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Active Cafaidh - CLOSED

Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
+44 1479 780000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (24 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Soups, Scottish, Cafe, International, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Used to be a great place to chill out after hitting the slopes. Now it is sadly closing. The cafe is already closed ..was great and busy after a day on the slopes. The shop has a few bargains left but doesn't have much stock...More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Love this place - great food; great cake; great views; friendly staff and totally chilled. Sadly, I believe the lease on the premises is expiring at the end of the year and the company have been unable to find a suitable alternative in Aviemore. Not...More

2  Thank JGSF5
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Eventually ordered food after being ignored and 4 breakfast rolls were delivered after 15 mins and the other 2 after 25mins. The place was quiet. Good to see one of the staff managed to get her breakfast and have a sit down during our visit....More

2  Thank tomstermcl
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Heart soup, delicious omelets, sandwiches and cakes to die for. Food a bit different from other cafes in town and relaxing atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Mini1971
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A great option for a quick bite to eat at the southern end of Aviemore. An array of soup/sandwiches/wraps/baked potatoes/crepes is available as well as a good selection of home baking. Very realaxed space often filled with folk straight off the mountain, river, bikes or...More

1  Thank Duncan I
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Bern to this great cafe in Aviemore many times now and always a joy to go to. There are bookshelves in a corner so you can sit and have a read with your coffee, a TV screen showing outdoor activities such as rock climbing, snow...More

Thank yogihtw
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Nice to have gluten free options here. Staff very friendly. The restaurant is upstairs and has the California like atmosphere. Very reasonably priced!

Thank la2londonguy
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Coffee OK, cakes excellent but I do feel there are some service issues with some staff. When I arrived I stood at the counter for what felt like quite a long time while the young man making coffee ignored me. Was I wearing an invisibility...More

Thank petemain
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing (all day ) Breakfasts nice coffee the cakes looked amazing , along with nice welcoming staff highly I would highly recommend :)

Thank Henny970
Reviewed 20 August 2016

After a long morning walk decided to have a hot chocolate with all the trimmings. Chocolate did come with all the trimmings, unfortunately the chocolate drink itself was cold and very watery. I took it back explained the problem and had a coffee instead. My...More

Thank Macfarlane58
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 780000
  • E-mail
Active Cafaidh (Gaelic for Cafe) is the unique place in Aviemore to meet, eat & relax. Experience a friendly relaxed atmosphere and outstanding mountain views. Our food is all freshly prepared using the finest quality Scottish produce. Menu options include delicious savoury crepes, venison burgers, daring omelettes and hearty mountain platters with fresh soups prepared daily and superb coffee & home baking. We always have selections for people with special diets. Take time to browse our bookshop and Scottish music collection. The cafaidh has free Wi-Fi and 2 public access computers. We are available for private functions and are fully licensed offering a range of drinks including local beers, whisky cocktails & wines.Relax and enjoy the Active Cafaidh experience!
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