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The Cairngorm Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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77 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PE, Scotland
+44 1479 810233
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for a meal on the way back from Cairngorm. Discovered a fantastic buffet of traditional Scottish food, with more choices than I could could. Everything was tasty and really fresh for a buffet and the value was fantastic, about £15 for all you can eat.

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A definite must if staying in aviemore, wonderful food the place has a excellent vibe, staff are top class

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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is only for the restaurant and quality of the food. We did not stay at the hotel. They were busy but plenty of staff were on. Very friendly and helpful. Service was very good during a very busy period at 5-6pm. Food was exceptional. Very delicious. Would absolutely go back there again. We travelled down from Grantown as the... More 

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Thank Matthew F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Old fashioned Scottish Hotel makes you feel like home. Live music, good food friendly atmosphere, allowed pets!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch unannounced on our way to a Christmas party night and the hotel were very accommodating. Lunch was served in good time, was reasonably priced. We asked for jugs of water at the table and the water didn't taste nice at all, very 'chemically' which was poor show given we have lovely water up in the Highlands.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I visited the Cairngorm hotel bar for what was meant to be one drink but we ended up drinking there for the rest of the evening! A very warm, welcoming pub with friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere. The price of drink is very good too. Try and go when the folk singer is playing which made... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant in this hotel is fabulous some really tasty food portion sizes are big and filling. Reasonably priced and friendly staff. as for the hotel it's self I can't say anything as I have not stated before but hope to in the future

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Thank tjnelson86
Harwich, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the centre of Aviemore this really is the heart of the place. We always spend a few occasions having a beer in the bar and the restaurant food never disappoints. On this recent trip we had Christmas Day dinner - fabulous value, fantastic quality, and great service (see you 25th Dec 2017), and also had dinner a couple... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fab food and received a very warm welcome. Fined in the hotel for Sunday lunch and it was tasty, very good and would definitely recommend. Looking forward to returning.

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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my Canadian boyfriend here to try his first Haggis haha! It was perfect! Room was nice and good value for money, nothing too fancy but everything you need. We ate in the hotel and oh my goodness I forgot how big the portions were!! Went to the pub at night and they had a guitar/vocalist playing, he was great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 810233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?