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Upcoming events

As result of the covid pandemic we are closed to public temporarily in the interest of the safety of our team and customers. 

We are offering a no-contact grocery service with a good range of fresh veg, butchery, bread, dairy, dry goods, snacks, drinks, deli produce and much more...

We are just launching our online store with a selection of produce, more being added all the time..  If there is something you want not listed please do leave a message in the EXTRA INFO box on the the checkout and we will do our best. 

CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE GROCERY SHOP HERE

 

 

We are running with a very small team in total isolation, no public, staff or delivery drivers have been in the building for 14days and we are following and exceeding all guidance with regards to hygiene control.   

If you need more info Email -  contactus@formartines.com   (we will not have enough staff at anytime to process many orders by phone) but we will be monitoring email, facebook   - If you really need call us on - 01651 851123

OPENING PLANS AND TAKEAWAY SERVICE ...

Everyone.. sorry to add to the doom and gloom.. 

With the growing risk, uncertainty and lack of clear guidance from government.    We have decided to immediately stop ‘SIT IN’ service in the restaurant for the safety of our staff and customers until things are more clearly understood.

We are still open but we are introducing a TAKEAWAY ONLY service today More to follow (as soon as we have it worked out..!) 

We hope to be able to maintain supply and support our local producers and in turn our local community, loyal customers and staff.   

PLEASE DO NOT come in if you have any symptoms, we are happy to pack orders for collection - email or message on social media

Email -  contactus@formartines.com   (we will not have enough staff at anytime to process many orders by phone) but we will be monitoring email, facebook and instagram  - If you really need call us on - 01651 851123

We will be reviewing opening hours today and see if we need to make any adjustments ..  Keep watching for updates ..

Our kitchen is employing the absolute strictest of hygiene standards and recommendations and are fully briefed on the need for isolation and all possible symptoms.   We have split ourselves into 2 teams to to try and ensure risks are reduced and we can continue to serve you in these times of need. 

We also hope to establish a limited local food delivery service for the elderly and vulnerable in the coming days & weeks and we will be working on a limited grocery ordering process.

If you need something in the short term just ask and we will do what we can. 

Good luck.. Hope to see you all soon..or on the other side ….!

Haggis hunting season is fast approaching and our resident Ghillie says the numbers of Haggii in the woods are growing fast! Do you have what it takes to hunt the beastie? Prizes will be awarded for hunting style and flair so be sure to grab your Meurans and Tam o' Shanters and take to the Woodies! 

The hunt runs all day from 9.30 til 5.30 all weekend and you can collect your guide to hunting in the visitor centre foyer before heading out. 

For those unwilling to catch their own our shop will be loaded with Scotts award winning haggis, fresh local veg and everything you could need for a top notch burns feast!

Our kitchen crew will also be cooking up a storm for the perfect post hunt victory meal! 

Remember Haggis are timid creatures and are not to be touched!  Send evidence of any sightings and your hunting style to ghillie@formartines.com to be in for shot of winning! 

We are closing on the 25th and 26th of December open as usual on the 27th @ 09:30 

We are closing again on the 1st and 2nd January 2020,  re-open as normal on the 3rd @09:30

Hope to see you before then...!

 

 

 

TURKEY’S@FORMARTINES we are still taking orders for Barra Bronze premium Christmas turkeys and just about everything else you need for a gourmet feast.  Full range of butchery,  veg,  cheese,  ham,  sauces & condiments,  puddings,  pies, wine,  beer & spirit..

HAMPERS@FORMARTINES We have a fantastic range of hampers to make the perfect gift for anyone.We have Aberdeenshire hampers,  gourmet hampers,  gluten-free hampers to name but a few & our bespoke hamper service is very popular..  Nationwide delivery.....

GIFTS & DECORATIONS@FORMARTINES We have just stocked with a great new selection of festive decorations,  gifts,  stocking fillers,  and foodie gifts for most budgets.   Easy Christmas shopping out of the city.

CHRISTMAS WRAPPED UP@FORMARTINES Formartine’s can help you get Christmas all wrapped up with Fantastic food and coffee served all day in our eatery. Woodland walks & wildlife for all the family to enjoy..

Your last chance this year to MEET THE BEES.

Bee talks and hive visits at 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Come along and the beekeepers from Udny Provender will introduce you to the lovely bees that live at Formartines and make our delicious Haddo Honey.

Bee suits provided for those visiting the hive.

FREE EVENT. NO NEED TO BOOK.

Please gather outside at your preferred time to take part.

 

PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY 27TH & WEDNESDAY 28TH AUGUST 2019

RE=OPEN ON THURSDAY 29TH AUGUST AT 9.30AM.

MEET THE BEES!

 Back by popular demand Saturday 6th July! A unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the Bees that live at Formartine's.
Our beekeepers - Ewen & Liz from Udny Provender will be here to chat about all things Bee and get you suited up to look inside the hives.
We have 5 sessions that are free to attend, just come along and join in, at 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Please note there are a limited number of protective Bee suits for adults and children that will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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WE ARE ONLY TAKING ONLINE NO-CONTACT GROCERY ORDERS FOR DRIVE-THRU COLLECTION OR LOCAL DELIVERY - MORE INFO HERE 

 

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Eat

WE ARE ONLY TAKING ONLINE NO-CONTACT GROCERY ORDERS FOR DRIVE-THRU COLLECTION OR LOCAL DELIVERY - MORE INFO HERE 

 

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Walk

Explore the great outdoors of rural Aberdeenshire with our stunning woodland walks around Haddo Trout Lake. Discover the beautiful natural scenery while enjoying a leisurely stroll on our paths, and even bring your dog to join in the fun.

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Play

With plenty of activities to inspire young explorers of all ages, our secure children’s play area will provide hours of entertainment and lots of peace and quiet for parents and grandparents.

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