The Flying Stag

It was said that if you were looking for someone in Braemar, the first place you should look was the public bar at The Fife Arms.  The Flying Stag public bar continues to be the social centre of the village. With regulars rubbing shoulders with visitors, the bar has a vibrant atmosphere with animated conversation and live entertainment. The bar offers local beers, Scottish whiskies and spirits accompanied by a menu of bar snacks and hearty Scottish dishes. 

The Flying Stag was created by the renowned artist, James Prosek, who is known for his paintings of unique, hybrid animals. The animal is a union of a ptarmigan’s wings (a bird that lives on the highest peaks of the Cairngorms) and a stag (commonly found in the forested Dee Valley).

Opening Hours:

Monday – Sunday: 12.00pm – 11.00pm

Food served between 12.00pm – 9.30pm 

Sample Menu

Children’s Menu 

Our menu is subject to change due to seasonality.

The Flying Stag is extremely popular and as such we suggest you make an advance reservation for dining.




Make a Reservation

Due to the popularity of the Flying Stag we recommend you make a reservation if you are planning on dining. These can be made online or by calling the hotel on 01339 720 202. We also ask if you call us for tables of 6 people or more.

For an alternative dining option we suggest you try our restaurant - The Clunie Dining Room.

Eat & Drink

The bountiful natural larder of Scotland is showcased throughout the hotel. From fresh seafood to local game and world-class whiskies to craft beers, there is something to please every palate at The Fife Arms.

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