The perfect coastal setting to enjoy our pop-up dining evenings, afternoon tea events and private dining.

Our proximity to the coastline provides the perfect opportunity to showcase deliciously fresh Scottish seafood from fishing boats to the hotel and our characterful dining rooms, each with windows that frame spectacular views across the Moray Firth towards the Black Isle.

Our hotel near Inverness creates atmospheric pop-up dining and afternoon tea experiences, and group events through first-class service, food, and idyllic location.

Pop-up Dining

Red Wine and Steak at 1852 restaurant in Ballater
Every Sunday

Sunday Dining

Take time out with family and friends to indulge in our traditional Sunday menu for lunch or dinner in Hickory. From succulent roast beef with all the trimmings to vegetarian options and decadent desserts.


Please note, this is the only menu served in Hickory on Sunday. Served every Sunday from, 12.30 pm - 8 pm.

2 courses - £24 per person
3 courses - £30 per person

Crerar Connections

Time to Reconnect

Crerar Connections

Private Dining & Exclusive Occasions with Crerar Hotels

Time to reconnect with loved ones, celebrate the friends, and catch up on missed moments. Whatever you are coming back together for, Crerar Connections is here to help with exquisite private dining settings, the best of local produce and four and five star properties across seven stunning locations.

Tipping Our Team

Most of our guests now prefer to pay via debit or credit card and be able to include a service charge for great service. To make this easier we have added an automatic service charge - we’ve made it a default 10% which you can change to any percentage you wish, including no service charge.

Our teams have always shared service charges and this is no different - every penny you give is shared equally by our teams through our “Fair Fund”. There is no administration cost and nothing is retained by the company, 100% of what you give is guaranteed to go to our team.

Service charge is entirely optional, if you would like us to remove it, you need only ask.

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