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The White Cottage

) #2 of 7 Restaurants in Aboyne $$ - $$$ British, Seafood,
Craigwell,, Aboyne AB34 5BP, Scotland
+44 1339 885757
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (7 reviews)
“goujons” (2 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Seafood, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Craigwell,, Aboyne AB34 5BP, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the first time we had eaten at the White Cottage and it certainly won't be the last. The food was lovely, its was fresh and full of flavour. My husband enjoyed a beer served in an ice cold tanker which he found very...More

Thank amcg121
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Summer in Scotland does not usually comes so when we saw the sun coming out of the clouds this last Sunday we grabbed the opportunity and made it a day trip towards Ballater. On the way there we've thought of having lunch and we stopped...More

Thank Mglap
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped at 9.30 pm on the way to Balater. The host was gracious and accommodating and managed to make us a delicious quiche and some crunchy hot triple cooked chips even though they were about to close. They did homebaked cakes that looked great !

Thank worldanoasis
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A superb host and fabulous food. Consistently my favourite place to eat at a vary reasonable price. What's more to say?!

Thank CraigR9644
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening with friends. Food is the very best of home cooking. John is a superb host and we all had a great time. Charming location too.

Thank Magnus B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We stumbled across this place at the weekend looking for something to eat - what an absolute find! We loved it! The host (John) was really friendly and welcoming and had a great rapport with all of the guests (some of whom were obviously locals...More

Thank fl0wers
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Had a fabulous meal there as usual. Loving the new layout of the cottage. Lovely relaxed atmosphere and as usual John the host was excellent as was the food. Well worth a visit. And try out his marmalades, chutneys and jellies. They are just the...More

Thank isla682
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

me and my wife love this place dearly, not only for the resteraunt but for the take away too. the couple that run this place deserve a medal on the service they deliver. the food here is what I can only describe as "your mother's...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had a lovely family lunch for 7 in the conservatory at the White Cottage. From my 15 year old son to my 90 year old mum we all had a delicious meal. Usual warm welcome, excellent service and tasty food. Not our first visit...More

Thank Linden T
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We ate here today not for the first time either. It was an early birthday celebration for myself and family. We had a private room which was cosy and beautifully decorated, in fact the entire establishment is just lovely no matter where you are to...More

Thank Mcwilliam83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Craigwell,, Aboyne AB34 5BP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aboyne
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 885757
  • E-mail
Set in the heart of Royal Deeside near Aboyne.The White Cottage offers something just a little different from the usual with relaxed bistro style service.Offering a first on Royal Deeside an A la carte menu of Fish and Seafood with additional Grills and house specials of the day.
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