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Ptarmigan Dining

Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
+44 1479 861261
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good29%
  • Average43%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“cake” (5 reviews)
“cloud cover” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

Great views at the top of Cairngorm on a cold day so decided to have lunch in the restaurant. Fresh cooked to order fish and chips were lovely, goulash was hot, tasty although a tad underseasoned and served with rice or chips and very surprisingly...More

1  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Visited with family. Had great expectations of having a lovely lunch with lovely views..........didn't happen unfortunately. Food was pretty hum-drum. Similar to canteen style. We ended up opting for the soup and sharing sandwiches. Large queues which took an age to move......wasn't cheap either. The...More

Thank 3scottydogs
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Great views from top of Cairngorms. Food was good, but no special food for children, only small portions of what is on the menu. Sandwich fillings not really suitable for children and packs too big for children. Quite surprised as there are a lot of...More

1  Thank r0syth
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Clearly "tourist' prices for the food. So gave the main courses a miss. Staff nice enough. Did go for the Chocolate mountain £4 and an empire biscuit. Was actually a very good biscuit and the OTT chocolate drink was just what I needed. Daughter and...More

Thank Kaybe_1200
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Visited today. It's quite expensive so fine for a cuppa but wouldn't have a lunch here. It's more of a cafe than a restaurant but does the job.

1  Thank TheHoneymans
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The view from the restaurant is spectacular; the food significantly less so. We ordered some soups and a meal of sausages with fries and peas, for adults and kids. Even the kids barely managed to get the sausages down, and the quality of the side...More

3  Thank igal27
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Feel let down by the Restaurant, no option for a child unless they eat big portions, Not great options for a 5 year old or 3 year old. Went else were because of this. I will go again but take my own food...Also Please provide...More

1  Thank cufclfc
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is only a self-service cafe with a very limited menu. Whilst the views are spectacular the food is mediocre. Baked potato at £4.50 plus &1.20 per filling, 2 bowls of soup and roll for £9. Very overrated.

4  Thank Donnied010
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Went up on the funicular railway. I would say this is a cafe rather than a restaurant. Not too busy when we visited and we were lucky enough to sit in a comfy leather settee looking out of a large picture window onto the amazing...More

Reviewed 11 May 2015

The café gets lots of traffic from skiers, walkers and tourists who take the funicular but it's a bit shabby even so. I had a coffee in a cup that was heavily stained, the tables had not been wiped down properly and the floor was...More

1  Thank Chris Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 861261
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