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US$7 - US$57
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European, British, Scottish
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Reviewed 7 January 2020

We chose the Featherblade steak which had cooked slowly for 12 hours. It was the best dish I have ever tasted. Beautifully presented and extremely tasty and melt in the mouth. Followed with local cheeses and sticky toffee pudding to share!

Date of visit: December 2019
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NeilH2713, Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2020

Thanks for your kind review Ruth! So glad that you enjoyed and I hope that we can welcome you back again in the future. Thanks from all the team at the Clachan Grill

Reviewed 28 October 2019 via mobile

We ate there last night accidentally turned up 30 mins early but they could not have been more welcoming .Front of house were fab and funny . Food was very good . We had steaks which were excellent .will definitely eat here again

Date of visit: October 2019
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NeilH2713, Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2019

Thanks for visiting us and leaving your feedback. So glad that you enjoyed and we hope that we can welcome you back in the future. Thanks from all the team at the Clachan Grill. Neil

Reviewed 20 October 2019 via mobile

Another great night at the Clachan Grill! Delicious food - best steak I've had for a long time! Friendly service and great wine!

Date of visit: October 2019
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NeilH2713, Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2019

Thanks for your kind review! We are so glad that you visited us and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Regards Neil

Reviewed 20 October 2019

This is a first class eatery and superbly well managed. A good pointer was that on our first visit a Monday night the place was packed. the menus are short but imaginative and the service well up to par, they even provided a bowl of...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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NeilH2713, Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2019

Thanks Barry for your kind review! So glad you returned again for lunch, and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Thanks from all the team at the Clachan Grill. Regards Neil

Reviewed 18 October 2019

Had a delicious Sunday roast in a lovely setting. Food was very tasty and plenty of it. Quite pricey but well worth it.

Date of visit: October 2019
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NeilH2713, Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2019

Thanks for your kind review! So glad that you enjoyed our Sunday Roast! Regards Neil

Reviewed 16 October 2019

Off the beaten track this restaurant what can I say, quality of food and service was second to none. I was amazed by the quality of the food for the price, have been in far more expensive places, but this place beats them all, a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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NeilH2713, Public Relations Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2019

Hi Ray, thanks for your positive review! So glad to hear your feedback and we as a team look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards Neil

Reviewed 14 October 2019

Hadn’t been to this lovely restaurant for a while so when a friend suggested a trip to the wonderful new Ballater Gallery we decided to book into the Clachan on the Sunday night . Honestly ....it was superb . We couldn’t fault anything and Kevin...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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NeilH2713, Guest Relations Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2019

Thanks for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Regards Neil

Reviewed 13 October 2019

We arrived at 5:00 pm after a long flight. Only ones in the restaurant. The service was good and attentive. The food was very tasty. We had the smoked salmon and the pate for apps and really enjoyed. The chicken and risotto were delicious. An...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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NeilH2713, General Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2019

Thanks Chig for your recommendation and feedback. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Ballater and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Regards Neil

Reviewed 11 October 2019

After ten days of various foods (a lot of excellent fish and chips) my wife was really in the hunt for a great steak. She started with the pate which had a hint of orange and though she is not usually a fan of mixing...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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NeilH2713, Owner at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are all so pleased to hear that we rounded off your day of sightseeing. Thanks for choosing us and we hope to welcome you back soon! Thanks from all the team at the...More

Reviewed 10 October 2019 via mobile

Good service with a tempting menu. For that special meal it's the place to go in Ballater. Really good experience.

Date of visit: October 2019
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NeilH2713, Manager at Clachan Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2019

Thanks for your kind review! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Neil

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Gail C
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Response from neilhU533WA | Property representative |
Hi Gail, the restaurant welcomes walk.in trade as well as bookings. However peak times (7-8pm) can.be difficult to accommodate walk in customers so always best to book if you would like to dine at those times. There is a... More
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    Clachan Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5