Date: Friday 18th March to Sunday 27th March 2011
Location: across Royal Deeside and The Cairngorms
Please click here for Dine on Deeside leaflet Dine on Deeside Leaflet
Click here to see recipes and menus on offer by DMO members that have signed up to Dine on Deeside Sample menus
A new foodie event which celebrates passion for cuisine in Royal Deeside and The Cairngorms launches in March 2011. Dine On Deeside is the perfect ten day recipe for cuisine designed to fire up gastro imaginations and tickle their taste buds. The event will take place from Friday 18th March to Sunday 27th March 2011 in towns and villages across this beautiful area including Ballater, Braemar, Banchory and Aboyne.
Royal Deeside and The Cairngorms produce is some of the finest quality in the UK and chefs will be serving up seasonal spring menus of everything from rustic bistro to fine dining. Special menus in cafes, restaurants, hotels, and bars will be on offer in set price bands - up to £10; £11 to £20; £21 to £30 and over £30 - so there will be something on offer for every pocket – and taste.
Detailed menus include the following:
Deeside Activity Park, Aboyne DeesideActivity.SteakSupper
Commercial Hotel, Tarland DoD.CommercialHotel.menu
Glenkindie Arms , Strathdon - Alford DoD.GlenkindieMenu
Craigendarroch Hotel - Dinner DoD.Craigendarroch.DinnerMenu
Craigendarrach Hotel - Sunday Lunch DoD.CraigendarrochSundayLunchMenu
Finzean Estate Farm Shop Restaurant DoD.FinzeanMenu
Raemoir Hotel, Banchory DoD.RaemoirMenu
Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne - Dinner DoDLodgeonLoch.DinnerMenu
Buchanans at Woodend Barn, Banchory DoDWoodendbarnMenu
Tor - na - Coille Hotel, banchory DoD.TorNaCoilleMenu
Glen Lui Hotel, Ballater DoD.GlenLuiHotelMenu
Dine On Deeside gastronomes can enjoy:
Royal Deeside and The Cairngorms lies to the west of Aberdeen. Banchory is 20 minutes from the city and driving time to Ballater from Aberdeen is around 45 minutes. Flight operators – including low cost airlines - from across the UK fly to Aberdeen airport.
Details on accommodation and short break packages in Royal Deeside and The Cairngorms during Dine on Deeside - from luxury country houses to lochside log cabins and hostels to Highland estate self catering cottages - can be found by clicking on www.discoverroyaldeeside.com/accommodation/
Dine on Deeside is supported by the Scottish Government and the European Community Rural Aberdeenshire LEADER programme (2007-2013) with Aberdeenshire Council and Scottish Enterprise.