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The Winking Owl

123 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
+44 1479 812368
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“haggis pakora” (38 reviews)
“burger” (96 reviews)
“scallops” (34 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
123 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
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21 - 30 of 975 reviews

Reviewed March 12, 2018

We called in a couple of weeks ago and as always the quality of food and service was absolutely faultless. My only criticism is that they could have less things on the menu that I so wanted to try so we will be sure to...More

1  Thank goanjock
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Booked this restaurant for. Group booking based on the excellent reviews more than a month in advance. The restaurant called to say they needed our complete order in advance as they had new staff. Called back to give all bar one persons order (unable to...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Steak pie was delicious and very filling, friendly staff, great choice of real ales, busy so best to book a table

2  Thank gimpytoo
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Great pub food and very family friendly. The pie was melt in the mouth and ales were great! Definitely recommend!

2  Thank Rosher_9
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The service was brilliant. Very friendly and helpful and the food was fantastic. Freshly made and really tasty.

2  Thank latka37
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Really friendly staff. Very good service. The best quality steak and mushroom pie I have ever eaten. Food to die for.

2  Thank diky11
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Relaxed environment, great service and food was delicious. However we paid cash bill came to 56£ my bf handed the bill money over and I nipped to the loo, was quite shocked when I returned to find the waitress hadn’t returned with the £4 change...More

Thank Claireagaf
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Really lovely food, loads of choice for gluten free. Very helpful waitresses. Nice clean environment.

2  Thank Berttie2
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here whilst up staying in Aviemore and it did not disappoint. The food was fantastic (had scallops to start which were to die for). The staff were very friendly and accommodation. Lovely atmosphere aswell. Superb little place, would highly recommend.

2  Thank Emma08x
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Went to the Cairngorm Brewery and the tour guide said we should go here for the pie.... so we did. Sadly no room in the inn on the first night, so we had to go elsewhere which was a shame.... they allow booking here, which...More

2  Thank Piddi_CFC
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Fiona C
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Newman1306 | Reviewed this property |
Hi if you phone the winking owl tomorrow on 01479812368 we can help you there :)
February 16, 2017|
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Response from Victoria T | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely 😁
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $35
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 812368
  • E-mail
Opening times: Monday to Thursday: 12 noon until 11pm Friday to Saturday: 12 noon until 1am Sunday: 12:30Pm until 11pm Food Served: Monday to Saturday: 12 midday until 9:00Pm Sundays: 12:30Pm - 9:00Pm If you'd like to have a meal, please phone to book a table to avoid disappointment as we are very busy at peak times of the day.
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