A charming place to visit, featuring beautiful landscaped gardens, an excellent range of crafts and a lovely coffee shop brimming with Banff produce. This light airy venue has home baking, their famous cullen skink plus daily specials, hot dishes and light bites. Already a great place to visit there has been much refurbishment underway so lots to see. Call to check opening times.
They call themselves the small hotel with the big personality and I agree. Formerly the Country Home of the Earl of Seafield's family, this charming Victorian residence has many original features and has been lovingly restored to its former glory by your resident hosts.
It is perfectly located to explore the MALT WHISKY TRAIL. Menus are carefully and attentively prepared to an exceptional standard using the very best local ingredients.
Members of the prestigious Scotch Beef Club their world class beef is sourced in Forres. Menus change daily and their whisky collection is also very impressive. Little wonder they have guests who return time and again.
Its old Gaelic name translates as 'the oak wood on the sunny hillside. '
Darroch Learg had a serious fire that happened on February 2015. Thankfully there were no injuries to guests, staff or workmen but the damage to the first and second floors of the main building was extensive. They are in the process of restoring Darroch Learg to its former glory and re opening for business as soon as they can.
Will keep you posted.
Famous for his Aberdeen Angus Beef herd on the farm, this family run enterprise also has an excellent farm shop and light airy café. The café serves great home farm beef burgers, wholesome soups and tasty bakes and is a lovely couthy venue.
The building sits alongside their activity park with kart racing, quad biking, fishing, shooting, orienteering, children's activities and corporate events - a busy place and always popular with locals and tourists alike.
Silver Darlings is named after the herrings given the same name. Established acclaimed seafood restaurant in amazing location - almost out at sea by Aberdeen! Stylish and nautical with an abundance of Scottish seafood within a highly French influenced menu. Well worth a visit. I love the glass tiled wall and the breathtaking views.
Stylish contemporary surroundings make this the perfect place for a coffee and home baking or light lunches showcasing and supporting many local producers. No evening meals at present. This light and airy well designed setting is ideal for stopping off on these famous Scottish byways. It has recently been completely refurbished and is a real asset to Braemar.
Scottish Gastro Pub of the Year 2012. A wonderfully eclectic inn, vibrant and bustling with excellent fresh menus - essential prerequisites of the gastro pub ...all prepared on the premises using local produce as much as possible to create award-winning dishes. They use Marine Stewardship Council approved fresh white fish and shellfish landed in Peterhead, Beef and Pork from Buchan and Kincardineshire, highlands game and seasonal vegetables. Winner of Catering in Scotland 2014 Pub Excellence Award.