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Mountain Cafe

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111 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
+44 1479 812473
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08:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Thu 08:30 - 17:00
Fri - Mon 08:30 - 17:30
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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Haven't been here for a long time after very disappointing service but thought surely must have improved after all the negative comments about service on tripadvisor but no! Come on Mountain Café...you do lovely food and have lovely staff...just get organised! Your systems and customer service regularly fail folk. After waiting 20 minutes on the stairs our order was taken... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited recently and was delighted with the food served up, thought at first looking at menu oh a bit pricey for light daytime snack, however when it came it was well worth the money. We called about 11.45am and just got seated when it became apparent that this was an exceptionally popular and busy place, the turn around of tables... More 

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Thank Lesley B
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent selection of cakes, all looking good and tasting fantastic. Will come back again, so many more to try!

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Thank Laura S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love to go to the mountain cafe for breakfast. Enormous portions - too large really, although don't have a problem polishing them off. Good coffee, great plate of creamy scrambled eggs and the requested crispy bacon turned up nice and crispy.

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Thank Edindi
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some friends and myself came here last week on a very busy Saturday around noon. We had to wait for a short time on the stairs before we were seated, but that was fine as it wasn't a long wait. We were offered drinks right off the bat, which was good, and soon after that ordered 4 of the same... More 

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Thank czechyou
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We regularly drive between Edinburgh and Inverness and this is one of our favourite stops for a coffee. The breakfasts are fantastic, the cakes amazing and the scones are to die for. All the staff are friendly and the cafe always seems to be full of interesting characters and happy families.

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Thank Stuart H
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Call here every time we are in Aviemore and this time was no different, first day we tried the scones and they were lovely, if a little crumbly! However the breakfast was divine! Myself and my husband got the pancakes, would definitely recommend and the staff are lovely! My only thing is it is quite expensive, almost £30 for two... More 

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Thank Deediddle
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a coffee and cake and found the place jumping lots of great food and good value and choices

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Thank James M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way back to perth. I got to admit we got more than we bargained for. The towering breakfast is deliciouse. The place is busy and waiting on the stairs for a table was frustrating thats the only fault. Service is what you would expect but the food was the prime winner.

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Thank freddysaid
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We probably over ordered not realising the size of their portions. We shared a Fish Chowder with a homemade scone, then I had a Stew, with mash and cabbage whilst my friend had a venison burger with chips and salad. They had a lovely selection of cakes which I'm sure we will try on another visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 17:30
Monday
08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:00
Thursday
08:30 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?