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Great pub for locals and visitors

The only "traditional" bar remaining in Balloch. Entrance to the lounge (which sells real ale... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Lenin P
Rhu, United Kingdom
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Dog friendly pub in center of Balloch. No food but good drink, coffee and cakes and sport on TV. 2... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
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54 Balloch Road, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8LE, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

The only "traditional" bar remaining in Balloch. Entrance to the lounge (which sells real ale) from the corner of Main Street, that to the bar a little way down Balloch Road. Holds regular night-time entertainments, including a twice-monthly folk session.

Thank Lenin P
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Very helpful and friendly staff and good atmosphere. However, my friend needed to use the disabled facilities which were not readily available. The toilet was basically used as a storage cupboard which had to be cleared out and made it very difficult to gain access...More

2  Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We called into this pub a few times whilst staying in Balloch We were a party of five with two dogs Wow the welcome we had was amazing service fab very very clean and Scottish welcome being from Wales and match day fab fab also...More

Thank suejonescoity
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in here as we noticed it allowed dogs. Had a beauty pint and lovely bowl of soup and sandwich. The barmaid even made the extra effort to ask if our dog wanted a bowl of water which was very much appreciated. Even the dog...More

Thank KristianT54
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Fired in here for a couple of pints oan a wee day trip to Balloch from Edinburgh oan the train with the dog. Friendly staff who gave oor wee Shih Tzu puppy a treat & water. They even allowed us tae eat oor fish n...More

1  Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Great Visit and friendly staff love the name of the place as at home it's where I spend most of my time.

Thank den310
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this little gem of a pub. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and locals. Great to grab a pint or two and mingle with the locals. Definitely a hot spot in Loch Lomond.

Thank SuSu59
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Dog friendly pub in center of Balloch. No food but good drink, coffee and cakes and sport on TV. 2 bars to choose from, both well laid out with attractive furnishings.

Thank AllanGlass
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was the first time I have been to The Doghouse, and I was pleasantly surprised. It was VERY busy, with the band being on, but the hard working bar staff did a good job. One slight improvement, would be, a raised area, or stage,...More

1  Thank JohnHg82
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We came here with a few friends for drinks and to watch football and we were surprised at how friendly the staff and locals were. A nice wee pub in the centre of Balloch

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