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Ptarmigan Dining

Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
+44 1479 861261
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good29%
  • Average43%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (5 reviews)
“cloud cover” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in today for drinks and cake. Pleasant enough cafe, but incredible view. Staff were nice. Was quiet when we arrived, but got busier with skiers as we left.

Thank Rhian S
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely views and was so cold outside even my teeth got cold. Waiting staff were very attentive especially Rod.

Thank scotsman006
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Brought my fiance up for the first time. Took the train of course, macaroni cheese could have been cheesiest but no one seems to add enough strong cheese nowadays. Shame the view was not good, cloud cover.

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I Would highly recommended the trip up to the Ptarmigan Restaurant anytime to of year on the Funclator mountain train. With a location that sits at 3599ft above Aviemore and holds the title of the highest restaurant in the UK its good for both a...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The views from the windows are stunning on a clear day - fortunately we had one! It's just about worth paying the high prices if you get the views but if not... The sandwiches were nice, certainly fresh and there was plenty of filling but...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The views are fantastic but the food quite expensive which is only to be expected when you are ^on top of the world^ However for years we have stopped on the car park at the Base station to enjoy the view and have a bowl...More

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. Family of 5. Perfect food and drinks. Yes it is expensive but it is at the top of a mountain!. You will not find a mcdonalds up here.. Lovely staff. Thank you.

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Fantastic views but the prices in the restaurant are crazy for just plain and simple food comparable to fantastic places in Aviemore and outlining areas for a third of the price and far better quality. Go for the views, but then find a dining/coffee venue...More

Thank lrf14
Reviewed 10 November 2016

More of a cafe than restaurant but with nasty, greedy central London prices. Everything else excellent though, viewing terrace, small exhibitions & train ride to top excellent.

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Nice view from table - paid £4.50 For sandwich which not much in it bad music in what should be quiet place - check out man didn't have any manners. Not Good experience need more customer service training ! No walking allowed as conservation area

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 861261
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