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Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room

Balnaboth Steading | Finzean, Banchory AB31 6PA, Scotland
+44 1330 850710
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (53 reviews)
“frittata” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
09:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Balnaboth Steading | Finzean, Banchory AB31 6PA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a week-long stay at a cottage on the Finzean Estate, where we stocked our kitchen from its exceptional farm shop and tea room. Every single thing we had, whether fresh eggs or brown malthouse bread or pates or Chicken Kiev, was simply the...More

1  Thank ScotSojourner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This stop is a must, especially for Vegetarians.Pretty much everything is home made & thereafter you can buy many items from the menu, which are for sale in their shop. Splendid choices for lunch, everything is freshly made to order.Great access for Disabled & elderly....More

Thank Pauline B
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your outing to Finzean and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met a friend for lunch. Had booked a table. Arrived. Staff very pleasant and friendly - showed us to our table. Wonderful menu. Quick to take order and bring drinks. Food delicious. Plentiful and hot. Really enjoyable. Fabulous shop with incredible selection of yummy treats....More

Thank HankBrogieLabrador
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch. Thank you for taking the time to make a review and we will look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch out with my son, food was fresh and well presented and tasted delicious. The service was great, we sat outside and took the dog, there were bowls of water for them. The view while having lunch is fantastic and after lunch...More

Thank louisemilne24
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

It was indeed a glorious day weather wise yesterday! So pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Farm Shop.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice place to have a coffee or a meal in this lovely part of Deesside, all home bakes and fresh food, good range of butchery products for sale from the estate including venison outside seating on a nice day, lovely

1  Thank Elaine W
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your comments!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I took two friends from overseas here for a mid morning pick-me-up. Even on a Monday morning, virtually in the middle of nowhere, it was busy. That says something, doesn't it? The sun was out between showers, and other customers enjoyed being served outside. Gorgeous...More

3  Thank 26lillys
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. Hopefully you will be back to check on the progress of our (smallish) extension, which we are all very excited about!

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

It's with great regrett I am compiled to write this review,, being local and visiting this place on a regular basis I have always had really good friendly service, up till today though we appeared at 15;15 for a light bite to eat sat down...More

1  Thank David C
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear David C, We were very upset to read your review and deeply sorry to hear that your visit was so unsatisfactory. We would like to note that it is not in our interest to stop serving lunches before 3.30pm and certainly do not operate...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Lovely cafe which they are just extending. Lovely environment which feels very spacious as there are floor to ceiling windows offering views of the hills beyond. Unfortunatley, the water wasn't working on the day we were there but we had a variety of drinks to...More

Thank Dave1408
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for your review. I’m sorry that the water wasn’t working the day you visited. There was a problem in the neighbouring village which cut off the water in the whole of Finzean for an hour that day. Hope to see you sometime soon!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

This cafe is on two levels with a picture window across to the Clachnaben hill. There's also seats outside for use on good days with a view impeded only by cars in the overflow car park! I had a cheese scone, which was very good...More

Thank MKMapman
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Many thanks for your review. We’re glad you enjoyed your cheese scone; we often heat up scones, particularly the cheese ones, when asked, so do let us know next time!

Reviewed 13 July 2017

My friend and I had coffee and a scone there this week Lots of lovely home baking on offer but we were impressed with the lunch menu and the food being served Excellent portions all home cooked

1  Thank judithkyle1947
Feugh, Owner at Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed our food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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