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“surprisingly cheap” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ptarmigan Dining

Ptarmigan Dining
Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
44 (0)1479 861261
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Ranked #36 of 49 Restaurants in Aviemore
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
glasgow
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“surprisingly cheap”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

we only had the soup , but it was very nice and cheaper than most of the cafes in aviemore itself so considering where we were it was nice not to be ripped off

Visited June 2012
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English first
Hertford UK
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116 reviews 116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Dissapointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Motorway service station pretending to be an alpine mountain top restaurant. A missed opportunity.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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kent
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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Good Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Great views good solid food at reasonable prices well worth the visit will be going back!!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Take your own food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Food and drinks very expensive and poor selection. Captive audience so maybe haven't tried very hard?

Visited April 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Visit for the views alone”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

It was snowing when we visited in May, so this added to the atmosphere. we visted during the day, and did not do the evening dining experience, but that is something I would love to do.

The restaurant has fantastic views of the mountains, and I am not surprised that getting a table in here can sometimes be difficult. We have been in here during the skiiing season, and there was not a table free. Indeed the chap at the funicular said that at times, people just sat on the floor. Our visit in May was fairly quiet though.

The food is varied, with a good selection of hot food, and for breifer stops, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and cakes. Perfect for warming one up after being outside.

Due to how busy it is during the skiing season, I would not recommend this place for a sightseeing visit during the season; visit during the summer, as you will get a seat, good views, and you might even be surprised at the snow. There is always wildlife spotting if it doesn't snow.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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