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The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach - CLOSED

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Omg the cakes

Such a shame this amazing place is now closed, the cakes were divine and the views were also as... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
mchaggiz
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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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Potting shed / Jack Drakes

VERY VERY sorry to hear that this wonderful venue has had to give in to the vagaries of age . Spent... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
brianandavril
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East Lothian, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Such a shame this amazing place is now closed, the cakes were divine and the views were also as good. Glad we got to visit it several times before it closed

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mchaggiz
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

VERY VERY sorry to hear that this wonderful venue has had to give in to the vagaries of age . Spent many holiday visits in both Jack Drake , then The Potting Shed. Guys - please have a VERY happy retirement, and THANK YOU again...More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank brianandavril
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I am so glad that I didn't pay any attention to the innacurate negative review and concentrated on the constructive positive reviews. We have never had the pleasure of such exquisite cake, the staff were extremely attentive and helpful, there was a wee sitting area...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank James B
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very popular place and serves handmade continental delicious exquisite gateaux. It is likely to be busy, however , it is all worth the wait. There is a perched seating area which overlooks squirrel and bird feeders. The laid out gardens are beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank highlandgardener
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing cakes to cater for all dietry requirements. Big portions too! Was very busy so couldn't quite get to the window to watch the squirrels and birds. I note they are only taking bookings when they reopen in March 2018. Would definitely visit again.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank pammy869
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We visited the Potting Shed on a sunny afternoon in October. I have never seen such an array of amazing homemade cakes - such interesting fillings, including 2 gluten-free ones (and they weren't chocolate brownies!). Unfortunately all the seats looking out over the wildlife feeding...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 437janei
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a real find. Today we visited for cake and to watch the wild life. The staff were really lovely explaining the numerous types of cakes they had on offer. My mum who was with us is diabetic so they offered her a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank fiwhy
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited this nursery garden center cafe and had excellent cakes along with coffee. At the back of the cafe there were tremendous views of different bird species and red squirrels at the feeding station. Well worth a visit although it is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mickey M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We visit here for coffee, cake and fantastic views everytime we're in Aviemore. The cake is amazing with a freshly baked selection everyday. The view of red squirrels and birds from the window is an added bonus. Staff are friendly and the cafe is clean...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank hampter
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a beautiful setting at Inshriach. Lovely fresh cakes & coffee, plus views of the red squirrels. We go every year, and indeed went twice last week (school holidays week) and were seated both times (groups of 4/5) without any problem. It is a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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