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Active Cafaidh

Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
01479 780 000
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Ranked #11 of 48 Restaurants in Aviemore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $16
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Scottish, Continental, Soups
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery
Description: Active Cafaidh (Gaelic for Cafe) is the unique place in Aviemore to meet, eat & relax. Experience a friendly relaxed atmosphere and outstanding mountain views. Our food is all freshly prepared using the finest quality Scottish produce. Menu options include delicious savoury crepes, venison burgers, daring omelettes and hearty mountain platters with fresh soups prepared daily and superb coffee & home baking. We always have selections for people with special diets. Take time to browse our bookshop and Scottish music collection. The cafaidh has free Wi-Fi and 2 public access computers. We are available for private functions and are fully licensed offering a range of drinks including local beers, whisky cocktails & wines.Relax and enjoy the Active Cafaidh experience!

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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We have been going to Aviemore the first week in October for years but had never been to Active. We tend to have our favourites which include The Mountain Café. We decided to try Active for a change and were really pleased we did. It was quiet compared to other more central cafes which was a shame. I guess a... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went for an early breakfast here and I have to say it is the best breakfast in Aviemore. I had the Active Breakfast. Previous reviewers complementing this have got it spot on. The ingredients are second to none and it was well presented with a generous helping of thick toast. My wife had a roll on sausage which was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Nice food, big choice of wonderful cakes ! Nice view on the Cairngorm and the staff is kind and helpful. I recommend this place !

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were a group of 6 and we booked a table for 4 mornings in a row. The staff are amazing friendly and accommodating, tha atmosphere is excellent, quiet and unhurried. The coffee is simply the best. All six in the party enjoyed every breakfast. It takes alot to impress 6 old farts, especially at breakfast. This place did it... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

There are no shortage of cafes in Aviemore, but this is easily the best. Warm comfortable surroundings with great views of the hills with service and food to match. Get there before 10 am for free porridge and then stay for the venison burger or other platters for lunch. Very, very good. Only one point dropped for making you wait... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Best cafe in Aviemore on my return trip would not go anywhere else staff are friendly helpful for you to a drinks are hot as you like and served with with A bit of spillage but just makes for even most friendly place to visit would not anywhere else the best place in Aviemore 10 stars xxxx This is something... More

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Fife, Scotland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited this cafe twice during our holiday and just loved it. The staff are very kind and helpful, the portions are huge, the hot chocolate - delicious! There are books to read, free wifi, tv with outdoor activity programmes on and very comfy seating - it's really lovely! This company also run Active Outdoor Pursuits based in Newtonmore. They... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Popped in here on the way up North. All of us had sandwiches and drinks which were lovely. The cafe is well placed and had great service to boot. Definitely worth a go and highly recommended.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I've been here twice now. First with work colleagues. Soup was awfull all had to complain. Service was slow. Went again to give it another try. Was worse than before. Service apauling, I was over charged and had to request a receipt to prove that this had been the case. No apology. Food was poor the second time also. The... More

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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Always great coffee, and terrific cakes, scones etc! Great service, helpful & pleasant staff, comfortable seating, free wifi, outdoors orientated reading material to peruse. Super selection of hot & cold snacks & meals from breakfast on through the day.

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Address: Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
Phone Number: 01479 780 000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore
Average Prices: USD 2 - 16
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Scottish, Continental, Soups

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