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The Galley Cafe and Chef Shop

Harbour Street, Tarbert PA29 6UD, Scotland
+44 1880 820090
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“cake” (13 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
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Soups, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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Harbour Street, Tarbert PA29 6UD, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

little gem of a cafe unfortunately didn't have long do settled for coffee and a scone with jam and cream wonderful wish we could have stayed longer for a meal

Thank denise m
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

...good coffee, pleasant service, great cake and lovely soup - add to that a nice sofa and free (strong) WiFi - what's not to like+

Thank DaveN62
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Came across this café a little bit out of the centre of Tarbert on the harbourside. You have to pass a few properties that are a bit run down but this café is lovely. We had delicious home-made soup with very fresh, warm, crusty bread....More

Thank lizaid
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this but had a great lunch. Great value, friendly and fast service, with lovely art and interesting clothes also for sale. My pannini delivered more than I expected, with a lovely salad garnish which did more than pay lip service to the idea....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We were revisiting Tarbert after many years and after our wander wanted a coffee and scone or similar snack. We landed upon the cafe and were welcomed by the owner, busy mixing something. Making ice cream to go into her planned chocolate milk shake. Strawberry...More

Thank cumberland70
Reviewed 21 April 2018

If you're looking for a tasty snack and an authentically friendly welcome drive past the other cafes/restaurants to the far end of the harbour and eat from The Gallery. Really nice food at great prices.

Thank 8MikeM
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Stopped at this quirky wee cafe for soup teas/ coffees on our way back to Glasgow from Stonefield Castle. Nice & relaxed with tasty food served. Not too expensive.

Thank hkghatorae
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a wee gem in Tarbert. If you are looking for a cosy nook for a coffee with some lovely home baking (gluten-free covered), then this is for you. It's a little bit out the main village, but worth seeking out. Just follow the...More

1  Thank bohomama
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Lots of home baking & cooking. If you're put in a mood for going home to cook there is an excellent selection of kitchen implements to buy. Also an excellent choice of local paintings by local artists. The food is great. The owner/staff could not...More

Thank Leonard M
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We were looking for lunch having come off the ferry and this was the first cafe we came upon. It's easy to miss but do try not to. It is excellent. We had well filled paninis with an interesting salad - not your usual token...More

Thank Bill T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Street, Tarbert PA29 6UD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Kintyre Peninsula  >  Tarbert
  • Phone Number: +44 1880 820090
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