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Old Bridge Inn

Dalfaber Road, Aviemore PH22 1PU, Scotland
+44 (0)1479 811137
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Ranked #7 of 49 Restaurants in Aviemore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $28
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore, offers a roaring log fire and cheerful atmosphere along with excellent food and a fine selection of cask ales and malt whiskies. It has always been a favourite haunt for those who enjoy the outdoors, while friendly staff and locals always make you welcome.
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87% Recommend
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Great meal with family. Food is really good with a nice range of options and plenty good Scottish dishes and ingrediants. Good local beers and Whisky selection, really nice relaxed pub vibe. Mix of goretex clad adventurers and famlies or business folk.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I used to go to this place many years ago but got fed up with the surly service and very average food. So this year we thought, after a long gap, we would try it again. What a difference! I have no idea how long the current team have been managing the place but it is transformed. All the staff... More

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Scot in London
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Dinner here was a very enjoyable and pleasant surprise! The food was excellent from starter to dessert (including cheese!) and the beer was also great from a choice perspective. After a long drive or walk this is the perfect place to stop and relax.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Service was quick and friendly but the food was a bit variable. Some of our party were very pleased with their dishes - the beef was nicely done and one of our party had an excellent cullen skink style starter. However the lemon sole with rice noodles was very bland with just a few little gem lettuce leaves as an... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We came for a dinner and were really impressed with the food here. It was very creative & delicious!! It is a real fine dine food, instead of pub food. All staff were very friendly. If you are in the area of Aviemore, check this out!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Having checked the place would welcome dogs we were disappointed to be turned away - in sight of the owner's dog comfortably ensconced in the bar- as there were " no bar tables" out and no-one offered to set any up! We'd been anticipating a nice family lunch but the 'welcome' we received was at best off-hand, at worst, dismissive.... More

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oldbridgeinn, Owner at Old Bridge Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your message. At The Old Bridge Inn we are more than happy to welcome dogs into our bar and lounge, but as some people fairly enough do not like dogs, we must of course keep an area dog free for diners. On the day in question we had live music on that evening, so the lounge... More

12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Fantastic pub. Gastro pub style menu but caters for kids. We visited twice for dinner whilst on our honeymoon, the food was flawless, the beef was outstanding, great pub with a modern feel. Great location, very friendly staff. The chefs are outstanding and clearly know how to cook good food. Be warned- as a sign by the door says, if... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were a party of 7 and arranged an early dinner. Without exception everyone emjoyed their food with one of our diners saying that the belly pork was the best he had ever had. High praise indeed. Despite being asked to have a depate time when we booked we went a little over but were unhurried. Thanks very much.

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We were staying at Pine Bank Chalets and this pub/restaraunt is virtually next door (and about 5-6 mins walk from the centre of Aviemore). Definately make sure you book a table as you dont want to be disappointed and not eat here. The food was the best we had while on holiday, really gourmet stuff. Of course, the price is... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The food was fantastic and the staff were friendly and efficient. The restaurant section gets extremely busy so it's a good idea to book, or you should expect to wait for a table. The inn also has regular live music events. Great atmosphere and great food.

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