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Rothiemurchus Centre | Inverdruie, Aviemore PH22 1QH, Scotland
+44 1479 810005
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09:30 - 17:00
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In for an afternoon snack after a day on the hill. Great choice of cakes (the banana and pecan was excellent) although the choice of scones was limited. Coffee was very good - a good shot of espresso in the latte and the flat white was just grand.

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1 Thank Provan4
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A family lunch which was fabulous, homemade soup then steak sandwiches which were amazing. Coffee is excellent but daughter in law loves their hot chocolate she reckons it can't be beaten they get it perfect with chocolate, cream and marshmallows. Finishing off so much choice of home baking from brownies to gateau but the homemade scones are excellent with butter... More 

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1 Thank CJohnstone
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really busy little restaurant where we stopped for lunch one day. Although really busy, the staff were very helpful in accommodating us (my father is in a wheelchair). The service was quick and the food excellent. The cullen skink deserves a special mention!

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1 Thank WheezeyFox
Lincoln
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So pleased we found this little gem. Had a couple of lattes a white choc pistachio flapjack thingy and a passion fruit shortbread thingy all of which were very nice.

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Live locally Several visits Always Luke warm reception borderline unfriendly Lacks atmosphere Inflexible eating times Average food

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Lancashire
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times in the past. Today I felt a bit let down by the whole experience. It was busy yet the owner/supervisor was standing in the entrance talking to two ladies about the design of the estate leaflets making it very difficult for anyone to get in and out! The whole place felt a bit cramped and... More 

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Rothiescot, General Manager at The Druie, responded to this review

We agree it should have been better - thank you for letting us know about your disappointing visit on Easter Monday. We can understand why you felt let down and will try to do much better. I was not working but introduced to a visitor just as we were all on our way out of the Centre; the front hall... More 

Anstruther, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to returning to the Druie to eat as it's been great in the past. We tried to book a table as we know with its great reputation that it's always busy. They don't take bookings as it obviously doesn't work for them. We happily sat outside under one of the two canopies during the showers. Prompt... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped there for lunch and it was exactly what we needed. It was cold, wet and windy outside and the food we ordered was warming and simply delicious. We really liked that they use local produce as much as possible. We ordered sausages and mash and a burger and it was perfect. The service is also great. It is... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We made a pit stop at The Druie on our way through Aviemore for a morning coffee. The tearoom is attached to a deli and gift show which has lots of lovely cards and the deli has a huge range of delicious foods and alcohol. We were sat quickly in the tea room, which has high ceilings but quite small... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We have eaten here before and it didn't disappoint on a return visit. I had a wonderful vegetable risotto cooked perfectly. My husband had the soup and a sandwich combo and was pleased by the full filling in his sandwiches. It has a very small area inside so go early for lunch! There is a wonderful shop attached with an... More 

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Rothiescot, General Manager at The Druie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We so appreciate hearing customers have enjoyed their visit as the team are very committed to making sure this happens. Hope to see you again soon and thank you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 38
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 17:00
Monday
09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:00
Thursday
09:30 - 17:00
Friday
09:30 - 17:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?