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The Braeval Hotel

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Welcome to the Braeval Hotel website.  We enjoy striving to make the Braeval a wonderful place to stay. Just let us know if there's anything we can to make your visit more enjoyable. 
Paul & Lyndy Geddes 

The Braeval Hotel is a lively, friendly family-run pub hotel overlooking the beach in the lovely seaside town of Nairn.  It has uninterrupted sea views and is close to Nairn town centre. 

The hotel has ten en suite bedrooms, some with sea view and some with garden view.

Our Bandstand Bar  won CAMRA HIGHLAND PUB OF THE YEAR three times and DISTRICT PUB OF THE YEAR 9 times.  We have an ever-changing range of real ales, we're Cask Marque accredited and in The Good Beer Guide. Every year, we host the Highland's largest independant beer festival.

Bar Hours and Meal Times: 
Bar Hours:  Mon - Thurs:  12 noon - 11pm
Fri & Sat:  12 noon - midnight 
Sun:  12 noon- 11pm
Restaurant Hours:  Daily 12 - 2.30pm and 5.30 - 9 pm (Sunday Lunch 12.30 - 3pm)

Our bar has over 150 Single Malt Whiskys. We have some very special whiskys on our Proprieters Special Reserve list.  We als have fine wines, premium gins and cocktails. For Whisky List click here.

Our restaurant has spectacular sea views
. Our menu offers great Scottish steaks, fresh sea food, vegetarian and gluten free dishes. 
For more information see our restaurant page. Restaurant booking is strongly advised. Telephone 01667 452341.

We have live music most weekends during the summer. For details see Events Page.

See below for live streaming of  ales on the bar today.  For tasting notes go to


Hotel Guest Check In:  4 pm -11 pm  (If you arrive early and your room is ready, you may check in.  If your room is not ready, we are happy to store luggage for you).
Lounge Bar:  Sunday to Thursday: 4 - 11 pm , Friday 12 noon to 00.30 hrs, Saturday: 12 noon - 1 am. We do not have a Night Porter, so cannot serve residents after normal bar hours.
Restaurant & Bar Meals: Winter Hours:  Lunch:  Fri/Sat:  12 - 2.30pm Sun: 12.30 - 3pm   Dinner:  5.30 - 8.30pm daily
Please note, It is our policy not to allow young persons below 18 years of age to consume alcohol with a meal. We also adhere to the Challenge 25 Policy which means that any person who does not look 25 years of age will be asked to provide proof of age identification before the purchase or provision of alcoholic drinks.

PETS:  Well behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. 

No private car park. Free on street parking outside hotel and locally. There is a large open air free car park at the rear of the hotel (50 yards away).

Breakfast served 8 – 9.30 am (early breakfast at 7.30 am by arrangement).  A "Grab 'n' Go" snack breakfast on request for whose who need breakfast earlier than 7.30 am. Buffet: Selection of cereals and Scots porridge oats, fruit salad; yoghourts, selection of cheeses.Cooked breakfast: Scrambled Egg with Smoked Salmon or full Scottish Breakfast with includes: Bacon, sausage (vegetarian sausage available), haggis black pudding, tomato, mushrooms, potato scone and free range eggs (any way you like them). Served with breakfast tea, herbal teas, coffee or hot chocolate. White or brown toast (gluten free available) with a selection of jams and marmalades.

The Braeval Hotel is easy to find.  It overlooks Nairn's Central Beach and the open grass area known as "The Links".  It is 2 minutes walk from the town centre and a short distance from the Bus and Train Stations.
By Road: Easy access is by the A96 (the main trunk road between Inverness and Aberdeen).  Nairn is 20 minutes drive from Inverness and 35 minutes drive from Elgin.  From Inverness direction, on entering Nairn, continue on main road until mini roundabout. Turn left onto Marine Road.  Hotel is 100 yards on left hand side.  From Aberdeen/Elgin direction, on entering Nairn, continue on main road until mini roundabout.  Continue straight ahead onto Marine Road. Hotel is 100 yards on left hand side.
By Rail:  Nairn train station is on the main rail route between Inverness and Aberdeen.  The station is a short drive or 20 minute walk from the hotel.  Taxis are normally available at the station. On exiting train station continue ahead past Post Office and Classroom restaurant into town. Turn left (one way system). Move into right hand lane and turn right at traffic lights onto A96.  (Follow directions from Inverness by road as above)
By Air:  Inverness airport is only 15 minutes from Nairn with regular flights from London, Glasgow and Edinburgh. If driving from the Airport, follow directions above as from Inverness by road.



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