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Mambo's

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Bar
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12 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
+44 1479 811910
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Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic funky place with great food and friendly service. Used to go a lot years ago then hadn't been in Aviemore for ages and was delighted to find it still there and just as good. Staff are really chatty and friendly and food is top notch. Visited twice in a couple of days (both for lunch) and heartily recommend soup/sandwich... More 

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were made extremely welcome on our visit to Mambo's as was our dog! If you're looking for dog friendly mambo's is the place to go!! The staff were very friendly and the food we had was fab! We had the starter for sharing along with hot dogs and both were amazing! Will definately make another visit on our next... More 

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Thank SJ1903
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Spent many weekends here, staff are amazing very friendly and have great banter, they do some of the best burgers in town! You won't be disappointed! Place in busy with day passers then in the evening that's when the real entertainment starts! With the bar open til 1am it's a perfect place to spend the evening, with their live djs... More 

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Thank djroberts06
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a fabulous family lunch here. Fantastic burgers, great children's menu and friendly staff. We loved it.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was busy bustling cafe bar so popped in for take away coffee,s. Service was good, but £2.50 for a poor coffee which was not very warm was poor.

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Thank Lesley B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the cocktail tasting and a meal for a friend's hen do, the staff were all brilliant and the cocktail making was great fun. Couldn't fault the food either but it was the service that really made it.

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Ross on Wye, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in for a snack and a couple of drinks. They have comfy sofas, which were lovely after a day on our feet. The staff seemed nice, although we didn't take our dogs in, they are genuinely dog-friendly and clearly enjoy having the dogs there. The food was not so good, I had a chicken and pesto sandwich, and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

nice little cafe bar, we tried the macaroni cheese burger which was good, like a lot of places here they allow dogs too, so great for a snack or a few beers

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1 Thank tosherinp60
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic cocktail making seminar with Jim on Saturday. There were 22 hens - which is a very large party of people, but he provided a fantastic cocktail class. Would highly recommend to other hen parties! He also reserved us an area for evening drinks and we all had a fab night. Overall extremely good craic and friendly... More 

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1 Thank Naomi F
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place to chill out! So nice and relaxed especially the staff! Amazing food too and dog friendly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 811910

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?