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“Lovely Lunch”

The Boat Hotel Bistro
Price range: $11 - $31
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Boat Bistro & Bar. There are few places in the Cairngorm National park where food, wine and location come together as beautifully as The Boat Bistro, we showcase rustic and seasonal fare and re-imagined classics, featuring vegetables, fruits and herbs grown locally combined with produce sourced from the British Isles. Poached, squeezed, pressed, steamed, grilled, wilted, roasted, battered and seared. Our utterly delicious food, from first thing in the morning to last thing at night, will melt on your tongue and always leave you wanting more. Our menus comprise contemporary interpretations of classic British dishes. Our Lunch and Dinner menus also feature daily Best of British specials. It almost goes without saying that we use fresh, local, seasonal produce as the norm.Breakfast offers you a range of cold dishes and freshly baked pastries from the larder. As well as a fully cooked Scottish breakfast, you can order anything from delicate smoked Scottish Haddock to meltingly beautiful Eggs Florentine. If there’s anything else you’d like to eat, just ask. We’re not too posh or proud to make boiled egg and soldier. The Osprey Bar is warm and welcoming, the perfect place to meet, the bar is full of quiet corners. Tuck yourself away with a paper. Enjoy a quiet romantic moment. The Boat Bistro & Bar, you'll find:Best of British specials every day.Breakfast, lunch and dinner, contemporary interpretations of traditional dishes using fresh local produce. Extensive malt whisky selection. Early Bird Dining. We welcome everyone to experience the Bistro & Bar, including guests not staying at the hotel.
Reviewed March 21, 2013

We popped in for the soup & sandwich deal for a late lunch. We were warmly welcomed when walked into the hotel & again when we entered the restaurant.

We went in about 2.30pm & we were the only people there. I can only assume it was because their lunch service was nearly done. We only wanted something fairly light so soup & a sandwich was ideal. Both were lovely. The waiter was very attentive.

The bistro is nice & cosy with a roaring log fire & stunning views. We will definitely be back.

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Thank linds79
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Boat Hotel M, Front Office Manager at The Boat Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor and for sharing your comments with other travellers. Our soup and sandwich deal is very popular and I am glad to read that you were not disappointed.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind regards,

Shona MacLachlan
Front Office/Reservations Manager

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Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

Great food and excellent table by the fire. One of the best fish and chips I have had in a restaurant and served in news paper!! Loved it.

Staff were very good but a tad too formal.

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Thank hammy08
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Boat Hotel M, Front Office Manager at The Boat Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to read that this was one of the best fish and chips you have had and will certainly pass over your comments to the chef.

Kind regards,

Shona MacLachlan
Front Office/Reservations Manager

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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Stayed for 2nights 17thmarch on KGB deal hotel was extremely comfortable and lovely and warm much appreciated as it was very cold outside. The real fires were a bonus. We ate in hotel both nights and thoroughly enjoyed everything, good sized portions, breakfasts also very good with wide selection. Staff were friendly and helpful would recommend.

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Thank dianaswim74
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Boat Hotel M, Front Office Manager at The Boat Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your fantastic 5 star review on the Boat Hotel Bistro and for sharing your review with other travellers. I am delighted to read you had an enjoyable time with us and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Kind regards,

Shona MacLachlan
Front Office/Reservations Manager

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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We booked a table for a family dinner and we were sitting by a nice round table next to fireplace which was very cosy, the reastaurant had a good atmosphere with the very helpfull and extremly pleasant staff. The choice of dishes was superb, the food was excellent and good value, the service was amazing. We had a lovely dinner and time at the restaurant! Couldn't ask for more! Will definitely be back!

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Thank Marie M
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Boat Hotel M, Front Office Manager at The Boat Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review of the Boat Hotel Bistro on TripAdvisor and for advising others of your experience with your family.

We hope to welcome you back very soon.

Kind regards,

Shona MacLachlan
Front Office/Reservations Manager

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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We were there twice and every time was lovely. Great food, excellent service, attentive staff and amazing atmosphere. Can recommend for everyone.

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Boat Hotel M, Front Office Manager at The Boat Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review of the Boat Hotel Bistro, I am pleased to read that you had a lovely meal with us and hope to welcome you back very soon.

Kind regards,

Shona MacLachlan
Front Office/Reservations Manager

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