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The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie

) #1 of 20 Restaurants in Ballater $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (30 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 471 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My hubby and I were staying up the road at The Hilton Lodges. Keen to see what was about,we trooped down to Ballater having looked into TA. We were not disappointed. I can only rave about the Scallops with mint... Padina, I think they were...More

Thank holidaygal2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

We pondered where to eat one night before picking the Lochnagar. It was fortunate that a table was available as we had not booked it advance and the restaurant was busy. The menu was interesting and it took a while to choose from what was...More

Thank Val M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place. We went back a second time when we were staying nearby. Wonderful service and food.

Thank almostACanadian
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was very good. We tried some things that are not readily available at our local Indian restaurant in the US, so it is hard to compare. Service was not bad, just arrogant. They seemed a bit upset that we didn't have a...More

Thank WXRN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, and service. Was hoping for a nice meal, but got a great meal. Service was also very friendly.

Thank Business500
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu and the food here are excellent. Friendly welcome, seated quickly and excellent service throughout.

Thank K20GBM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Were in Friday evening and it seemed full and lively. All waiters were helpful and there were lots of tourists in. Think only one man takes the orders in. We were offered a free drink on the house - very good of them . They...More

Thank Yvonneanddog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best Indian food we have ever had...and we found it in Scotland. While the staff was a bit difficult to understand, it was more than made up for by the friendly service and quality food. We were even offered a...More

Thank 95whtgst
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food plus friendly staff and a varied menu. Very good service and deserves 5 stars. Lovely place.

1  Thank 2musketeers2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best Indian restaurants Ihave eaten in. Pleasant and efficient waiters. Great menu choices for starters and main course. I like when I asked for medium hot curry they said did I want it medium hot or medium mild. Anyway it was just...More

Thank maureen s
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you prepare any gluten free dishes?
8 July 2016|
Response from Ally87098 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we offer guloten free dishies
Where can I find a copy of your menu on line
18 May 2016|
Response from Ssain R |
Give me ur email address I will send u
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: 01339755611
  • E-mail
The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie is widely regarded as one of the best Indian restaurant in Ballater. We pride ourselves on serving award winning, traditional Indian cuisine and best customer service. Varieties in curries and customer satisfaction is our capital. Aromatic spices and exotic ingredients, coupled with traditional family curry recipes passed from generation to generation makes dining at The Lochnagar a truly unique experience. Our emphasis on family history and tradition ensures that only the choicest ingredients are selected for use within our dishes, and we're sure you'll agree that the resulting flavors and textures cannot be surpassed by many other Indian restaurants in Ballater. Whether you're planning to visit our restaurants to celebrate a special occasion, a corporate event, or just enjoy a high quality curry takeaway on a Friday night, The Lochnagar will meet your every culinary need. Reservations can be made and ordered by telephoning the restaurants direct. Thank you for visiting The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie website.
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