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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

🎉 Congratulations Kieron 🎉

Well done on completing your Level 2 MA in Professional Cookery. Kieron is a valued member of The Ploughman team and we are very proud of his progress! He was presented with his certificate by Fiona Birse. Well done Kieran! 👏
Discover something delicious every day! 🍽️ Come and check out our daily specials. This is where our chefs truly get the chance to shine! ☺️

Join us seven days a week and enjoy lunch, dinner or an afternoon meal… 🥰
Remember our terrace is open all weekend.. ☺️ Enjoy lunch or drinks al fresco.. Kids and dogs more than welcome… ☺️

We have a delicious kids menu to delight the little ones, and even dog bowls to give your furry friends a drink! 🐾🐶

Hope to see you soon!
Lunch plans tomorrow? 😍

Why not treat yourself to lunch on our gorgeous terrace! Food served all day al fresco! Try our delicious King Prawn Cruden Bay… Succulent prawns cooked in a sublime lightly curried cream and mango sauce. Served with your choice of rice & naan or fries & seasonal vegetables! Or why not go half and half? 😍
Make the most of this Aberdeen sunshine on our beautiful terrace this weekend! ☀️

Join us all weekend and dine al fresco making the most of the dry weather! 🤩⛅️🕶️

Book online or give us a call… 📞
Did you know we offer a Cheesecake of the Day! Yes, every day! 🍰😍⭐️

What are you dreaming of? 🤩
🌟 Our talented chefs are whipping up delicious specials every single day, crafted in our traditional style with seasonal flavours! Be sure to swing by and treat yourself to something uniquely delightful… ☺️
This is how we roll on a Sunday… 💪🏻 (and we will let you into a secret, it’s not only on Sundays!) You can grab our Roast of the Day seven days a week! 🤩

Join us this Sunday, book online and bring your appetite. 🤩🍽️📍
Join us this weekend and treat yourself to comfort food at its best! ☺️