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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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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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 1 week ago 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

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked this place a lot, the best in town and wid its location at centre of the town.. no one wud deny to go der again if they make their first visit.. the cafe has everything to thrill the customers and contains almost all...More

Thank gahsjddk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got my first meal and it was full of bones as I ordered chowder, expectation of bones but not that much, I then asked for soup instead nearly 1/2 the price but they still charged me for it. My partner got the burger but it...More

1  Thank cjad98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never disappointed by this small restaurant, portion size is large, food is fresh and staff are helpful, so popular you struggle to find a seat sometimes but definitely worth the wait. Sunday morning breakfast is a real treat.

Thank TomRodger989
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

AMAZING. You must go. Lovely staff. The best coffee Ive had in ages. Delicious food, incredible cakes and lots of produce to buy in store.

Thank Berryktravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location even better if you're lucky enough to get a parking space right outside. Great food & fantastic staff. Hand drier has as much power as a stick!

Thank TreeMen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit was on our first morning in Aviemore, just off the sleeper train. Epic cooked breakfast...my hubbie and I shared a cooked breakfast and a veggie breakfast. Delicious beef sausages, amazing black pudding and lovely homemade tomato on veggie breakfast. Then visited yesterday afternoon...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we've visited Aviemore we've came here for breakfast and it's never disappointed us once. When we go we expect to wait because it's so popular and we're always delighted when we get served relatively quickly. Sometimes we have had to wait a little...More

Thank Tina M
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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
8 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
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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