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The Tipsy Laird

68 High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HZ, Scotland
+44 1540 661708
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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68 High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to pull off A9 between Perth and Inverness for lunch. Nice roaring fire and appetising menu. Service was quick and reasonably priced. Food was tasty, well cooked and hot. Staff friendly and efficient. Couldn’t ask for more for a brief stopover. Would definitely...More

Thank SkiDocEdzell
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Better than normal pub food. Not just fried whatever. Pleasant but inexperienced staff. Overall a good place to eat

Thank drillerkc74
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We visit this place two times on this vacation It is great for a beer. The food is as it is when you have a restaurant and a bar together. The Focus will often be on the bar

Thank Palle K
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Good Staff with a sense of humour. Service was good. Party of 3 Senior Walkers. Selection of beers and ales first class.

Thank ferox85823
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Yum. Great terrine, great burger.. real meat. Well cooked steak. we walked in off the street. WHat a find.

Thank Jakki C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited the Tipsy Laird on our recent stay in the area, and were quite pleased with our choice. They have updated their restaurant so they now take credit cards. All of our meals were quite tasty, and the beer selection was great. I opted...More

Thank geismom
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had a meal here while staying in nearby B&B, table was booked for us by the owners of B&B & it was a good choice, it was aTuesday night but the place was still very busy I think we were lucky to get a...More

Thank FergieCumbria
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We were recommended this place and on first view looks a pretty reasonable pub restaurant. We were a table of 8, service was on a sluggish side but friendly. Sadly I ordered the macaroni - I wish I hadn't. What arrived was a dreadful mushroom,...More

Thank michael186311
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Had dinner here while staying in the area for one night. Nice real ale and the menu was good and quite inventive and certainly good value. Unfortunately the service was patchy and varied from very friendly and good to borderline surly and poor. This spoilt...More

2  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this place to eat by the B&B we stayed at. We went on a Wednesday night and the place was nearly full. Even though we arrived without a reservation they found us a table. The menu is small but there is something...More

Thank takerbabe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Kingussie
  • Phone Number: +44 1540 661708
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Dinner served Wednesday to Sunday, last orders 8.45pm. Lunch served Thursday to Sunday, last orders 2.45pm. Under new management since August 2016, The Tipsy Laird is a traditional village pub in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park with a great range of local Malt Whiskies, Scottish Gins & Cask Ales, and a fantastic food offering at affordable prices, with daily specials as well. The Tipsy Laird boasts a stunning South facing beer garden, perfect for lunch on a weekend or a quiet pint in the evening. Or if you prefer the indoors, we have plenty of seating in the bar & restaurant areas, with a roaring fire for the winter months. We are family & dog friendly, although please note persons under the age of 18 (this includes babies) are not permitted on the premises after 8.30pm unless consuming a meal. Please note that restaurant service concludes at 9pm every night. Dinner reservations are recommended, especially from May - September & during school holiday times.
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