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“Bring a book!!”
Review of Mountain Cafe

Mountain Cafe
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Aviemore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Scottish
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: We use some of Scotland's best local produce to create healthy, wholesome & interesting food with a Kiwi twist. We opened our doors in 2004 and have been gaining awards and accolades for our antipodean style coffees, delicious breakfasts, superb lunches & fresh home baking ever since. Our service is friendly & casual with a professional team from all over the world. The café offers excellent views of the Cairngorm Mountains - enjoy our balcony area during summer and the cosy log burner to sit by during the winter months. All the pictures are of our food - why not come in and sample our hospitality when you are in the area next?
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
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“Bring a book!!”
Reviewed August 24, 2014

We arrived on a Saturday morning for breakfast and were lucky to get straight to a table. Although the food was fantastic and their counter brimming with cakes and scones looked delicious, it was such a long wait (over half an hour) the experience was spoiled.

Visited August 2014
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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Outstanding breakfasts and lunches”
Reviewed August 20, 2014

We first found this cafe 4 years ago. On our recent honeymoon to Aviemore we ignored the hotel breakfast and went to the Cafe instead. The food is all freshly prepared form high quality ingredients. The breakfast range is outstanding and very good value for money. The pancakes are amazing. We returned several tiems for lunch as well ,the sweetcorn fritters were a revelation. Huge portions, great prices. A must visit place in Aviemore. Great menu for kids as well

  • Visited August 2014
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Desborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good cafe”
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Lunch visit. Paninis, curly fries and coffees all round. Good food and tasty. Cakes on offer looked amazing! But left that for another day. Service average. Would recommend for a lunch or coffee.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Louise R
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Portsmouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Simply the best burger I've ever had!”
Reviewed August 16, 2014

My friends and I made a visit to the highland region of Scotland. Whilst in Aviemore, we paid a visit to the mountain cafe. It's a very popular destination and it's not uncommon to have to wait for a while to be seated. Don't let this put you off! The food is of a very high standard and the service is great and friendly. You must try the burger!! Simply perfect and the cake selection is amazing. Good work team, well done and see you again

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Fraser R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Worth the wait! ”
Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Firstly- do not be put off by what might be a reasonable wait for a table- it is worth it!
We visited twice during our stay in Aviemore. First for cake and tea where we were spoilt for choice with an amazing selection of cakes and lots of options for my gluten and dairy free brother. Their beetroot and chocolate cake is to die for and I really wish cakes were calorie free so I could try them all.
Our second visit was for lunch and this was one of our best meals during our stay. The paninis and fritters were great and the burgers were also very good. The ambience here is great and if I didn't live nearly 8 hours away I would be here everyday. Superb!

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