We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

Travellers' Choice


US$5 - US$20
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (203)
Filter reviews
203 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lunch burger cakes soup strawberry tart garden centre visited yesterday the young lady christmas shopping fly cup home bakes excellent value for money bite to eat few times for sale pleasant staff gifts
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely food very friendly staff good service unless you want extra ie a sweet or coffee as no staff come near you after serving your food , iWork in hospitality & know how customers should be treated on during and after a meal

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by here for a coffee and a snack/cake on our way North at about 2:30pm. Our server, Isobel, advised us there were no scones left unfortunately and I jokingly expressed my dismay at no cherry scones left after I’d traveled all this way...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 27 June 2021

Despite being very busy we have no complaints. We waited a while before our order was taken, which was understandable, but once our order was taken the food was with us very quickly. It was an very enjoyable lunch and we took some of our...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 13 June 2021 via mobile

Visited 12 June. Lovely lovely huge place. Plentiful selection of outdoor plants. Not so much choice in pots sadly. Bit pricey on most gardening things. Trying to be “Brodie”, but in the wrong location. Only down side is the cafe. We ordered food and drink....More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 16 March 2021

Recently bought a takeaway from kellockkbank as couldn't eat in because of restrictions caused by covid. We've eaten here before a few times a d the food is generally really nice and is locally sourced, which for us is also a positive. The positive are...More

Date of visit: March 2021
MBELL722, Owner at Kellockbank, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2021

So disappointed to hear this. We have had no complaints and the majority of our customers have returned weekly. Can you please contact myself to let me know what you had and when so that I can investigate. All our food is prepared freshly to...More

Reviewed 18 November 2020 via mobile

Always been a popular place to visit but this was my first time during restrictions. Met a friend for lunch and it was a good experience. Top marks to the staff for being super friendly and attentive even though they were busy. Food was excellent....More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020

Very good experience - Covid procedures excellent. Service very good and efficient. Meals for table of four were all very well prepared presented and served hot. all were very tasty. The restaurant was well played out and we all felt very comfortable at this time.

Date of visit: September 2020
MBELL722, Owner at Kellockbank, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Thanks William for taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 September 2020

I have visited on several occasions with family and friends, given the current circumstances they are doing a great job. How anyone can knock staff for not smiling, when masks have to be worn beats me. We are all having to deal with a situation...More

Date of visit: August 2020
MBELL722, Owner at Kellockbank, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Thank you Chris. We appreciate your review and can assure you we are always trying to make everyone's visits as enjoyable as possible.

Reviewed 11 September 2020

Visited here just myself and 9 month old for our breakfast. Initial thoughts were indoor restaurant was cold, probably due to most of the doors to the outside area being open, unsure if this is necessary but if I wanted the fresh air I'd choose...More

Date of visit: September 2020
MBELL722, Owner at Kellockbank, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2020

Apologies you did not enjoy your visit. Unfortunately during the current restrictions we have been instructed by environmental health to keep the doors and windows open but hope to have this revised now that the weather is getting cooler. Also again we are restricted to...More

Reviewed 3 September 2020 via mobile

We live not far from here so it’s our favourite place to visit regularly for breakfast. The bacon and sausage baps are always fabulous and the lunch menu has a great choice with delicious bakes and cakes too. During lockdown we used their takeaway service...More

Date of visit: September 2020
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Macdonald Pittodrie House
823 reviews
4.64 miles away
Strathburn Hotel
179 reviews
8.39 miles away
Kintore Arms Hotel
298 reviews
9.47 miles away
Ardennan House Hotel
108 reviews
9.75 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Cafe Mint
61 reviews
1.66 miles away
The Mither Tap Restaurant
15 reviews
4.86 miles away
The Station Hotel
39 reviews
1.62 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Insch Golf Club
17 reviews
1.62 miles away
Dunnideer Hillfort
21 reviews
2.72 miles away
Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle
11 reviews
4.84 miles away
The Commercial Hotel, Insch
5 reviews
1.65 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
9 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Marianne B | Property representative |
Hi Irene, Thank-you for your enquiry. We serve Breakfasts from 9am-11.30am, Lunches 11.30am-4pm and coffees 9am-4.30pm. 7 days a week. Our menu is available to view on our web site and we also have daily specials... More
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Kellockbank

Yes, Kellockbank offers takeaway services.

Yes, Kellockbank offers delivery services.

Kellockbank is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5