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Unit 4 | Rhu Marina, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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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 of 5 stars
Great little place

We called into the cafe for lunch. The staff who were extremely friendly made us feel very welcome. We both had chilli dogs and chips from on the specials board. They were delicious, a good portion and the homemade chips were excellent. Definitely give it a try.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
JBIB12
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We called into the cafe for lunch. The staff who were extremely friendly made us feel very welcome. We both had chilli dogs and chips from on the specials board. They were delicious, a good portion and the homemade chips were excellent. Definitely give it a try.

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Alexandria Scotland U.K.
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We eat ear quite often after sailing. Take away available too which is handy when we're working on the boat. Home baking is really great. Friendly service. The cafe also does catering for small group functions. All in all highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Bacon roll every Friday: an unmissable event. When friends come to stay, Friday Night Fish and Chips is a must, as is breakfast on Sunday morning. They also do an outstanding Cullen Skink. David, Pat and the girls have created a welcoming and friendly atmosphere and provide consistently excellent food.

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Use this little cafe quite a lot prior to and after sailing, best time is Sunday Brunch although all of the food is tasty and fresh. Friendly and efficient staff. Whether a sit down meal or takeaway I can highly recommend.

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I like to eat at Cafe Rhu. It is small, cosy and friendly. The food is of excellent quality, there is lots of it and at a very good price. Service is great too. I regularly go there for lunch or coffee. Also each year all the adults of the youth group that I work for go to Cafe Rhu... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a great cafe to take a break small neat and friendly with a great breakfast.The cafe has great views over the marina .

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Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My title says it all. Even though I haven't eaten "in" it is my preferred lunchtime take out for me and my work colleagues. We have munched our way through all of the take away menu at one time or another, and the good bit is, you can pre-order by telephone. Soups, Burgers, Sandwiches, fish & chips to take away,... More 

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Helensburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Went here with my husband and my brother for lunch on Thursday. We were welcomed by the waitress and asked if we minded sharing a table as there were no free table. We joined a lady in her own. We were given menus and told about the specials board. We were then offered another table when one became free. There... More 

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Scotland
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216 reviews 216 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I will definitely try Cafe Rhu for dinner at some point, based on the coffee/cake and lunch experiences I have had here. Staff are always friendly and although it is basically set out like a cafe, it has a good restaurant quality menu. 3 homemade soup options at lunch along with a good choice of hot or cold sandwiches and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Always reliable - the coffee and the melt-in-your-mouth apple pie. No stodge here. Pastry to delight the patisserie connoisseur. No time to stop? Carry it home for a real tea-time treat. Good soups, light meals and breakfasts. Always worth the walk or drive from the town centre.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Unit 4 | Rhu Marina, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh

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  • Cuisine: English

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