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Finzean Estate Farm Shop & Tea Room

) #2 of 4 Coffee & Tea in Banchory #2 of 30 Places to Eat in Banchory €€ - €€€ Cafe, British,
Balnaboth Steading | Finzean, Banchory AB31 6PA, Scotland
+44 1330 850710
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (50 reviews)
“frittata” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
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09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Balnaboth Steading | Finzean, Banchory AB31 6PA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank judithkyle1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small farm shop and restaurant is a short car journey (or bike ride) from Banchory or Aboyne, and has magnificent views over the valley of the River Feugh. It can be busy but you'll usually get a table without booking. Either upstairs or downstairs...More

Thank Allan T
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We visited the tea room on a soggy June lunch time to find a very welcoming atmosphere & a pleasant table upstairs. The waitress could not have been more helpful & friendly (not just to us but I noticed also to other customers that seemed...More

1  Thank Gapples_9
Reviewed 6 June 2017

As mentioned many times so far within my reviews, I do not believe there is a really 'descent' coffee shop in the Aberdeenshire (and in the whole UK I would say). This farmhouse shop is one of the best alternatives as I call them. It...More

Thank Mglap
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Visited with my mum and daughter after reading the trip advisor reviews. A little tricky to find if you are not familiar with the area but nothing that the trusty sat nav can't sort! Lovely setting and ample parking. Some construction works being carried out...More

1  Thank Donna F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

While the North-East of Scotland's weather sometimes conspires to keep you indoors, when the sun does shine, there are few local cafe locations to beat this this one. Nestling in the Deeside valley, slightly off the beaten track, you have the option of indoor and...More

1  Thank Walnut-Whips
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Been here many times and enjoyed excellent food and service although I would say has always ben on the pricey side. Maybe just a bad day service was slow altough being only one other couple there. As per a lot of places coffe came first...More

Thank Neil E
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit after a recommendation from a pal. It was a lovely day so we sat outside. Our order was taken by a young man probably 15 years old and he was extremely polite and well mannered. The food was served very...More

Thank ataylor85398
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Located on Finzean Estate with superb views towards Clachnaben and Mount Shade. Great coffee, soups, sandwiches, cakes and lunches.

Thank deesider2017
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely breakfast. Fun shop to buy gift food treats. Staff friendly and helpful , cheerful. Love to go there.

Thank Yvonneanddog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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
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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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