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The Highlander

Highland Emporium in the centre of Braemar. Large selection of jewellery including Celtic Designs, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Heather Gems. Scottish Gifts, tartans and whiskies. Open all year

Cafe

Coffee Shop at Balmoral Castle

In 2018 the grounds, gardens, exhibitions, gift shop and coffee shop will be open to the Public on a daily basis from Friday 30th March until Tuesday 31st July. Opening times are from 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. however please note that the last... read more

Coffee Shop at Balmoral Castle

In 2018 the grounds, gardens, exhibitions, gift shop and coffee shop will be open to the Public on a daily basis from Friday 30th March until Tuesday 31st July. Opening times are from 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. however please note that the last recommended admission is at 4.30 p.m. approximately. We recommend that you set aside at least one and a half hours for your visit to Balmoral. This will give you time to visit the grounds, gardens, exhibitions, gift shop and the coffee shop. Admission charges during 2018 will be as follows:- Adults - £11.50 Seniors / Students - £10.50 Children (5 to 16 years) - £6.00 Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) - £32.00 Admission charges include parking, access to the formal and vegetable gardens, the exhibitions in the stable area and largest room in the Castle, the Ballroom. The admission charges include the audio handset tour, which is available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. The audio tour is only available for admissions before 4.30 p.m. Please note that all other rooms within the Castle are not available to the public as these are Her Majesty The Queen's private rooms.

www.balmoralcastle.com

Email

01339 742534

Balmoral Estates
Crathie
Ballater
AB35 5TB

Gifts

Gift Shop at Balmoral Castle

In 2018 the grounds, gardens, exhibitions, gift shop and coffee shop will be open to the Public on a daily basis from Friday 30th March until Tuesday 31st July. Opening times are from 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. however please note that the last... read more

Gift Shop at Balmoral Castle

www.balmoralcastle.com

Email

01339 742534

Balmoral Castle
Crathie
Ballater
AB35 5TB

Cafe

Rocksalt and Snails

Reopening early June 2016, keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates! Ensured of a warm and friendly welcome, Rocksalt and Snails in Ballater offers all your favourite coffees, teas and cakes. We are also licensed so why not enjoy a glass of... read more

Cafe

Abernethy Golf Club Nethy Bridge

Why not visit the clubhouse for breakfast, rolls, snacks, light lunches or coffee and cake. There's a friendly warm welcome and we're open to all. 8.30 till late. Free Wi-Fi and occasional alcohol licences.

Bar

Alexandra Hotel Bar

Popular public bar, recently renovated. Great selection of malt whiskies, real ales and in CAMRA good beer guide.

Alexandra Hotel Bar

www.alexandrahotelballater.co.uk

Email

013397 55376

12 Bridge Square
Ballater
AB35 5QJ

Cafe

Station Cafe Restaurant

In the heart of the village open all day serving breakfast, coffee and lunches. Afternoon tea with freshly baked scones. Members of Les Routiers

Station Cafe Restaurant

013397 55050

Station Square
Ballater
AB35 5QB

Restaurant

Lui Restaurant

The Lui Restaurant and Bistro Bar offers good food and wine in relaxing surroundings. Stunning views of Ballater Golf Course and Lochnagar beyond.

Lui Restaurant

www.glen-lui-hotel.co.uk/food

Email

013397 55402

Glen Lui Hotel
Invercauld Road
Ballater
AB35 5RP

Restaurant

Invercauld Arms Hotel Restaurant

Delightful setting to enjoy dinner. Hotel bar also serves bar lunches and suppers with a well stocked bar. Come and enjoy our real ales, or browse our selection of malts.

Shop

The Horn Shop

Selling selection of items made from stag antler and cow horn. Everythingfrom cheese knives to drinking horns to chandeliers. Come and buy a unique gift and see our craftsmen at work in the shop. Open all Year