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Ralia Cafe

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A9 at Newtonmoore, Newtonmore PH20 1 BD, Scotland
+44 1540 670066
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Cafe situated on the A9 offering a range of freshly made sandwiches, soup...
Cafe situated on the A9 offering a range of freshly made sandwiches, soup, snacks and freshly ground coffee and tea.
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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great coffee.

No dislikes just a nice place for a stop on the A9. The home baking is very tasty and the coffee/tea excellent. they also let you charge your phone while you eat. There's also an area to walk your dog or just stretch your legs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
David F
Good for:
  • Scenic view
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

No dislikes just a nice place for a stop on the A9. The home baking is very tasty and the coffee/tea excellent. they also let you charge your phone while you eat. There's also an area to walk your dog or just stretch your legs.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great wee café on the A9, with a wide range of really nice food such as homemade soup and nice sandwiches like hot smoked salmon. The coffee was good too. I would give this full marks were it not for the fact that the toilets are very 'ski-resort' type toilets: downstairs, unheated and fairly basic. Still wouldn't stop me from... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Best coffee stop on the A9. Lovely coffee, good soups and delicious well filled sandwiches (particularly crayfish and rocket and smoked salmon). Beautiful surroundings and views; attentive and coureous staff. Would never miss it on a trip north. Highly recommended.

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Perfect place to stop for a double espresso ( or similar) or just a tasty freshly made sandwich. Its a must for me

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

we stopped off at the Ralia café for a coffee and a cake the service was excellent the staff very friendly we had muffins I had a coffee and my wife had a tea the muffins were fresh and drinks just as we liked them cannot fault the place to sit drinking coffee looking over a nice view we will... More 

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Me and my son dropped in here last Friday 6th March on our way north. All we wanted was a drink and it was quite late in the afternoon. We found the place to be very welcoming and the prices reasonable. The views out of the windows were very good and I will come back when I have more time... More 

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I travel up and down the A9 from my home on Lewis frequently. Rarely do I not stop to refuel with coffee or soup and a sandwich and use the wifi to catch up on ferry sailings etc. A recent comment was that it is overpriced. I pay a lot less than I have done anywhere I have eaten a... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Stopped by at just before 3pm on the Saturday between Christmas and New Year. The location and views are beautiful but other than hot drinks there was very little on offer; the soup was finished, there were no cakes and there were only two members of staff on a busy holiday. Seems like a missed opportunity to me.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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57 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Good for a pit stop but it is too small, overpriced, very limited choices and the staff are not particularly welcoming or friendly. We’d use the facilities again but not the cafe

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Sometimes, when your in a hurry and all you need is a quick soup, sandwich and a coffee/tea a little oasis is all that's needed. My first visit here and I'll definitely be back. The staff are lovely, the place was clean, the food was really good, loved the yellow lentil soup, and washed it down with a strong tea... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: A9 at Newtonmoore, Newtonmore PH20 1 BD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Newtonmore
  • Phone Number: +44 1540 670066

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Cafe situated on the A9 offering a range of freshly made sandwiches, soup, snacks and freshly ground coffee and tea.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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