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Auld Alliance Restaurant

| East Terrace, Kingussie PH21 1JS, Scotland
+44 1540 661506
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“cheese board” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options
| East Terrace, Kingussie PH21 1JS, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Simply the best food we’ve had in ages. The breakfast was very special indeed surpassed only by an amazing dinner in the restaurant. The rooms were fresh and clean. Wonderful hosts and delicious wines. A very special place to stay.

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Auld Alliance recently with our family and took 4 rooms over the Easter break. The house was very cosy and inviting with a great lounge and log fire. The rooms were pretty good - well equipped and spacious. We also had...More

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Lydie B, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much for the great review, it was a pleasure having you and your lovely family staying with us and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner on the first night of our stay at Auld Alliance. The food was fabulous! Well designed menu. Very decadent food. Amazing flavours. Wine recommendation was perfect and far from the most expensive. Very good value. Service was brilliant too. Made us feel...More

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Lydie B, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate feedbacks. It was a pleasure cooking for you and delighted you enjoyed it. Hope to welcome you again at the Auld Alliance in the future. Lydie

Reviewed 15 August 2017

It's not just food. It's the welcome, the atmosphere, the competence..... Early evening had us sitting comfortably in a superbly comfortable lounge before a log fire with pre dinner Kirs and a highly friendly and competent waitress explaining the food choices and wine selections. The...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We have been dining in Auld Alliance over many years and the whole experience just gets better. The food was truly delicious from the homemade bread to the amazing cheeseboard and dessert. We had the accompanying wines which were excellent . The whole party (6)...More

Thank Gill356
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals we have ever tasted. Vibe super cool, cocktails, then chef's dinner exquisite. My partner is a finicky eater, never eats game, yet licked his plate of lamb filet. Every course sublime, cheese plate off the charts. And Lydia is giving...More

Thank menardnyc
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We had dinner with friends (7 of us) during a golfing break in Strathspey. All the good things said in earlier reviews are confirmed. Hard to know where to start - everything was excellent. Michelin star standard food, excellent service, good wine suggestions and a...More

Thank billyrennie
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We booked up last minute and found this place was near to where we wanted to be , what we didn't know was that you could dine here too and what a genius in the kitchen our host was! Out of this world dinners -...More

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lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review, it is a great start of the year to have you as guests with the giggles thrown in... , it was a pleasure meeting you both and hope to welcome you again to the Auld Alliance. Bonne...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great break here. Delightful setting, lovely food and host and great lounge area with open fire to relax in

Thank Paul C
lydie-renee, Owner at Auld Alliance Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and maybe we'll meet again! All our best wishes for 2017!

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Without a shadow of a doubt one of the best dining experiences ever! with a set menu tailored to our particular tastes - aperitifs and canapes beside the open log fire in delightful surroundings, we had delicious monkfish to start, lamb cooked 2 ways for...More

Thank beermill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | East Terrace, Kingussie PH21 1JS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Badenoch and Strathspey  >  Kingussie
  • Phone Number: +44 1540 661506
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Being one of the finest dining experience in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, the Auld Alliance is definitely worth a visit.The cuisine is French, prepared by classically trained Chef/owner Lydie Bocquillon whose passion for outstanding produce reflects in her mouth watering Table D'Hote. A truly unique experience!
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