It’s certainly fair to say that there is no shortage of places to eat in the Aviemore area, with something to suit every taste and budget.
The Ptarmigan Restaurant at the top station of CairnGorm Mountain is the perfect stop off while skiing on CairnGorm, and holds the distinction of being the highest restaurant in the UK, sitting at 1,097 metres above sea level. Offering a range of hot meals, snacks and drinks, the Ptarmigan Restaurant is open from 9am- 4.20pm during the skiing season.
The Boathouse Restaurant on the shores of Loch Insh serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is a family owned restaurant set within the Cairngorms National Park. Popular during both summer and winter, the Boathouse Restaurant serves fresh, locally sourced produce and provides a warm, welcoming environment for skiers with real log fires and hearty meals offered after a long day on the slopes.
The Old Bridge Inn on the banks of the River Spey is conveniently located on the main road to and from the ski slopes, and welcomes skiers with a warming log fire, selection of cask ales and malt whiskies. The AA rosette winning candle lit conservatory restaurant serves both traditional and modern Scottish cuisine and an impressive selection of locally sourced fish, meat and game.