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BEST WESTERN Burnett Arms Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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25 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TD, Scotland
+44 1330 824944
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty meal, well worth the money! Not over priced, good selection of drinks, staff are very friendly

1 Thank elaine1234562014
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for evening meal after refurbishment. Had chicken burger which was ok but didn't like the chicken being encrusted in breadcrumbs and a bit dry. Seems from former reviews that whilst refurbishment has been done menu has not changed much. Decided to have sweet which was chocolate tart with butterscotch ice cream. Looked like it had been bought in... More 

Thank Diane H
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Delicious home cooked meal, pleasant surroundings and nice atmosphere. Varied menus including children's choices

Thank Rosemary G
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The restaurant within the Burnett arms is of a high standard. The menu hasn’t got a large amount of selection, but the selection there is, is a good variety for all tastes. The average price at the time of writing is around the £10 mark. The portion size is on the large side and with the standard of food, makes... More 

Thank Robert S
Angus, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Where do I begin. Firstly a previous reviewer had said that they had stayed here in a room at the front of the hotel and it was not noisy, they must either have been staying midweek or had enough alcohol to deaden the noise. There was shouting, mostly from people sitting outside the hotel on the benches supplied for smokers... More 

Thank tuppence2805
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

What beautiful building with a traditional rustic Scottish charm. Tastefully decorator inside. Pleasant, helpful staff. The meal was held in a pleasant fiction room with nicely played out tables. As it was an arranged venue the menu was kept simple but nice. Pork loin or salmon. The salmon was delightful surge it's creamy sauce, potatoes and veg. Followed by fruit... More 

Thank fisherking332
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Went for early evening meal and I chose the beefburger with plenty of salad served in a brioche bun with chips and it was delicious. My partner had breaded fish with chips, Tartar sauce and peas which he said was also delicious! The 'but' part in my title comes from two small niggles which are the coleslaw and the tartar... More 

Thank GillRob11
Sheffield, Australia
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247 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We visited this venue while staying in Banchory on our recent tour of the UK. We thought the pub was great and exactly what you would hope for from a traditional Scottish hotel. It was warm and welcoming with traditional wood orientated decor that complemented cozy atmosphere. The staff were friendly and efficient, despite being quite busy. The menu had... More 

Thank roydavidjones
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

In the NE Scotland high tea is/was a tradition with tea & toast, a cooked main, followed by cakes & scones. No where did it better than the Burnett Arms which still boasts local fare on its WWW. Despite renaming the restaurant the food and service was below average. Fresh Peterhead fish & chips was clearly a frozen slab of... More 

Thank Roxsrgreat
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398 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We have eaten at the Burnett many times over the years but hadn't been for a while so when we passed through Banchory recently we decided to give it a try. You are given a choice of areas to dine in and we prefer the bar so opted for that. The atmosphere was comfortable, homely and cosy. The menu offers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 High Street, Banchory AB31 5TD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Banchory
  • Phone Number: +44 1330 824944
  • This restaurant is at Burnett Arms Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?