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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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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

During my three visits, the Restaurant was very busy, I heard waiting times for a table being quoted as 30-40 minutes and customers were prepared to wait that long. That in itself says a lot about the place.. The Menu is varied with all the usual options available and the staff (many) were all cheerful and pleasant in their interaction... More 

Thank Locophile
United Kingdom
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Delicious food, many many choices. Only you cannot book for dinner so it is a turn up and find out who long the wait will be to eat.

Thank HopeCaladonia
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed dinner at the hotel one evening. Bit of a wait for a room - but it was October break. Very organised, providing "buzzers" to let you know when your table was available. Service was great, very experienced and capable staff; taking orders quickly, anticipating questions and suggesting options. Food was good, very large portions, so we stuck to one... More 

Thank Susan S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just to say thank you to the staff in the lounge bar last night. We had a lovely evening. Made a change being on the other side of the bar as I usually work in my local in Turriff on a sat night. All of you were doing a great job

Thank Susan M
Aberdeen, Scotland
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Told off by bar man for having a pie in outside seats after asking for some chips in bar and told to go to the restaurant. We had only spent £150 so told him to poke it and left the place. Great business sense....

1 Thank tomstermcl
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having drank and ate in here over the years, I knew I should have came here first, rather than where I tried to go to, got seated very quickly staff were pleasant. Lots to choose from off the menu. Order was taken and food arrived reasonable quickly despite it busy and dinner time. Food was fresh and very filling, even... More 

Thank taramoonstone
Perth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We holiday in Aviemore every October and always visit the Cairngorm Hotel restaurant. This year we only managed lunch on a Monday afternoon. As always the staff were friendly and attentive, and the restaurant and toilets were clean. We arrived about 12.30 and the restaurant was already quite busy but luckily were seated straight away. The food was excellent as... More 

Thank Melane Y
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a few meals here ...always good. Reasonable prices. Family friendly. Busy pub, great ambience. Good beers. Kids OK till 9.30pm. great for Footie on the TV if you're up north on holidays. Regular haunt when up here.

Thank jhampsey
Grantown-on-Spey, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have been to the Cairn before but there is now an overwhelming feeling that the place is in terminal decline. There is little to no atmosphere and the whole establishment seems tired with little effort made to cheer the place up. Waiters are often perfunctory in their duties to say the least and the food is tired and tasteless with... More 

Thank Mark H
Carrbridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like the cairngorm hotel for a meal out .The food is always cooked to perfection.The staff are so in the UK by pleasant and helpful.Craig the restaurant manager keeps everyone on their toes We are regular customers and always tell friends family or anyone we meet on our travels to go to the Cairngorm Hotel and they won't be... More 

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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
$12 - $18
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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?