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1896 Gallery & Coffee Shop

Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BN, Scotland
+44 1479 831111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese scones” (12 reviews)
“soup” (33 reviews)
“cake” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had an amazing gluten free raspberry and lemon cake. Totally delicious 😋. Really friendly staff . Lovely decaffeinated coffee. Sister had a delicious pear, almond and maple cake (also scrumptious... ) with very nice decaff latte. Toilets were very clean (always a good sign!) ....More

Thank Net SX
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely lunch of soup and warm cheese scones followed by a heavenly lemon cheesecake and Victoria sponge together with a good decaf cappuccino. Service was very good and quick and the gallery had lots of interesting craft items and pictures for sale....More

Thank SandSea1
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I have been here twice now - once on a cycling holiday and once with partner and baby. The service is really good and the coffee and food is amazing. I love the soup, scones and cakes. The gallery displays beautiful photos and paintings. The...More

Thank Harith C
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Had a very nice lunch here, and had a good browse of the excellent local art and craft pieces for sale. Warm, comfortable, good quality and value. Would highly recommend.

Thank John M
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Cosy coffee place with lots of cakes and scones and delicious soups. Good coffee, also for sale. Doubles as a small art gallery. Great atmosphere, clean bathroom, friendly staff.

Thank Ruben V
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This coffee shop is well worth a visit. We were welcomed by very friendly staff who went out of their way to accommodate 7 of us plus baby. We settled round a log burning stove and selected from a good range of home made cakes...More

Thank Jintty2014
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A great find for a coffee and a cake or scone. Devised to find out that it is going to be closed for the next two weeks for holidays. Would have definitely been back.

Thank AngusFarmer
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a lovely place to stop for tea and coffee. At the weekend it has a lovely ambience about it with a mixture of walkers, cyclists and tourists The coffee is lovely, tea in teapots and with china cups and saucers also a great...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped off here for a spot of lunch, very pleasant helpful staff, great soup and coffee. Spotlessly clean. Loads of nice photos and art to browse too

Thank Cduncan261
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and myself visited the gallery and coffee shop last week. They have an excellent variety of cakes and traybakes. The soup and bread/cheese scone is worth having to. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We visited again at the end of the...More

Thank Thomas G
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Response from binaduncan | Reviewed this property |
We cycled there and locked our bikes to the railings. There are bike racks just down the road in front of the Boat inn by the railway station.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Deshar Road, Boat of Garten, Aviemore PH24 3BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore  >  Boat of Garten
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 831111
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We are an art gallery. We have an amazing range of mainly local artists along with James Gordon landscape photography. Locally made crafts & jewellery too. To compliment this we have fresh baked cakes along with fresh ground coffees from our in house bakery kitchen. Teas by the pot. Soup also available All in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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