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The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
+44 1339 755611
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry” (34 reviews)
“peshwari naan” (10 reviews)
“monkfish” (12 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 521 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A first time for Indian food and had an expert friend with us to guide us and help decide what to choose're service was impeccable. The source as tasty, some very spicy but good. Variety.

1  Thank Linda1993
Reviewed 1 week ago

Curry we chose was a bit expensive for what it was £15 plus extra for rice. We could not get a table in Lochnagar and we were glad to get on in this restaurant. It had dirty table cloth. And was a lot more expensive...More

Thank Yvonneanddog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, and my wife, plus our Spanish friends, Edu & Victoria were staying at Craigendarroch and were wanting some 'Lazy in the lodge' food! This really stepped up to the mark. A variety of different dishes and 'hotness' They all tasted great and couldnt be...More

Thank PTulip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Regularly eat here on our visits to Ballater. Always a friendly welcome and very good curries. A good menu, different from your standard curry house.

Thank anna c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a busy Sunday night there last week. There are 2 Indian restaurants in Ballater. This one has better food but worse service than the other. The lamb and prawn curries were particularly good. The Peshwari naans went down a treat with the kids. Would...More

Thank oandn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in at around 21:00 on a Tuesday evening on the way back from Aberdeen airport. Although it was quiet we received good attention and service - the right amount, it's an art. The sauces with the poppadoms were some of the best, flavoursome...More

Thank andrewschumm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have a lot of experience of travelling in India and eating Indian food. Most restaurants in U.K. are variable in terms of their authenticity. This restaurant the Lochnagar is a real find. Fresh ingredients, balanced flavours, spicy but not chilli hot and the best...More

1  Thank 100francisr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a takeaway. The food was exceptional. The flavours were intense and the dishes were distinctive. The service was also very good. I was given a complimentary drink while I waited and the management were most helpful.

Thank Kazakh_Andy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem! Great service from really friendly staff. Food is delightful. Chicken Tikka Balti and Lamb Tabar delicious. Perfect rice and nice light garlic naan bread. Busy place ...... always a good sign. Literally everything that came past our table smelled delicious and was...More

1  Thank aptts1962
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly I have to say I'm not really an Indian food fan but we had a real problem finding a restaurant to accommodate our group of eight in Ballater! We ended up having their meal deal and it was great (they did ask for our...More

Thank Stufio_7
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Response from Jaylochnagar | Property representative |
7 July 2016|
Response from Ally87098 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we offer guloten free dishies
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 755611
The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie is widely regarded as one of the best Indian restaurant in Ballater. We pride ourselves on serving award winning, traditional Indian cuisine and best customer service. Varieties in curries and customer satisfaction is our capital. Aromatic spices and exotic ingredients, coupled with traditional family curry recipes passed from generation to generation makes dining at The Lochnagar a truly unique experience. Our emphasis on family history and tradition ensures that only the choicest ingredients are selected for use within our dishes, and we're sure you'll agree that the resulting flavors and textures cannot be surpassed by many other Indian restaurants in Ballater. Whether you're planning to visit our restaurants to celebrate a special occasion, a corporate event, or just enjoy a high quality curry takeaway on a Friday night, The Lochnagar will meet your every culinary need. Reservations can be made and ordered by telephoning the restaurants direct. Thank you for visiting The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie website.
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