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Welcome to Ellon

Snacks, starters, mains and desserts from around the world or the farm next door are available for those who want to eat and run or sit and take it easy.



Buchan Hotel

Family owned and managed, The Buchan Hotel and Restaurant in Ellon offers the best in traditional Scottish hospitality.
Located in the picturesque town of Ellon, we’re close to the River Ythan, with its famous estuary and excellent fishing beats. Breakfast, morning coffees, lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals are served daily.

Relax in our public bar where the atmosphere is both warm and friendly. Catch up with local stories from some of our regulars who are always willing to extend a good Scottish welcome.


Delicious Sandwich and Takeaway

We offer freshly prepared food & coffee 6 days per week, we are a mother & daughter team with over 30 years experience within the catering field, we are passionate about food and service and are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.
In our shop we offer an exciting range of excellent value sandwich, Paninis and soups. We make fresh made to order options with additional daily specials and soups. We also have delicious home bakes to crave your sweet tooth.


Ellon Royal British Legion

Facilities for comradeship for ex-Service people and family.


Foo Wah Chinese Takeaway

A popular Chinese takeaway centrally located in the town.


Kirk Centre Coffee Shop

Come and enjoy a coffee break whilst enjoying the arts on display.


New Inn Hotel

The New Inn Hotel is an historic old coaching inn built in 1704 overlooking the River Ythan in Ellon.

Among our many facilities we can offer fine dining in The Corn Kist Restaurant, the relaxing environment of our lounge bar, and comfortable accommodation in one of our luxury rooms. In addition, we have two large function suites which are suitable for any occasion.

Just 16 miles from Aberdeen, this historic old coaching inn was built in 1704 and overlooks the River Ythan. There is free Wi-Fi throughout New Inn Hotel, and free private parking on site.

Delicious meals are served in Cornkist Restaurant, with its stained glass windows and range of dining options. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, high tea, snacks, and à la carte dinner.


Station Hotel

The Station hotel is a captivating 16 roomed hotel in Ellon, Aberdeenshire. It is one of Aberdeenshires most established hotels. Dating from 1891, the Station Hotel in Ellon has been run as a family business ever since.

Ellon probably derives its name from the Gaelic 'Eilean' meaning island, is ideally located in one of the most beautiful areas of Britain - the North East of Scotland. Thanks to the oil industry, Aberdeenshire is also one of the most prosperous.

Ellon is just 14 miles north of Aberdeen and combines all the advantages of having a major thriving city on its doorstep with a tranquil rural setting. Ellon is a peaceful little town in beautiful scottish countryside. 


Symposium Coffee Shop

Find us in Neil Ross Square serving coffee and food all day.


The Chocolate Bar

A little café with chocolate delights galore, deliciously natural and fresh produce, spectacular service and cosy surroundings – and at the heart of this, an award-winning chocolatier and her fantastic staff.

Situated in the bustling little town – you will find delicious chocolatey treats using the finest Belgian chocolate and triple filtered coffee to go with it.

All this along with a perfect spot to relax after sightseeing and shopping.
Indulge in the little pieces of heaven that are served here. 


Collieston & Slains

Cruden Bay


Kilmarnock Arms Hotel

In the heart of Cruden Bay, steeped in history. With Bram Stoker a regular visitor in the late 1800's this small but perfectly formed 19 bedroom hotel prides itself on locally sourced traditional fayre with a modern twist.

With the world renowned Cruden Bay Golf Club, picturesque beach, historic harbour and Slains Castle just a short stroll from the hotel, whether your stay is for business or pleasure, our relaxed and friendly atmosphere will have you feeling this is your home from home in Aberdeenshire.


St. Olaf Hotel

St Olaf Hotel, located in the costal Buchan village of Cruden Bay is just 20 minutes north of Aberdeen and less than 10 minutes south of Peterhead,

The St. Olaf Hotel is an ideal location for, business people, tourists and holiday makers. The hotel overlooks the Cruden Bay Golf Course, which is always rated in the top 100 courses in the world, it’s only a few minutes walk from the Hotel to the spectacular club house.



The Barn

Eat, drink, enjoy and indulge yourself.



Ythan View Hotel

A family run hotel, with a warm and friendly atmosphere, which serves the local community and outlying areas.

We have a well established restaurant serving home cooked food to suit all tastes and diets.

Our rooms are well looked after and will provide you with a comfortable stay in this child friendly establishment.

The Ythanview has been in the good beer guide since 1999 with a choice of real ales always available. We also have a large selection of Malt Whiskey including our own “Lairds”.

Village interests, such as fishing, shooting, cricket and football, are all topics keenly discussed in the bar. The hotel is also the headquarters of the Methlick Cricket Club (MCC).

Situated in Methlick, Aberdeenshire, we are close to many historic sites, areas of natural beauty, and activity centres, e.g. golf, fishing and skiing.



Shop, eat, walk and play.



Newburgh Inn

You will feel right at home in our family Inn. We have made the extra effort to make it as homely as we can, from food and rooms to decor. Perfect for business or pleasure.

Whilst staying you may want to visit one of the many castles or whisky distilleries. We are surrounded by around 20 excellent golf courses. Or you could take a wander around the nature reserve and beach only 5 minutes from our front door to see the seals, orcas or blue whales, or the squirrels, birds of prey, deer and the 100’s of other wildlife there is to see on our doorstep.

Pitmedden & Udny


Coffee Apothecary

We offer the best in speciality coffees, teas and hearty meals made from local produce, alongside delicious home baked cakes and treats.


Eat On The Green

Home of the Kilted Chef. Creating good food using only the best local ingredients is at the heart of everything we do. 


Linsmohr Hotel

The Linsmohr Hotel & Restaurant is a family run establishment in Pitmedden. Conveniently located between Ellon and Inverurie, and just 14 miles from the City of Aberdeen.

We offer a fantastic range of freshly cooked dishes, from a diverse menu to suit all tastes. The Linsmohr Hotel & Restaurant is suitable for any kind of get together with family or friends, so come along, relax and let us take care of you. As well as the fantastic menu, there are also exciting weekly specials, and regular special offers. No matter what your reason for getting together, make it special by coming to the Linsmohr. Fantastic food, lovely surroundings and excellent service. Like most customers, you will want to return again and again. Take a look at our menus here.

We also have a range of single, double and family guest rooms. Rooms are bright, fresh and spacious, and have everything you need to make your stay a pleasant one.



Aberdeen Arms Hotel

A welcoming, friendly independent hotel and pub in the small Aberdeenshire village of Tarves. Opened in 1810, Aberdeen Arms Hotel offers quality accommodation, food and drink.
We offer a popular public bar (the only one in the village), a lounge bar and restaurant, a function hall and four comfortable bedrooms all with televisions, Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities.
We also offer outside catering and a mobile bar for any event or occasion.

Our hotel is located right in the middle of Tarves, which is five miles from Ellon; 20 miles from the vibrant city of Aberdeen and is close to Haddo House and Country Park and also the ruins of Tolquhon Castle.


Murly Tuck Cafe


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Aberdeenshire Council
Ellon Community Council
Ythan Community Council 
Visit Aberdeenshire

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