A visit to Douneside House means that you will be able to indulge in a truly memorable culinary experience. Douneside House is the North East's only AA three rosette restaurant and was recently awarded "Hotel Restaurant of the Year 2020" by the Scottish Hotel Awards.
Douneside House has created a range of creative, seasonal menus.
Our award winning, six course tasting menu, which is served Thursday to Saturday evenings, is available in our intimate, candle-lit Library. Our experienced Sommelier specially selects each evening's wine flight, which can accompany the tasting menu.
Our Conservatory restaurant, with its beautiful views of the terrace garden, serves lunch, afternoon tea and our table d'hôte dinner menu, 7 days per week. A special Sunday lunch menu, also includes a roast of the day.
All menus focus on featuring the freshest local produce, with fruit and vegetables picked daily from the Douneside garden. Our garden produces over 80 varieties of organically grown fruit and vegetables, making it one of Scotland's largest hotel kitchen gardens. Meat is purchased from prestigious Aberdeenshire based, Royal Warrant butcher HM Sheridan, while blue flag fish comes fresh from the neighbouring fishing town of Peterhead every morning.
We pride ourselves on offering our guests a highly personalised stay, and we would be delighted to accommodate any culinary preferences or dietary requests you may have.
Douneside House offers is located in majestic Royal Deeside, within the grounds of the MacRobert Estate in Aberdeenshire and the Scottish Highlands.
Surrounded by rolling countryside; guests can relax in 17 acres of beautifully tended gardens - one of Scotland's only hotel gardens to be accredited by the Royal Horticulture Society. The hotel is a great base from which to explore some of Scotland's finest sporting and leisure pursuits with incomparable touring, walking, climbing and fishing opportunities - all can be reached direct from our gardens.
There are 13 elegantly furnished bedrooms in the main building. While guest rooms range in size and style, all showcase an innovative classic-contemporary design, combining the building’s remarkable heritage with Scottish tradition and modern luxuries.
The hotel also offers a range of apartments and cottages, which are perfect for families or friends travelling together, and are also dog friendly. The apartments and cottages range in size from studio to 3 bedrooms. Some offer their own private garden and patio area and all are within close proximity to the main building.
Guests can also enjoy free access to the hotel’s onsite Health Club during their stay - with indoor swimming pool, sauna, and steam room, state-of-the-art gym, and tennis court. There is also a range of fitness classes available.
The eight classic rooms and are perfect for double or twin occupancy. Depending on the room, various views of the Aberdeenshire countryside and hotel's beautiful grounds are available.
- Type Superior Double
Our deluxe rooms enjoy spectacular views to the front of the House and over the Howe of Cromar. Generous in size, this room features antique furnishings and comes with a host of luxury amenities, including a flat-screen TV, hospitality tray, Molton Brown toiletries and a free-standing bath.
- Type Deluxe King