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Cafe Rhu

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Unit 4 | Rhu Marina, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Great Breakfasts

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
MJMACLLH
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Dunoon, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dunoon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
142 restaurant reviews
294 helpful votes 294 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
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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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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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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