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“MUST STOP IN THE TROSSACHS”
Review of Venachar Lochside

Venachar Lochside
Ranked #6 of 45 Restaurants in Callander
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $32
Cuisines: Seafood, Scottish
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, 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 September 19, 2017

Every time we drive through the Trossachs we always stop here for coffee and home made cake. It offers a full licensed menu but we tend to take a picnic as we are hill walkers. It takes reservations and can be fully booked in peak season. The outside decking area offers great views up Loch Venachar towards Ben a'Ann and Ben Venue. The coffee is always tasty and the home made fruit scones are delicious. My wife always fights between the chocolate cake and the carrot cake. Good value too.

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Thank marsandbob
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

My family and I where on a tour and our guide took us here for lunch. Not only was this a quaint little place with lots of character and a friendly staff the food was amazing! We had the Cullen Skink to star - so delicious. For mains we had Fish & Chips - perfectly cooked, baked trout and short rib. Presentation was great, atmosphere was perfect, food was out of this world. Definitely a must if you are in the area - you will not be disappointed!

Thank Joseph K
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

We had friends from England and we're stunned by the view of the sun shimmering on the water
We had lunch which was of the high standard that we've had before and service was friendly and professional as usual BUT did notice a waiter spilling water on floor as he was clearing a table - potentialvslip hazard as it wasn't cleared up !!

Thank ewanfinlay
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

As so many have said, this is a beautiful spot and the food and service excellent. We particularly enjoyed a very creamy cullen skink. Wish we could eat here more often!

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Thank RosemaryE
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

The setting here is amazing, although I made the mistake of not asking for a window seat. The choice of food is great and it really was delicious. The cake selection for dessert is also really good, however the service did trail off towards the end of the meal and it took a while to get our desserts.

Thank Duke872
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