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Mountain Coffee company

Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
+44 1445 712316
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“scones” (52 reviews)
“plum tart” (4 reviews)
“coffee shop” (34 reviews)
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Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a takeaway cheese scone from here which was nice - so big that we shared it. Later in the week, we sat in and had a coffee and cake - nice. Very good value for money.

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great idea combining books, cafe etc. but this cafe turned out to be a disapointment. The tea and coffee were good though not outstanding. The cheese scones were not cooked enough and quite tasteless considering the amount of orange cheese which appeared to be...More

Thank alisonrobert21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had coffees and scones on a sunny Tuesday. The cafe has seating both inside and outside on a raised veranda. Lovely coffee and a great selection of bakes. We chose scones with jam, they are enormous, we should really have shared them. Although they...More

Thank Lizzie0909
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It isn't cheap, but it isn't commercialised either. A tranquil setting, different and ethically sourced coffees with home made cakes and scones. It's a quaint setting to wile away an hour or two. Don't expect your double shot in a paper cup with your name...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

These guys sell great coffees and hot chocolates but what I love is their massive scones with their amazing variety. I had a pear scone on my first visit this Easter (a few days ago) and today had plum! There are usually about 5 varieties...More

Thank Babsmck
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Sorr y - Nice concept, great books and loads of funky stickers / posters BUT your coffee burned my tongue , your cake almost broke my teeth and the bill hurt my pocket. Recommend more time spent on getting basics right i.e. Fresh tasty cakes...More

Thank Ajg29
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I am always disappointed when restaurants and hotels really can't be bothered to speak to their customers,as was the case at this place. No hello nothing at all, we should have left but we were tired and thirsty, no courtesy shown at anytime during our...More

Thank sango61
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I can but concur with the previous remarks. Reasonable coffee, nothing special, but a pathologically grumpy owner. Shame because it could be a nice place.

Thank Fromagier
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Was touring about and fancied a coffee, Stopped here and was pleasantly surprised to see it open in December. Although very quiet, the staff were pleasant and the coffee was good.Lovely view over the loch. Nice idea with the books and hats.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Whenever we come to the area we often entertain ourselves with a visit to this coffee shop to experience the fantastically rude owner. However, we darkened their doors on Saturday and were shocked to receive really good service from the 2 girls working there. The...More

Thank Down H
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  • Address: Strath Gairloch IV21 2BX, Gairloch, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 712316
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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.