It’s all about the food.

There are few places near Aviemore where food, drink and location come together as beautifully as The Boat.
With the restaurant offering a casual and hearty pub-style menu with our own take on classic dishes and seasonal specials. The Boat Country Inn and Restaurant is an ideal place to eat in the Cairngorms and Boat of Garten.
Check out the Wee Rascals menu for something for the kids and we’re dog friendly.

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Delicious desserts at The Boat
Sunday Brunch At The Boat

New For 2024
Join us every Sunday for an exceptional brunch experience at The Boat. Immerse yourself in the breath taking landscapes of the Highlands while indulging in a culinary journey that captures the essence of Scottish hospitality.

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Traditional Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at the Boat Country Inn near Aviemore, is the ideal way to celebrate a special occasion whether it’s a birthday, retirement, celebration, hen party or even just because.

With beautiful views of the Cairngorms, you can enjoy a cup of freshly brewed tea or coffee as well as a selection of freshly made sandwiches & delicious cakes, and scones with jam and clotted cream and other teatime desserts for just £17.95 per person.

Why not treat yourself and add a glass of Prosecco for £24.95 per person.

In order to book, complete the ‘contact us’ form or call us on 01479 831 258*

*Please note 48 hrs notice required for afternoon tea booking

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Come dine with us… Fresh, local ingredients… tasty food!

Menu’s

Breakfast

Your way. Full Scottish, with black pudding & tattie scones, smoked salmon & scrambled eggs or a warm bowl of porridge. Start your day the right way.

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Lunch

Light lunch. Choose fresh soup and sandwiches made your way. Brown, white, gluten free bread. Lunch your way.

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Dinner

The main event. Daily specials, locally sourced ingredients, The Boat is the place to eat, near Aviemore. So much more than dinner. Kids Menu.

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Sunday Brunch

Join us every Sunday for an exceptional brunch experience at The Boat. Immerse yourself in the breath taking landscapes of the Highlands while indulging in a culinary journey that captures the essence of Scottish hospitality

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Our Whisky Tasting. An experience we hope you’ll remember…

Special Offers

Whether it’s last minute, a long awaited trip away, family celebration, staycation or a workcation. Take us up on an Aviemore Hotel Deal today. It’s that warm hug after a day out and about….

BRUNCH AT THE BOAT

Every Sunday

Join us every Sunday for an exceptional brunch experience at The Boat. Immerse yourself in the breath taking landscapes of the Highlands while indulging in a culinary journey that captures the essence of Scottish hospitality

Light Up Your Summer

Stay 2 nights this summer and save 15% off our best available rate

Embrace the enchantment of summer at our hotel as we invite you to ‘Light Up Your Summer.’ Picture long, sun-drenched days filled with exploration and adventure, followed by evenings steeped in relaxation and togetherness. Nestled…

Festive Packages

Join us to celebrate with our selection of festive packages

We’ve started adding our 2024/25 festive packages and offers to the website… So whatever the festive occasion, whether it’s the office Christmas party, Christmas Dinner for all the family, a festive getaway or seeing in…

JOIN US FOR DARK SKIES WEEKEND

8TH NOVEMBER- 23RD FEBRUARY 2025

Dark Skies Weekend 2-night break Friday 8th November 2024 – Sunday 23rd February 2025 From £316 ● Offer based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room, for 2 nights in a twin or…

THE BOAT GIFT VOUCHERS

GIVE THE PERFECT GIFT ALL YEAR ROUND

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone special, why not consider the Boat Gift Vouchers. Vouchers are available in increments of £20, are valid for 12 months from date of issue.

The Boat Gift Vouchers

ENJOY A WEEKEND OF RELAXATION THIS SEPTEMBER

From 27th September

Forest Bathing Weekend Break ● 2 night stay for two people sharing a twin or double room ● Full hearty Scottish breakfast each morning ● Dinner ● forest bathing session ● Complimentary Wi-Fi A weekend…

Staycation Hotel Offer

Stay 2 nights and save 15% off our best available rate

A moment to explore, a moment to share, a moment to enjoy. Let us make your moment a cosy one. With log fires burning, warming cocktails or coffee and a range of specials from steak…