Snowgoose Restaurant

Enjoying a drink on the Snowgoose Restaurant balcony

Snowgoose restaurant & bar

At the Snowgoose restaurant, located at the gondola top station, visitors can enjoy delicious home cooking and fresh baking made from local produce, or alternatively sample a local dram in the bar.

On a clear day you can also enjoy glorious panoramic views across Lochaber from the many tables located outside on the balcony, an experience not to be missed!

An ideal spot to relax and enjoy a refreshing drink or sample the delicious home baking
Pinemarten Cafe

Pinemarten cafe bar

Situated at the base of Aonach Mor the contemporary, light and airy building has stunning picture windows looking onto the mountain slopes and towards the finish of the World Cup downhill mountain bike trail.

Serving a selection of hot and cold snacks as well as main meals with a choice of 'specials' each day, and the food is freshly prepared on the premises with locally sourced produce.  It also serves specialty coffees and teas, delicious home baking and cakes. 

If you're lucky enough to visit when there's a mountain bike event taking place there are great views of the finish area. The cafe can become busy with mountain bikers, but will open earlier and stay open later. All events at Nevis Range are free to spectate other than the Mountain Bike World Cup (usually June). The venue is also used for functions and parties.

Taste Our Best

Locally Sourced

Letterfinlay Foods – Fort William
Supply us with nearly all of the meat we use in our homemade meals. They also produce our very popular handmade beef and venison burgers, and deliver us Macsween’s Haggis and Stornoway Black Pudding.

Breckenridge – Fort William
Supply us with great quality, fresh fruit and vegetables all year round

Scotbake – Inverness
Come to Nevis Range 6 days a week to deliver fresh rolls and bread, tattie scones and lovely pastries

Cobbs Bakery – Drumnadrochit
Cobbs now have a big name across Scotland, and we have been stocking their homemade cakes and traybakes for over 8 years. All their cakes are made using traditional family recipes and contain no artificial ingredients

Coffee Direct – West Lothian
Our coffee beans are roasted specially for us by our Scottish supplier. The owner, Jim, has 25 years barista experience and visits regularly in his campervan!

2015 Year of Food and Drink

Year of Food and Drink Scotland is the opportunity to inspire the people of Scotland and our visitors to celebrate Scotland’s outstanding natural larder and develop Scotland’s reputation as a Land of Food & Drink. Nevis Range will be participating with a range of special themes and culinary events. 

Each month of the year will feature a different theme, aiming to showcase our culinary expertise!

January Traditional Food Game pie and Macsweens haggis will feature prominently!
February The Food of Love

Valentines weekend (Feb 14/15) will feature handmade chocolate, gondola trip and drink from our winter warmer menu for only £14.50. There'll also be a special Apres ski menu for £6.95

Pancake Day (Feb 17) will feature homemade pancake with a tea or coffee for only £3

March Sustainable Shores Showcasing salmon from Marine Harvest.
April Award Winning Food All month we will be using award winning products from around Scotland
May Whisky Month Celebrating 3 local Whiskys – Ben Nevis, Oban and Dalwhinne. Hot toddies only £3.95
June The Future of Food Lochaber’s skiing school kids were challenged to design their dream healthy mountain meal for after a day out on Aonach Mor. The winners will feature throughout the month.
July Summer Berries and Fruits Its summer time, berries are in season and we have created a special “Scottish Berry Smoothie”
August Delicious Dairy Celebrating a very well known dish here at Nevis Range - Macaroni Cheese!
September Showcase Special Event TBC
October Brewing and Distilling Menus will be created with tasting notes on all local beers that we stock
November Hearty and Heartwarming Join us again in the pinemarten café for our hearty and heartwarming pre winter lunch menu, created using local produce.
December TBC TBC

Our Chefs

Amanda Norwood
Amanda has been with us since December 2011. Starting off in the Snowgoose restaurant, and becoming the friendly face of the Pinemarten cafe bar kitchen over the last couple of years. Providing consistent and beautifully presented café food she is also the mastermind behind our daily specials menu.

Donald Macneil
Donald joined our team at Nevis Range in May 2012, bringing a wealth of experience working from big and busy hotels. Donald’s experience brings with him a fast and efficient service to our customers to ensure they get their tasty lunch as quick as possible so they can get back out on the mountain to continue doing what they love!

Irene Quigg
Irene started with us in October 2012 as a servery assistant. She quickly discovered a passion for the cooking side of things and her help was welcomed by the kitchen team. She was to be found in the kitchen so often that after a few months she became a welcome permanent addition and continues to improve her cooking skills every day.

Will Macdonald
Will leaped in at the deep end, arriving at Nevis Range just in time for the 2014 World Cup, and got a taste straight away for the level of business we can get here. Will has brought an added touch of class to the catering at Nevis Range, producing high end buffets and introducing our popular Winter Lunch Menu which showcases Scottish food at its best. He has also been featured in Relish Scotland, a book of original recipes from the region’s finest chefs.