The cottage has a well-equipped kitchen so there is no need to eat out, but you are on holiday after all and there are a number of excellent local cafes and restaurants within walking distance in Boat of Garten or a short drive away in the neighbouring villages and towns.  Here is a selection:

Boat of Garten (approx 1 mile away) 

Anderson’s Restaurant – This very popular restaurant is relaxed and informal and specialises in local produce and fresh ingredients. Vegetarian options. Booking Recommended.

The Boat Hotel – Country Inn with pub style menu featuring a special theme every night.  Vegetarian options. Dogs allowed in bar area.  Breakfast / lunch / afternoon tea / dinner.

Post Office – take away coffees, hot and cold drinks and hot and cold snacks to take away.  Off licence.

The Fry Shack – take away fish and chips in the square every Thursday from 5.00 – 8.00pm. Text to pre-order on 07963 121182.


Carrbridge (approx 3 miles away)

Carrbridge Kitchen – Cafe.  Vegetarian/Vegan options.  Breakfast/lunch.

The Cairn Hotel – Bar lunches and suppers.  Snacks served all day.  Listed in CAMRA Good Beer Guide.   Outside seating.


Nethybridge (approx 5 miles away)

Nethy House Cafe & Rooms – Small, thoughtful menu.  Coffee/Tea,  Soup, Sandwiches, Cake. Vegetarian options. Dog friendly.  Outside seating.


Aviemore (approx 6 miles away)

The Winking Owl owned by Cairngorm Brewery.  Breakfast / lunch / supper.  Bar meals, light bites and hearty meals.  Vegetarian options. Outside seating.

Old Bridge Inn – Pub and music venue with restaurant. Lunch / supper.  Vegan menu.  Dog friendly.  Outside seating by river.  Booking recommended.

La Taverna – Popular pizzeria and bar. Takeaway menu.  Booking recommended.  01479 810683.



Grantown-on-Spey (approx 7 miles away)

The Wee Puffin – small restaurant and bar. Lunch / supper. Home cooked food. Vegetarian options

Sylhet Brasserie – Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi food. Lunch / supper. Vegetarian and vegan options.

Muckrach Country House Hotel – breakfast, coffee and cake, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner.  Cocktail menu.  Vegetarian options.