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Active Cafaidh

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Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
441479780000
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice to have gluten free options here. Staff very friendly. The restaurant is upstairs and has the California like atmosphere. Very reasonably priced!

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Thank la2londonguy
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing (all day ) Breakfasts nice coffee the cakes looked amazing , along with nice welcoming staff highly I would highly recommend :)

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Thank Henny970
Aviemore, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long morning walk decided to have a hot chocolate with all the trimmings. Chocolate did come with all the trimmings, unfortunately the chocolate drink itself was cold and very watery. I took it back explained the problem and had a coffee instead. My advice if you are wanting a hot drink stick to their coffee and teas. Didn't... More 

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Thank Macfarlane58
Inverness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for lunch, as the cafe that I would normally go to was closed. Lovely little place with friendly, helpful staff and a relaxed atmosphere, we didn't have to queue at all and were served very quickly. Being both vegetarian and gluten-free, I did struggle a little to find something that I could eat and went for a jacket... More 

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Thank SWest2016
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Popped in for a quick coffee and lunch last week. Good soup and coffee. Friendly service and less pricy than the competition up the road.

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1 Thank Peter D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for small snackeroo for lunch here. Gorgeous smoked salmon salad with strawberries. As always restful, calm and comfortable.

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Thank Lindesay I
Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Really nice to find a relaxed place to have a good coffee and tasty rocky road. Comfy sofas and no pressure to hurry.

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Thank GH364
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I stopped off here for a cake and coffee. I had the dark chocolate rocky road which was nice. Unfortunately the coffee was terrible and I couldn't drink it. It was very strong and bitter.

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Thank lauren842014
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Popped in for late breakfast and decided on the haggis omelette which was delicious and had plenty of haggis filling and lovely fresh salad. Staff helpful and friendly

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Thank loobs2016
Tadley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

service was slow, food very average, was recommended to visit here, been once and would never come again, atmosphere was dull

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Thank daveywayne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: 441479780000
Description
Active Cafaidh (Gaelic for Cafe) is the unique place in Aviemore to meet, eat & relax. Experience a friendly relaxed atmosphere and outstanding mountain views. Our food is all freshly prepared using the finest quality Scottish produce. Menu options include delicious savoury crepes, venison burgers, daring omelettes and hearty mountain platters with fresh soups prepared daily and superb coffee & home baking. We always have selections for people with special diets. Take time to browse our bookshop and Scottish music collection. The cafaidh has free Wi-Fi and 2 public access computers. We are available for private functions and are fully licensed offering a range of drinks including local beers, whisky cocktails & wines.Relax and enjoy the Active Cafaidh experience!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?