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The Craig Bar

Woodside Avenue | Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JN, Scotland
+44 1479 872669
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (369 reviews)
“mushy peas” (33 reviews)
“pita chips” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Woodside Avenue | Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 640 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Yes it’s right, only Pie and fries. But several Pies are on the small menu. When we were there the Pub was full. The last table was for us. The host was very nice and helped us quickly. The food was very good. This in...More

Thank Ronald V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went based on its ranking in trip advisor and my husband and sons love of pies. The pies were good, the venue not so much. Owner was friendly and attentive, but not really a place for families. Good drinking persons pub with lots of...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited the Craig Bar. All they serve food wise is Pie, chips and a couple of sides and thats all they need to serve, it was delicous! We had the sag pieneer and the free ranger and they were both the best pies we...More

Thank Meghan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small pub offers a selection of superb pies (served with chips)(unless you add mushy peas or gravy). They are top pies - nothing more needs saying. Local beer - Caledonian’s Gold, when I was there - and Guinness (both well kept and served) as...More

Thank thesetter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best wee bar and Pies in Scotland if not UK. Very cosy bar and Great attentive service. Give it a try it’s a bucket list must!!

Thank ScottFGlasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing pies and chips, great whiskys and the snarky owner make this place the best around! We loved it so much we had it for dinner two days in a row. If you don't take things too seriously (except delicious food and drinks) and you...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely and hopefully unspoilt for ever oasis, how wonderful to see the confidence to do what you do so well and only that, well done

Thank mary m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed talking to the owner about the bar and it's history as well as the fine selection of whiskeys.

Thank Billy4Ever2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great staff, great atmosphere loved this place. So glad the folks at the museum recommended this place I loved it

Thank Wileen26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had read up on reviews before visiting and we weren't disappointed. Friendly service and felt very welcome. Delicious homely pie at a great price too. Would return if we visited grantown again.

Thank scfast
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Questions & Answers
9 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from hummybea1 | Property representative |
I am sorry at present we do not have gluten free pies but we do not mind if you bring your own food in and we will give you plate and knives and forks Beryl
10 March 2017|
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Response from SAhighland | Reviewed this property |
26 May 2016|
Response from hummybea1 | Property representative |
We do 2 vegetarian pies you can check it out on our website Beryl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodside Avenue | Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Grantown-on-Spey
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 872669
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This bar/restaurant haz a lovely feel about it. There is a small bar with an open fire. Speciality food..pies. A variety of pies to choose from including vegetarian fillings. The supplier provides the uncooked pies and the bar cook them. We were told exactly how long we would need to wait before we could eaf right from the start. All pies served with chips anx and cost about £7.25ish. Beans and gravy cost extra. Tbe pies are to die for.
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