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Brewers Fayre Mains of Balquharn

Portlethen restaurant details




AB12 4QS

Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm



Outdoor dining

Outdoor play

Indoor Play: All week

Kids birthday parties

Breakfast serving times

Mon - Fri 6:30am - 10:30am
Sat - Sun 7am - 11am 

The menus

Play Everyday At Brewers Fayre

Bring the family down and enjoy play every day 12pm - 7pm with our soft play and kid’s activities.

There’s plenty of space for the kids to burn off energy in our soft play, whilst you sit back, relax and enjoy unlimited coffee for only £4. 

We also have lots of fun packed activities. No matter what you are looking for we have the perfect range of activities to suit you and your little one. Get playful at messy play, bring out your creativity with our craft mornings, get into the groove with our kids disco and rhythm and rhyme sessions, or join in the fun with our kids’ quizzes and bingo! 

birthday parties

Get the party started

Kids parties are back. Enjoy hassle-free fun, the kids won’t forget!

Our party package is a purse friendly £9.99* and includes a dedicated Party Host to make sure everything is running smoothly and most of all, fun!

Kids can enjoy a 2 hour party, a yummy, nutritious 2 course meal and drink and an exciting party bag for each guest! Better yet, you can leave all the decorating to us AND each guest will get FREE play at their next visit! And did we mention, the Birthday child goes FREE?! So what are you waiting for? Book your child’s party with us today and get creating those special memories.

our garden


Enjoy fantastic pub food in our garden with a range of great dishes including pub classics and tasty puds. Our kids menu is full of favourites your kids will love. We offer a full range of drinks to complement your meal - choose from crisp beers and ciders to great gins and plenty more. Relax and let us serve up the perfect meal in our garden.


Enjoy a meal and drinks outside in our great garden, keep the kids entertained and let them blow off some steam in our outdoor play area.


Mains of Balquharn Brewers Fayre Aberdeenshire

Our team
Whether you’re planning big group bookings in Aberdeen or midweek meals with the kids, come and join us at the Mains of Balquharn Brewers Fayre for delicious dishes and service with a smile. Thanks to our laid-back atmosphere and friendly team members, our cosy bar and restaurant in Portlethen is ideal when you’re looking for great places to eat in Aberdeenshire.

Our location
You’ll love the location of our Mains of Balquharn Brewers Fayre when you’re searching for family restaurants in Aberdeenshire. Originally a local farmhouse, we’ve been serving up mouth-watering meals in our Portlethen Brewers Fayre for over 20 years now! Come and visit us near the popular town of Stonehaven and all the top attractions in Aberdeen.

Why we love Aberdeenshire
When it comes to picturesque places to visit in Scotland, don’t miss out on exploring Aberdeenshire. Whether you’re visiting the historic Dunnottar Castle, relaxing with a stroll around Newtonhill Beach or enjoying one of the many hiking trails near Portlethen, our Mains of Balquharn Brewers Fayre is close to some of the best things to do in Aberdeen. 

Frequently asked questions

Wondering what to eat when you’re dining out in Aberdeenshire? Our Kitchen Manager Dariusz recommends our mouth-watering Mixed Grill, or our tasty Big Stack Burger – two of our most popular Brewers Fayre meals! If you fancy a sweet treat for afters, don’t miss out on delicious desserts like our Apple & Blackberry Crumble or our Triple Chocolate Brownie. 

Looking for tasty Sunday roasts in Aberdeenshire? We’ll be serving up the best roast in town at the Mains Of Balquharn Brewers Fayre from 12pm every Sunday, so you can tuck into mouth-watering cuts of turkey, gammon and beef with plenty of roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and more on the side. Plus, kids can enjoy their own tasty Sunday lunches in Aberdeen for just £3.99, too! 

Get your morning off to a great start with us at the Mains Of Balquharn. Our Portlethen Brewers Fayre serves up delicious, all-you-can-eat breakfasts in Aberdeenshire every morning, so you and the family can tuck into Premium Sausages, Back Bacon Rashers, eggs cooked your way, and more. Plus, ordering our Premier Inn Breakfast means you can help yourself to our tasty continental selection, too, including fresh croissants and muffins, fruit and cereals, and American-style pancakes. What’s not to love? 

Ordering our Premier Inn Breakfast lets you enjoy unlimited drinks in the mornings, too – another great reason to visit us at the Mains Of Balquharn Brewers Fayre when you’re searching for places to eat breakfast in Aberdeenshire. Our unlimited drinks include coffee, PG Tips Tea in a variety of flavours, and fruit juices, so you can sip back, relax and start your Aberdeen breaks off right. 

Our Premier Inn breakfast prices start from £7.50 for our tasty continental selection, and just £9.50 for all your cooked and continental favourites. We’ll be serving up all you can eat breakfasts in Aberdeenshire next to our family-friendly Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen) hotel from 6:30am till 10:30am Monday to Friday, and 7am till 11am on Saturdays and Sundays.

The safety and wellbeing of our guests and teams is always our number one priority, which is why we introduced the Generous Serving of Safety promise across our restaurants to make sure you can sit back, relax and enjoy dining out in Aberdeenshire. Find out more about how our Brewers Fayre restaurants are keeping you safe.

If you’re looking for family friendly restaurants in Aberdeenshire, then you’ll love dining with us at the Mains Of Balquharn. Our Brewers Fayre kids’ menu lets little ones build their own three course meals for just £4.99, so they can tuck into tasty starters, enjoy delicious and nutritious mains like Oven Baked Poppin’ Chicken or Ten Veg Tomato Pasta and finish it all off with a delicious dessert! Plus, up to two under-16s eat breakfast for free when one adult orders a full Premier Inn Breakfast or Meal Deal!

Thanks to our exciting soft play area, our Mains Of Balquharn Brewers Fayre is perfect if you’re looking for things to do with the kids in Aberdeenshire at mealtimes. Kids up to 145cm tall can enjoy our indoor play area all week from 12pm-2pm and 2:45pm-7pm! We have an outdoor play area, too, ideal if you’re visiting Portlethen in the summer.

From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at our Mains Of Balquharn Brewers Fayre. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01224 783 856 to find out more about our Brewers Fayre group bookings in Aberdeenshire. If you’re planning events in Aberdeen for more than 16 people, you can either give us a call to book or select ‘other’ for the number of guests on our Brewers Fayre booking page and submit an enquiry with us.

If you’re planning summer holidays in Aberdeen, we’re an ideal spot to visit if you’re looking for restaurants with outdoor dining in Aberdeenshire. Come and join us for family meals in Portlethen or drinks outdoors next time you’re nearby!