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The Cairn Hotel Restaurant

Main Road, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AS, Scotland
+44 1479 841212
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AS, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in Carrbridge back in July and paid a few visits to the Cairn. Food was excellent, staff are all very friendly and has a brilliant atmosphere. Very family friendly. A must visit !

Thank GaryDFife_Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are very friendly and helpful. Good choice on the menu at good prices. Would visit again if in the area.

Thank Lavenderblue2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here for 3 consecutive nights having refused to use the awful restaurant of our nearby Hotel despite us having prepaid for food there. Would highly recommend the Cairn restaurant and bar. Good choice of reasonably priced food and drinks. Great welcome and service from...More

Thank UptheOs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying in the hotel overnight in the hotel and decided that I would have my evening meal there also, I had the sea bass which was cooked to perfection, I have to say the best sea bass I have had in a long...More

Thank SJBScotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phoned two days before to try and book a table for 3 people, so my girlfriend and I could take my father out for dinner (for a special occasion) but told I couldn’t as they only take bookings for 10 or more. Arrived and no...More

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little pub in a quaint town. The service was really good, nice young lady who was very helpful. I had the haggis lasagne as something completely different. I can’t usually eat onions but it was so delicious that it was worthwhile anyway! I was...More

Thank ChristineR3807
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Cairn Hotel for meals. The food is absolutely fantastic and such good value. Staff are really friendly. Looking at bit tired on the outside to be honest but really you have to go in and try the food, it is really first...More

Thank NMcD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we usually go for lunch at least once when we were up there went last october when we were up ordered the fish cougons for granddaughter but they were very greasy enden up walking out and never went back

Thank juneabercromby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The roast beef dinner was just delicious. Beautifully presented and superbly cooked. Perfect. We rarely have dessert, but chose the sticky toffee pudding and the homemade cheesecake. Wow, they were both scrumptious, and again, presented so wonderfully. Thank you team Cairn.

Thank MariaTS22
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Good choice, served quickly to six of us who just turned up with no reservation. All the staff looked after us very well.

Thank Peter M
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25 June 2017|
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Response from Bigman2012 | Reviewed this property |
I'm fairly certain that they have local steak and if not there is a steak house in the village
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Carrbridge, Aviemore PH23 3AS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore  >  Carrbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 841212
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An authentic highland inn, offering a rustic friendly ambiance to provide a genuine taste of highland hospitality. Our food is wholesome homemade cuisine using the best local, seasonal ingredients to create a gastro-pub style menu coupled with a relaxed and friendly standard of service.
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