Welcome to The Lunchbox Boys

The home of local food created with passion

We're Sam and Dougal, two friends who grew up in Kingussie in the Scottish Highlands, and are proud to call the Cairngorms our home. The Lunchbox Boys is our business but it's also our passion.

We've built a reputation around sourcing local produce, turning it into great tasting, creatively presented food and delivering an outstanding dining experience. 

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Latest News

Hello everyone, hope you are all well?

We are aware that we have not kept our news section as up to date as we could have, however we do have a very good reason for that! Since our last article regarding the opening of our new cafe The Northern Point, we have been extremely busy. 

In some ways there is a lot to report and in some ways there isn't. To keep it simple for you all, we have been catering every day since restrictions eased back in May!

We have been delighted to be part of a lot of Weddings this year and have been delighted to receive so many great reviews (see our reviews page). Many of these Weddings have taken place at the stunning Achnagairn Castle, who we are very grateful to be partnered with. We have also partnered with Newhall Mains and enjoyed our first set of very successful Weddings at this unique venue in October and November and look forward to more in 2022. 

Our Private Catering and Location Catering has also been busier than ever, we have been lucky to work with brands such as Amazon, Lamborghini and Highland Spring throughout the season, to name a few. 

The Northern Point has been a great success this year and we are excited to open again on 1st April 2022, taking the lessons we have learnt this year to make it an even better place to visit, showcasing what we can do at the second most northerly point in the UK. 

On a personal level, we are enjoying the journey and are really grateful for how the business has grown and how it continues to grow, we work very hard behind the scenes but are now very lucky to have a great team behind us as well. 

Our next Wedding is tomorrow and we are fully booked for all of December, we are then looking forward to our staff day out on 8th January with Zip Trek Aviemore, before we get going again!

We wish we could give you more "news", but it feels like we blinked and we are now almost in 2022!

We would like to wish you all a very merry christmas and all the very best in 2022. To stay up to date with what we are up to, follow us on social media @thelunchboxboys. 

Sam, Dougal and the team. 

We are delighted to announce the opening of The Northern Point, our brand new cafe and restaurant. Located in John O'Groats, the most northerly point of the UK mainland, the cafe offers fantastic views across the Pentland Firth to the Orkney Islands. You can relax by a roaring log fire as you browse our carefully crafted menu, which is full of locally-sourced, seasonal produce. The Northern Point is a natural extension of our catering service based in the Cairngorms and builds on our commitment to blending high-quality, sustainable food with excellent customer service. 

Our story goes right back to our schooldays together in the Cairngorms, but our catering journey began through our shared passion for tasty and healthy food. When demand for our lunchtime delivery service soared, The Lunchbox Boys was born, and our passion became our business. Today, we offer a wide range of catering services including weddings, corporate events and private dining. We are excited to begin the next chapter of our story here at The Northern Point.

Thank you for your custom and enjoy your time in the cafe!

Sam, Dougal & The Team.

OPENING TIMES: 10am-6pm daily from Sunday 2nd May 2021. 

-Pet friendly.

-Free Wi-Fi.

-Log burning stoves.

-Unforgettable views.

-Located next to the famous John O' Groats sign.

-Local beverages and gifts available to purchase at our shop.

Follow @thenorthernpoint on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date with our John O'Groats adventure. 


"The guys did the catering for our pre wedding celebrations, which was amazing. Great service, friendly and very professional. Contributed to a fantastic evening."

"Best ever Friday lunch we have had. Super efficient, the quality is beyond anything else we have had, presentation is superb."

"Had the boys in for catering at my Hen Party this weekend! The food was outstanding and top quality. Everyone commented on how delicious the food was and the desserts were to die for, thanks again guys."

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