Food & Drink at Haddo

Where to eat during the festival

Fine entertainment deserves fine food and there are plenty of opportunities to eat out during the Festival, during the day at Haddo itself and close by during the day or evening. Please check individual websites or Facebook for details of opening hours.


During the day

At Haddo

Beside the main car park, both Mrs Smith’s and the NTS Tearoom are open throughout the day to satisfy your appetite – whether you want a light meal, a snack, coffee and cake or something more substantial.

Mrs Smith’s at Haddo

Mrs Smith’s provide take away Fair Trade coffees, teas and fine cake and baked treats, soups, sandwiches and wraps as well as locally crafted gifts, artwork, soft drinks and ice cream.

10 minutes from Haddo

The Murly Tuck

11 The Square, Tarves, Ellon AB41 7GX

A friendly community-run café in the village square offering a choice of breakfasts, delicious homemade soups, sandwiches, paninis, baked potatoes and fine bakes. Children are especially welcome, and it offers small portions.

Call 01651 851489

About 15 minutes from Haddo

The Coffee Apothecary

Udny, AB41 7PQ

A warm and welcoming cafe offering the best in speciality coffees, teas and hearty meals made from local produce, alongside delicious drinks, home-baked cakes and treats.


Daytime and Evening

10 minutes from Haddo

The Aberdeen Arms

10 The Square, Tarves, Ellon AB41 7GX

15 minutes from Haddo

The Craft Bar

1 Oldmeldrum Rd, Pitmedden, Ellon AB41 7PY

Liquid refreshments only

Call 01651 842049

The Ythanview Hotel

Methlick, Ellon AB41 7DS

And there is a range of other dining possibilities 15 -30 minutes away in Oldmeldrum, Udny Green, Ellon and Inverurie.