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The Oak Tree Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, British
Main Street | Balmaha, Drymen, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0JQ, Scotland
+44 1360 870357
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (69 reviews)
“haggis” (39 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Street | Balmaha, Drymen, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0JQ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 679 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed here many times and have always been comfortable, warm, and made to feel very welcome. The rooms are good and this time we had a lovely view of the loch. The food is delicious and helpings are generous. Staff are professional yet...More

Thank Vancatwoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, service and surroundings. Eaten here many times over the last few years and it is consistently excellent-one if the best pubs in Scotland

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Oak Tree is a nice wee place 100 metres from the waterfront at Balmaha. The old bar bit in the original building is a bit kitch but in a pleasant sort of way. The main restaurant at the back is bright and more spacious....More

1  Thank crawfie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with my family for an early dinner. All the staff were extremely welcoming and the bar area where we sat had a roaring open fire - bliss. The rest of the venue is just as cosy. The food was extremely yummy and...More

1  Thank Becci M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fantastic place and the staff are 5 star on their own. The front of house staff are so friendly and accommodating, which just adds to a homely inn. Would recommend to my friend and family... try the haggis

Thank Jesse W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with or two small children after a walk along the loch. There was a short wait for a table but the host was very considerate and made an effort to accommodate us before the kids got bored! The menu is nice and...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a friend out to see Loch Lomond - weather was fantastic so decided to have lunch in Balmaha - it was delicious We had a warm potato and smoked salmon salad and a butternut squash and goats cheese lasagna-both were delicious. Lots of choice...More

Thank cloudpurple
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal here. The haggis pakora starter was great and we both had fish and chips which was just excellent. The staff were great and nothing was too much trouble. You can’t book a table here, but it’s definitely worth turning up...More

Thank FiMo75
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the oak tree on Saturday 6th of October as it is a favourite of ours. What a disappointment!! My wife had a chicken salad which she really enjoyed. I ordered the haddock and chips and when it was served I...More

5  Thank Stornoway791
Reviewed 10 October 2018

First visit and a real winner. Friendly staff and a cosy atmosphere - roaring fire - made this a wonderful dining experience. The choice of food is good although perhaps more variety of fish would help... the plate of smoked salmon was one of a...More

Thank Norriescot
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Lisa D
6 May 2017|
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Response from Fiona R | Reviewed this property |
im sure it states on their website they do
Jenna D
23 June 2016|
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Response from WPritchard | Reviewed this property |
Afraid not
Jan H
11 January 2015|
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Response from pgill1 | Reviewed this property |
Just had lunch there but toured up and down the Loch. Great place for hiking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Balmaha, Drymen, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0JQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Drymen
  • Phone Number: +44 1360 870357
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