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Cafe Rhu

Unit 4 | Rhu Marina, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
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Ranked #15 of 43 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Sep 22, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

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
2 reviews
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I love going along to cafe rhu for breakfast on a sunday morning! The people who work there are just lovely. The food is fantastic and we have never ever been disappointed in all the months we have been turning up each and every week. Their fish and chips on a friday night is possibly the best ive ever eaten... More

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Scotland
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Enjoyed a tasty lunch recently at Cafe Rhu. This really is a hidden gem and at the end of a pleasant walk from Helensburgh. Great food freshly prepared, smashing soup, homebaking and excellent coffee all served by friendly staff. What more would you need? Maybe a lie down! Don't know why someone recently posted saying the sandwiches were curly as... More

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Must be about my 5th lunch in this little place, but each time months apart. It just seems to get better. The variety, the service, the food, and the atmosphere. Modestly named Cafe Rhu, the food is much much more than "cafe" food. If you're wandering anywhere within range of this place, try it, You'll be pleasantly surprised.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I don't see where the reviews come from for this establishment.It is a tip,coffee far two weak,curly sandwiches,seating well if thats what you would call it! Sorry we will Not be back!!!

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Right in the marina at Rhu, this small but friendly cafe serves all manner of meals and great coffee. Having a boat in the marina was the reason for first trying it, but I've been back many times and during winter, while the boat is out of the water and I'm there doing maintenance, I always go. But its not... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

Had a carry out fish and chips tonight, excellent choice, would highly recommend a visit, will definitely be back.

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