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Giovanni's Italian Ristorante

AviemoreInverness-Shire, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
+44 344 879 9152
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good14%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“bolognese” (2 reviews)
“sundae” (2 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
AviemoreInverness-Shire, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed April 15, 2018

I stayed at the Macdonald Highland resort for one night after travelling up for a business meeting. I was hungry and I inquired about a restaurant on site and was given three choices. 1:Burger and a beer in the sports bar. 2: 'Fine dining' and...More

Thank annandstu
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We tried Giovannis as we had stayed in the Centre last year. The restaurant had little atmosphere but we were pleased that they could accommodate us. Our daughter had a pizza which was very nice but our bolognaise and prawn linguine were bland and quite...More

Thank DD2372014
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Just returned from a week's holiday to the Macdonald Resort in Aviemore and whilst we had a great time we were very disappointed with our visit to Giovanni's. Our first let down was on the Tuesday evening when we called the restaurant to take advantage...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Good sized menu with decent variety, ate in this restaurant twice during our stay at the resort. All meals enjoyed with good portion size and quick friendly service. Would recommend.

Thank annl5025
General M, General Manager at Giovanni's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Dear annl5025, Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your meal with us and I do hope we will have the chance to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Christo Botha General Manager

Reviewed February 15, 2018

Easy booking on line Attentive staff who wanted you to enjoy your evening Simple menu but had something for everyone Well presented cooked tasty food Fait price for what we had Nice mix of other diners Family friendly A very pleasant evening Food came out...More

Thank douglascallow
General M, General Manager at Giovanni's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Dear douglascallow, Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your meal with us. I do hope we have the chance to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Christo Botha General Manager

Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Having read some critical reviews about this place I was a bit sceptical about going but after a 3 course meal for me and my family we could find no fault. Food was beautifully prepared and very tasty and the prices we found were very...More

Thank John P
General M, General Manager at Giovanni's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Dear John P, Thank you for taking the time to write your review, I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your meal with us and I do hope we have the chance to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Christo Botha General Manager

Reviewed October 8, 2017

This is the Italian Restaurant on the Macdonalds Aviemore Resort. We found this restaurant a little expensive with not a lot of menu choice. Service was very good. Recommend booking ad can get very busy.More

Thank Sue R
General M, General Manager at Giovanni's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Dear Sue R, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry to hear that you found the prices a bit high, we do try to ensure that our prices are inline with other 4* hotels in the area but I...More

Reviewed September 3, 2017

The food was presented beautifully, i had the vegetarian platter. My son had the pizza. Food was hot and up to the standard, if not better than i had expected. The staff were very attentive although on arrival with 3 staff, no one seemed to...More

Thank Skybird2008
General M, General Manager at Giovanni's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2017

Dear Skybird2008, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and that the food was presented beautifully, I will pass on your comments to the team and I do hope we have the...More

Reviewed August 28, 2017

Fancy waiters could not make up for the poor supermarket food, My pasta dish was pasta sitting in a thin bed of mince spiced up, our sweet was a custard tart (bought in ) garnished with black currents to make it look good. Never again.More

Thank A G
General M, General Manager at Giovanni's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2017

Dear A G, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am sorry to see that you did not enjoy your meal with us, I will certainly pass on your comments to our executive chef and ask them to look into this...More

Reviewed July 29, 2017

Could not fault the food - we had a 3 course meal included in our deal at the resort, otherwise wouldn't necessarily have had so much to eat but we came out stuffed! The prosciutto bruschetta was lovely as was the bread selection with oils...More

Thank LindsRoss
MacdonaldAviemore, Guest Relations Manager at Giovanni's Italian Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Dear LindsRoss, Many thanks for your lovely review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal, the chocolate brownie is one of my favorites, but then the Haribo sundae does sound good! We hope to see you back at the resort and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: AviemoreInverness-Shire, Aviemore PH22 1PN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 344 879 9152
  • E-mail
Description
Giovanni's Italian Ristorante offers our a real taste of Italy, right at the heart of Macdonald Aviemore Resort. Our Italian restaurant is open for dinner all year round Friday and Saturday night, and daily during peak periods. We serve authentic Italian pizza and fresh pasta dishes, all complemented by a fabulous wine list, including fine Italian wines and quality beers. Our restaurant offers guests an engaging atmosphere, in a relaxed and informal environment for care-free dining.
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