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The Real Food Cafe

Main Street | Tyndrum, Crianlarich, Tyndrum, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8RY, Scotland
+44 1838 400235
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (285 reviews)
“cakes” (97 reviews)
“burger” (75 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Tyndrum, Crianlarich, Tyndrum, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8RY, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What was a quick stop as a break on a journey from Glasgow surprised us into moving from a lunch to enough for dinner. We had a family fish meal and the meals were so big we were no longer hungry and didn’t even have...More

Thank j0766
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner. I was coming back from Fort William and going to Edinburgh. I am glad I made this stop because it has an amazing gluten free fish and chips, amazing haggis and lentil burger (ask for spicy if you want a kick)....More

Thank Deepak J
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had driven down from Mallaig in the pouring rain and were on the lookout for somewhere to eat. Almost drove past, but decided to stop and see what this place was like. Very busy but all food cooked when ordered, so nice and hot....More

Thank barbaralu2583ml2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

It has become a tradition between me and my partner that any time we are camping or journeying past tyndrum that we will always stop at the real food cafe! The menu is classic comfort food that would warm even the coldest hikers up as...More

Thank Daryl M
Alan-HeadCoach, Owner at The Real Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you! I'm really delighted that you have enjoyed your visit so much. It's a real pleasure being part of such a lovely community. See you soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I called at the Real Food Cafe on the evening of Thursday 14th June 2018 and ordered haddock and chips, I was hugely disappointed in the fish, the batter was thick, stodgy and not at all crisp. The fish and chips were, in my opinion,...More

Thank gddewar
Alan-HeadCoach, Owner at The Real Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We take pride in serving perfectly cooked fish in fresh, crispy batter and can only apologise if you received a sub-standard portion. I wish you had drawn this to our attention at the time, since we would have had a delicious replacement in front of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tasting chips and a good range of other stuff too. Good for kids and great value. Love this place!

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After climbing Ben Lomond on a very warm day, I was in need of a decent meal. The cafe was busy and we had to wait a little while but the fish and chips were just right. The cakes looked great and there were gluten...More

Thank pearlsnail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great choice of food for lunch. The only thing I would suggest is that there is more than one food order point so it doesn't take so long to be served.

Thank 350highlandlassie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a busy bank holiday weekend and the que was back to the door, but a staff member clearly saw us waiving and assured us the queen moved quickly, and it did, all the staff from till to services were all very nice, the...More

1  Thank Tony H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frequented by locals and great specials - we enjoyed fish, chips and onion rings on national fish and chips day. Portions are large. Suggest you eat in, instead of taking it home/to the hotel

Thank ADavis1977
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Tyndrum, Crianlarich, Tyndrum, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK20 8RY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Tyndrum
  • Phone Number: +44 1838 400235
  • E-mail
Award winning road side diner serving great fish & chips, burgers, salads, soups and home baking. We specialise in being family friendly, we have a great selection of gluten free food available and we welcome dogs (and well behaved owners!)
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