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The Old Bakery

Mar Road | Ballater, Braemar AB35 5YW, Scotland
+44 1339 741415
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
29 Jun 2017
“Coffee was a let down”
2 Aug 2016
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Cafe, British, Scottish
Mar Road | Ballater, Braemar AB35 5YW, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We stopped for a quick coffee and it was from one of those machines that does it all which I don't like. The choice of cakes was poor so we only had coffee. I think it needs to be a bit more modern.

2  Thank William B
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We have stopped her many times on our travels and always found it excellent. On our way from Aberdeen to Pitlochry - via the scenic route - we called in for an early lunch. Braemar was busier than usual, and the Old Bakery was fairly...More

2  Thank Larsonsmummy
Reviewed 26 July 2016

On our way back to Fife from a day on the Royal Deeside, Braemar was the 'last chance' for supper before a long stretch of (scenic) wilderness on the A93. Went into the town center, attracted by a menu from "Gordon's" which was posted on...More

1  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Extensive menu, quality home cooking & bakes. Very good value. Good sized portions. Super waitress, nothing was too much trouble, lovely Scottish lass.

1  Thank JoBo15
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The staff were very friendly and service was excellent. Food was good and reasonably priced too. We were in for hot rolls / cakes / coffee and it was all good.

1  Thank gcarr2803
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We had a family of 12 at the old bakery for dinner ranging from ages 11 months to over 70!! We were made to feel extremely welcome and the kids and adults all had a ball with the variety of games that was placed on...More

3  Thank gemjo9688
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Friendly. Good food. Reasonably priced. All soup and cakes home made. Used locally sourced products.

1  Thank maryfromlanark
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We popped in for lunch on our recent trip up Deeside. We had a very nice plate of broth to warm us up on a snowy day! The staff were very friendly and the food was great.

1  Thank Cduncan261
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Would recommend this place to anyone who's visiting braemar as my wife and I had a great meal and the service was quick n the 2 ladies were very helpful

2  Thank Danny P
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

After doing a bit of golf, walking and touring of the beautiful Cairngorm National Park which is still wind turbine free we decided to head back to Buchan via Glenshee, Braemar and Ballater. For lunch we stopped at Braemar and visited the same café as...More

3  Thank skiboy_robertson
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26 May 2017|
Response from Lorraine J |
The old bakery closed last September sorry x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Cafe, British, Scottish
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mar Road | Ballater, Braemar AB35 5YW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Braemar
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 741415
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A family run coffee house and restaurant servicing locally sourced ingredients for Traditional Scottish and Authentic Italian Cuisine.
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