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Ptarmigan Dining

Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
44 (0)1479 861261
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Ranked #36 of 49 Restaurants in Aviemore
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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English first
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Came here on a clear day and the views were amazing which made up for the astronomical prices they charge for simple fare.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Having been up to the ptarmigan a few times and never tried the hot choc we took a trip up on the funicular to get one! The name hot choc mountain is spot on it is served in a huge cup & is piled high with mini marshmallows & whipped cream. When we got through the topping we were disappointed... More 

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We took the funicular railway up to the restaurant which, for us, was well worth the money. The restaurant itself is more like a self-service cafe but there is hot food and sandwiches, tea, coffee etc and the food was good. The views however, despite the poor weather on this occasion were simply stunning and well worth the trip. We... More 

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Largs Scotland
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Self service with hot food furthest from check out then you have to wait quite a while to be served with tea/coffee so possibility of food getting cold when cafe is busy. Tasty soup and reasonably priced given location. Obviously the views are spectacular and the best thing about the restaurant. Tables were cleared quickly and there was a microwave... More 

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206 reviews 206 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is the highest restaurant in the uk ak at 1039m above sea level. The catering is essential cafe dinning which is nit to expensive considering it has to be delivered up a mountain. Views are spectacular. The tables were cleared and cleaned as they were vacated which is good. Food was cool due to the queuing and slow till... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After taking the expensive funicular railway up Cairngorm you enter the Visitor Centre. The views are great, apart from the multitude of snow fences close by. The restaurant is more like a cafeteria with a limited institutional menu. The food is OK but certainly not going out of one's way to eat. prices are near average. Views are good. Staff... More 

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Wishaw, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited the highest restaurant in Scotland during a walking trip across the Cairngorms on a wet day. After a one hour hike from the Ski Centre the Ptarmigan restaurant appeared out of the mist. The restaurant was fairly quite on this wet day in September. The staff were very friendly and although the fruit scones were very dry, unlike... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

we visited today and this is the first time we have eaten here the food was very good staff were helpful can recommend the fish and chips. The steak pie is good kids meals good value for money

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We visited the restaurant in April after riding on the mountain railway and meeting my husband at the top with the 2 small dogs? We telephoned before visiting and was told the dogs would be welcome in the restaurant only to discover at the top of the mountain with nowhere else to go that they were not allowed in? My... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

If you don't want to carry your lunch around with you then this should do the trick. Considering it has what is essentially a captive audience it was reasonable value and most of my friends who bought the burger meal deals got more food than they were expecting. Certainly better value than the slope food in France. More modest options... More 

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Address: Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 (0)1479 861261
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore

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