Best food in Cairngorms

Check out the top food in Cairngorms, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The House of Bruar
1. The House of Bruar
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49 local reviews
The House of Bruar, Pitagowan
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+44 1796 483236
Department storeArt galleryClothing store
Janet
The House of Bruar is widely acknowledged as Scotland’s most prestigious independent store, and its regal…
Libby
Just over an hour's drive, a trip to House of Bruar is a real must and a great day out. Often described as the…
Roy
While there are plenty of Scottish gift shops in Aviemore and locally, call in to The House of Bruar on your…
1. The House of Bruar
1. The House of Bruar
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49 local reviews
The House of Bruar, Pitagowan
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+44 1796 483236
Janet
Janet
The House of Bruar is widely acknowledged as Scotland’s most prestigious independent store, and its regal stature at the gateway to the…
Libby
Libby
Just over an hour's drive, a trip to House of Bruar is a real must and a great day out. Often described as the Harrods of the North it has a…
Roy
Roy
While there are plenty of Scottish gift shops in Aviemore and locally, call in to The House of Bruar on your way here or on your way home. …
2. The Old Bridge Inn
2. The Old Bridge Inn
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27 local reviews
23 Dalfaber Rd, Aviemore
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1479 811137
BarRestaurantFood
Carla
One of Aviemore's original pubs. Great food served by those in the know, local beers and drinks such as…
Emily
Great local food in a traditional pub setting. Great for an evening of dinner, drinks and entertainment. They…
Liz And Dave
A great cosy pub that does really excellent food. A low key and relaxed atmosphere, frequent live music and a…
2. The Old Bridge Inn
2. The Old Bridge Inn
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27 local reviews
23 Dalfaber Rd, Aviemore
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1479 811137
Carla
Carla
One of Aviemore's original pubs. Great food served by those in the know, local beers and drinks such as Inshriach Gin, made in a shed with a…
Emily
Emily
Great local food in a traditional pub setting. Great for an evening of dinner, drinks and entertainment. They are also renowned as a music…
Liz And Dave
Liz And Dave
A great cosy pub that does really excellent food. A low key and relaxed atmosphere, frequent live music and a roaring open fire all make…
3. Andersons Restaurant
3. Andersons Restaurant
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21 local reviews
Deshar Rd
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1479 831466
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Carla
A true gem. Run by the Anderson family of Boat of Garten, the food in this place is unique. Lovingly prepared…
Gwennie
A hidden gem in Boat of Garten serving the best of local produce. We sometimes walk there along the River…
Scott
Outstanding food with the best of local produce, freshly made bread, an amazing selection of homemade ice…
3. Andersons Restaurant
3. Andersons Restaurant
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21 local reviews
Deshar Rd
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1479 831466
Carla
Carla
A true gem. Run by the Anderson family of Boat of Garten, the food in this place is unique. Lovingly prepared and served perfectly…
Gwennie
Gwennie
A hidden gem in Boat of Garten serving the best of local produce. We sometimes walk there along the River Spey. There is a good foot path…
Scott
Scott
Outstanding food with the best of local produce, freshly made bread, an amazing selection of homemade ice cream - fantastic. Probably the…
4. Mountain Cafe
4. Mountain Cafe
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20 local reviews
111 Grampian Rd, Aviemore
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+44 1479 812473
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Angus
This has been one of our favourites in Aviemore for many years. The Mountain Café, with its award winning…
Mie
Great choices of cakes, drinks and food. Only thing is that there is often a queue to get a table at busy…
Marsaili
New Zealand inspired food, great for big yummy salads and all day breakfast.
4. Mountain Cafe
4. Mountain Cafe
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20 local reviews
111 Grampian Rd, Aviemore
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+44 1479 812473
Angus
Angus
This has been one of our favourites in Aviemore for many years. The Mountain Café, with its award winning menu, has really got its name on…
Mie
Mie
Great choices of cakes, drinks and food. Only thing is that there is often a queue to get a table at busy times. No reservation possible.
Marsaili
Marsaili
New Zealand inspired food, great for big yummy salads and all day breakfast.
5. Ailean Chraggan Hotel
5. Ailean Chraggan Hotel
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10 local reviews
Ailean Chraggan Hotel, Aberfeldy
01887 820346
LodgingPoint of interestEstablishment
Frances
You meet the locals, the food is good and they have a great selection of craft beers and whiskies The…
Craig
The food is all local fair. As such you will enjoy the quality ingredients, the convivial atmosphere. Great…
Dorothy
Great food, views, atmosphere. Dress up or down, child friendly. Walk out across Wades Bridge and take a torch…
5. Ailean Chraggan Hotel
5. Ailean Chraggan Hotel
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10 local reviews
Ailean Chraggan Hotel, Aberfeldy
01887 820346
Frances
Frances
You meet the locals, the food is good and they have a great selection of craft beers and whiskies The Breadlabane Bakery is a good old…
Craig
Craig
The food is all local fair. As such you will enjoy the quality ingredients, the convivial atmosphere. Great little bar area that serves…
Dorothy
Dorothy
Great food, views, atmosphere. Dress up or down, child friendly. Walk out across Wades Bridge and take a torch to walk home. Ask about…
6. Knockando Woolmill
6. Knockando Woolmill
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16 local reviews
Knockando Woolmill, Knockando
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
01340 810345
Establishment
Sandra
Great wee place never fails to please. Lovely food in the cafe, watch the weaving in progress, pick up a…
David
Beautiful working restoration of an old woollen mill. Good food as well.
6. Knockando Woolmill
6. Knockando Woolmill
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16 local reviews
Knockando Woolmill, Knockando
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
01340 810345
Sandra
Sandra
Great wee place never fails to please. Lovely food in the cafe, watch the weaving in progress, pick up a unique woven gift and just admire…
David
David
Beautiful working restoration of an old woollen mill. Good food as well.
7. Rowan Tree Country Hotel
7. Rowan Tree Country Hotel
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8 local reviews
Rowan Tree Country Hotel
01479 810207
RestaurantLodgingFood
Ron
Excellent food at reasonable prices in comfortable, traditional Highland and relaxed surroundings. About seven…
Rebecca
Top restaurant in the area for imagination. Amazing food - but not if you are on a budget. Great service and…
Wendy
Family run. Excellent service, food and value for money
7. Rowan Tree Country Hotel
7. Rowan Tree Country Hotel
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8 local reviews
Rowan Tree Country Hotel
01479 810207
Ron
Ron
Excellent food at reasonable prices in comfortable, traditional Highland and relaxed surroundings. About seven minutes' drive from The…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Top restaurant in the area for imagination. Amazing food - but not if you are on a budget. Great service and excellent food come at a price.
Wendy
Wendy
Family run. Excellent service, food and value for money
8. Rothesay Rooms Restaurant
8. Rothesay Rooms Restaurant
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6 local reviews
Rothesay Rooms Restaurant, Ballater
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
01339 753816
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Ann
The Prince of Wales opened this place last year to help Ballater recover from the devastating floods at the…
Janet
Fine dining for a special occasion. Seasonally-inspired, locally-sourced Scottish food, served in a…
Hazel
Very exclusive, food exquisite, booked up quickly. Owned by Duke of Rothesay (Prince Charles). Next door -…
8. Rothesay Rooms Restaurant
8. Rothesay Rooms Restaurant
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6 local reviews
Rothesay Rooms Restaurant, Ballater
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
01339 753816
Ann
Ann
The Prince of Wales opened this place last year to help Ballater recover from the devastating floods at the end of 2015. Not the cheapest…
Janet
Janet
Fine dining for a special occasion. Seasonally-inspired, locally-sourced Scottish food, served in a traditional Highland setting. Part of…
Hazel
Hazel
Very exclusive, food exquisite, booked up quickly. Owned by Duke of Rothesay (Prince Charles). Next door - gift shop sells gorgeous gifts…
9. The Inn On The Tay
9. The Inn On The Tay
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11 local reviews
The Inn On The Tay
01887 840760
LodgingEstablishment
Chris And Janet
Serves lunch and dinner. Great food. Sit and watch canoeists and rafters negotiate the rapids.
Deborah
Lovely quiet Inn with great food and lovely bar - and in walking distance!
Colin
Great food, nice atmosphere and stunning views of the River Tay.
9. The Inn On The Tay
9. The Inn On The Tay
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11 local reviews
The Inn On The Tay
01887 840760
Chris And Janet
Chris And Janet
Serves lunch and dinner. Great food. Sit and watch canoeists and rafters negotiate the rapids.
Deborah
Deborah
Lovely quiet Inn with great food and lovely bar - and in walking distance!
Colin
Colin
Great food, nice atmosphere and stunning views of the River Tay.
10. Cairngorm Hotel
10. Cairngorm Hotel
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8 local reviews
Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Jackie
The "Cairn" is a family favourite with us, no nonsense pub food and is always busy, don't worry if it looks…
Carla
Excellent old establishment, popular with locals and tourists alike due to its all round food, drink and…
Roy
Good and hearty Scottish fare with a busy bar with live music and right in the centre of Aviemore. The…
10. Cairngorm Hotel
10. Cairngorm Hotel
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8 local reviews
Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore
Jackie
Jackie
The "Cairn" is a family favourite with us, no nonsense pub food and is always busy, don't worry if it looks too packed though, go to…
Carla
Carla
Excellent old establishment, popular with locals and tourists alike due to its all round food, drink and entertainment scene. Good basic…
Roy
Roy
Good and hearty Scottish fare with a busy bar with live music and right in the centre of Aviemore. The Winking Owl about 500m north is a…
11. The Croft Inn
11. The Croft Inn
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4 local reviews
The Croft Inn
01807 590361
BarEstablishment
Elizabeth
Good pub food and relaxing atmosphere with choice of beers, wines and whisky.
11. The Croft Inn
11. The Croft Inn
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4 local reviews
The Croft Inn
01807 590361
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Good pub food and relaxing atmosphere with choice of beers, wines and whisky.
12. The Old Mill Inn
12. The Old Mill Inn
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9 local reviews
Mill Lane
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
01796 474020
BarLodgingEstablishment
Anne
Nice atmosphere, good food menu, normally has live music on Friday and Saturday nights. In town centre so 10…
Virginia
Lovely food, lovely staff, good atmosphere, good music at weekends, outside seating in summer.
Paul
Great food and a lively atmosphere
12. The Old Mill Inn
12. The Old Mill Inn
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9 local reviews
Mill Lane
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
01796 474020
Anne
Anne
Nice atmosphere, good food menu, normally has live music on Friday and Saturday nights. In town centre so 10 minute walk away.
Virginia
Virginia
Lovely food, lovely staff, good atmosphere, good music at weekends, outside seating in summer.
Paul
Paul
Great food and a lively atmosphere