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“Go there for the soup!!”

The Old Bank Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 45 Restaurants in Callander
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We'd been here 2 years ago and made a point of going back the next time we were staying in the area. A bowl of their delicious home-made soup and a sandwich makes an excellent light lunch at a very reasonable price. There are also cooked meals for those wanting something more substantial, but whatever else you have to eat, don't miss the soup!

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

The restaurant is situated on Callander's main street, in an imposing building that was once, as the name suggests, a bank. Many old banks have quite impressive interiors, but the room used for the restaurant is quite plain.

The menu was straightforward enough, with some large main dishes such as fish and chips or scampi along with soup, sandwiches, baked potatoes and so on. There was little or no indication of the source of the ingredients. However, the food was well-cooked and the soups were very good.

Service was quick and reasonably friendly, but servers had to be prompted to provide spoons for the soup and milk for the coffee. The place was busy, indeed felt quite crowded, and staff were probably somewhat over-stretched.

At lunchtime, this is a decent place to fill up on reasonable food at affordable prices. With just a little more imagination and a little more effort to create interest in both the surroundings and the food, it could be a great deal more appealing.

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Thank Suilven
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

The best home-made soup. Usually a choice of 2 with one of them being gluten free. Good selection of paninis, sandwiches and home-made hot dishes and a great selection of cakes.
Good gluten free menu, too. If you are in Callander, definitely worth going in for lunch.

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1  Thank Sandra S
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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Had dinner here on Tuesday night, not my first visit and once again it was faultless, had the fish cakes...... delicious.... served with the best salad I have ever had. Service was extemely prompt, was served by a lovely waitress, very chatty and a credit to your restaurant. Will definately be back.

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Thank am227
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

We ate here for our second lunch in Callander and it was really tasty. Soup was fabulous - sweet potato and sweetcorn. The roast beef sandwiches were delicious as was the cheese and ham panini. Good service and really warm and welcoming staff. Would recommend and revisit.

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Thank Rab and Gilly S
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