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Glenlyon tea room

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Bridge of Balgie, Aberfeldy, Scotland
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Superb tea room in the wilds of highland Perthshire. Well worth the 60...
Superb tea room in the wilds of highland Perthshire. Well worth the 60 mile trip from Perth. Scones piled high with proper cream - wonderful!
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Stunning location

Four of us stopped here recently on a Sunday about 1pm. As the weather was glorious, the place was quite busy. We sat outside taking in the stunning views and sunshine. Sandwiches, soup and coffee all good value and tasty. As this is the only eatery in quite some distance it has a bit of a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
monkeyiron
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Birnam, United Kingdom
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Birnam, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Four of us stopped here recently on a Sunday about 1pm. As the weather was glorious, the place was quite busy. We sat outside taking in the stunning views and sunshine. Sandwiches, soup and coffee all good value and tasty. As this is the only eatery in quite some distance it has a bit of a captured audience but given... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Stopped here for lunch after a night out under the stars in the Munros of upper Glen Lyon. Had the Cheese & Pickle sandwiches which came with home made potato salad, crisps & salad. The crisps are good quality & the salad likewise. The pickle wasn't Branston & if not home made, certainly tasted like it. The cost of the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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98 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were walking in the area on a beautiful Spring day and grabbed the opportunity to experience The Glen Lyon Tearoom. We were not disappointed. What a beautiful situation and what a great offering in the middle of nowhere. Home-made soup was delicious and the cakes looked very enticing ..... my sandwich was a bit ordinary though. Service was welcoming,... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A welcome place for sustenance after walking in Glen Lyon and full marks for being open in March when other places are still closed. Having 2 dogs we're used to dining al fresco but at least here there's a choice as undercover al fresco is also available - with a view. Soup, sandwiches and cakes on offer.... together with friendly... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

You have to visit this tea roo, it's also the village post office and shop. Its location is stunning, the home soup was so welcome on a cold day. We even met up with the local shepherds who had come off the mountain for lunch, it was so like stepping back in time.

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london
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The drive up Glenlyon is a delight and if you don't stop at this tearoom you'll have missed a treat ad will end up hungry as there is nowhere else. It is definitely worth parking up and enjoying the views and some delicious home made soup and perhaps a lovely scone too. It is very busy on a fine day... More 

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Scotland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stopped here for a coffee before we want for a walk then stopped and had a nice bowl of soup and home made bread which was really nice after getting soaked.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Still open at weekends, it was a much needed mid afternoon stop. Scones with cream and jam were fantastic and heard the soup was good too! Lovely situation and seats outside if the weather is good. Bet it's busy in the summer!

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We call in every time we are in the area and are never disappointed. Scones with jam and cream are delicious as are the selection of cakes. Hot chocolates for the children were amazing! Definitely worth a visit

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Called in on chance and was surprised with the range of food on the board.Decided to have scones jam and cream with a pot of tea for two.Excellent service, chatty people and pleasant surroundings.Look forward to calling again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bridge of Balgie, Aberfeldy, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Aberfeldy

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Description

Superb tea room in the wilds of highland Perthshire. Well worth the 60 mile trip from Perth. Scones piled high with proper cream - wonderful!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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