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The Lodge at Strichen

| Strichen Community Park, Strichen AB43 6TN, Scotland
+44 1771 637029
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“quiche” (16 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| Strichen Community Park, Strichen AB43 6TN, Scotland
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Reviewed 14 April 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.

Reviewed 18 March 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 9 March 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 12 February 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
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This was an interesting place to meet for a business. The Lodge at Strichen is a popular meeting place for locals on the weekend, and with that comes the constant buzz of conversation, laughter and children letting off steam. Like a lot of places in...More

Thank FlyingTheCoop
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today (my first time) ... was very impressed with the courteous service and the good home cooked food.

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely food and a great atmosphere. Staff were very friendly. I would highly recommend and will definitely be backMore

Thank sooty7187
s600moe, General Manager at The Lodge at Strichen, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit to the lodge, your feed back is very important to us so thank you for taking the time to give us a review on Facebook and we hope to see you again soon in the near future kind regards Stephanie...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Have visited a few times now - always on spec and although it's been busy, we've been fitted in reasonably quickly and never given the impression that staff are rushed. The food has always been impressive - not necessarily particularly fancy, but the greatest quality...More

Thank vanessacase
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time and giving us a review on trip advisor this is greatly appreciated. I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our restaurant and we hope to see you again in the near future kind regards Stephanie (Assistant Manager)

Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had a family lunch here to celebrate a birthday in the family. The staff made a special effort to decorate the seats and had made it very welcoming. The food was lovely and all the adults enjoyed their meal. The only criticism was that...More

Thank Uriegirl
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review Glad you enjoyed your meal and that the table setting was okay for you all hopefully see you again in the near future kind regards Stephanie (Assistant Manager)

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to give it a try again after giving it a swerve after poor reviews when it first changed hands. I used to visit on a regular basis and was a bit concerned when I arrived and saw it virtually empty on a lovey day....More

Thank Hector B
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to give us a trip advisor review it is greatly appreciated, We are delighted to hear that you have returned and since then enjoyed your visit. Sorry to hear you were disappointed about the Aroma we however had been...More

Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Wilma M
Could I see a menu please?
11 September 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
do u do an afternoon tea deal?, ive not been before, would like to take my mum out for a treat on her 70th birthday. thx diane
2 April 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, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
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.