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Ghillies Cellar Bar & Bistro

) #10 of 14 Restaurants in Kingussie $$ - $$$ , , British
Newtonmore Road | Duke Of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie PH21 1HE, Scotland
+44 1540 661302
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crisps” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
Pub, Bar, British, Scottish
$$ - $$$
Newtonmore Road | Duke Of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie PH21 1HE, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been to this bar within the Duke of Gordon Hotel over a few years (many) It has appeared in the past in the basement and in its current location, the front corner of the Hotel. The only problem with this bar is that...More

Thank Trotter49
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Ghillies for lunch and were the only patron's there. We ordered a mix of hot and cold sandwiches which were all pretty good. (I enjoyed the hot pork roll with stuffing and gravy). The service was very friendly but a little slow....More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had pre dinner drinks here. Service Ok lager and wine prices average. Didn't eat here so cannot comment on food quality.

Thank marilynb678
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped here last weekend as it was past lunch and I really needed food. I ordered soup and sandwiches, which I couldn't finish. The portion size was good - sandwiches are triple decked but it isn't needed. I ordered ham and sandwiches, which isn't...More

Thank LouB0404
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a drink on two occasions and found it to be clean and tidy very pleasant. The hotel attached is nice and well appointed.

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We had an ok lunch - nothing special - service ok. Seating outside was a bit old and wobbly Venison casserole nice

Thank Henriette88
Reviewed 27 April 2017

As mentioned in my review for the Duke of Gordon hotel this is a lovely little bar that is nice and relaxing. Good for a quiet few drinks. Nice atmosphere. Not too big and not too small.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Great service, roadside service station style food. Starter of chicken pate was ok but presentation was poor with only two oatmeal crackers and no butter with a tiny garnish of flaccid lettuce. The salmon was overlooked and dry with a small nod to vegetables (three...More

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We ate in this bistro only the once the food was awful the staff more interested in each other than in the customers would not recommend to anyone

Thank ian paul s
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had lunch in the Ghillies bar a couple of times, excellent service and food, the staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Margaret D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Pub, Bar, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newtonmore Road | Duke Of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie PH21 1HE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Kingussie
  • Phone Number: +44 1540 661302
  • E-mail
Ghillies Rest is attached to the Duke of Gordon Hotel and serves a full bar menu from 12pm until 8pm seven days a week. We serve a wide range of food from sandwiches to steaks and a mix of pub and restaurant style food. We serve alcoholic and none alcoholic beverages including alcohol free beer. Coffee and Tea is available inside and to take away so no need to rush if you have somewhere to be. Our Food and beverage staff are renowned for being very friendly and efficient and will make you feel very welcome. All major credit cards are accepted with the exception of diners club and american express.
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