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The Candlestick-maker - CLOSED

Charleston Road, Aboyne AB34 5EJ, Scotland
+44 1339 886060
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good8%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
15 Sep 2012
“Lovely food shame about the service!”
16 Aug 2012
“Just what Aboyne Needs”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Mediterranean, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Charleston Road, Aboyne AB34 5EJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 September 2012

The food you cannot fault it was perfect but I was a bit unhappy with the 'casual' staff most were polite and apologetic when we were given wrong order. Our waiter unfortunately lacked any customer service skills!

Thank GabbysMama
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Have been twice now both times with kids, and what a great place. The food is lovely and has a great atmosphere. I hope that it continues to get the support that it needs to keep going.

Thank gardyne
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Not to be missed. Fabulous atmosphere, so relaxed. Great light lunch menu. Would thoroughly recommend this great little coffee shop even supply you with daily papers.

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 14 July 2012

This is an excellent coffee shop but it is not a restaurant

1  Thank Pressendye
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Having enjoyed evening meals in the past, not for a couple of years, at this venue it was a surprise to find it had changed hands and was no longer a formal restaurant but was now a coffee and deli lunch venue which did not...More

Thank JLWetherby
Reviewed 6 March 2012

My sister and best friend organised a surprise hen party at The Candlestick Maker and as this was my first time to the restaurant I was really thrilled with the service, the accommodating staff, the beautiful surroundings and great food. We had the restaurant booked...More

3  Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 18 November 2011

Basically, If you haven't been to the candlestick-makers then you need to go!!! The food, service and atmosphere were fantastic! Cant wait to return!!!

3  Thank CarolynJAberdeen
Reviewed 21 October 2011

When we went, which was a Saturday night at 8pm most tables were already seated. The menu seemed nice but small, however I guess this is due to the fact that everything is cooked from scratch and uses fresh ingredients. When the waitress took our...More

1  Thank Rumblietum
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Been here several times and they kept running out of choices on the menu which is not what you expect when you done out at a restaurant with as many covers as this establishment. You do get a warm welcome but it's not what it...More

2  Thank Pressendye
Reviewed 2 October 2011

We went to this restaurant on Fiday night for my birthday. The food is great. All fresh produce and served to our liking. I had steak which was really nice followed by apple and bramble crumble and ice cream. The menu is more or less...More

Thank Balfroni
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  • Address: Charleston Road, Aboyne AB34 5EJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aboyne
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 886060
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