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The Cairngorm Hotel

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Scottish, British
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77 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PE, Scotland
44 1479 810233
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Buffet
Late Night
Dessert

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    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great evening meal among skiing crowd.

Obviously popular with families up for the skiing, we still managed to get a table in the conservatory for a very enjoyable evening meal. Good Scottish fare, venison and fish. Very enjoyable, promptly served and well attended to.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Grumski56
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Obviously popular with families up for the skiing, we still managed to get a table in the conservatory for a very enjoyable evening meal. Good Scottish fare, venison and fish. Very enjoyable, promptly served and well attended to.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

After being strongly recommended this place based on their cheap drinks and exceptional food we decided to give it a go... ️we found the drinks to be no cheaper than else where and the food okay. We both had roasts which were both fine but lacking in portion of meat. You had to take a buzzer and wait for a... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

The pub at the Cairngorm is great but the restaurant menu, food and service leave alot to be desired, I ordered the Mrs McNabs Fishcakes - described as fresh haddock, chives and fluffy potatoe fish cakes...i can get better at Aldi, they came flat and deep fried with deep fried chips the taste was not good, and for £9. My... More 

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Llanrwst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

We were a little outnumbered at the bar being Welsh supporters during the Scotland v Wales rugby international and Wales managed to scrape a win. The atmosphere was mainly pleasant and we felt comfortable amongst our fellow Celts. We did not eat here on this occasion . Beer was good and service was efficient and prices were quite reasonable. Policy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

From the moment you enter the hotel you are greeted by warm friendly staff in a very pleasant environment the rooms are very spacious and well appointed you are spoiled for choice in the dining room with an extensive menu and what you get would fill any hungry traveller the bar is well stocked and welcoming as are the staff... More 

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was recently in Aviemore for a week of skiing and ended up eating here at least two meals a day. Excellent food and great service; very friendly. Equally enjoyed our time in the bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great food, great environment, friendly staff. A focus on local produce. Highly recommended. Best crumble I've had in a while!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Enjoyed a pint in front of a warm fire. Not bad for mid February in the Cairngorms. There was pub grub available.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

On Valentine night it was busy ! But name taken and as usual the 30 min wait was much less ! As always I wonder if we should try some where else for a meal in Aviemore , but we as normal end at the cairn ! Yet again another great value meal with service to match ! Sure I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We arrived at the Cairngorm Hotel being pre-warned it would be busy as we were told it was both very popular and it was the high season!! Yet, we still got sat on a lovely corner table within the first 5 minutes of arrival with the help of an efficient ringer system we were given to prevent a long waiting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: 44 1479 810233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 23
  • Cuisine: Scottish, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?