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The Bothy Braemar

Invercauld Road, Braemar AB35 5YP, Scotland
+44 1339 741019
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (102 reviews)
“quiche” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (81 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Invercauld Road, Braemar AB35 5YP, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

As you pull off the main road to enter Braemar you'll find the Bothy immediately on the right hand side of the street. It serves tea, coffee, scones, sandwiches, lunches etc. It is a little pricey but then so are all Scottish towns that attract...More

Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good food, delicious coffee, friendly staff, all topped off by a beautiful setting- which is why we have been back every time we are in the area. Its family friends too :)

Thank Harith C
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great find in Braemar. Soup of the day turned out to be a large bowl of carrot and parsnip with a decent sized roll and butter.Then the sandwich arrived and the waitress knew frm my expression it would be 'too much'. Not a problem...More

Thank tom g
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our tour group stopped in Braemar for a lunch break. Based on Trip Advisor ratings, we immediately headed to Bothy's. We got a table and went to the counter to order. You need to know your table number when you place your order. I had...More

Thank sjt2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well done to all the staff for doing such a great job on a very busy Sunday over the bank holiday weekend. Queues were kept to a minimum and everybody was friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is relaxed but efficient and it's an enjoyable place...More

Thank cjmcr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called here for breakfast as we were heading home good helping well presented in a clean and pleasant environment. Full breakfast with toast and tea/coffee very competitively priced. Nice view over river from the back and also an outdoor seating area.

Thank IzzysDad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little cafe, lunch excellent fresh produce, followed by coffee and millionaires shortbread. I will be back.

Thank Ronnie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

JC & I stopped in for a coffee break & were impressed by the cafe, it's bright & airy, the staff were friendly & our scones with Jam & cream were gorgeous. Our table overlooked the fast flowing river & falls below, the cafe is...More

1  Thank Hungry-Heather78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying just down the road and have visited twice. Easy local parking and you can sit inside or out depending on the weather. Very popular, Serves meals and a large variety of cakes. My favourite was a warm homemade fruit scone! Well worth a visit.

Thank Nichola M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our favourite cafe in Braemar with excellent home baking. Adjacent to a well-stocked mountain shop. Highly recommended!

Thank Alexina Fullerton
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Questions & Answers
Fhiona S
16 December 2016|
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Response from Braemarbothy | Property representative |
Hi, yes there is quite a large car park just over 100m from the Bothy. There's also on street parking right outside but not for many cars.
Suzanne S
9 December 2016|
Response from Braemarbothy | Property representative |
Only guide dogs I'm afraid. We do have seating outside where dogs are allowed but I do realise it's not the best time of year for that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Invercauld Road, Braemar AB35 5YP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Braemar
  • Phone Number: +44 1339 741019
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Coffee shop serving breakfast, lunch, coffees, teas and wine and beers.
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