India on the Green is in the heart of the of the beautiful Deeside village of Ballater, a few miles from Balmoral. We have created a menu with great passion and experience covering delicate food from the vast subcontinent of India and Bangladesh with local produce. We offer seasonal vegetables, venison, duck, Grampian lamb, chicken, poussin, seabass, monkfish, scallops, langoustine. We have the finest select of wines from reputable vineyards from across the world. A large selection of malt and vintage whiskies from Scotland and the best brandies and ports. We take great care and offer a personal waiter service, corporate parties and buffet meals for large parties. Open 12noon – 2pm and 5pm – 11pm.
Newcomer of the Year 2014 – India on the Green, Ballater
Overall Best Restaurant in Aberdeen City & Shire 2014
Aberdeen’s Best Curry Awards 2014
Ballater Town – winning the curry lover of the year at the Scottish Curry Awards 2015
India on the Green Chef S A Hamid – Finalist, Chef of the Year Scotland
Brown Sugar offers a touch of nostalgia and style, and a large helping of traditional hospitality! Serving the finest Segafredo coffee; delicious home baking; soup, sandwiches and paninis. We have luxury handmade chocolates, locally made fudge and tablet. Our gift shop has many Scottish products, quality gifts and cards. Open 7 days a week, 10am – 5pm, later in Summer. more info
Quality Indian cuisine in the heart of Royal Deeside! Call for a reservation or to order from our take-away menu. Tel.013397 55611
A Take Away menu with something for everyone! Open Tuesday – Sunday, 4.30 – 8.30 on Mondays, 4.30 – 9.00 the rest of the week. Choose from our extensive menu including burgers, a wide selection of pizzas and toppings, baked potatoes, veggie burgers and, of course, fresh fish and chips! Salmon, haddock, plaice and more – Call us to place your order!
We are focused on providing a high-quality service. Riverside Cottage uses only the best of locally sourced produce as well as the famous artisan Crannach bread and cakes baked on-site. We offer a variety of breakfast and lunch options whether it is for someone on-the-go, or a group wanting to sit in and relax. Enjoy a scoop (or two) of the award winning famous ‘Equi’s’ ice cream with a coffee, tea, hot chocolate or soft drink in the beautiful surroundings of Riverside Cottage near the River Dee. With a variety of offerings to choose from, we’re sure you’ll be happy visiting us. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us. Tel. 013397 55126.
Rocksalt & Snails serves deli-style delights & home bakes using the very best Scottish produce. We have a delightful seasonal bistro menu offering soups, sandwiches, paninis, salads and deli platters as well as take away options. We serve a superb range of the finest coffees and a selection of Suki loose leaf teas served in their own individual teapots. Look for us on Facebook! more info
Unfortunately, The Station Restaurant was destroyed in a fire in May 2015 but it will be rebuilt along with other businesses in Ballater’s Station Square! As of July 2015, we can estimate that all will be restored & reopening late in 2017.
A stylish Coffee Shop and Restaurant in the Old Royal Station very popular with locals and visitors. Famous for our Fish and Chips, our special menu includes choices such as our fish pie, venison casserole, curries, soups and salads. After lunch or later in the afternoon, join us for home baked cakes and fresh coffee and teas as well as our special scones with cream and jam.