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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent excellent! We have been coming to the Auld Alliance for a long time . On each and every occasion we have eaten superbly and sampled great wines recommended by Lydie. However , last weekend we stayed overnight for the first time. We had a most charming room with lovely views over the valley. What a nice and highly appreciated...

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Thank izabela c
London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner at the ' Auld Alliance ' is the epitome of gourmet cuisine with seasonally inspired menus matched with excellent wines. A recent menu well illustrates the high standard of cooking , equivalent to some ' Michelin ' starred restaurants :- Amuse Bouche - Roquefort panna cotta on beetroot coulis toasted cashew nuts ; Appetizer - Lightly pan fried monkfish...

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lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance, responded to this review

Thank you for the amazing review which left me totally speechless!

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Spent 2 lovely nights here on a bed and breakfast basis while visiting family. Marketed as "A Taste of France in the Highlands", it lives up to its billing. The owner is from the south of France and we enjoyed the best croissants ever while perusing the breakfast menu. I chose the fruit compote (delicious) my daughter plumped for the...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This place is an undiscovered gem! Fantastic French cooking using local produce. A must go for food lovers...worth making the effort to travel there. Worth trying the tasting wine with each course. A real treat.

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lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and delighted you enjoyed the Set menu and hope to welcome you again. Lydie

Middelburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We found this accommodation in Kingussie, the capital of Badenoch in the Scottish Highlands (close to Inverness). It’s a small, lively town right beside the famous river Spey in the midst of the glorious Cairngorms National Park. This hotel proved to be a perfect hub for visiting the area and National Park. One can start several hikes in front of...

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lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and look forward to welcoming you back soon.Lydie

travelling scot
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My husband stayed there on business and thought it was a great place to stay but never had a chance to sample dinner so as I was up for a night he booked in for dinner. G&T's in front of a roaring log fire started the evening off then we carried on with 4 courses of amazing food! Paired with...

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Thank catrun
Reviewed 2 September 2016

A really terrific B&B in Kingussie, which is in the Central Highlands and close to Inverness and the Northern Highlands. Such a great establishment and a really nice host. Our bedroom room was extremely comfortable, clean and inviting and the common area/living room with it's fire and decorations made the whole experience so enjoyable. And the breakfasts? 5 star. From...

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Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Lydie offers a warm welcome and the house is beautifully and tastefully restored to reflect a French and Scottish culture. The bedroom was spacious and comfortable with a fine view across to the hills. We only had breakfast but it was carefully prepared with home and local produce and home baked croissants. Lydie is a wonderful cook. There is great...

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Thank Nicky T
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Really nice hotel with lots of character but updated. The breakfasts were amazing in novelty, quality and amount. We also had a wonderful dinner there one night that was very special. If we ever go back to the Cairngorm area, this is where we would certainly stay.

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Well, what a fantastic experience this was, a real treat to go here for an evening meal. Pre dinner drinks in the lounge with open log fire, then an absolutely lovely meal created by Lydie Bocquillon the chef and owner of the Auld Alliance Kingussie. I have eaten at many fine restaurants and i can tell you that the food...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Auld Alliance

Address: Viewmount East Terrace, Kingussie PH21 1JS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Kingussie
Price Range: $129 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Auld Alliance 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“A view of the valley”
 of 5 bubbles 472izabelac, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Mountain / valley view.”
 of 5 bubbles Barebum60, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front have a lovely view on the valley and hills”
 of 5 bubbles PetervanderGiessen, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Nothing to add.”
 of 5 bubbles DennisVance, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms overlook the hills”
 of 5 bubbles LaFrost30, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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