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Rock Cafe

Pier Esplanade | Tom-A-Mhoid Road, Dunoon PA23 7HN, Scotland
+44 1369 702508
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Fast food
Pier Esplanade | Tom-A-Mhoid Road, Dunoon PA23 7HN, Scotland
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The food was promptly if rather casually served and would not suit a gourmet but was OK of its kind - hot - reasonably generous on the chips. OK for fuelling up if you are waiting for a ferry.

Thank KNBD
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Have been in here a couple of times for breakfast and loved it. Food was good and the staff were very helpful. Toilets very clean.

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed September 3, 2018

i'd love to comment on the food, but we never got there. the seven of us, in search of a place for a breakfast (which could have become our daily breakfast place for a week), asked if we could join two tables in an empty...More

1  Thank douglas g
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for a bite of lunch. Ideally situated in the centre of Dunoon and we thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. Cafe is basic but staff are very welcoming and food was lovely. To top it off we all enjoyed an ice cream as we...More

Thank CassidyFamilyGlasgow
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Twice I was in here , Plenty staff not so many customers but they seemed to busy to bother , plenty other places nearby, wont attempt to go in again. Obviously solo customers aren't so important.

Thank Craig T
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Nice cafe for coffee and a snack. Two of us had a dish of ice cream as we felt it was too hot for coffee. Prices very reasonable and staff friendly.

Thank nocera1
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Just off the ferry and in need of some light sustenance this was certainly very handy as adjacent to the terminal. The coffee and warm scones were first class and the service friendly.

Thank douglasdrummond
Reviewed May 15, 2018

I first visited The Rock Café approx. 55 years ago when staying with grandparents. It still has a cosy atmosphere and provides great snacks and drinks. Glad to see that they still had 'Hot Orange' on the menu - that brought back happy memories -...More

Thank garbla900
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Right by the ferry terminal they have a captive audience I suppose and have obviously become complacent. The "Big Breakfast" was just, well..small. One egg, one sausage, one rasher of bacon? No beans or tomatoes or mushrooms? What's big about it? There was no veggie...More

1  Thank Stef_Dave
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here for a late lunch, small cosy cafe right next to the ferry terminal, good views and service and plentiful selection of hot/cold food and cakes

Thank RossyUk87
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May 2, 2016|
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Response from wolfbhoy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea. It was an all female staff both times I've visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Esplanade | Tom-A-Mhoid Road, Dunoon PA23 7HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 702508
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