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Main Street | Balmaha, Drymen, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0JQ, Scotland
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Friendly and welcoming with great food and likeable staff who help you on your way on the West Highland Way

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Okay, so they are clearly targeting themselves a bit more upmarket than your average West Highland Way walker. But there are a lot of us, with money to spend, so when we do stagger in a little tired from the hill to order a simple dish of food that we might sit outside with (on a day when there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Friendly and welcoming with great food and likeable staff who help you on your way on the West Highland Way

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Wandel
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102 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Really pretty little spot on the east coast of Loch Lomond. Tables inside and out, friendly service, good menu choice and all our food was super tasty with some original options. Generous portions and great value. No criticisms, great to go somewhere everything's just done well :) Tip: walk along the bank of the river to the wooden jetty that... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Just a good old fashioned pub with a good selection of drinks and great home cooked food. There's not much in the area to compare but don't hesitate to pop in for a meal

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Auchmithie ,Scotland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Whilst staying overnight in Balmaha we called in for our evening meal. The place was very busy & we had a short wait for a table. We tried the Balmaha lager whilst getting warmed by the open fire. The dining area is very quaint, with all manner of plates etc hanging on the walls. It must be a nightmare for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Excellent place to grab a bit to eat. Starters came very quickly, mains were a bit slower but we didn't mind as the place has lots of books and has pictures and items on the wall. The kids loved it and the staff were brilliant. The cullen skink was first class.

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

It's a shame that the reviews go from average to very good...I'd call this a good pub. Nothing to rave about, but nothing to complain about! The food was fine and so was the service. The dessert was excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lunch stop after a long trekking morning, this quality 'comfort' food was more than welcome. Bonus points for the Fish and Chips, and the haggis was lovely but was way too generous. Decent price, too.

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Darvel, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Had lunch here on 9 th April. Weather was amazing and we ate outside. The place was packed so understandably, service a little slow. Lovely food in a beautiful setting.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Good wholesome food, well presented, and at a reasonable price. Sat outside, lovely sunny day and enjoyed lunch.

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  • 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

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  • Cuisine: British

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