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“Best Cafe Ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Roast's Cafe

Roast's Cafe
Ranked #15 of 25 Restaurants in Balloch
Price range: $5 - $8
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Erskine
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Best Cafe Ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

We visit the cafe at least two times a month and have never once been disappointed with our meals.

The staff are very friendly, welcoming, smartly dressed and really helpful. The food is always very tasty but special mention has to go to the Lentil Soup, which is totally out of this world, or as we now call it amazeballs. I have seen us drive out there just for a plate of the soup. Caters for all age groups and one day I am going to try the enormous meringue with the cream and strawberries as it looks well yummy.

Only thing I have noticed is that a lot of elderly people visit the cafe and struggle taking trays of hot drinks etc over to their tables. Can I suggest that if staff can take hot food over to a table why not help those who are elderly or unstable to their table with the tray.

  • Visited June 2014
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3 Thank Elaine D
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Marvellous!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stopped for a bite of lunch as the cafe had been recommended by friends.
What a delight indeed! Fast, friendly service, delicious food, beautiful setting looking out on to the hills. I will most definitely be back many times! First class.

  • Visited June 2014
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3 Thank Gwen L
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Bonnybridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“All day treat.🎂☕️🍵”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2014

We pass many garden centres to get to Loch Lomond garden centre as we find
This is great value and many delights. The staff are all very helpful and will always
Help with all questions and queries with a smile. The food in roasts is fantastic home
Cooked and fresh. From a breakfast to dinner you can always get what you require
It's never any bother to the staff to assist people to their tables just ask and you will
Get first class service. Please give it a try as you will return again and again.

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Gail I
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“refusal to deliver hot drinks to table with the food which was delivered”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2014

Disappointed that at the age of 83 i was obliged to carry hot drinks to table despite the fact that food was being delivered by staff. I wonder what would have happened if i had spilled coffee on customers

  • Visited May 2014
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3 Thank 2014jonhy
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Alexandria, United Kingdom
1 review
“LUNCH”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2014

Always a pleasurable experience with 1st class service & fantastic freshly cooked food
would highly recommend to family & friends

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Craig T
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