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Unit 4 | Rhu Marina, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
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Ranked #6 of 47 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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English first
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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210 reviews 210 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
291 helpful votes 291 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 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I visited this cafe while we were staying in Rhu, we visited foir lunch once and breakfast twice. Everything was homemade and fresh. I was impressed with my ham sandwich for lunch which came with coleslaw and salad- my husband was equally impressed with his Surf and Turf (Haddock Goujons and Black Pudding with Chips). The breakfast... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stopped at Cafe Rhu yesterday on our way to Greenock. The cafe was busy inside and outside, due to the lovely weather. We received a warm and friendly welcome from David and his assistant. We chose to order some coffee and cake which was delicious. We have eaten at the cafe before and can recommend the cullen skink, or... More 

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Helensburgh,Scotland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

fabby wee Cafe with freshly made food, sandwiches cakes and goodies. Fish and chips are JUST PERFECT ! Highly recommend a wee drop in to this small cafe with a great big heart :)

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Edinburgh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

As I keep my boat at the Marina all year, winter or summer its very handy for a good roll in the morning and like all the other reviews,it does what it does very well, never be a big operation but in this case small is beautiful. Fresh food, real chips, fresh fish, great soups and the coffee is excellent.... More 

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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
Cuisine: English

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