Mountain Cafes

It's thirsty work lapping your favourite runs and finding that fresh pocket of snow and Apré Ski is certainly not just for the alpes! We have three Café options across both sides of our mountain range. Tea@TheShee is our largest eatery, offering freshly prepared breakfast and lunches. Hot and Cold drinks are available and we even a selection of favourite spirits, wines and beer to celebrate a hard days riding in Scotland!

If you are feeling like a snack to keep you going and looking for quick convience on the go whilst making it to the next T-bar or Poma, check our our Cairnwell Café who also serve main meals or Meall Odhar Café for some quick and easy take away options. 

Our sandwiches and meals are freshly prepared on the premises, and where possible using locally sourced produce.

We are proud to be part of a wider community, and use our local Braemar Butcher, Neil Menzies who supplies our burgers and meat products, and Tower Bakery of Perth for all our bakery needs.



Location: Main Base
Opening Times: 08:30am - 4:45pm
Open: 5 days a week Wed - Sun (closed every Mon & Tues untill we open for skiing)



The Base Café is the hub of activity from first thing in the morning until going home time. It offers a range of food from breakfast items, freshly made sandwiches, pies, soups, burgers, hot meals, salads and off course coffee and cake.

It also fully licensed, so you can enjoy a beer on a hot day or rum in your hot chocolate on a cold day.

Vegetarian and gluten free options are available and we are more than happy to help with specific dietary requirements if asked




Location: At the top of the Cairnwell Access Chair
Opening Times: First Lift - 4:00pm
Open: During Ski Season Only

Cairnwell Café boasts panoramic views of the ski area, and has a bright and airy feel.

The food is all freshly prepared on the premises and is open for morning rolls, snacks, lunch and afternoon tea.

The lunch menu changes daily, but always includes the old favourites and seasonal specials. Cairnwell is also licensed so you can enjoy a glass of wine with your lunch. 



Location: Sunnyside
Opening Times: 11am - 4.00pm
Open: During Ski Season Only

Meall ‘o’ Dhar café nestles in the middle valley and is a welcome refuge on a stormy day and a sun trap on a sunny day, it has a real chalet feel. The café offers a variety of hot rolls, sandwiches, soup, snacks, cake and drinks.

It has a range of speciality burgers and continental hot dogs and off course every skier’s favourite pomme frites.



Fresh Donut Tray
Cakes and Traybakes

We are open cafe as normal 7 days a week and the chairlift will run weather permitting

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