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The Druie

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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$6 - $38
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Scottish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Good spot for lunch. Good soups and sandwiches. I really loved the smoked salmon sandwich. They also had a great dessert selection.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank compton49er
Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2019

I am so pleased you enjoyed your lunch - we are very lucky to have a great local baker who like trying new recipes. Hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful tea room. We arrived a little later in the day due to an activity in the estate, the ladies were still welcoming. We had delicious cofffees, fantastic cakes and the hit chocolate was a work of art. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Lyn M
Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2019

Wow - thank you for sharing this lovely review, hope you enjoyed your activity as well as The Druie. We only have a small space so we offer less - but try to make it exceptional. Our coffee is locally roasted, we only have leaf...More

Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Had quite a wait for our coffees, and my husband had finished his cake by the time they arrived - we were actually about to give up and leave. Waitress was being quite short with other customers, ordering them to wait outside until she had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2019

We really do want to hear from our customers - I am very sorry you didn't have a great experience and thank you for telling us. We want everything to be right for every customer every time and we are aware things were not perfect...More

Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Wow Lunch Tuesday lunchtime had the Cullen and skink soup with cheese scone. Absolutely wonderful soup and excellent service. Breakfast Wednesday morning had latte and scrambled egg and smoked salmon which was the best scrambled egg ever. Great service too. Highly recommend this lovely cafe.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 405stevieh
Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Thank you for sharing this wonderful review - I am so pleased you enjoyed the Druie and the team will be as well. We are very lucky to have staff who are so proud of our wonderful produce, the Scottish tradition of baking and making...More

Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

We came here for lunch after a long walk and we left completely satisfied and refreshed! We had the Cullan Skink and sandwich deal, a hot chocolate and a cake entitled ‘chocolate bit slice’. The food was incredible. The soup was extremely tasty and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank samfD6000OO
Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

I am delighted you enjoyed The Druie - thank you very much for sharing this review. Lee Ann joined us to bake quite recently and is loving trying out new recipes - if you email us hello@rothie.net we will try to get the chocolate bit...More

Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

I think it may have been the after effects of completing the Tree Adventure course next door, but I really really needed cake and tea. So the perfection on a late that was Victoria sponge was so welcome. Moist , fresh and delicious. Other members...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SallyO85
Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

Cool review- I much enjoyed reading this understated description of your experience to the The Druie and appreciate you writing and sharing it - thank you The team all try very hard to make memorable visits memorable for the right reasons and are delighted that...More

Reviewed February 14, 2019

Staying locally we have visited and enjoyed lunch a few days at The Druie, we found all of the staff very friendly, food delicious and the home made cakes delicious, especially the Millionaires Shortbread! We often bought ingredients from the farm shop and deli to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RachaelBell01
Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

What a great review - thank you for sharing it and I am so pleased you enjoyed The Druie and our Rothiemurchus Farm Shop. As you realise we care about delicious food, how it is grown and where it comes from. It is a labour...More

Reviewed January 30, 2019

Popped in here for lunch, 2 x adults, 1x 4 year old. Not much choice, husband had steak sandwich, I had cheese. Had to send mine back as it had mayo on which was not declared on the menu. Wanted soup really but it was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Thank you for writing this - we really want to hear from our customers so we can make sure everyone has a great visit, which is why we have freepost comments forms in the front hall and in the Druie. There is always a manager...More

Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Only in Aviemore for the weekend and needed a good walk after a long train journey, so walked the 20 minutes to the cafe from the town. Arrived to a nearly full room, but we're shown to a table for two straight away, and saw...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nickw7coc
Rothiescot, Owner at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Wow - thank you for sharing this amazing and informative review; the baking fairy will be twinkling. It was lovely to meet you and hear how much you enjoyed your visit and I hope to welcome you here again soon.

Reviewed January 20, 2019

Came here for lunch after a morning of clay pigeon shooting (which I would thoroughly recommend!) I had the cullen skink and beef sandwich and my wife had the soup and salmon sandwich. Both were great, and we were feeling pretty chuffed with life warming...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Rothiescot, General Manager at The Druie, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Wow, I've never thought of chocolate bit slice as life changing - thank you for this amazing review. Where do I start to respond? Delighted you would thoroughly recommend the clay shooting and that you enjoyed the cullen skink, soup, salmon sandwich and the log...More

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Michael1232014
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Rothiescot | Property representative |
Thank you for asking, I can’t say honestly that we do, or not as well as we should. We would like to do more for Vegans, however, The Druie was developed to to offer our own outstanding home baking to go with our specially... More
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morvmack
October 24, 2016|
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Response from Rothiescot | Property representative |
The Druie's outside tables are in a safe, walled area in front of Rothiemurchus Centre and are enjoyed by many dogs and their owners. They have the same menu and service as the tables inside. Only guide dogs can go into the... More
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Traveltimes57
August 25, 2015|
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Response from Rothiescot | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest - One Pot Borrowed is a 'pop up' fine dining restaurant owned and run by Al Heaney and Ellie Honeybourne which uses the same dining room, prep kitchen and kitchen as the Druie cafe restaurant... More
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