend away: great walks, around the Pitfour Estate and the Buchan and Formartine Line, can be found on our doorstep, as well as Aden Country Park and several local golf clubs only a few miles away. We have great links with local fly fishing and shooting clubs for those looking for a wee bit of adventure, and can recommend the perfect spot to enjoy a good book for those who prefer a slower pace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saplinbrae Hotel & Lodges

Address: | Peterhead, Mintlaw AB42 4LP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Mintlaw
Price Range: £84 - £159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Saplinbrae Hotel & Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Any I am sure they are al great - if not staff will change”
 of 5 bubbles Showerman, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 1. Very quiet, nice large room overlooking gardens to back of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Carole17, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room five”
 of 5 bubbles ZX6RRick, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Only came for meal, but friends who have stayed say rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles KEVIN1961_10, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The Old Shooting Lodge is away from the main hotel and was very peaceful, there is a lovely cosy sitting area with an open fire for place for a cold winters night.”
 of 5 bubbles HazelM401, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
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