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Cafe Rhu

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Unit 4 | Rhu Marina, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8LH, Scotland
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good cafe food - always have a good choice of homemade soups. Don't take card payments!! I had no cash the first time the girls was very nice about it and said I could bring it in tomorrow.

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Thank Lucy I
Stirling, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at this modest but delightful wee cafe at Rhu Marina. The surprise is that for somewhere that looks like a simple cafe it turns out delicious and substantial food. I started with the Cullen Skink. Unfortunately, many establishments see Cullen Skink as a cynical ploy to charge £5 for half a pint of milk and a chopped spud.... More 

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Thank Gregalfa
Ballachulish, Scotland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Really nice cafe ideally located right by the marina. Food is great, with a good choice from the menu and also very good value for money. Staff are cheery and friendly.

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Thank Simon I
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were recommended to give Cafe Rhu a try by a relative who had a boat berthed in the marina. We called in on the off chance as we were passing. We ordered the full Scottish breakfast, it was cooked freshly and was really good value for money. They also do a selection of home baking and snacks. You need... More 

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Thank Roy W
Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from living overseas and what did our son want ? A bacon roll from Cafe Rhu!!!! We had bacon with black pudding rolls , delicious! And were back today for the best Cullen Skink in The area. Our local , go and try it , you'll love it ! And their fish and homemade chips are... More 

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Thank agnesscot
glasgow
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

probably the best potato chips in Scotland and ive ate a lot of chips,for £2.20 you get the best 3 cooked chips, nice and chunky and crispy,they have a take away fish supper night on a Friday between 5 and 8,not sampled yet but will do shortly,they also do sit in meals,this is a must if you want the best... More 

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Thank gerjuls
Garelochhead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Had fish supper take aways and they were all delicious. The chips were chunky and the fish white and cooked perfectly.

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Thank Jane6448
Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

We called into the cafe for lunch. The staff who were extremely friendly made us feel very welcome. We both had chilli dogs and chips from on the specials board. They were delicious, a good portion and the homemade chips were excellent. Definitely give it a try.

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Thank JBIB12
Alexandria Scotland U.K.
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

We eat ear quite often after sailing. Take away available too which is handy when we're working on the boat. Home baking is really great. Friendly service. The cafe also does catering for small group functions. All in all highly recommended.

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Thank Seonaidh_11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

Bacon roll every Friday: an unmissable event. When friends come to stay, Friday Night Fish and Chips is a must, as is breakfast on Sunday morning. They also do an outstanding Cullen Skink. David, Pat and the girls have created a welcoming and friendly atmosphere and provide consistently excellent food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 4 | Rhu Marina, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8LH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?