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The Winking Owl

123 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
+44 1479 812368
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Ranked #28 of 48 Restaurants in Aviemore
Price range: $16 - $55
Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Scottish, Gastropub
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Food Service: Until 9:30 PM Under new ownership and has just re-opened after a complete refurbishment.

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The staff were really lovely. They were so buisy and squashed me it. That was nice of them. They kept squashing more and more people in to eat at the bar and anywhere they would fit. Issue with this was that the stranded slipped perhaps. Food took a long time. The starter was three tiny haggis pakoras, they were really... More

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Glasgow
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Visited again to find that this great wee dog friendly establishment is NOT anymore. They have done it up but it now has a lot less atmosphere. Don't know about quality of food or service as we left and went elsewhere.

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Inverness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Four of us visited the winking owl in late November as it is now under new management and has been refurbished - what a difference! The look &feel of the place is more up market &modern, the menu is lovely &the staff are very friendly! A man called Ryan served us &he was both helpful &efficient - when our food... More

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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Brighter, cleaner and with a great new menu. Huge improvements made by the new owners (Cairngorm Brewery). Lovely food, not your run of the mill standards. Obviously the beer is beyond good. All in all a welcome new addition to the village.

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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Well,we went down to the winking owl for a late lunch today.Most of us had the burgers,CONGRATULATIONS on the homemade burgers,they were delicious,cooked perfectly all the way through.Love the homemade onion rings as well,all in all 10/10. We had a bit of a wait,but im sure all these little things will b ironed out and running fluidly in the next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We went to the new Winking Owl last night for a meal and a drink and had a super evening. We really couldn't fault anything....well done to Sam and the team and we wish you loads of luck for the future!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Went with the family, good atmosphere, good food, good beer, could do with some air con, staff were freindly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We had a great meal on 17 nov 2014 what a difference the new owners have made in all departments the food is tasty & the menue has a good selection of starters, main courses & sweets the service was first class and the refurbishment to the bar area has been well done, will be back & would highly recommend... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I believe this establishment has been recently taken over by Cairngorm Brewery and it shows. The refurbishment is excellent and together with an extensive menu and first class staff makes the Winking Owl a warm and friendly place to wine and dine with friends and family. I have no hesitation in recommending it to all who visit Aviemore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We had an enjoyable experience at the Winking Owl. The staff is very friendly and the place is welcoming and nicely refurbished. We were served a very good selection of local beers. We were able to taste before choosing. We have no reason not to recommend this place.

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Additional Information about The Winking Owl

Address: 123 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1479 812368
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 16 - 55
Cuisine: Scottish, Gastropub

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