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Loch Venacher Harbour Cafe

Venachar Lochside A821 | Between Calendar & Aberfoyle, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
+44 1877 330011
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cullen skink” (8 reviews)
“vegan salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Venachar Lochside A821 | Between Calendar & Aberfoyle, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for lunch on a particularly rainy day. Received a warm welcome and took a table overlooking the Loch and view. Service was friendly and efficient. I ordered the scallops and chorizo as my starter, which at £12 needed to be pretty good. It wasn’t...More

Thank londondubailondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for drinks and to enjoy the view. Strangely for October in Scotland, we were able to sit outside! We were tempted by the smell of chips and these turned out to be delicious! Felt a bit sorry for the staff as the restaurant...More

Thank nancy t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on a cycle ride. Had a very tasty Cullen Skink followed by delicious chocolate cake with my coffee. Good service and superb surroundings

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warm and welcoming. Staff all very friendly and attentive. Food excellent; well prepared and served. No hesitation in recommending this as a go to restaurant.

Thank Alecgottbay
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery while you relax, drink a cup of coffee, and eat a generous slice of cake, served by friendly staff.

Thank Phil240869
Reviewed July 22, 2018

By reading the menu we accepted that it would be a fairly pricey lunch and expected the quality to reflect this. This turned out not to be the case. Three of us had Cullen Skink as a starter and all agreed it was insipid. No-one...More

1  Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

With daughter, son in law and grandson visiting from down south, we headed to the Lochside for a bite prior to a trip on Loch Katrine. The deck tables (outdoors) were all booked for a party who arrived via seaplane (pretty cool) so we had...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed July 6, 2018

The views from the cafe are amazing with all round views of the loch. The staff are friendly and helpful. The cafe is very clean and well looked after and the food is great. Well cooked tasty food is served with a smile.

Thank Kaz239
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Lovely location, friendly staff. Limited menu choice because of let down by suppliers. Food was nice. Garnish to dish of cod was four mussels, two of which were closed which was disappointing. Everything else was nice.

Thank Jinty2016
Reviewed June 12, 2018

The food was very nice although with the Duck dish that I had, should definitely have more than the single small potato I had on my plate. I'd understand a 'careful' amount of the Duck but potatoes? That aside, my brother and sister in law...More

Thank Raymond1960Edinburgh
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April 9, 2016|
Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
I think it may well be as there is no other cafe restaurant on Loch Venacher that I'm aware and I've being there for a good number of years. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venachar Lochside A821 | Between Calendar & Aberfoyle, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Callander
  • Phone Number: +44 1877 330011
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