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“Excellent tea room”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Druie

The Druie
Ranked #14 of 61 Restaurants in Aviemore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $38
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Druie takes its name from the burn(river) that rushes behind the restaurant and always seems in a hurry to carry clear, sparkling mountain water from the Cairngorms to the River Spey. We are open daily 9.30am - 5.00pm for locally roasted coffee, locally sourced tasty lunches,leaf teas and delicious homemade cakes, with a focus on dishes prepared from lovingly home produced beef from our pedigree herd of Highland cattle,our velvety venison from the ancient forest of Rothiemurchus and seasonal produce from specialist producers, served in a relaxed, friendly environment. Whilst enjoying your coffee or lunch at the Druie, you can enjoy the exhibition of local artwork which changes each month, especially selected by Ellie, who manages the Gallery at Loch an Eilein and is also a member of Creative Cairngorms.
Larkhall, United Kingdom
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“Excellent tea room”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

Didn't have time for any activities but stopped for coffee and a scone. Absolutely delightful coffee and lovely home made scone with home made raspberry jam - delicious. Bit of a scone connoisseur and these were very good.

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“Delight at The Druie”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013

This restaurant is just one of the many attractions and activities that contribute to a great day out in Rothiemurchus in the Badenoch and Strathspey region of the Highlands of Scotland.

The food is great and there is a selection ranging from excellent sandwiches to full meals at lunchtime and the restaurant is also open for dinner. Soups are really good with a special mention of Cullen Skink, a Moray coast speciality consisting of smoked haddock and potatoes in a creamy liquid. Mmmm. The aforementioned sandwiches are full of flavour, generously filled and use mainly local ingredients. There is a good selection of the local Cairngorm Brewery beers to wash down the food.

In summer, we often eat outside but today, we chickened out and ate in the small but welcoming dining room. Staff are attentive, friendly and efficient. This is definitely one not to miss!

  • Visited October 2013
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Aviemore and the Cairngorms, United Kingdom
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“Don't miss the shop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Didn't actually eat here but visited the farm shop. Best venison I have ever tasted. Great range of produce. Go here before any ever else. Staff are welcoming and friendly too.

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“Great service, food and ambience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Popped in for lunch on a beautiful sunny October day. Served promptly at our table out in the sun. Delicious Cullen skink, tasty subs with salad and Cairngorm brewery ale to wash it all down. The baking is great too but no space for that on this visit! Well done Rothiemurchus.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Ratherbebiking
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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“Excellence”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stopped by for a morning coffee and scone. We were sat immediately and given a menu to choose. We both ordered Coffee and a cheese scone. My coffee, a dopio machiato, was perfectly presented with the right amount of milky froth on the top though which to drink the coffee, my wife's americano has a very good amount of crema. The cheese scones were perfection - only my wife makes better, wonderfully cheesey and moist something that is difficult to achieve for a cafe. All in all a great experience and I would thoroughly recommend a visit. Special thanks to Claire for taking such care with the coffees!

  • Visited September 2013
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