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Aspects Restaurant

Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
+44 344 879 1952
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“scallops” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, International, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
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Reviewed April 29, 2015

Aspects Restaurant - a refined and comfortable restaurant, serving great meals, displayed beautifully and tasting fantastic (the choices of flavours and textures in each dish complement each other perfectly). The staff were fantastic, particularly Stephanie Frouillou, the Restaurant Supervisor, who, throughout our stay was always...More

Thank FionaB709
General M, General Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you found the staff to be helpful and I will ensure that the thye see your review. I am so lucky to have such a great...More

Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed in the Highlands Hotel many times but have always eaten in town, due to the bitter cold and an early start we decided to eat at the on site Aspects Restaurant. I thought it would be the usual fodder dressed up as...More

Thank Richard S
General M, General Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a positive review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to hear that your steak was one of the best that you have had. I will be sure to pass on all your comments...More

Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The food was very nice and well presented... The staff are polite and helpful... The ambiance is relaxing. The ground floor has a bar and log fire during cold weather...More

1  Thank madimadiL
General M, General Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. I am glad you enjoyed your meal with us. I will pass on the comments on to the team who will be delighted to hear them. We at the resort...More

Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the attached hotel and elected to eat there as my first choice (Old Bridge Inn) was full, and most of the others didn't appeal due to their busyness. Well, there is no doubt that the restaurant is very well appointed, with plenty...More

Thank Norman M
General M, General Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal with us, however I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay on the Resort. I will pass your comments onto the team...More

Reviewed December 25, 2014

I don't usually write reviews but after mine and my partners visit on christmas day I felt I had to. We chose here for our christmas day dinner and were very dissapointed. Firstly we were greeted by a man who for xmas was so misrable...More

4  Thank Chihuahualv
General M, General Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for posting your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I will pas your comments onto the team as our aim here at the Resort is to achieve and exceed our guest’s expectations,...More

Reviewed November 15, 2014

While our starter and main dishes were nice and well presented overall service was poor and dessert a disaster. After being told the chocolate fondant would "take 10-12 minutes in the oven" we had to ask where our deserts were at the 25minute point. They...More

Thank Wendy R
General M, General Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Trip Advisor. I am disappointed to hear that you would not dine here again. I do not and will not tolerate poor service from any area of the hotel. Please be assured...More

Reviewed October 11, 2014

We ate here twice when we stayed at MacDonald resort (November 2013 and June 2014) and were disappointed. Food was pretty poor. Fish was tiny and was all shrivelled up and the chips were old. Not once did staff ask us if everything was OK....More

1  Thank Harry N
General M, General Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2014

Dear Guest, I am disappointed and surprised to read that you would not return to Aspects. One of the things that sets Macdonald Hotels and Resorts apart is our dedication to serving only the highest quality food, using the finest seasonal ingredients and sourcing the...More

Reviewed August 12, 2014

Our group enjoyed a lovely meal at this restaurant in the Highlands. The waitstaff were personable and very pleasant. The food was delicious with top notch presentation. My appetizer was a soup with potato and leek that tempted me to lick the bowl. I had...More

Thank Ragazza14
General M, Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on trip advisor. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This is the fourth time Mt wife and I and once again we really enjoyed the whole experience. Sure, the cocktails in the bar are a little expensive and the wine prices are definitely at posh hotel levels. But the food is fantastic - always...More

Thank Alistair M
General M, Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2014

Thank you for your positive review on trip advisor. The management team and staff look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Kindest regards Lindsey Randall Operations Manager

Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

But the star of the show let it down (main course). Opted for the ribeye steaks but unfortunately they were nothing to write home about, flavourless and overcooked. Service, canapés and wine however were very nice.More

1  Thank minesap1nt
General M, Manager at Aspects Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on trip advisor. I am pleased to her that your enjoyed the canapés and wine. I am sorry to hear that the steak let us down. I will certainly pass this on to our Head...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland (Formerly Aspects Restaurant & Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 344 879 1952
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Description
Welcome to Aspects Restaurant located in the 4-star Macdonald Highlands Hotel within Macdonald Aviemore Resort in the heart of the Cairngorms. It is our dedication to serving only the highest quality food that makes our hotel restaurants stand out from the crowd. Our chefs take time to source the finest seasonal ingredients and to work with many local producers highlighting our ongoing commitment to provenance and traceability. Our Aspects menu is no exception. Relax and take in our view over the Cairngorms whilst enjoying premium grass fed Scottish beef, local lamb, the finest salmon from Aberdeenshire and turbot from Shetland to name a few. T
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