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The Rock Stop Coffee Shop and Exhibition

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Lunch with a view

Stopped initially for a light lunch, but fantastic view of the loch from the cafe. Friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Trehwfa38
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Sandbach, United Kingdom
Excellent place for coffee or lunch break with valuable information on local geology

We stoped there for a coffee break, dans we discovered the rock exhibition and we got very valuable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GBr32
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Liege, Belgium
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The Rock Stop is currently open 10am to 4:30pm every day. The Rock Stop is the central visitor hub for the North West Highlands Geopark. The cafe serves hot and cold drinks, hot lunches, cakes and snacks. The giftshop stocks quality arts and crafts...more
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| The Rock Stop, Unapool School Building, Unapool IV27 4HW, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped initially for a light lunch, but fantastic view of the loch from the cafe. Friendly staff in cafe. Wife had a cheese scone - very large, and I had a ham sandwich. Both very tasty. Lots of information in the cafe area and also...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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MikeG5147, Volunteer director at The Rock Stop Coffee Shop and Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stoped there for a coffee break, dans we discovered the rock exhibition and we got very valuable information on the geology of the area. After a trip further north, we came back for lunch. If was great. I strongly suggest the place particularly for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

This was our first visit, despite having been past several times in our tour round the Highlands. Lovely café with homemade cakes. A small shop with geology books complemented the exhibit in the rear room, which consisted of a video presentation of the formation of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Carol G
Reviewed June 17, 2019

Toasties, soups, cakes all very good and the coffee was excellent and plentiful. Having been several times before our intention was to introduce a newcomer to the excellent video presentation on the history and formation of the local rocks backed by good samples. The shop...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

We called here for a coffee on a wet morning. There is limited parking and the lay by pull in needs some attention and I would not recommend it for low vehicles. Once inside there is plenty to see and enjoy within the confines of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RogerfromTown
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Friendly young staff serve excellent teas, coffee, cakes and sandwiches. The bookshop is full of geological related books and locally produced items. The exhibition room has a video about the Geopark and the historically important geology of the area. There is a short video about...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

Great place information excellent good little cafe a welcome stop good coffee at a reasonable price Food as well staff very pleasant

Date of experience: May 2019
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MikeG5147, Volunteer director at The Rock Stop Coffee Shop and Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your custom.

Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Lovely stop off for lunch on our tour of the North West. We came specifically to learn more about the Geopark and purchase our Pebble Route Pack. The staff were friendly and the service was lovely. Simple menu and perfect for a lunch stop. Bigger...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

This is a must-do in Unapool as it gave us a better understanding of the geological make up of the Scottish Highlands which made us appreciate more of the beauty of nature. We will definitely come back here and take our friends and family with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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MikeG5147, volunteer director at The Rock Stop Coffee Shop and Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2019

Thank you for your kind comments. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed November 14, 2018

Nice place for a cup party and something to eat. Lovely view over the loch. The rock shop had good displays.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MikeG5147, Volunteer at The Rock Stop Coffee Shop and Exhibition, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Our staff and volunteers have worked hard this year. We are closed now for the winter, and will be refurbishing the kitchen in the next couple of months. We will be opening again next March and look forward to...More

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Response from MikeG5147 | Property representative |
We are hoping to open in time for Easter, although until June we will probably only open 4 days a week. We are currently decorating the Rock Stop, and working on exciting new exhibits for the exhibition. Staffing permitting... More
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