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A traditional Scottish Restaurant & Pub complete with tartan touches, a well stocked bar and wholesome local food.

We take both eating and drinking very seriously — and the menu includes freshly caught North Sea haddock, Scottish salmon and seasonal Moules Marinière. Our Wine Cellar has been carefully selected to provide a balanced offering from around the world and exceptional value.

Ample on-site parking is available and can be reached from the new bypass at the Braemar turn off in just a few minutes.

We are open ALL DAY and can readily accommodate larger parties of friends and family.

Welcome to the Ploughman







Make a reservation

The easiest way to reserve a table with us is online, but if you are booking for parties of 9 or more or just want to say hello give us a call on 01224 733365.

Our pub &

We are proud to be Scottish and source local produce wherever possible.

Every day, our chefs create delicious daily specials — including our 'Pasta of the Day' and a warming homemade soup.

Browse our range of menus for full listings.

Please note we are not able to split tables and offer separate bills, apologies, The Management.

Tripadvisors Travellers Choice

The Ploughman have been recognised as Tripadvisors Travelers Choice in 2023.

Each year, Tripadvisor recognises diners’ favourite restaurants around the world, based on reviews and ratings collected over the last year. Your opinions and stories helped us secure the win!

Thank you for your continued support, year on year!

Tripadvisors Travellers Choice

Make a reservation

The easiest way to reserve a table with us is online, but if you are booking for parties of 9 or more or just want to say hello give us a call on 01224 733365.

Our latest on instagram

It’s officially Christmas! 🎄

And that means one thing, our delicious festive menu is available every day from today! Join us for Traditional Roast Turkey with all the trimmings or try our Wild Mushroom and Chestnut Risotto! 😍
What are your New Years Day plans? 

2-5pm… ⏰
Join us with Billy Main at The Ploughman! 🎤

No bookings required! 
Kitchen will be closed so bring your own food is welcome… 

No place better to start the New Year!
Did you know we have a Homemade Cheesecake of the Day! Yes that’s right… 👏 Every day! 🤩

Our talented kitchen team whip up the most delicious variations that are sure to take your fancy! 🤩

Close your eyes if you are hungry! 😜
Aberdeen v. Rangers ⚽️

12 noon…. 🕰️
Live today on Sky Sports at The Ploughman 🥅

Why not come along for the game and then grab a delicious Sunday lunch! Or grab something in the bar! 👏
🐶 We are dog friendly 🐶

How cute is our new friend? ☺️

Pups are welcome in the bar (where you can enjoy dinner or drinks!) 🍔

We even have water bowls so they can enjoy a drink while you do! 

Please tag us in your puppy pictures… 🐶☺️
Nothing like comfort food this time of year! 

Make the most of these festive times and bring your family to dinner at The Ploughman… 🤩

Book online at or give us a call… 📞
Everyone needs to eat… ☺️🍼

Can’t leave anyone out when it comes to lunch! Our littlest family member enjoyed his lunch today at The Ploughman… ☺️ Give it a year and sure he will be tucking into the chef’s tasty specials… 🤣☺️

Looking for somewhere to treat your family to lunch? 🤩 Little or big… 😉 The Ploughman is the perfect family dining spot… 

Give us a call on T: 01224 733 365 or simply book online at 💻
Did you know we are dog friendly? 🐶

At The Ploughman dogs are welcome;
• In the public bar (we do serve food in here also) 
• On the terrace 

We even have dog bowls so your pups can enjoy a cool beverage too! 

Hope to see you and your furry friends soon! 🐾
The newly crowned Scottish Junior Champions and reigning world Junior Curling Champions visited us at The Ploughman this week! 🏆

We are delighted to have supported them as a sponsor while they competed in the Scottish Junior Championships where they won the right to represent Scotland at the upcoming world junior championships in Finland in February 2024. 🥇

Congratulations girls! An amazing achievement! Everyone at The Ploughman is right behind you! 

Finland here you come! 🤩👏