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88a Upper Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
01436 678 035
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Ranked #18 of 47 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Cuisines: Scottish
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This restaurant is well worth a visit. Slightly off the beaten track, the restaurant is rustic and quirky and the background music eclectic - all add to its overall charm! The food is wonderful - beautifully cooked and presented and reasonably priced. They do the best steaks in Helensburgh! This is one not to be missed.

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Excellent food, superbly cooked and absolutely delicious, guinea fowl just perfect and lemon sole a veritable delight with chips that were so tasty as to being almost unreal. This really is a hidden gem, on a cold night it was lovely to be welcomed by a pleasant and attentive owner, décor eclectic but welcoming, we'll be going back very soon.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Tucked away little haven. Great food Perfectly prepaired meal with a very attentive and friendly owner. Only small draw back is that despiste the heating been on full it was still a little cool and a little too rustic. However still a hidden treasure.

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glasgow
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We dined here after reading the reviews on this site. We're those diners at the same restaurant?? Decor and atmosphere is somewhat eclectic, Mexican music playing in a french/scottish restaurant. The waiter/owner was great however the food less so. The guinea fowl was overcooked and my red wine jus was in fact a gravy, my lamb was overcooked too. Starter... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great food, great service for a good price! Had scallops and black pudding for starters and rump of lamb as main dish. The perfectly prepared lamb came with a mint sauce and red jelly, a very nice surprise. The sticky toffee cake was absolutely fabulous. Got to the place because it was recommended on tripadvisor. This must be the best... More 

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solihull
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164 reviews 164 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended to eat here by our b&b hostess and how pleased we were that she did! Lovely owner looked after us throughout, great food and excellent choice of music! It may be in need of a little renovation in parts but please do not let that put you off and it is certainly with the visit. We shall... More 

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Cirencester, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The food is lovely and really beautifully cooked so can't fault the restaurant for that (and that is the main thing after all). However, the outside of the entrance is so very tired and the building suffers from damp which is a real pity. I hope the rent is cheap. We last ate here over 20 years ago and although... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

This a great little place with amazing food. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly with attentive service. A perfect local restaurant where we will be going to again.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We visited The Upper Crust with a friend from Holland who has only been in Scotland since late last year. (a recommendation of a workmate of mine). It could so easily be overlooked as it's not obvious to find from Main Road, but i'm glad we did find it. Certainly the decor is unusual and has lots of little pieces... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

If you like to eat very nice French food with a Scottisch twist, I would definitely recommend this restaurant. The owners are very friendly and the food they serve is of a good quality and not that expensive. When we visited Helensburgh we asked a women working at the tourist information if she could recommend us a restaurant with no... More 

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Address: 88a Upper Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
Phone Number: 01436 678 035
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
Cuisine: Scottish

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