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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We came across the Pottery Bunkhouse/Coaldair Pottery on a trip through out the north of Scotland. We stopped of for a coffee and were amazed at the selection of cakes available. The young man who does the baking is an artist, so if you find yourself in this part of the world make a detour and pop in.

Thank Sandy M
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Was out walking and called in only to be told abruptly that dogs not allowed - even though their overflow room was completely empty. Not unreasonable to expect a more accommodating attitude in an out of the way coffee shop when most of their clientele must be walkers and quite likely to have dogs. Go somewhere more friendly!

2 Thank Strictly S
Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

As we entered the cafe, the owner was engrossed in a loud conversation scoffing at former customers. We waited 5 minutes for service and there was none. We had to ask to be served. We were not acknowledged at all. Very rude, we wont be back.

2 Thank Carolyn B
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The owner is great; we forgot to buy dinner and after a long (42 km) hike, there's nothing worse than going to bed without a proper meal. The owner offered us what she had from her own kitchen, how many people would do that? Accommodation is basic but clean, I can recommend this to any hiker. Oh and the scones... More 

Thank Bart d
Western Isles
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I have visited this cafe many times over the years, but this was my second visit since the cafe extension opened - it is not an improvement! The new cafe is completely devoid of atmosphere and the conversations at other tables are easily overheard. The food, whilst good, was totally overpriced (£4 for a slice of cake), the seats were... More 

3 Thank CAM59
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169 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Stopped here on our way home from Fort Augustus. Great café. A lovely warm welcome. OH enjoyed the soup and a fruit scone while I had the gluten free tart. All very nice. A look round the gift shop and a couple of unexpected purchases were made.

Thank handbagscotland
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381 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

First visit to this lovely little cafe all on its own in beautiful , quiet countryside. An ideal stopping point if heading to or from Skye via this route. A delightful find.Best gingerbread I've tasted.Really nice looking baking on offer and the eating area inside and out is a pleasure to be in.Good Tain pottery crockery too. A cookery book... More 

Thank Scotlandmac
Pickering, United Kingdom
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581 reviews
146 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We have visited several times now and the cakes are always amazing. Especially the carrot cake which was sold out once again when I visited. But I did try another cake, forget the name now, and it was very good. We also had soup and a roll which was very tasty. Go up the A9 and across at Dalwhinnie if... More 

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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

Like other reviewers attracted by their street signage, we stopped for some strong coffee to keep us going for our drive from Skye to St Andrews. The young gentleman was very courteous, and the drip coffee was one of the best we've had while in Scotland. We were tempted by their interesting clothing and gifts made locally and left with... More 

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59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

Good clean bunkhouse with decent kitchen, showers and drying room. Warm and cosy all year round. Great location for a climber / mountaineer: you can easily go east or west from here depending on the weather and be to most of the good spots in about an hour. Not the biggest place on earth but mid week there's more than... More 

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Address: Laggan Bridge | Inverness-shire, Inverness PH20 1BT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness
Number of rooms: 5
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Pottery Bunkhouse Inverness, Scotland
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