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“What a great find!”
Review of Venachar Lochside

Venachar Lochside
Ranked #6 of 46 Restaurants in Callander
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $33
Cuisines: Seafood, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Venachar Lochside has a beautiful location on the banks of Loch Venachar, 10 minutes from Callander. Our menus offer fresh, seasonal and local produce. We have facilities for idyllic lochside weddings and functions in addition to great trout and pike fishing from both boat and bank.
Reviewed March 11, 2013

My daughter is at Stirling University and had been previously for lunch so when we were wondering where we might go for Mothers day this was a suggestion, what a great decision! The setting, the welcome, the lovely staff was a fab start then the food arrived, beautifully presented (as good as any top class restaurants) everything we ordered was utterly superb. Mussels, pate, black pudding and breads all delicious, we all had the amazing burgers. To finish we had teas and lattes to accompany the cakes (empire biscuit, cupcake and victoria sponge) which were so good I WILL be back. If you are in the area this cafe is a must. Nearly forgot the fantastic scenery!!!!! we were here on a very cold March day complete with snow and the views were stunning, can't wait to go in the summer and sit outside.

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2  Thank Ferrygate
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

Stopped for coffee and stayed for a full meal. Friendly and helpful service and very high quality cooking. The views are superb.
Best place for miles. If only Scotland did more of this.

1  Thank Alastair99
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Had lunch here last weekend for my first time and it won't be the last, couldn't fault it. Food came quickly, served by lovely waitresses and the views were beautiful. I had the burger which was a huge portion, my family all had the fish and chips ( as they do everytime they visit!) and we had lovely hot chocolates and scones. Fantastic wee place, can't wait to bring my friends!

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1  Thank Robs-Alexa
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

First time we have stopped here , will not be the last! Great food, excellent service , overall a very great wee place!

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1  Thank 150sam150
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

The view is one of Scotland's finest, but what a pity about the food. The Cullen Skink was watery and the vegetables were raw, which we were told is the way the cafe likes to serve them. The chicken soup was no better, and the parsnip and apple soup was spicy, which was not what it was billed as.

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1  Thank misstic
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