The Alexandra Hotel in Ballater is a comfortable family run hotel close to shops and activities. We offer friendly service, comfortable accommodation and excellent meals. All bedrooms are en-suite with direct dial telephones, tea and coffee facilities and satellite television. We look forward to welcoming you to this beautiful corner of Royal Deeside! Pets are also welcome at no charge. more info
Unfortunately, The Darroch Learg was destroyed in a fire in February 2015 but reconstruction is in progress and hope to see it back in business as soon as possible.
Awarded three AA rosettes each year since 1997, The Darroch Learg was the first in Scotland to receive the AA’s new “Wine List of the Year”. The restaurant opens into a conservatory adding special charm to a candlelit dining experience. Beef, lamb, venison and game are sourced locally and fish and shellfish is delivered from Aberdeen and the west coast. more info
The Deeside Inn’s panelled entrance and log fires instantly demonstrate its friendly atmosphere! With a cosy lounge bar, traditional restaurant and lounge, it’s the perfect place for relaxing after a day’s sightseeing in Royal Deeside. Ballater Golf course is a short walk away and there are opportunities for walking, fishing, cycling and a visit to Balmoral. more info
The Glen Lui Restaurant and Bistro Bar offers good food and wine in relaxing surroundings. We have outside dining facilities on our decking overlooking the golf course where you can enjoy a meal or just a drink in the good weather. Open daily for bar lunches from 12 until 2 p.m. dinners from 6p.m. until 9 p.m. Coffees and home baking also available. More Info...
Enjoy the warmth of log fires, fine malts and superb cuisine at the Loch Kinord Hotel in the beautiful, rustic village of Dinnet in the heart of Royal Deeside. The ala carte menus in the elegant dining room have won an AA Rosette for culinary excellence. Bar lunches and suppers are available in our Lounge. Catering available for small functions. more info