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Ralia Cafe

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A9 at Newtonmoore, Newtonmore, Scotland
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious coffee in stunning surroundings

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Liz S
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

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
38 helpful votes 38 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 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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130 reviews 130 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Maidens, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Stopped off at the " Gateway to the highlands" for coffee and toilet. Never again, coffee overpriced and not pleasant, and the toilets were absolutly stinkink, never again !

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Gullane, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I'm surprised that so many people do not know about the Ralia cafe. It's a great place to stop for a coffee or soup and sandwiches,with many other snacks available. Prices are much better than House of Bruar, and you don't have to queue for long. I'm surprised at the comment about unfriendly service - certainly not our experience. There... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: A9 at Newtonmoore, Newtonmore, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Newtonmore

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish
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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