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The Boat House at Cameron House

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Cameron House, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QZ, Scotland
+44 1389 755565
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Went for a birthday treat and unfortunately it was a disaster. The interior of the restaurant is lovely but the refurb of the seating has spoilt it. I have eaten here quite a bit previously as I use the leisure club and really liked the menu. Unfortunately this has been changed with a very limited seafood selection and more of... More 

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Greenock Scotland
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in a fantastic location but we found the food and drink expensive for this type of hotel. We ate at Duck Bay marina the second night and the price difference for similar food was substantial.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2016

We use this restaurant when we stay at Cameron House each year. This year they had a captive audience due to the Cameron Grill being closed for renovations which also led to it being difficult to book a table in the evening. The views over the lock are fantastic and the décor is very "New England" and comfortable. We did... More 

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Thank macthevoice
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here at the weekend, it was the first time we had been in since the place had been renovated, we enjoyed the new menu and feel as though there is a lot of variety, staff were brilliant, we were looked after by a young girl called Sophie who made our night wonderful, she was very polite and went... More 

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Thank Janet S
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2016

We ate here on the last night of our stay at Cameron House. The new decor is good but I sent back my starter (supposed to be bruschetta but was soggy bread) and my main (listed as pulled pork burger but was in fact beef burger with the tiniest amount of pulled pork which was hardly noticeable). Sure, after complaining... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at boathouse as part of a recent stay, the food was excellent as were the views. I found it quite relaxed and the staff were friendly and helpful 👍

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Thank fully288
2 reviews
Reviewed April 29, 2016

The restaurant itself is beautiful - relaxed interior with stunning views. The staff were lovely, extremely attentive and friendly. The food however, left much to be desired. From a hotel with such a fantastic reputation, and with price tags for dishes well above average, the food really needs to be something special. As the gluten free bread, I was told,... More 

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Thank Danielle M
cheshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2016

We felt this restaurant had improved since our last visit overall. The tables are now individual rather than bench seats which were too close together. The new menu was very attractive and whilst prices are a little higher than average, with the view/ location, the ambience and service we thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

Very good place to eat, although can be noisy at times. Staff are excellant ant very attentive, but not intrusive.

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Thank RonArgent
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

The menu is trying to be something it's not! The food explanations far out weigh what arrives on the plates, I had the scallops which sounded great ended up 3 small morsels on the plate which had been well over cooked and were charged out at just under £12.00, this was followed by a smoked salmon with crab and avocado... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cameron House, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1389 755565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?