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Ptarmigan Dining

) #35 of 42 Restaurants in Aviemore €€ - €€€ British
Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
+44 1479 861261
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good25%
  • Average45%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
30 May 2017
“Nice Fresh Food by Pricey”
7 Apr 2017
“Most expensive cup of coffee”
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Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

The views from the windows are stunning on a clear day - fortunately we had one! It's just about worth paying the high prices if you get the views but if not... The sandwiches were nice, certainly fresh and there was plenty of filling but...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The views are fantastic but the food quite expensive which is only to be expected when you are ^on top of the world^ However for years we have stopped on the car park at the Base station to enjoy the view and have a bowl...More

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. Family of 5. Perfect food and drinks. Yes it is expensive but it is at the top of a mountain!. You will not find a mcdonalds up here.. Lovely staff. Thank you.

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Fantastic views but the prices in the restaurant are crazy for just plain and simple food comparable to fantastic places in Aviemore and outlining areas for a third of the price and far better quality. Go for the views, but then find a dining/coffee venue...More

Thank lrf14
Reviewed 10 November 2016

More of a cafe than restaurant but with nasty, greedy central London prices. Everything else excellent though, viewing terrace, small exhibitions & train ride to top excellent.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Nice view from table - paid £4.50 For sandwich which not much in it bad music in what should be quiet place - check out man didn't have any manners. Not Good experience need more customer service training ! No walking allowed as conservation area

Reviewed 5 June 2016

We visited here one Sunday afternoon along with many others. As we climbed the stairs to the restaurant, we wondered if there would be any space but when we arrived the restaurant was half empty, so we were able to get a table easily. We...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Ok for quick bite, but really nothing special. Average quality, bit expensive, captive audience. Enjoy the view but don't expect anything other than basic food and cleanliness.

Thank Bluerhinodoris
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The service in the ptarmigan yesterday which is never good, surpassed itself and can only described as appalling. Regulars understand there are logistical problems which lead to unnecessary queueing but that's no excuse for such dreadful customer service which began at the food station when...More

3  Thank Hellym50
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We had a memorable cheese and bacon scone here, so far so good. However the day was not enhanced when my husband slipped on the hard packed snow on the "Viewing Terrace". The funicular and mountain are a wonderful experience. Most of the people are...More

4  Thank deanbolly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 861261
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