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The Boat Inn Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
+44 1339 886137
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“mushy peas” (9 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Charlestown Road, Aboyne AB34 5EL, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for families. I had bar food which is decent enough. Dont think this is restaurant quality. Its good pub grub.

Thank Roscoeexplorer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting mother and father in-law who live close by to the Boat Inn and frequent it regularly. Definitely recommend visiting, absolutely delicious! Two of us had homemade burgers (cooked to perfection) which were presented on wooden boards with a salad and pot of...More

Thank Mummypopof2
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch with my brother, sister in law and little niece and found it to be a great place especially as we sat near the fire. The staff were very helpful and were more then happy to supply extra small portions for my...More

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were disappointed to be rushed out of our table. We had booked to have dinner and arrived on time. We had three courses and were then presented with the bill even though we didn't ask for it. There were people standing over at the...More

Thank HilaryH58
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We have eaten here several times and we have never been disappointed. The Veggie curry & the chicken curry are both amazing.

Thank Fishypro1
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Having enjoyed eating at the Boat Inn before, we were looking forward to our visit while we were in the area. We arrived almost an hour early but (although we said we were happy to return at the correct time and had just popped in...More

1  Thank Caillach
Reviewed 22 October 2017

It deserves to be in the Michelin guide! Good food at more than honest price. We had a fish board to start and it was superlative, then the seconds were really good too. Finally the desert above expectations. Definitely recommended!

Thank wenifede
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner on two consecutive nights. Both were excellent Highlights: lamb ( the best I've ever tasted says my wife, who knows her meat), grilled haddock ( cooked to perfection and that's a challenge says my wife who knows her fish). Beef and haggis...More

Thank Alastair G
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Lovely location and very pleasant surroundings. It has the feel of a country pub that is the heart of the village. We were there whilst there was a small wedding reception and it would make a lovely backdrop for additional photos. Service was very friendly...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my husband while on holiday after a few recommendations. We booked in advance and were taken to our table straight away. The staff were friendly, it was very busy so they did seem rushed. Our table for two was by a...More

Thank Emma F
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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
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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