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Auld Alliance Restaurant

| East Terrace, Kingussie PH21 1JS, Scotland
+44 1540 661506
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French, Gluten Free Options
| East Terrace, Kingussie PH21 1JS, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

It's not just food. It's the welcome, the atmosphere, the competence..... Early evening had us sitting comfortably in a superbly comfortable lounge before a log fire with pre dinner Kirs and a highly friendly and competent waitress explaining the food choices and wine selections. The...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We have been dining in Auld Alliance over many years and the whole experience just gets better. The food was truly delicious from the homemade bread to the amazing cheeseboard and dessert. We had the accompanying wines which were excellent . The whole party (6)...More

Thank Gill356
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals we have ever tasted. Vibe super cool, cocktails, then chef's dinner exquisite. My partner is a finicky eater, never eats game, yet licked his plate of lamb filet. Every course sublime, cheese plate off the charts. And Lydia is giving...More

Thank menardnyc
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We had dinner with friends (7 of us) during a golfing break in Strathspey. All the good things said in earlier reviews are confirmed. Hard to know where to start - everything was excellent. Michelin star standard food, excellent service, good wine suggestions and a...More

Thank billyrennie
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We booked up last minute and found this place was near to where we wanted to be , what we didn't know was that you could dine here too and what a genius in the kitchen our host was! Out of this world dinners -...More

Thank Titaniu
lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review, it is a great start of the year to have you as guests with the giggles thrown in... , it was a pleasure meeting you both and hope to welcome you again to the Auld Alliance. Bonne...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great break here. Delightful setting, lovely food and host and great lounge area with open fire to relax in

Thank Paul C
lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and maybe we'll meet again! All our best wishes for 2017!

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Without a shadow of a doubt one of the best dining experiences ever! with a set menu tailored to our particular tastes - aperitifs and canapes beside the open log fire in delightful surroundings, we had delicious monkfish to start, lamb cooked 2 ways for...More

Thank beermill
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited here for dinner due to a recommendation and it was such a lovely evening. The atmosphere is lovely - before and after our meal we sat in the lounge with our drinks, enjoying the gorgeous log fire. We opted for the wine pairings...More

Thank Sam R
lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Lydie

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Just back from a 2 night stay here. We did not have dinner there, but the breakfasts were lovely - the croissants the best I have ever had.

Thank Glaswegian148
lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Thank you for your lovely review and maybe one day you'll join us for dinner... Lydie Bocquillon

Reviewed 9 October 2016

The beautiful nature, our lovely room and last but certainly not least the delicious food Lydie (the owner and classically taught French chef) prepared for us, made our short stay a very memorable one. Everything she does, she does with passion, care and loads of...More

Thank PetervanderGiessen
lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Thank you once again for the fantastic review, it is very much appreciated and found it quite overwhelming. I hope you got a good flavour of the Highlands and Badenoch in particular through the landscape and the food offerings.... A bientot. Lydie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$60 - US$60
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | East Terrace, Kingussie PH21 1JS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Kingussie
  • Phone Number: +44 1540 661506
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Being one of the finest dining experience in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, the Auld Alliance is definitely worth a visit.The cuisine is French, prepared by classically trained Chef/owner Lydie Bocquillon whose passion for outstanding produce reflects in her mouth watering Table D'Hote. A truly unique experience!
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