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The Cairngorm Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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77 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PE, Scotland
+44 1479 810233
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't stay but did go in twice on two days for drinks and food. It's a lovely venue, very welcoming. The food was very good. I had chicken stuffed with black pudding and mash and was very tasty. My wife had pulled pork which she said was great and very filling. Usual kids stuff although my sons fish fingers... More 

Thank derek5176
Moray, Scotland
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119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though it was very busy the food, beer and service were all very good. As ever the portions are very large.

Thank TheFeb
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Reliable good food and plenty of it. Perfect for family eating and friends. Haven't tried buffet but menu is wide ranging

Thank BigDDE
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here with the family in a cold wet day, we all loved our food and every plate was cleared. Says it all really, staff all friendly and attentive too.

1 Thank scott s
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a coach trip around part of the Scottish Highlands we were offered a comfort stop in Aviemore. It was grey, cold, windy and raining. We weren't in the mood for shopping and strolling along the main street was not an attractive option. So we dived into the Cairngorm Hotel as a refuge. We were made to feel welcome and... More 

2 Thank lyndsay0
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic lunch on a cold Saturday. Popped in for a late lunch after a day on the mountain. Had the butterfly Cajun chicken, it was delicious , perfectly cooked, with a side of black pudding Bon-bons and onion rings. Friends had the haggis lasagne and the steak and ale pie , both were great. Fantastic portion size and good value... More 

Thank neilm57
Alexandria, Virginia
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got into town late and the restaurant was crowded. My dad had muscles and said the cream sauce they were in was one of the best he’s ever had. There are plenty of choices to satisfy any tastes and the desserts were also very tasty.

Thank Malibu_Man1901
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been coming to this place for a number of years now and never had a bad experience or meal Staff always friendly and welcoming New Years Eve party exellent

Thank Jacqueline M
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped here on our first night and had a lovely steak. Desserts looked fantastic and we will have to pop back to sample another evening.

Thank MatthewOG_1983
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was superb in this restaurant! Starters and mains were cooked to a very high standard. The scallops and black pudding starter was defiantly a highlight! Staff were lovely and a pleasant dining experience. Also if you attend the quiz night you also get offered free stovies (winner winner)!

Thank Kirsty K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $19
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1PE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 810233

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