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The Black Faced Sheep

Ballater Road, Aboyne AB34 5HN, Scotland
+44 1339 887311
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Lovely surroundings for coffee and a snack

I thoroughly enjoyed my snack and drink at this coffee shop. It's set in part of a gifts and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Durban, South Africa
Trip to Aboyne!

We are staying in Ballater & went for a run to Aboyne and Finzean. Had lovely hot chocolate in the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
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  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (6 reviews)
“cake” (11 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
Ballater Road, Aboyne AB34 5HN, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my snack and drink at this coffee shop. It's set in part of a gifts and antiques shop so you can have a wander around before and after. I had the nicest toasted cheese here. Cheese on the outside the way my...More

Thank LeeKZN
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We are staying in Ballater & went for a run to Aboyne and Finzean. Had lovely hot chocolate in the Sheep and a little shopping in the interiors part! Lovely place, highly recommended.

Thank Baroness_13
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Have been visiting a number of times over the summer. Love to return to be served freshly prepared food, whether it be bagels, scones, cakes or smoked venison. Relaxing quiet atmosphere. Gluten free catered for.

Thank alysj260
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Have been to the Black Faced Sheep many times over the years when up in Deeside and it never disappoints. Great coffee and cake. Fantastic place for a wee afternoon treat.

Thank kevinsmith29
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing meal great menu, freshly baked cakes and scones. Best coffee in aboyne, would highly recommend this place. Lots of nice things to buy also.

Thank Leona171
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had a nice time and lovely sandwich and soup the service was second to none with very helpful staff and friendly

Thank David C
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A most lovely café, which does not look like much from the outside, but it is lovingly decorated on the inside. The café is combined with a shop with home ware, partly looking very classic. Chocolate, coffee and scones are great and again very nicely...More

Thank Wolfgang B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A characterful café and shop. A fine selection of dishes and sweet treats including a famous lemon cheesecake. The chocolate, rum and orange cake was one of the finest cakes I have eaten. The staff were very friendly and helpful. All our party were well...More

Thank gordondurham1
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Lovely food and service. Staff very friendly. Perhaps a little hard to find if you do not know the area but sign at end of the road.

Thank Sheena W
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The coffee, tea and cakes were excellent and the staff were helpful. Maybe too much written on the board, but it's all on the menu as well. Haven't been in for a while, but I used to like this place for soup, though it can...More

1  Thank Strandedquine
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