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Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room

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Balnaboth Steading | Finzean, Banchory AB31 6PA, Scotland
+44 1330 850710
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Papamoa, New Zealand
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111 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just driven out yo the back and beyond church way in the isolation we came across this quaint place for lunch. Was quite full so took it that it must be good .....we had the soup and sandwich which was absolutely awesome ....and the quiche was also delightful. We ended with the fudge cheese cake which took me by... More 

Thank Di L
Ellon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely view from table set by window in the sun. Good, wholesome fresh food. Interesting salads served with the quiches, also homemade bread and oatcakes. Three of us finished off with carrot cake and tea which was much enjoyed and one of us had coffee which was said to be excellent. The service was quick and very efficient. All of... More 

Thank Muriel L
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Regular venue whenever visitors come up to see us. Imaginative short menu, excellent food well served. Small playground outside, great views from upstairs. Also has a deli and kids toys for sale.

Thank Rick261
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were taken by local friends, and so pleased they showed it to us - well tucked away and what a lovely place. Very good coffee and such pretty china, tasty cakes, and friendly service.

Thank Sarah W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location, tucked away in the rolling hills of Deeside. Lovely food and great service. Would highly recommend

Thank Diarmuid C
Banchory, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh-baked local produce with excellent service and great views! Best value coffee and scones in the area.

Thank Iain W
Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Two soups on today - one mushroom and potato the other pepper tomato and chilli - both excellent. Served with home made bread and oat cakes. Watercress and mushroom frittata and Brie and Camembert quiche for mains both served with 4 types of salad. A bottle of local real ale to wash it down. Excellent and stunning views to match... More 

Thank Jane M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

As a regular visitor of the many tea rooms in the Deeside area, let me tell you about one that is not to be missed. Finzean Farm shop is a few miles from Banchory but, as its Trip Advisor ratings indicate, well worth the 10 minute journey. Finzean Farm shop has a variety of experiences you will enjoy. Location, location,location.... More 

1 Thank drumlassiebrian
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here. Had to use sat nav to find it well worth a run in the country. Delicious leek/courgette/Fennel soup with homemade bread and oatcakes. My husband had cheese and pickle sandwich it had side salad, veg cous cous and potato salad on the side with crisps. Shared a piece of carrot cake it was very tasty. We will... More 

1 Thank WDunbar1
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I used to be a regular visitor here several years ago but now I am back and glad to say all is well at Finzean Farm shop, The frittata is a must and just the right amount otherwise I would have made a fool of myself. Young staff well trained polite and good attention to what is going on around... More 

Thank Malcolm C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balnaboth Steading | Finzean, Banchory AB31 6PA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 850710
Family run Farm Shop and Tea Room offering the very best home made meals and cakes, using local and seasonal produce. Set in the beautiful Finzean valley in Royal Deeside, the shop has stunning views of the Estate and beyond. The shop sells a wide range of grocery items from lovely fresh vegetables, home reared beef, Finzean venison & game (seasonal), ready made meals & soups, local artisan cheeses, cured meat, homemade preserves and much much more! The walls display stunning Scottish artists work (many local) as well as interesting & thoughtful gifts and books for all ages. Our hampers are very popular and the contents are entirely as you choose them to be.

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