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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (323 reviews)
“mushy peas” (25 reviews)
“beans” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Woodside Avenue | Grantown-on-Spey, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 569 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The attitude of the barman/owner was unbelievable. Insulting the customers is an understatement! I can't believe anybody would stay and pay to be insulted by this NASTY RUDE individual.

Thank Angelachapman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great Atmosphere amazing Pie's enormous variety of Whiskey. Spent a great evening here, full of Services memorabilia

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This pub/ bar is close to the centre of Grantown and serves an amazing range of pies, all regular flavours plus some very unusual flavours. We called in on a Thursday night and we're lucky to get a seat as we had not booked. Recommend...More

Thank Travelled_8
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous evening spent in the Craig Bar. Yep, landlord is a nutter, but what a refreshing change. The pies are to die for and everybody should go at least once. It was very busy and we had to wait a while for a table, but...More

Thank jackie132
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice unpretentious Pub.Not much to say except only does Pie, Chips,Peas and Gravy to eat. Choice of 7 or 8 and simply great. Try it !

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The receptionist at our hotel recommended this place for dinner. We needed to walk down a alley way with a 'Private' sign on it to get to the place so don't let the sign put you off. The place was pretty busy so we just...More

Thank dalehenders0n
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there three days in a row when on vacation. Beryl was just great. We enjoyed talking to her and her patrons. The pies were very good for dinner as well. We felt very welcome and would wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone.

Thank dswebb2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are easily offended don't go here. The barman is absolutely mad but hilarious,he is a gem. Give as good as you get and this is the place for you. Met lots of wonderful people from Australia to the western USA tonight and atmosphere...More

1  Thank MotorPete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day of unsuccessful fishing there's no better place to be cheered up with a delicious pie (I tried and loved them all, the non-veggie ones, 8 nights in a row), with a superb local ale (try first, it's room temperature) and by...More

1  Thank lfrueh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pub atmosphere. The pie and chips are good and served by helpful staff. The barman enjoys a good craic with his customers. This is a complete change from the usual pubs. The barman wants his customers enter into the banter, its all in fun...More

Thank 118Scott
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you cater for coeliacs, I need gluten free.
10 April 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from hummybea1 | Property representative |
I am sorry at present we do not have gluten free pies but we do not mind if you bring your own food in and we will give you plate and knives and forks Beryl
Do you take dogs?
11 March 2017|
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Response from SAhighland | Reviewed this property |
Do you offer a vegetarian option?
27 May 2016|
Response from hummybea1 | Property representative |
We do 2 vegetarian pies you can check it out on our website Beryl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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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