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The Village Rest
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Luss
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $18
Cuisines: British, Scottish
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Great food in a great location - that is what The Village Rest is all about. Always comfortable and friendly, you can be assured of a great time whether you're just in for a cup of coffee and a cake, or a large meal.Our varied and well balanced menu changes regularly and is in season and the food always fresh. We aspire to serve delicious homemade dishes with locally sourced produce. Our atmosphere is relaxed with an eclectic interior. The Village Rest is casual enough for lunch or tea, and yet formal enough for special occasions.In the perfect village of Luss, The Village Rest is ideally placed for enjoying Loch Lomond and the scenery of the national park. Arguably Scotland's most beautiful loch, Loch Lomond is also one of the largest. There is huge variety too, between the gentle sweeping farmland of the southern edge to the rugged highland shores of the north. Luss is positioned on the edge of the Highlands and has great views across to the islands and mountains of Loch Lomond.Luss is connected to central Scotland by the A82, a good quality fast road, with driving times of less than an hour from central Glasgow.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014

I recently got married at Loch Lomond and had 20 or so of our closest family and friends staying for a long weekend of celebrations at some nearby cottages. Not only are the team at The Village Rest part of the team that supplied my guests with wonderful food and service on our wedding day, but the day after the wedding many of us staying at the cottages took a trip to The Village Rest for our evening meal and everyone was raving so much about each of their meals. So much so that they are each discussing finding excuses to go back to Luss(we're Glasgow based) just so they can visit for lunch or dinner again. I have a big family of fuss pots and we can be so picky it's hard to please, but everyone was just so impressed by each meal. The only sad factor was that the portions are so generous that many of us were too stuffed to finish our meals.

Safe to say we will all most likely be back individually some time soon! My mum especially, who won't stop going on about her mushroom lasagne(or pasta, not sure.)

Another plus side of our visit is it that Kevin is so lovely and very quick so make sure everyone is enjoying their meals. Such friendly atmosphere!

  • Visited June 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good value, great service and good food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2014

We are regular customers at The Village Rest as we have relatives who live in the village. It is a family run business in a beautiful location next to Loch Lomond and in the middle of a conservation village. The food is always good, great value and the coffee and cakes are delicious. The staff are welcoming and efficient. The decor is imaginative and very Scottish! We will be back soon!

  • Visited July 2014
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“Beautiful location, tasty food and great service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way up to Glen Nevis and we loved it. It was a very hot day so we sat outside. The service was excellent; very friendly, polite young waitresses who were all smartly dressed served us. I had a smoked salmon Caesar salad that was delicious and had an extremely generous portion of salmon. My fiancé had a Cajun chicken burger that was huge. He was very hungry, so it was just what he wanted. The coffee here is very good. We couldn't eat a cake but they looked as though they would be nice; the people on the next table all had cakes and they seemed pretty happy about it. Considering the portion size and the quality of the food if say it is excellent value for money. You could certainly share a main meal and a cake for lunch here and have a substantial meal for around £12.
I have heard American tourists complain that UK and European portions are not large enough, if this is your main concern you should not be disappointed here!

  • Visited July 2014
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Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“Perfect !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Stopped off here for a wee refreshment on a lovely sunny day , sat outside watching the world go by . Enjoyed it so much came back for dinner which was delicious !Friendly staff, quick service , great prices in lovely surroundings .

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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“Welcoming and good service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2014

The restaturant had a good menu. The staff were very accomodating and provided good service. Outdoor seating area was great on the nice summer day we had that day.

The decoration was in keeping with the rest of the village ie beautiful!

Can't comment on the food as it was eaten by little one and all she had was an ice cream and some chips. Flavour of ice cream was noteworthy- irn bru and tablet!

Would definitely go back to this place.

  • Visited July 2014
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