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The Craig Bar

Woodside Avenue | Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JN, Scotland
+44 1479 872669
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (436 reviews)
“mushy peas” (40 reviews)
“beans” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Woodside Avenue | Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JN, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

God two beautiful pies in here just in a pit stop with a walk with the dog. Great atmosphere and my dog even got a bowl of water. Will be back

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ReannaS11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Pub In The World!!! Robbie the barman couldn’t be more hospitable!!! Great Place! Amazing Aumbiance! Great Banter! World Class!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tom G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grantown doesn’t have many pubs, and most of them don’t serve real ale on hand pump. But Craig’s bar does keep one ale in great condition. The welcome was friendly; albeit Robbie was an interesting character!! Brenda, the landlady was very friendly and a great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolutely brilliant place. The food is first class - a great and unusual selection of pies - but the main act is the Robbie (We absolutely loved you ) Basil faulty has nothing on him! The service was great and we laughed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank sheena m
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Were recommended to this place by the B&B - a good job as not on the main street and we would otherwise not have found it. Only does pies, but are really good quality ones. A great meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 2 November 2018

This place was recommended by our B&B host who kindly made a booking for us, told us about the pies - and gave us a heads up about the barman's banter. We were on the receiving end of the barman's comments as expected but being...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Truly characteristic military style bar. Yet, at dinner time, much more quiet than we expected :-D We had to wait 40 minutes for our Chicken of Aragon and Freeranger Pies, but it was worth it… delicious!!! Service: quick and professional. Price per value: maybe a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Elisabetta G
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Heard this was a good place to have meat pies and a drink. We were excited to go after a long day sightseeing. A local recommended this place. I walked in with the family and was interested in getting a table for dinner. I remember...More

Date of visit: May 2018
6  Thank 21B
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

About 40 of us dropped in on Craig’s bar on Saturday afternoon. It was already busy when we arrived. Robbie had no problem catering for all of us. The majority of us had the infamous pies and Robbie’s infamous chat and banter, we know of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ria_Dee1
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Friendly local pub, parking at the front of building.....local beer and great pie to be had. The pub was close to our B&B.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ruthanne1023
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodside Avenue | Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Grantown-on-Spey
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 872669
  • E-mail
This bar/restaurant haz a lovely feel about it. There is a small bar with an open fire. Speciality food..pies. A variety of pies to choose from including vegetarian fillings. The supplier provides the uncooked pies and the bar cook them. We were told exactly how long we would need to wait before we could eaf right from the start. All pies served with chips anx and cost about £7.25ish. Beans and gravy cost extra. Tbe pies are to die for.
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