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Cafe Zest

Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
+44 844 800 3742
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (14 reviews)
“toasties” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice friendly and clean wee cafe inside the shop of Jenners .We stop for a coffee and a scone which was lovely also bought a cooked breakfast that was not so good was not worth the money when it does not get eaten ,cakes...More

Thank stuhog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here a couple of times during our stay at Cameron house lodges. It's situated inside Jenners and offers a good selection of snack items - cakes, sandwiches, with some hot options also. We sampled the toasted sandwich which was basic, but ok....More

Thank GGGang
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Decised to have a traditional fish and chips for dinner Very Expensive for what it is wouldnt recommend it service was slow too.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Just back from having a superb afternoon coffee and apple tart at cafe Zest. Service a wee bit slow but premises scrupulously clean. Staff very friendly. A table by the window enabled a good view of the loch and was also a great location for...More

Thank Clansman139
Reviewed July 17, 2017

We only had tea, coffee and cakes, but the welcome was good despite it being almost closing time. It was all very tasty.

Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed June 22, 2017

The people were friendly and the atmosphere was nice - like a coffee shop overlooking a beautiful setting. I was surprised by the food, which was decent, especially for a cafeteria type of restaurant. Was super pleased with the carrot cake.

Thank BlueBlueSea
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Of course a lovely location over looking the Loch, but that is as good as it gets. The coffee was bitter and cake dry, not good and not good value for money, with so many coffee shops about nowadays, would think they would realise the...More

Thank Steve S
Massarella1864, Manager at Cafe Zest, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Hi Steve, We are very sorry to hear this, we strive to constantly improve our service so if you would like to provide us with more information please email us on the below address. Thank you, Café Zest, Manager customerservices@Massarella.co.uk

Reviewed May 28, 2017

Popped in here for a meal with my daughter during a sunny bank holiday weekend. Haddock and chips was freshly made and got my daughter's seal of approval. I made do with a slice of lemon and blackcurrant sponge which was superb - moist and...More

Thank dingus83
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee, great scones !! Within Jenners, Lomond shores. Friendly staff, nice outlook. Recommend as a day out to Lomond shores, with shopping and play park for kids.

Thank Monica L
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Within Jenners this cafe is nice for coffee and cake or a lite bite while visiting Loch Lomond Shores. Always busy the staff are very friendly and efficient and they have a loyalty card system for a free coffee, if you visit a lot then...More

Thank TravelholicDuntocher
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 844 800 3742
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