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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Traditional Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea 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, simply 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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Want to see our menu? Fresh, local ingredients… tasty food!



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.



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



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



Wrap yourself with that warm hug. Be it coffee, whisky, beer, gin or a cocktail. A warm welcome will be waiting.


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….


Father’s Day

Book your table now for Sunday 19th June

Celebrate all-things-Dad this Father’s Day, making memories and sharing stories over a traditional Sunday lunch, lovingly crafted using the finest locally sourced ingredients. It doesn’t even need to be Father’s Day either, as we offer…

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Staycation Hotel Offer

Stay 3 nights and save 15% off our best available rate

Holidaying in the Cairngorms National Park gives you the opportunity to experience Scotland and the wide skies the mountains have to offer. Read more After enjoying your day out, join us for a cocktails or…

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Family Staycation


What do you want from your next family holiday? Spending time together in the outdoors, enjoying a family meal together or relaxing in the room watching a family film? With family friendly rooms sleeping from…

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Lazy Sunday

£70 per person based on two sharing a twin/double room

Sundays are for relaxing. Enjoy lunch, fizz and an overnight stay to relax and unwind at the end of the weekend. Take a walk from the hotel along the Speyside Way before making your way…

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