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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“cullen skink” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (8 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 4 weeks ago

Quality food, fantastic setting with no close competition, but a little pricey for what is offered. Nice touches of fresh water on table in gin bottles, £5 for a mug of soup and £10 for a bowl of soup, it is tasty but not really...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We booked a table for four for lunch last week, and had a great meal! Excellent service, quality food and washed down with a nice Sauvignon blanc! Recommend highly.

Thank mab4consult
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We had a bowl of spicy parsnip soup here for lunch with lovely bread. Very special. The setting is second to none, and the service excellent despite a very busy Saturday lunchtime.

Thank rubenskibble2014
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had a lovely lunch served by very friendly staff. The restaurant is very inviting and if you have a window seat you have a beautiful view over Loch Venacher. The soup was delicious and the fish and chips were excellent.

Thank mornalochtie
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Such a lovely surprise. A lovely venue with beautiful views which are more than matched by the food, which was wonderful. Staff were friendly and welcoming.

Thank melbt1
Reviewed 1 September 2017

It's easy to miss if you drive by on this obscure country road, but absolutely worth watching for. The large glass walls give you a majestic view of Lake Venacher, and the food is first-rate. There's also a fine outdoor deck (provided the traditional Scottish...More

Thank Panama_Luke
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing food along the banks of Loch Venacher. There was even a harp player. We had fish and chips with homemade tartare sauce. Lovely

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was probably the best lunch time meal that I have ever enjoyed.The setting was beautiful by the lochside, on the terrace. There was a great choice of main meals. The Perthshire Lamb two ways was out of this world, the asparagus was cooked to...More

Thank Harwoodi W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I have been to Loch Venacher Harbour Cafe on many occasions when I am teaching in Lendrick Lodge in Brig o Turk, the Food and Atmosphere are fantastic, the Menu changes regularly throughout the year and with great local food you can't go wrong, an...More

Thank thomsonrichard999
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot, great for families very accommodating. One potion of the cheese on toast would two small children.

Thank Kristen J
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9 April 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, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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