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Mountain Coffee company

Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
+44 1445 712316
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (71 reviews)
“cheese scone” (12 reviews)
“book shop” (45 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing beats a caramel latte on our way home from a week in gairloch. Carries a great selection of dairy free confection for my dairy allergy sufferer daughter.

Thank Jen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice coffee shop with the added benefit of the book shop attached. Coffee was excellent and cake was lovely

Thank dpaberdeen
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We called here only because there were no cafes open in Poolewe on that Sunday. It was very quiet , we were pleased that it was open. They were only serving drinks and bakery items. They must believe that offering a soup is not viable...More

Thank highlandgardener
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We always try to come here when up in this part of Scotland. Always had a friendly welcome, scones are fantastic as is there other food (my wife says) as I never get past the scones.

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Loved this little gem of a coffee shop, more for all the amazing books they have than the coffee, Hubby and son sampled the coffee while I indulged in a delicious hot chocolate with all the trimmings, plum our as a side and a few...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We were giving up hope of anywhere in Gairloch being open for coffee & cake (not lunch which we could have got elsewhere), and were somewhat delighted to find this interesting looking cafe open. Ok welcome, fab looking cakes etc, not really clear if order...More

Thank ecofi
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Plum and cinnamon scones to die for.good coffee good atmosphere. Just what we needed on a cold sat morning. Got a good book for a pressie too.

Thank Spendapenny
Reviewed 24 December 2017

This is a terribly overpriced place where for a small frothed milk its 1.95! You dont get a hello or smile, you made to feel totally unwelcome. I'm only glad that the owner's manner was so awful I only paid for a few drinks and...More

1  Thank sophieobrien2002
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Caveat, our visit was with a small party off season, but felt like we were a hinderance, we were certainly not made welcome. Very poor service. Very elcectic, needs a makeover... tardy and tired. On a positive note, food was tastey and good value.

2  Thank Craig J
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Stopped while out walking dog. Nice day sat outside in square. Lovely coffee and cake. Dog friendly too.

Thank angie1561
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 712316
Description
This cafe is recommended by Lonely Planet and could be fantastic. The view is good, The food looked good and some tasted good. I ma prompted ot review becase the service was very bad. The women in charge who I believe is the owner was one fo the grumpier people we met on a 5month tour of Europe. She was loudly critical of and to the young man working there, she was unwelcoming and ignored much of what we said to her. The coffee was ok but made with reluctance and an offhand attitude. We felt as if we were intruding in her space and a real nuisance -- at 11 am !!. We had driven out of the way to get to a place which we felt would be special place for a coffee. It was but in all the wrong ways. We are New Zealanders who do not normally complain but this place was worth complaining about.
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