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Muckrach Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

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Dulnain Bridge | Grantown on Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3LY, Scotland
+44 1479 851227
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cakes and coffee in a beautiful lounge overlooking lovely gardens - a nice experience. Been several times and now one of our favourite spots. Service polite and fast too.

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Had an awful meal here on Saturday night. Being locals, we've visited Muckrach for an evening meal on at least 6 occasions since the reopening in April last year, the food has always been delicious and we've often recommended it to our work mates, neighbours and visiting family and tourists. Unfortunately now the topic of discussion will be the extortionate... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I am hugely fussy about my restaurant roasts as I subscribe to the school of thought that why pay for something you can do better yourself. However, I'm not too proud to say that this lamb roast by far surpassed my own. Packed full of flavour with a 'jus' that you could imagine evoking all sorts of high praise on... More 

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Thank lucy s
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stone built Victorian house charmingly modernised. Drinks in a bar, comfortable chairs, and a peaceful atmosphere. Slightly left in a time gone by. The dining room was in a large light garden room. A good varied menu. Exquisite food, vey well presented. Slightly too long a wait for both courses. Definitely a place we would enjoy to return to.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Decided to have a look at the menu for a meal later in our holiday. Could not find any prices on the menu which possibly mean't not cheap. However we decided to have tea and cake. Must admit the surroundings are grand with deep easy chairs. We ordered tea and Victoria sponge but the tea was delivered quite fast but... More 

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Thank digitraisedwhenasked
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I took my husband to Muckrach for his birthday dinner. It was supposed to be a special treat, a night out baby free. The waitress at the bar was friendly and we were looking forward to a nice evening. The food was very tasty, however we got well cooked steaks, despite ordering medium/rare (we were waiting ages for the food... More 

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4 Thank Martina N
Grantown-on-Spey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very smart since refurbishment. A selection of locally produced drinks. Good selection of food catering for all tastes. Really good food, great staff. Will definitely eat here again.

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1 Thank Geoff C
Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Four of us visited for supper, all of us had something different, superb food, nicely presented good atmosphere, welcoming staff on arrival, in no doubt about returning, perfect for a special event.

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1 Thank Bothofusat21
Grantown on Spey
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Whilst husband and I have differing views on the decor (I love it and he is not impressed) we have had lunch there which was a disappointment, over priced and the service was dire. However, that was some time ago now and hopefully things have changed. Recently we were lucky enough to have afternoon tea there twice in a fortnight.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

On the recommendation of our hotel owner Kathy of Ravenscourt, we had dinner at the Muckrach Hotel restaurant. The setting and the ambience was brilliant and had a very classy guest profile. We had pre ordered vegetarian food for the veggies in our group ,which was way beyond our expectations. The herb crusted Salmon was very good and so was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dulnain Bridge | Grantown on Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3LY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Grantown-on-Spey
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 851227
Description
Muckrach Country House Hotel is under new management & re-opened in May 2015, as a 4 star 11 bedroom Victorian Shooting Lodge. Muckrach Country House Hotel was bought in January 2014 and has been fully renovated over a 15 month period. Muckrach Country House Hotel sits in the heart of the Spey Valley, set in 10 acres surrounded by pastureland and mountains. No activity is far away; whether it be winter sports, field sports, fishing, walking, golf, mountain biking or adrenalin-led fun, they are all accessible within half an hour or less. All bedrooms have a contemporary porcelain-tiled ensuite. 1 Bedroom has an inter-connecting family room option, although z beds are available to add to most rooms. All bedrooms have underfloor heating, free WIFI, entertainment system, tea/coffee making facilities and Hypnos beds. The Coffee Shop / Restaurant and Bar are open to non-residents from breakfast through to supper. Our chefs bring the best of Scottish produce together in their menus. Choose to take Afternoon Tea in the Drawing Room, a wee dram in the Bar or organise a private dining party for up to 16 in The Grant Room. A Highland welcome awaits you.

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