Come & visit us…

**PLEASE NOTE due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, The Bistro, Gift Shop & Coffee Stop are now CLOSED until further notice**


Enjoy a warm welcome at the home of Dean’s shortbread in Huntly. Located in the heart of Aberdeenshire, Huntly is a friendly town where you’ll find plenty space to relax. While you’re here, take a walk along the tree lined avenue through the historic Simpson arch, and admire the majestic ruins of Huntly Castle & the beautiful River Deveron which flows nearby. Or take a drive out of town and visit one of the many whisky distilleries nearby.You’ll find Dean’s just off the A96 at Huntly (see map at the bottom of the page), just follow the brown tourist signs. Or you can reach us by bus or train, you’ll find more information in the following links:

Bus Information

Train Information

Opening Hours

**PLEASE NOTE due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, The Bistro, Gift Shop & Coffee Stop are now CLOSED until further notice**


The Bistro and The Gift Shop opening hours :

Sunday to Thursday 10am – 4pm

Friday & Saturday 10am – 5pm


The Coffee Stop opening hours :

Monday to Friday 6am to 2pm.

Saturday 9am to 2pm

Closed Sunday



The Bistro

The Bistro combines a spacious downstairs eating area and relaxing upstairs gallery with comfortable sofas, as well as our informal ‘diner style’ seating.  Whether you want a snack, home bake or hot meal, we have a delicious menu to tempt you. We also have a baby food & bottle heating facility, free access to a water cooler, as well as WIFI so you can catch up with your friends and family while you relax.  Upstairs areas are accessible by stairs or our customer lift, and you’ll find viewing windows into the shortbread bakery in the diner area.

Check out our sample menus here:


Try our very popular Sunday carvery, served 12 – 2pm.  Or why not book a delicious afternoon tea available Monday to Saturday.  Call us to reserve a table.

The Bistro ~ 01466 455194

The Gift Shop

The Gift Shop is a ‘must visit’ to stock up on Dean’s famous shortbread. Here you will find our extensive range of melt in the mouth shortbread with samples to try.

We also stock a wide range of quality gifts including jewellery, handbags, gifts for the home and our very popular Steven Brown Art range.

In other words, lots to tempt you!

The Gift Shop ~ 01466 455192

The Coffee Stop

Ideal for a quick breakfast pit stop on your way to work, or a convenient place to break up your car journey.  Pull into The Coffee Stop and enjoy a reviving hot or cold drink and a tasty snack to take out or sit in.  Designed to offer convenience for customers on the go, The Coffee Stop will serve you super quick and let you get on your way.  If you do have a little time to spare why not chill out in our upstairs seating area, where you’ll find a bright, informal style, with lots of natural light from our floor to ceiling windows.

We also welcome pets!  You’ll find doggy bowls & water available, as well as easy access from our car park to a dog walking area.

EV charging points are located in our spacious car park alongside handy bike racks for the more energetic!  There’s also a small outdoor seating area to enjoy on warmer days.

Located within the car park opposite The Bistro and The Gift Shop.

The Coffee Stop ~ 01466 455195

Check out our sample menu here:


Our access statement

Dean’s of Huntly is a five-star tourist attraction which includes The Bistro, The Gift Shop & The Coffee Stop in Huntly, Aberdeenshire.

The Bistro & The Gift Shop are accessible via the ground floor of the main building, which has double doors opening to create a larger entrance.

The Coffee Stop is located across from the main building in the car park.  Access is available to the downstairs area via doors on either side of the building.  There is an accessible toilet at ground level.

Entry to all areas is via Steven Road, where there is a private car park with 41 free parking places, including 3 dedicated disabled parking spaces.

If you require any further information about specific access or need advice on planning your visit, please contact us: +44 (0) 1466 792 086 Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm or email

If we have not covered your access requirements below or in our document, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss your needs and offer assistance where we can.

We welcome guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs. ID Badge must be shown.

Access to The Gift Shop & The Bistro is via our main building on Steven Road. There is a ramp leading through to the The Bistro from The Gift Shop.

A hand rail is available to the right hand side.We have a lift to enable access to the galleried 1stfloor of the The Bistro and viewing gallery which looks into our packing hall.There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor. Maximum door width 800mm. An emergency assistance pull cord is fitted.

Buggies are welcome. We have baby changing facilities in the main building accessed via an 800mm wide door .High chairs are available in The Bistro and there is use of a microwave for warming baby food or bottles. Assistance is available if required.