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The Druie

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Rothiemurchus Centre | Inverdruie, Aviemore PH22 1QH, Scotland
+44 1479 810005
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After walking Loch An Eilein, we treated ourselves to a lovely lunch of Cullen Skink and homemade soda bread. We liked the decor, the service and above all, the tasty food. The fire was lit and the atmosphere was very welcoming. There was a nice selection of cakes on display, but we managed to resist just about!

2 Thank SallyO85
England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rarely do I give a 5 star rating but we had an excellent lunch at The Druie. We had the slowed cooked vegetable risotto and the beef burger - both were tasty and of a high standard. We also had the chocolate brownie which was scrumptious. Service was excellent even though the place was full. My husband was told the... More 

Thank 658tfs
Rhynie, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rude staff, seemed to busy to deal with your request. We were quickly served and then waited a good 15 minutes for our order to arrive.

Thank belhinnie1
Rothiescot, Manager at The Druie, responded to this review

We're very sorry you had such a disappointing experience, thank you for taking the time to let us know. We apologise for your 15 mins. wait, everything is freshly made to order. Our team should always be professional, helpful and friendly. We would appreciate knowing which day you visited, as we have been closed for the last two weeks as... More 

Prestonpans, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

A welcome sight after a nice walk through the forest, fantastic service and food, in a lovely setting, very busy on the day we had lunch, we would visit again if in the area.

Thank CraigDouglas
Bromley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Loved this cafe. When we came in it was a 45min waiting list so got a coffee take away and went for a walk on lake nearby recommended by lady who made our coffee. When we came back there was still a bit of waiting but we decided to stay and wait for a table. It was so worth it!... More 

1 Thank Taiana_Pereira
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

You will love The Druie. FABULOUS FOOD, GREAT SERVICE from the lovely waitresses and just a lovely relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. You MUST stop here. A Guid New Year to all at The Druie.

1 Thank CatrionaK64
Corsham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Previously listed as Ord Ban (no longer trading under that name). Warm and welcoming atmosphere in historic old school hose from 1875. Great coffee and cakes!

Thank SUSSEX020
Paisley, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here two days, cold and hungry after wildlife photography sessions. Warmed by the coal fire and with a great plate of soup and a tasty sandwich inside use we were ready for action again. I can recommend the Cullen Skink and the beef baguette.

1 Thank Ken R
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Very good food. Always freshly prepared. We always go there when in Aviemore. Reckon it's the best coffee and bakes in the area.

Thank David M
Hastings, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The Druie is found within the Rothiemurchus Centre. A lovely restaurant to enjoy a sandwich, sub, soup (home made), or a delicious cake. Also other dishes. We wanted to visit Aviemore to hopefully see the reindeers but the day before we were advised that we needed all-weather gear as the weather was not good. This day wasn't too bad so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 38
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rothiemurchus Centre | Inverdruie, Aviemore PH22 1QH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 810005
The Druie takes its name from the burn(river) that rushes behind the restaurant and always seems in a hurry to carry clear, sparkling mountain water from the Cairngorms to the River Spey. We are open daily 9.30am - 5.00pm for locally roasted coffee, locally sourced tasty lunches,leaf teas and delicious homemade cakes, with a focus on dishes prepared from lovingly home produced beef from our pedigree herd of Highland cattle,our velvety venison from the ancient forest of Rothiemurchus and seasonal produce from specialist producers, served in a relaxed, friendly environment. Whilst enjoying your coffee or lunch at the Druie, you can enjoy the exhibition of local artwork which changes each month, especially selected by Ellie, who manages the Gallery at Loch an Eilein and is also a member of Creative Cairngorms.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?