The Cross at Kingussie

Restaurant With Rooms

Tweed Mill Brae, Ardbroilach Road, Kingussie, Inverness Shire, PH21 1LB

    Sensitively restored former tweedmill set alongside the Gynack Burn in over 4 acres of woodland. Comfortable and well equipped bedrooms and lounges. Award winning restaurant open for dinner, lunches & afternoon teas.

    A former tweedmill sensitively restored and converted to an hotel some twenty years ago with some exposed stone walls and heavy beams but with a light and contemporary feel. Situated alongside the Gynack Burn in over 4 acres of woodland - red squirrels and roe deer are frequent visitors. A peaceful and relaxed atmosphere complemented by friendly and attentive service from the owners and staff. Our highly acclaimed restaurant provides the finest food using best quality ingredients, local sourced wherever possible. Comfortable well equipped bedrooms and a choice of lounges with a good supply of books and magazines. Enjoy a quiet drink on the delightful garden terrace. 

    Our restaurant is open for dinner every evening from 7 until around 8.30 p.m. We offer a 3 course menu with choices at £55 or a 6 course tasting menu -£60 with optional wine matching at £25. Also open for lunches and afternoon teas to enjoy in the restaurant or on the terrace - weather permitting !!  Booking required.

    Our Restaurant has been awarded AA Two Red Rosettes and appears in The Good Food Guide for 2016 and Michelin Guide for 2016. Also awarded AA 4 Star Gold Award Restaurant with Rooms 2016 and AA Inspectors' Choice Restaurant with Rooms 2016.  

    The Scotsman Lunch Review July 2013 - 'my intense strawberry souffle was a creation of Godlike genius', 'what a place this is - a little sliver of Heaven'.

    The Times Saturday November 22nd 2014 Travel - The Cross is included as one of '30 great British winter weekend destinations'.

    Badenoch & Strathspey Herald February 2015 Lunch Review scored 46/50

    Five Star Magazine April 2015 " Relaxed, informal, delightful "

    Press & Journal June 2015  " a delightful hidden Highland gem",  "flavours so intense and rich "

    A.A. Notable Wine List 2016, A.A. Inspector's Choice Restaurant with Rooms 2016, A.A. Breakfast Award 2016.


    4 AA Restaurant with Rooms
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open New Year
    8 Feb 2016 - 23 Mar 2016
    24 Mar 2016 - 3 May 2016
    4 May 2016 - 27 Sep 2016
    28 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
    1 Nov 2016 - 14 Dec 2016

    Closed mid-December and January except Hogmanay
    Restaurant is open daily for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner . Booking required.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Riverside King Double (bed & breakfast)
    £70.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Riverside King Double (dinner, bed & breakfast)
    £120.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Riverside Twin (bed & breakfast)
    £70.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Riverside Twin (dinner, bed & breakfast)
    £120.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Standard Twin (bed & breakfast)
    £60.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Standard Twin (dinner, bed & breakfast)
    £110.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)
    Woodland Standard Double (bed & breakfast)
    £60.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Woodland Standard Double (dinner, bed & breakfast)
    £110.00 per person per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Organic Food
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Shower Ensuite


    • Mountains area
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed


    • Children Welcome Minimum Age 12 years old

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    From the traffic lights in the centre of Kingussie turn uphill along Ardbroilach Road. The Cross is 300 metres on left.

    Public Transport Directions

    Train :From the station entrance go straight ahead along Ruthven Road to the main street then turn right to the traffic lights and left up Ardbroilach Road. The Cross is 300 metres on the left.

    Bus: From the stop in the main street go to the traffic lights and turn up Ardbroilach Road. The Cross is 300 metres on the left.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the lounge

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)


    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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