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“Great plaice for a fish ea” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Balena

La Balena
Ranked #27 of 60 Restaurants in Dunoon
Price range: $2 - $12
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Traditional fish teas, homemade lasagne, haggis and the like served in a simple and friendly environment. We are happy to offer smaller portions for those with a smaller appetite. Check out our specials board for the fish of the day and for our homemade pudding.
Dunoon
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Great plaice for a fish ea”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2012

We visit this excellent fish restaurent (aka Anselmo's) every Friday night. A reasonably priced menu to suit all tastes. Excellent service. Very popular. Best to book and not be disappointed. 01369703849

Visited October 2012
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Dunoon
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Hidden gem.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2012

First off, I'm pretty sure this hidden gem is actually called La Balena (Italian for The Whale I think) not la belana but I digress. I am a frequent visitor to this very small ( 4/5 tables) side restaurant serving fresh fish and chips cooked in the established Chippy next door. Really it's all very basic, with wooden tables and benches, drinks out of a fridge and no frills crockery. But here is it's charm, this is just a sit-in chippy, but what it does it does very well. The fish is always fresh and serving girls always smiling. Fish and chips is about £7, with a basket of sliced bread and butter. Specials such as lemon sole or monkfish tails ( battered of course! ) are sometimes on offer but if you want to pay a visit to this lively and snug place, you will need to book, as it's small size means its usually full!

  • Visited July 2012
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