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“Surprisingly good”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Glen Rowan Cafe

Glen Rowan Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $19
Cuisines: British, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Glen Rowan Cafe / Restaurant is a family run business specialising in fresh food and home made baking, in a beautiful location close to Loch Ness.
Skipton, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

Firstly, the correct name of this business is "Glen Rowan licensed Cafe and Coffee shop" and it does exactly what it says on the tin!!

From the outside this just looks like yet another roadside cafe. However, the interior is light and airy and there is a good range of food on offer from home made cakes and pastries to a choice of freshly cooked full meals. We called early one afternoon for a light lunch and were met with a warm welcome, good service and freshly prepared food of good quality. The place was empty when we arrived but was almost full by the time we left and I would imagine that keeping up the service levels when a lot of people arrive at once will be impossible.

There is extensive outside seating but with the vagaries of the Scottish weather, the chances of utilising it must be limited.

The couple who run this must rely heavily on tourism and the passing trade and in my opinion they have pitched things just right as it surely has something to suit just about anybody's tastes and requirements.

  • Visited April 2013
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Clean and friendly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

A very clean and friendly cafe/restaurant.

Stopped with my wife while in Invermoriston and was immediately impressed by the clean and friendly premises. Food was hearty and good value and fresh tastiing. Would deifinately call in again next time up this way.

They do however only accept cash for payment and do not allow children in the premises under the age of 5, because it is licenced premises, therefore can serve alcohol.

  • Visited August 2012
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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“nice buns”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2012

very nice teas, coffees and cakes. light meals very good plenty of places to sit inside and out.

Visited June 2012
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1 Thank debbie d
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Reading
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“Great Coffee”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2012

Amazing coffee and a welcome rest after the falls. A local shop next door was well stocked and we brought a map to inspect with our coffee. Cake looked good but we had only just had breakfast

Visited June 2012
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Thank Yolande1975
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13 reviews
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“Lovely spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2011

Stopped for a coffee at end of days walk whilst on Great Glen Way

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Thank Bonzohgte
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