The Deeside Inn is known for its traditional Scottish hospitality and lively music scene as much as it is for its homely lounge, open fires and welcoming bar with quality homemade food.
The décor of the inn is reflective of the Victorian era, when the inn was originally built. Many period features such as wooden panelling, wooden beamed ceilings give Deeside Inn its character – and you will even find Queen Victoria’s famous wooden toilet.
The Deeside Inn, centrally located in the famous Royal Deeside village of Ballater, has a total of 55 well-appointed guestrooms, all of which provide a welcoming and comfortable base for your stay in this beautiful part of the Grampian Highlands.Dogs are welcome in the hotel in designated guestrooms. They are also welcome in public areas with the exception of any areas where food is served.
As you would expect from a cosy and traditional Scottish inn, hearty meals are readily available from the kitchen, and at The Deeside Inn they also come with a fresh, contemporary feel. The brasserie style restaurant offers a choice of our six course taster menu or à la carte dining in the evening, and a crackin’ Crerar breakfast in the morning. Weekend highlights are special steak nights on a Saturday and traditional, family lunches every Sunday. Afternoon tea is served daily in the lounge and our braw bar suppers are popular in our Ceilidh Bar.
Reminiscent of the bygone Victoria era, the décor of the inn’s restaurant and lounge is warm and welcoming with many original features retained. The open fire places and polished antiques create a setting that makes guests “feel at home”.
Guests and locals are welcome for drinks in the lounge or the Ceilidh Bar at The Deeside Inn. The Scottish craic between guests and the inn’s team bring an authentic Highland feel to the place. Live music is a growing, popular feature at The Deeside Inn, with past performances including post-punk, pop and rock n’ roll.
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