The Cow Shed Restaurant
- Telephone 01330 820813
- Opening times Wed–Sat 6.30–9.30pm; Sun 12.30–3pm. Closed Mon/Tue.
- Website www.cowshedrestaurantbanchory.co.uk
Located on the site of an old dairy site and named after the nearby barn, the restaurant overlooks the Hill of Fare and offers stunning, uninterrupted views out over the Banchory countryside. The emphasis of the restaurant, led by head chef Graham Buchan, is to present the best of local Scottish ingredients in a modern, fresh way. The menu has wide and imaginative range of dishes which include crispy monkfish cheeks with scallops and capers as a starter. Their main of lamb loin fillet with parmesan potatoes and beetroot purée is particularly popular while puddings include sticky toffee soufflé or lemon and honey ice parfait. The restaurant also offers various different cooking courses which include such subjects as a 'Follow the chef’ half day, a ‘Cupcake’ morning or or ‘Barbecues’. Whether you choose a course to take or to have dinner or both, the atmosphere here is welcoming and relaxed.