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Active Cafaidh - CLOSED

Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
+44 1479 780000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (15 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“baked potato” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
International, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Went here for lunch, as the cafe that I would normally go to was closed. Lovely little place with friendly, helpful staff and a relaxed atmosphere, we didn't have to queue at all and were served very quickly. Being both vegetarian and gluten-free, I did...More

Thank SWest2016
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Popped in for a quick coffee and lunch last week. Good soup and coffee. Friendly service and less pricy than the competition up the road.

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped for small snackeroo for lunch here. Gorgeous smoked salmon salad with strawberries. As always restful, calm and comfortable.

Thank Lindesay I
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Really nice to find a relaxed place to have a good coffee and tasty rocky road. Comfy sofas and no pressure to hurry.

Thank GH364
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped off here for a cake and coffee. I had the dark chocolate rocky road which was nice. Unfortunately the coffee was terrible and I couldn't drink it. It was very strong and bitter.

Thank lauren842014
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Popped in for late breakfast and decided on the haggis omelette which was delicious and had plenty of haggis filling and lovely fresh salad. Staff helpful and friendly

Thank loobs2016
Reviewed 30 May 2016

service was slow, food very average, was recommended to visit here, been once and would never come again, atmosphere was dull

Thank daveywayne
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I am a very regular happy visitor of Active Cafaidh. In recent visits though I have found the service is unfortunately going downhill. The girl who serves behind the till is unfriendly with interest in customers and often mistakes are made. Food service has also...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Stopped for lunch and was not disappointed the food was yummy. Couple of strange items on the menu and I had to request no jam on my steak sandwich, to weird a combination for me. The chowder was good but had a dollop of something...More

Thank tackercornwall
Reviewed 21 February 2016

visited here at the weekend as preferred breakfast place was very busy. Food was good but rather slow on coming out, by no means was the cafe busy, there were tables not occupied. was terribly unimpressed by the girl that served us, was not at...More

Thank MOR87
Active A, General Manager at Active Cafaidh, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Hi thank you very much for choosing to visit the Active Cafaidh. We are glad you enjoyed our food however we are saddened to hear that one of our members of staff was not as friendly and welcoming as most of our customers experience. Our...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 13
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grampian Road, Aviemore, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 780000
  • E-mail
Active Cafaidh (Gaelic for Cafe) is the unique place in Aviemore to meet, eat & relax. Experience a friendly relaxed atmosphere and outstanding mountain views. Our food is all freshly prepared using the finest quality Scottish produce. Menu options include delicious savoury crepes, venison burgers, daring omelettes and hearty mountain platters with fresh soups prepared daily and superb coffee & home baking. We always have selections for people with special diets. Take time to browse our bookshop and Scottish music collection. The cafaidh has free Wi-Fi and 2 public access computers. We are available for private functions and are fully licensed offering a range of drinks including local beers, whisky cocktails & wines.Relax and enjoy the Active Cafaidh experience!
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