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Argyll Cafe

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25 Argyll Street, Lochgilphead, Scotland
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointing and overpriced

We wanted a selection of chip suppers to take back to our holiday accommodation. Our first 3 choices could not be met one of which was fish and chips. No fish in a fishing village? What we did receive was ok but with miniscule portions of chips and was twice the cost of considerably larger portions... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Jake B
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We wanted a selection of chip suppers to take back to our holiday accommodation. Our first 3 choices could not be met one of which was fish and chips. No fish in a fishing village? What we did receive was ok but with miniscule portions of chips and was twice the cost of considerably larger portions from an Edinburgh chip... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Went in for tea while in Lochgilphead for work. Had fish, chips and peas and it was delicious. Perfection on a plate. Hot chocolate with marshmallows afterwards was very yummy. Waitress was very pleasant, and friendly. Would definitely go back.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Were the last two or three reviewers visiting the same place as us???? The terrible reviews are totaly uncalled for. We visited this Cafe this week TWICE! The first time was to eat in the small restaurant side. Very pleasant welcome, even though we arrived at their busiest take away time. The Haddock, Chips and peas arrived without delay, piping... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

This place shouldn't be allowed to even call its self a chippy ! The owners couldnae run a feet never mind run a business the fish is disgusting the chips taste of rotten fish the amount of grease from one sausage could fill yer chip fryer up !!! And the prices are shocking ! The place has been disgusting for... More 

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Glasgow
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Aside from the extremely average food, the café is about as welcoming as a sneeze at Heathrow. The manager was trying to pretend he was operating some high end café but he just isn't. If you want higher end and quality, go round the corner to the Smiddy. I have had much worse food than I was served here. I... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

service was ok, seats uncomfortable and packed in to a small area and they served the worst fish and chips I have every had. The batter was tasteless and soggy not even seasoned and fish full of bones, chips tasteless and the mushy peas a congealed lump on plate. Even the cup of tea was awful, cheapest budget teabags what... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Very clean and popular fish and chip shop with eat in facility. Great service, good value and good choice of burgers, fish etc. Fish was excellent.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Waste of £28.00 Worst fish and chips ever had overcooked and burnt £28.00. In the bin. You would think buy the sea it would be good Could got a better and much cheaper meal in McDonalds

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The food is poor it's really the worst fish n chips I've ever had and I've been all over Scotland even the chips were totally tasteless ( a joke )

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

In the middle of the west highlands with a great cuisine and perfect service at all. It worths long jorney to Argyll.......

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Argyll Street, Lochgilphead, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Lochgilphead

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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