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Riverside Cottage

Riverside Cottage Riverside Cottage Riverside Cottage Cambus o May, Ballater AB35 5TA, Scotland
+44 1339 755126
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (36 reviews)
“tapas” (9 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Riverside Cottage Riverside Cottage Riverside Cottage Cambus o May, Ballater AB35 5TA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been staying in nearby Ballater and dropped in to Riverside Cottage 2 or 3 times for lunch. A real gem! The people are lovely, the place is homely and slightly quirky and the (Equi’s) ice cream is to die for! Have it with...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hidden restaurant with amazing ice cream. Friendly staff and good quality/price ratio. Located just besides A93.

Thank Martijn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in yesterday with my girls and dog after a walk at Burn o’ Vat, we hadn’t been before so didn’t know what to expect. We had coffee, milkshakes and “fine pieces” which were all lovely. The restaurant was busy with people coming and going...More

Thank Adele K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the late - middle part of a day-long 13 mile walking/hiking trip (without having brought food) we noticed (after taking the Pine View trail in Columbus Forest across from Deeside Way) this small restaurant with outside seating! We ordered BLTs (on toasted multigrain bread)...More

Thank Sunapeesoul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off for two chicken and bacon sandwiches, a ham sandwich, three drinks and we were just under £30!!!!!!! No salad or crisps with sanny either. Absolutely astounding how they could charge those prices. The kids ham sanny was a joke as they only...More

Thank 618louisew
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Indor and outdoor dining on major highway. Small cafe style restaurant. Good meals, friendly staff, wide variety of desserts

Thank RobertGlenn
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A wonderful place for great snacks, excellent service and the ice-cream is so very good. Such lovely friendly people and congratulations Julie and Chris on the birth of your baby daughter.

Thank 918alant
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Some good sandwiches on delicious bread and salad with "John's dressing". Friendly staff and tasty food. Some of the tables were rather dirty with bird droppings but, other than that, a nice light lunch.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Situated midway between Ballater and Dinnet, this place is a great stop-off point if walking or cycling on the Deeside Way. Great menu and some wonderful ice cream sundaes. A place I visit regularly.

Thank Mustang1955
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This cute little cafe just outside Ballater is a must. They do lovely lunches and the ice cream is gorgeous! The staff are all very friendly. It was a nice sunny day so we sat outside in there gardens and they have a lovely view...More

Thank Trudy C
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside Cottage Riverside Cottage Riverside Cottage Cambus o May, Ballater AB35 5TA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 755126
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Riverside Cottage is delightful eatery, in a great location serving home made and freshly cooked breakfast and lunches. Our food is available all day but we stop serving breakfast items at 12.30 in the summer months.
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