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Our cafe and restaurant can be found in Banchory at the Woodend Barn. We have outdoor seating, table service, takeaway coffee & cake and a menu that can be tailored to be vegan, gluten or dairy free. Guide dogs welcome inside and  all dogs on leads welcome in our outdoor seating area.

Come and say hello!

Buchanan Bistro restaurant in the autumn sun

Usual Opening Hours

Wednesday - Sunday from 10am


Lunch menu from 12pm

Festive Opening Hours

Friday 9th and 16th - Open daytime & evening

Saturday 17th - Open 

Sunday 18th - Open 

Monday 19th - Closed

Tuesday 20th - Closed

Wednesday 21st - Open 

Thursday 22nd - Open 

Friday 23rd - Open daytime & evening

Saturday 24th - Open 

Sunday 25th- Closed

Monday 26th- Closed

Tuesday 27th - Open 

Wednesday 28th - Open 

Thursday 29th - Open 

Friday 30th - Open daytime & evening

Saturday 31st- Open 

Sunday 1st - 10th  January - Closed 

Wednesday 11th - Re-open

Evening Events


Friday night dining with specially crafted themed menus.


Buchanan Bistro

Woodend Barn

Burn O Bennie​​


AB31 5QA

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