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The Tipsy Laird

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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68 High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HZ, Scotland
+44 1540 661708
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:30 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only dropped in for a pint, found the staff to be very friendly and they had a good choice of beers.

Thank Mike P
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate dinner here 2 nights in a row during our recent weekend visit to Kingussie. The food was brilliant, the staff were great and most importantly to us - they were so welcoming to our dog who was travelling with us. The staff made an effort to speak to her and offered her water too. It was a great... More 

Thank Hayley S
Dalry, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The three of us enjoyed a late dinner here. Our excitable dog was welcomed too. I opted for the burger as did my son. My daughter went for the macaroni. The burger itself was excellent. It was obviously of great quality and hand made. Accompanied with onion rings, chips and salad it was the perfect dinner after a long journey.... More 

Thank pandos9
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprise for a small town like Kingussie to find a restaurant like that. The food tooks quite a long time but it was worth it - well presented and very good. Definitely recommended

Thank Janice K
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to our local pub for a meal for he first time since it was under new management. Locals and visitors were talking together in the relaxed atmosphere with Highland hospitality. Food was soooo good been back twice. Home made and big portions with good service.

1 Thank Alison B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Kingussie for the new year and went to the tipsy as I was staying in the bunk house. We had a meal on the first night. I had the macaroni and my husband had the burger both were fantastic. The staff were all helpful and friendly especially Jim behind the bar and big Dave propping up the bar.... More 

1 Thank nicola d
Tuscany, Italy
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

it was just perfect,nice and pleasant atmosphere with both locals and tourists,a good crowd for a saturday night,dog friendly pub,food was gorgeous(pub grub),we felt really welcomed,background music was good too.no complainings from us,two fussy italian eaters.THANKS.

2 Thank xookie13
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stayed in Kingussie for New Year and brought the Bells in here. Staff, food and atmosphere were amazing. Great selection of drinks reasonably priced. Menu amazing with proper homemade food and a great variety. Will defo be back.

1 Thank sandybabyGlasgow
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Came here a number of times when we stayed in Kingussie, food was great with plenty of choice and good value for money. Service was efficient and friendly and would definitely recommend a visit if come to Kingussie.

1 Thank Paul C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Happy that they accept doggies... had a few drinks here on our way to the holiday lodge ! Lovely place and lovely staff .

1 Thank catalina1980

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
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
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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