The Boathouse

A warm welcome awaits you at our family owned Boathouse Bar situated on the shores of stunning Loch Insh, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The business has been owned by the Freshwater family for over 50 years.

We are operating a takeaway service only at this time.

Opening Hours are:

Open daily 10am – 7pm

Home baking, coffee & scones

Full menu from 12pm to 7pm.

Come on down or call our friendly team to order on 01540 21 00 99 or email restaurant@lochinsh.co.uk


Food & Drink

Boasting one of the most spectacular views in the Scottish Highlands, we use where possible, the best locally sourced ingredients to produce creative menus with home-style cooked food. Complimented by a wide selection of drinks and local hand-crafted beer and spirits, makes the Boathouse Restaurant and Bar a must go-to destination for any visitor to the area.

Our doors are open from breakfast to lunch everyday and late serving evening meals till 9pm on Thursday Friday and Saturday plus school holidays. We welcome all ages of guests and size of party. Afternoon’s at Loch Insh are made for sitting with friends, watching the breathtaking views while relaxing with a coffee and a slice of our famous carrot cake. Watch the sun go down in the evening whilst you are enjoying your meal.


Upcoming Events

19th July Opening weekend

Other facilities:

  • Free WiFi
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Credit cards accepted

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Enjoy our facilities for longer and book a break away, whether it be B&B or Self Catering we've got it all!

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The Boathouse

Takeaway Menu

Have a look at our Takeaway Menu for 2020.

Feel free to call in your orders and pickup from Reception.

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