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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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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I have just enjoyed a great 3 day break at this hotel. From the moment we arrived the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was quite compact but provided everything we required . The food was excellent and service very good. The bar has a very good choice of beers and spirits. A very nice... More 

Thank Graeme T
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My fiancé and I have just returned home from a 2 night stay at the cairngorm hotel in Aviemore and we were not impressed. On arrival we were greeted by the receptionist which was not very friendly, welcoming or helpful. It was my fiancées birthday the next day, which was the reason for the trip. I told the receptionist this... More 

Thank Chereen P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Great good. Plenty of choice. Drinks on expensive side though.

Thank Sharon S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here a few nights over the weekend of Thunder In the Glens. It was good quality food & the hotel really worked hard to cater for all the visitors. They even put on bands/entertainment outside which brought in a lot of customers. It was good value & good food👍🏻

Thank Deb0rahsp
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Attended the cairngorm hotel while visiting thunder in the glens as quite a few of the bands were playing there. The hotel was mega busy ( hoaching in fact) but the way the staff had arranged the queue and serving team made our short wait bearable. I Had heard stories of inflated drink prices when thunder was on but was... More 

Thank brusky12
Letham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We always eat here when visiting Aviemore and the food, staff and service never disappoints. Great choice on menu and prices very fair. Love it!!

Thank Helen L
Kincraig, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have eaten in the Cairngorm Hotel uite a few times, as I live nearby. It can be quite busy and they don't do reservations but there is a system with electronic buzzers and the staff are pretty good at estimating how long you might have to wait. I was there with visitors a few weeks back and we sat... More 

Thank lewisthomson11
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is quite traditional - great decor, bit olde worlde. We did not stay here but came for dinner. Lots of choice, in fact, too much choice - a sign of bought in food, not freshly prepared. A bit average - better choices out there

Thank monkeychops28
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of Scottish traditional dishes available here. The staff extremely friendly. The restaurant has traditional Scottish decorations, nice and clean. Will try to stay at the hotel at the next visit to the area.

Thank la2londonguy
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited 2 years ago and could not wait to go back, unfortunately this time it was only average. We could not decide what had changed as we were in a different room, the food was ok but this time it did not excite us.

Thank Haggis70

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $20
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, 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?