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$$ - $$$Cafe, Soups,
Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
+44 1631 565718
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (133 reviews)
“meringue” (64 reviews)
“cakes” (92 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped for a cuppa on way to Oban itself spent time watching the loch view, the variety of small birds on feeders. Cuppa itself was enjoyable and not too expensive. The variety of gifts and garden plants , + supplies. Pleasant stop off.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a very disappointing lunch experience in Oban we were in real need of cheering up. What a find Poppies turned out to be. A fabulous location overlooking the water with lovely views and an abundance of bird life. Easy car parking too. The friendliest...More

Thank ChattyCathy9
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped for some tea for a sore throat and ended up getting a quick brunch instead after stumbling into this lovely little cafe located in a home & gardening center up the coast from Oban. The service was quite good as was the soup,...More

Thank Bryan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Poppies while on holiday and what a find , advertised on the road as Poppys garden centre which it is, the garden centre is quite small but the cafe is amazing .My husband had soup which he said was delicious and I had...More

Thank Rosie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visit poppies often for lunch/tea/coffee - staff are friendly and welcoming and food is excellent! well worth a visit

2  Thank c0ffeebreak1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this café in a garden centre is the spectacular views over the water & mountains. The service is good, as is the layout, but the food, although they have nice touches like Portuguese Pasteis de Nata, is a mixed bag. 4...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were heading for Oban, but a road closure meant we had to turn around, so nipped into Poppies not knowing what to expect. The special for the day was `bubble and squeak` - well, you just have to, don`t you? Anyway, the place was...More

3  Thank JuanHuNose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here today for a comfort break, having just got off the ferry from the Isle of Mull. We both had an excellent latte and just couldn't resist one of their enormous meringues each - considering that we are both diabetic and know we...More

1  Thank Verycleverman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved visiting Poppies. The food, the view, the shop, the people. I love garden centres and Poppies with good food prepared on site is a gem. The staff could not have been more helpful every time we were there. The cakes were wonderful and...More

2  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fry up before driving home. Excellent produce and well cooked. Food is excellent and coffee is good too. Dog friendly is dogs allowed at outside tables. If this a market you're after some outside seating with cover would be good especially with ether...More

2  Thank twiceydrinker2017
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July 23, 2017|
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Response from Ess E | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I'm not sure. As has been said, there is a very pleasant outside area where I'm sure a dog would be quite at home.
June 6, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban  >  Connel
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 565718
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OPEN 7 days 10am -5pm SCOTTISH BAKER OF THE YEAR WINNER!! Good soup guide & GTN Great Garden Centre Award. Popular coffee house restaurant, garden centre and gift shop. Spectacular views and comfortable surroundings. All of our delicious menu from seafood platter to macaroni and cakes are freshly cooked on the premises. Fresh ground coffees & extensive tea menu. From Poppies With Love x. FREE AMPLE PARKING
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