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Tor-na-coille Hotel & Restaurant

Inchmarlo Road, Banchory AB31 4AB, Scotland
+44 1330 822242
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lemon sole” (2 reviews)
“lentil soup” (3 reviews)
“hake” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Inchmarlo Road, Banchory AB31 4AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently held a family gathering at the Tor-na-coile, the service was excellent, staff were very courteous, friendly, professional and tentative. The rooms were extremely comfortable and well decorated, and the food was of a very high standard. I have had the fortune to stay...More

Thank murph0id
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place. A friendly welcome and the service from the point we arrived to our departure was truly excellent. Genuinely friendly and cheerful staff. The food was also excellent, we ate in the bar and were impressed by the Cullen Skink - top marks....More

Thank Reasonablechap2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here twice since chef David Littlejohn and partners have taken over the hotel and restaurant and it has seen a huge improvement and particularly regarding the dinning. Great food and well presented and although I have no idea of any of their awards,...More

Thank neildonaldduck
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Great venue, great food and wonderful service. We enjoyed a wonderful evening celebrating Hogmany and Ceilidh dancing.

Thank sleeplessincanberra
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Only stayed for one night and really enjoyed it! Room was warm and clean with a huge modern bathroom. We just had a light evening meal which was delicious. Service was very friendly from check in, through our meal and on departure. Would definitely stay...More

Thank Kit R
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We booked Sunday lunch for six adults and a baby and were not disappointed. Got a table in a small room beside a large window with lovely outlook. We were welcomed immediately on arrival and directed to our table with a high chair already in...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Excellent hotel we had a lovely stay. Food was delicious and the room was beautiful. Staff were friendly. Can't ask for any more, I would definitely stay again.

Thank Bigbedlover78
Reviewed 24 September 2017

An underwhelming lunch. Huge portions of nicely presented food. We were directed to a table beside a window. The chairs seemed rather odd, as though they were reclineing. Although there were very few other guests, the Carpet beneath our table was covered in crumbs.

Thank A P
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This is a review of the bar, not the hotel. We had dinner at the Tor-na-coille after hearing good things from friends who had eaten there recently. The food was good, although on the expensive side for what you get. What really lets it down...More

Thank S and T W
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Wonderful breakfast with extensive menu, accommodating all diets. Gluten free, Scottish specialties, etc.

Thank vbn6655
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stella d
27 July 2016|
Response from tornacoille48 | Property representative |
Yes we do have a children's menu. A children's 2 course is £7.00 & 3 course is £9.50. If you would like us to e-mail the menu please contact us direct on 01330 822242 and we will send you a copy. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inchmarlo Road, Banchory AB31 4AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 822242
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Country House Hotel & Restaurant. Tor Na Coille is a 4 star, family-owned & run Victorian Country House Hotel, located at the western edge of the town of Banchory, on picturesque Royal Deeside. Set in acres of wooded grounds, this magnificent granite building enjoys an elevated position with panoramic views over the surrounding hillside. The 25 individually styled en-suite bedrooms each have their own character and distinct charm. Enhanced by the period furniture and unique room shapes, the majority of them enjoy views of the grounds and surrounding countryside. Each Classic, Deluxe and Master room offers something that makes it unique, whether it’s the four poster, sleigh bed, rolltop bath, spectacular fireplace, or just the sheer size.
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