Scottish hospitality in the heart of Speyside

Spring opening times

Open 4.30pm - 10pm

Closed on Wednesdays.

We look forward to hosting you.

Summer opening hours will be published shortly and closing day will become Thursday.

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Walkers, cyclists, motorcyclists and well-behaved dogs all welcome!

Cyclists and bikers please feel free to park at the back.


About us

We are a small family-run pub restaurant situated in the heart of Dufftown, the malt whisky capital of the world, Speyside.   We provide genuine Scottish hospitality, food and drink.


Scottish food prepared by French chef-owner

Patrick, French chef-owner, gives the food an authentic French twist just like the Auld Alliance and only uses the best Scottish ingredients, as locally sourced as possible.


Single malt whiskies and Scottish craft drinks

We have over 250 single malt whiskies,  40 Scottish craft gins, ciders and beers (many local). We also have an interesting selection of Scottish vodkas, rum and handcrafted lemonades and tonic water.


Things you can do with us

For your enjoyment we put on a variety of fun things to do. This inlcudes the Mortlach history and whisky walk, whisky  flights and Balvenie and Cheese Pairing.

Craft Beer and Scottish Tapas

Mortlach History an​d Whisky Walk

Come with Alistair on this unique Whisky and History Walking adventure round Mortlach.  The orginal settlement where Dufftown's first Distillery was founded in 1823,  The Walk includes  a range of 5 Mortlach drams.

£69 (minimum 2 people)


Balvenie and Cheese Pairing

Three fantastic Balvenie whiskies matched with three tasty Scottish artisanal cheeses. 


Comes with tasting notes. A must try delight. Available at your leisure.


Whisky and Chocolate Marriage

You enjoy four specially selected Speyside drams all differing in character and style. 

The handmade chocolates have been designed exclusively by the Master Chocolatier at 

Cocoa Ooze, Aberdeen.

Malt Whisky Bar

Choose from over 230 single malt whiskies.  

We have limited editions, cask strength, distillery exclusives...

Tasting Flights.

Hidden gems of Speyside

Three lesser known malt whiskies that are truly excellent and different. We've put them together for you to drink at your leisure with some tasting notes for your information.

Spey Tenné (Tawny Port Finish), Imperial 19YO 1995, 

Macallan Speymalt 19YO 1998

Classic cocktails

We have a range of cocktails for your delight.  

The Raspberry Handcrafted Barrel (pictured above) we designed with the Balvenie Distillery and use local handcrafted raspberry lemonade.

Local gins

40 Scottish Craft Gins and a wide range of Premium Tonics including a handmade local Scottish one.  You are spoiled for a fine G&T and more here!

Afternoon Tea Dufftown
Balvenie Cocktail
Scottish Gin Flight Seven Stills Dufftown

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