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The Boat Inn Restaurant

Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
+44 1339 886137
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant at about 1700. While we hadn't made a reservation, we were kindly seated. The place filled quickly and we were not surprised. The food was very good and the service was great. We returned the next night for after dinner...More

Thank Kelly L G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our host at Glendavan House recommended the Boat Inn Restaurant and made a booking for us. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Service was good. The food was excellent. I tried the Beef and Haggis Pie, which I have never had before and I was pleased...More

Thank chas58
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had booked a table for 4. The restaurant was busy but our orders were taken fairly promptly. We waited 45 minutes for our main courses which was very disappointing. The food was good when it finally arrived. Waiting staff were friendly but failed to...More

Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here on Saturday 15th September 2018 about 1550 hours. It was very quiet at this time with one couple at another table and a few people drinking at the bar. I ordered the haggis burger and my partner had fish and chips. The...More

Thank Sunisa T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great personnel - friendly, helpful, professional and discreet. Amazing breakfasts. Clean, relaxing ambiance.

Thank Roglu81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unusual sandwiches but nice nice function room may have been short staffed struggled to get served even though not many people in asked for a gin just ended up with Gordon's didn't know they had local gin behind the bar could haver been more informative

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just passing and noticed this restaurant, made a booking and returned, excellent, welcome change from some of the nearby establishment's, we shall return, food superb excellent value, staff helpful and friendly, memorable visit, thank you all.

Thank JohnSeniorStern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with Canadian relatives to show them the Scottish country side. They loved the pub with the train running round the top. So glad it’s back up and running again. We recommended them the fish and chips as had visited before. They were not...More

Thank fiwhy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great rooms, cleaning and WiFi excellent Restaurant service not good Leaving early so we were offered sandwiches to go at 0700 am Coming down no sandwiches or any evidence of our order Just bad when you take orders and nothing is passed on I would...More

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Boat has everything: friendly staff, eatensive informal/semi-formal dining area, a large back bar with TV, darts and games, outdoor covered seating, and a fabulous menu to suit all tastes, appetites and ages. Look out for live music, quiz nights, themed events etc., which appear...More

Thank Rachel7Mary7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aboyne
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 886137
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