The Loch Kinord Hotel in Dinnet near Ballater offers a traditional style of service, friendly and attentive. The style of decor in the Loch Kinord Hotel mixes traditional furnishings with a bright and airy feel about the hotel.
The Gardens and grounds extend the whole length of the west side of the Loch Kinord hotel, there is a large garden with tables on the lawn. When sunny the garden gets sunshine most of the day and makes a pleasant spot to enjoy a bar meal or drink. The Loch Kinord hotel also has the facility to offer barbecues.
The exterior of the hotel is covered in ivy which changes colour as the summer progresses and at the front is a large sprawling clematis. The garden is bordered by rose bushes and other colourful shrubs.
Expect, and enjoy, 22 very comfortable well-appointed, expertly serviced en suite bedrooms to suit all types of guests - singles, doubles, twins and spacious family rooms. All are serviced to the highest of standards and all are non-smoking.
The Loch Kinord Hotel's extensive menus offer an interesting choice of traditional Scottish, and a few international favourites, chosen and carefully prepared by our skilled team of chefs. Our chefs prepare special dishes daily. Freshly cooked, uncomplicated cuisine, easy on the palate with local flavours always shining through.
The Loch Kinord Hotel in Dinnet near Ballater offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.
Unless specified otherwise, prices are quoted per adult per night.
Childrens reductions are available, for more details see our terms and conditions.
Single Room Supplement £30.00
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The 22 bedrooms at the Loch Kinord Hotel are all tastefully decorated and have en-suite facilities.
All rooms have colour TV and tea & coffee making facilities and central heating.
For those special breaks the Loch Kinord has a 4-poster room with adjoining sauna and Jacuzzi.
- Disabled Assisted Rooms (Limited)
Loch Kinord Hotel is well known for its food, with both table d'hote and a la carte menus being served in the hotel's restaurant. The restaurant creates an elegant and relaxed atmosphere due to its open fire and candlelit tables.
The lounge at the Loch Kinord hotel has comfortable sofas in front of the large fireplace; guest can also enjoy the views of the garden from the large bay window. The Whisky Bar, which adjoins the lounge, has a selection of Scottish malts and beers to sample.
The Hollytree Tavern is located to the rear of the Loch Kinord hotel in a separate building and is a traditional Scottish pub. The tavern offers a range of entertainment from live Scottish music, huge screen TV with Sky sports, pool table, darts and jukebox. The tavern is also very popular with the locals from Dinnet and Ballater
Dinner is served from: 6pm - 8:30pm
Breakfast is served from: 8am - 9:30am
Lounge Sample Menu
Soup of the Day with Hand Baked Bread £3.95
Grilled Asparagus with a Poached Duck Egg £5.50
Terrine of Ham and Pea with Toasted Brioche £5.95
“Haggis Neeps and Tatties”£4.95 Main £10.95
Salmon and Crab Cake with Thai Style Pesto £6.50
Classic Crayfish Cocktail £6.50
Smoked Chicken and Apple Salad £5.95
Salad of Spinach, Blue Cheese and Walnuts with Balsamic Dressing £5.95
Classic Caesar Salad Topped with Either Char Grilled Chicken or Salmon £5.95
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Fillet of Scottish Salmon with Clapshot Potato and a Dill Cream £12.95
Roast Saddle of Rabbit with Confit Leg and Spring Cabbage £13.50
Prime Aberdeen Angus Rib Eye Steak with Hand Cut Chips, £16.95
(Pepper Sauce £2.50,Tarragon & Mushroom sauce £2.50 Blue Cheese Sauce £2.50)
Beer Battered “Fish ‘n’ Chips” with Hand Cut Chips, Peas and Tartar Sauce £11.95
Savoury Mediterranean Vegetable Crepe with a Red Pepper Coulis £10.95
Risotto of Asparagus, Pea & Broad Bean Topped with a Rocket Salad £10.95
Noissetes of Wark Farm Hebridean Lamb with Braised Potatoes £15.95
Pan Fried Sea Trout Fillet with Terrine of Potato, Leek & Lemon wild Garlic Puree £14.95
Grilled Fillet of Rock Turbot with Crushed New Potatoes, Feves and a Salsa Verdi £12.95
Ballontine of Wark Farm Organic Pork & Our Own Brandy and Apple Black Pudding £13.95
Wark Farm “Spotty Pig Pork Platter”~Handmade Porkpie, Terrine & Smoked Sausage £10.95
Classic Caesar Salad Topped with Either Char Grilled Chicken or Salmon £10.95
Available 12 noon – 2pm
Hand baked Bread with a choice of Fillings
Served with a Fresh Salad, Dressed with Herb Oil
Roast Beef and Horseradish £5.95
Honey Roast Gammon with Mustard £5.95
Smoked Chicken & Rocket Leaves £5.95
Arran Cheddar Cheese and Pickle £5.95
Clava Brie & Home Made Chutney £6.50
Crayfish & Marie-Rose Sauce £7.95
Tuna & Red Onion £5.95
Chips £2.50, New Potatoes £1.95, Hand Baked Bread £1.00, Vegetables £2.50
Side Salad £1.95, Garlic Bread £1.50,
Sample A La Carte Menu
Soup of the Day With Hand Baked Bread
Terrine of Wark Farm Organic Ham and Pea with sauce Gribiche and toasted Brioche
Pan Fried Salmon and Crab Cake with a Thai style Pesto
Grilled Asparagus Spears with Poached Duck Egg and Hollandaise Sauce
Pithiver of Smoked Chicken and Truffle Mouse with a Shallot Puree and home dried Tomatoes
Pan Fried Hand Dived Scallops with a Cauliflower Puree and a Caper and Apple Dressing
Grilled Fillet of Rock Turbot Resting on Crushed New Potatoes with Feves and Salsa Verdi
Noissetes of Wark Farm Hebridean Lamb with Braised Potatoes, Spinach, Petit Ratatouille and Rosemary Jus
Roast Saddle of Local Rabbit with Confit Leg, Spring Cabbage, Dauphinoise Potato and Prune Essence
Pan Fried Fillet of Sea Trout with a Terrine of Potato, Leek and Lemon Wild Garlic Puree.
Ballontine of Wark Farm Pork & Our Own Brandy & Apple Black Pudding with a Summer Vegetable Risotto
Rib Eye of Aberdeen Angus Beef with Confit Shallots, Hand Cut Chips and Peppercorn Sauce
Risotto of Asparagus Pea & Broad Bean Topped with a Rocket Salad
Panache of Assorted Vegetables £2.50
New Potatoes £1.95
Hand Cut Chips £2.50
Local Recipe Sticky Toffee Pudding Butterscotch Sauce and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Glazed Lemon Tart with Clotted Cream Ice Cream & Raspberry Coulis
Dark Chocolate Cheesecake with a Coffee Cream
Summer Pudding Served with Crème Fraiche
Fresh Fruit Salad or Selection of Home Made Dairy Ices
Selection of Scottish Cheese Home Made Oatcakes and Chutney.
Strathdon Blue – Creamy, Slightly Salty but Milder than Stilton (Ruaraidh Stone, Tain).
Gruth Dhu – Curdy Cheese Blended with Cream Rolled in Oatmeal &
Peppercorns. (Ruaraidh Stone, Tain)
Clava – Brie style with a buttery taste from the Connage Dairy nr Inverness.
Blarliath Cheddar – Rich creamy mature cheddar made with pasteurised milk
(Ruaraidh Stone, Tain).
Starter, Main Course, Coffee & Petit Fours £22.95
Starter, Main Course, Dessert, Coffee & Petit Fours £27.95
Extra Cheese Course £6.50
Inclusive Dinner Packages may have an allocation of £17.50 against our Ala Carte Menus
Many visitors to Loch Kinord Hotel stay because there is a wealth of things to see and do in and around Ballater. A variety of outdoor activities can be found on the hotels doorstep and include fishing, golfing, skiing and walking. The Loch Kinord Hotel can also arrange golf breaks on a number of local golf courses.
The Scottish residence for the Royal family – Balmoral Castle is nearby as are many other interesting castle and sites.
Also due to its proximity to the Lecht, the Loch Kinord Hotel makes a great base for skiing breaks.
- Clay Pigeon Shooting (Arrangeable)
- Horse Riding (Arrangeable)
- Nature Reserves (Arrangeable)
- Quad Biking (Arrangeable)
11th - 15th May - Rooms on Request
7th - 15th June - Room on Request
2nd - 7th September - Rooms on Request. Min night stays apply
Please contact Classic Britain to book for the dates above
Guests staying on Dinner inclusive rates receive 2 courses & coffee from the restaurant menu.