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Cafe Bistro

57 High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HX, Scotland
+44 1540 661766
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  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
57 High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HX, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my first visit, and it certainly won't be my last. Excellently cooked good food, and fantastic service, even although we were a party of 10 running a little late, and another large party came in shortly afterwards, the service was streets ahead of...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New owners. They are lovely. Made us feel welcome. Drinks very reasonable. Parking good. Well worth a visit

Thank Sue E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled on this bistro for lunch and so glad we did. Our meals were cooked to order (macaroni cheese) and served with warm granary bread. Food was lovely & very reasonable. Service was extremely friendly & efficient. Very pleased we visited!

Thank snowangelmrsp
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Just had our second year Xmas lunch here and what a difference a year makes. Last year was good but everything has come on leaps and bounds. The service, food and overall ambience made this superb. Well done to Andy and his team a great...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here, found the service to be great, reasonable prices and tasty food. Only one minor gripe was that the food for each of us arrived at slightly different times.

Thank nick_aitch
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Reserve!!!!! Dinner Fri and sat only. BYOB!!!! But coop is open till 10 for booze. Fish was awesome! Good portions and lots of vegs. Young but keen staff. Friendly owner. We went twice as not a lot of choice in Kingussie and it was great

Thank drillerkc74
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We found this restaurant in the street was our hotel. What a finding! it is not a traditional Scottish restaurant but it is very good. One tip: you can bring your own drink.

Thank Deu-meParaIsto
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great Staff, Great Food, Came upon Cafe Bistro during a boys walking weekend in Kingussie last weekend." I use the word "Boys" but we are all in our Sixties" so was great find. Bring your own bottle is a great idea and as there was...More

Thank ferox85823
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Called in for lunch, had the best steak toasted sandwich in Scotland !! The food is fantastic, the bistro is comfortable and tastefully decorated, the owner was friendly and had time to chat to us. It is such a great place to eat we travelled...More

Thank PandTandMabel
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were certain to make reservations for a Friday night dinner as we were told that the place fills up quickly. While we were there, several couples were turned away due to lack of room. We were able to bring in our own bottle of...More

Thank geismom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Kingussie
  • Phone Number: +44 1540 661766
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