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The Winking Owl

££ - £££, British,
123 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
+44 1479 812368
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“haggis pakora” (41 reviews)
“burger” (115 reviews)
“pie” (42 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
123 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Aviemore for Christmas with the family which includes a 4 year old and a big dog. The Bothy Bar at the Winking Owl was an amazing place for us to stop after out trips. Very dog friendly, the staff were very welcoming as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank marshallaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and good choice. We ate here twice while on holiday. Steak, fish and chips and steak pie all went down a treat. Well worth a look. P. S. Try a portion of onion rings, the batter is to die for.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank carolannw308
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stoped for a lunch , the food was very tasty , I had Cullen skink soup which was delicious!!!! The service was friendly,polite and helpful !!!! If we ever back to Aviemore we gonna come back surely for bite to eat and great selection...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 69paulinas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into a new establishment. The Bothy bar which is part of the Winking Owl. Fantastic addition to Aviemore. Great place with ample seating and great selection of beers and spirits including many from the local Cairngorm brewery. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dunlopmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went New Years Day as a group of 7 plus 2 dogs and food was amazing. Staff seemed lovely. 4 of us got Steak Pie tasted really good and 3 got burgers, again amazing!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Swifto4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good welcome and atmosphere given by locals to us which was appreciated. We didn't have any food but just a drink but the meu did look good. Worth a visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank A1Curtis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends of ours who were staying locally and asked us to join them for a meal .Table booked we headed for Aviemore . We arrived first and were slightly early but were shown to our table .For a starter I had Berlin mussels which I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Kevin Thomson T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here twice over crimbo as the bothy bar underneath is a lovely cozy dog friendly bar. Many thanks to Sharee for making us feel welcome and taking time to chat with us.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank C1WGGcom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a beer and had a good laugh. Two hoots is one of the local beers and it's worth a try.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Scott8446
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent a week in Avimore over Christmas .After a quick search on the internet we found "The Winky was open on the Big Day. We booked a table for Christmas Lunch and received a menu via Email mail. Julia plumped for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kennethsV9537EJ
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Fiona C
27 February 2017|
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Response from Newman1306 | Reviewed this property |
Hi if you phone the winking owl tomorrow on 01479812368 we can help you there :)
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Yes definitely 😁
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Aviemore
  • Phone Number: +44 1479 812368
  • E-mail
Description
Opening times: Monday to Thursday: 12 noon until 11pm Friday to Saturday: 12 noon until 1am Sunday: 12:30Pm until 11pm Food Served: Monday to Saturday: 12 midday until 9:00Pm Sundays: 12:30Pm - 9:00Pm If you'd like to have a meal, please phone to book a table to avoid disappointment as we are very busy at peak times of the day.
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