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The Lodge at Strichen

| Strichen Community Park, Strichen AB43 6TN, Scotland
+44 1771 637029
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (41 reviews)
“haddock” (6 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Strichen Community Park, Strichen AB43 6TN, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my in laws and co. This great cafe is very warm and friendly and set in the delightful park. The staff are extremely helpful and go out of their way. The food is superb can not fault here at all.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We often go to the lodge after walking our dog in the Strichen park. Always a friendly welcome and excellent food!

Thank blaclorn
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Decent enough eatery with ample choices and daily specials. Depending on what you order meal comes with dressed salad and tasty coleslaw. Desserts tasty and nice ice cream. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic, second time I’ve been here, couldn’t fault a thing. We had a private party for a family member, the food was superb, freshly cooked to order, friendly efficient staff, lovely surroundings

Thank Teresa Jane D
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at The Lodge several times previously when visiting my family in Scotland and always had a really lovely time. It use to have a real brasserie feel to it but with the new owners felt much more like a cafe. I use to...More

Thank Helrog52
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

The first time I've been to the lodge, great weather which made it even better, excellent menu, tasty food & reasonable prices, the staff were efficient & friendly, couldn't complain about a thing, give it a try you won't be disappointed 😁

Thank Teresa Jane D
Reviewed April 14, 2017

First time here and thoroughly enjoyed it. A nice little hidden gem! Food was lovely and portion sizes very generous. Our waitress was equally as nice and provided an excellent service.

Thank BARRY2512
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Went here for the first time for lunch with three young children (3-7). Service was friendly. The food was quite good with the usual burgers, etc on the menu. The kids' meals were unimaginative - sausages and chips, haddock goujouns with chips, etc - and...More

Thank AndyWatson
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Food was average and to me, no slice of lemon or lime in our soda water. Little thing but makes a difference.

Thank Rona M
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Went there today for the first time, it was great. The food was lovely, great choice of things to pick from I couldn't make up my mind. The staff are very friendly and the place very clean and has a relaxed atmosphere. I definately highly...More

Thank EdnaYule
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Wilma M
September 11, 2015|
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Response from Thelodgestrichen | Property representative |
Hi there, if you could drop me an email I will be happy to send you a copy of the menu as an attachment. Many thanks for your interest in The Lodge Joanna
Diane G
April 2, 2015|
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Response from Eileen C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about afternoon tea, I've always had lunch menu which is lovely, all fresh ingredients from local suppliers, but worth phoning up and asking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Strichen Community Park, Strichen AB43 6TN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Strichen
  • Phone Number: +44 1771 637029
  • E-mail
The Lodge is a family run coffee shop/Restaurant set in the heart of the Buchan village Strichen, We offer not only a keenly priced menu but every Sunday we also offer a a la carte menu specially created by our two chefs. You can also unwind over a cup of coffee and a homemade tray bake or scone in our relaxing settings, after you have visited the lodge why not enjoy a strole around the lake and enjoy the ambience we have to offer.
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