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Mountain Cafe

111 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
+44 1479 812473
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 1,332 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to relax with great coffee and cake and take in the view. Breakfasts are also great and instead of queuing for a table they now have a buzzer system that alerts you when table is free.

Thank Hammilton2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

another fantastic visit to this aviemore institution. the buzzers saving queuing on the stairs is great. staff so helpful and friendly. no wonder you win so many awards.

Thank robmaxteduk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in and out in 10 mins with a brown paper bag with a 2 sandwich's individually wrapped in tin foil, initially thought it was 2 sandwich's in each tin wrap, but surprisingly was just one. best sandwich's I have ever bought - cheese one was...More

Thank High-Land-Standards
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst staying in Aviemore for a couple of nights we ventured into town in search of a coffee and a slice of cake and we were lucky enough to find the Mountain Cafe. This cafe is located above an outdoor equipment / clothing store and...More

Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was with a Group of friends travelling in Scotland & we found this gem in Aviemore!! Had breakfast & Lunch here! Awesome food, beautifully presented! Owned by Kiwi's & I love that about it too. It was a little busy but they give you...More

Thank Laureen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best place to eat in Aviemore, soup & scones amazing. Cakes to die for. Expect a wait as is always busy, but definitely worth waiting for

Thank rebatod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best coffee and cake in town. Great service and always buzzing. Good shop below. Amazing bacon rolls too!

Thank kHolding
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great lunch spot with view to the Cairngorms from the upper level restaurant. Great soup and savory scone for lunch. Others tried the burger - cooked just right. Tea and coffee followed by delicious gluten-free cake - could something this good really be gluten-free......apparently yes!...More

Thank Notnab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After loads of years coming to Aviemore we finally went here and it was excellent- no wonder it is always queued out ! Food was fresh and tasty and well presented. Portions are big and you end up stuffed 😊 Really nice staff who were...More

Thank Broxylady
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had heard great things about this cafe and we weren't disappointed. Great cafe menu. Reasonable price. Due to popularity you may have to wait for a table at peak periods but you can take a buzzer device shopping and it will tell you when...More

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Questions & Answers
14 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Kirsten G | Property representative |
No you can always pass the queue to get takeaway. We do everything takeaway from all menus. Thanks
Mich P
7 October 2016|
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Response from juliemaie | Reviewed this property |
No it is not. It is really small inside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 812473
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We use some of Scotland's best local produce to create healthy, wholesome & interesting food with a Kiwi twist. We opened our doors in 2004 and have been gaining awards and accolades for our antipodean style coffees, delicious breakfasts, superb lunches & fresh home baking ever since. Our service is friendly & casual with a professional team from all over the world. The café offers excellent views of the Cairngorm Mountains - enjoy our balcony area during summer and the cosy log burner to sit by during the winter months. All the pictures are of our food - why not come in and sample our hospitality when you are in the area next?
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