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Brambles Cafe & Bistro

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Brambles Main Street West, Inveraray PA32 8TU, Scotland
+44 1499 302252
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun 08:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On a cold and windy day this is just the place! We called in for lunch and can highly recommend the ham and lentil soup - delicious. The staff were friendly and efficient and the menu had a good choice of options from soups, sandwiches or more mains to cakes. Small or large parties can be accommodated with plenty of... More 

Thank Sarah B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been several times before and as always it's great food, efficient staff and great service. Just what's needed after a hike up to the Watch Tower.

Thank Dougie H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived at 1pm on Sunday and the place was going like a fayre but the service is good so tables free up quickly. I had a special of black pudding and poached egg salad which was delicious and very good value. The staff were very busy still friendly and took time to explain all the specials properly and the place... More 

Thank nicky p
Isle of Bute, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was such a good lunch, we shall be back for a special occasion in the near future. One of my pet hates is salad that is dull, uninteresting and wilting. The salad was so vibrant and delicious it would be worth just having that on its own. My husband loved his black pudding and goat's cheese starter followed by... More 

Thank Gwen P
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place for a meal or just a coffee stop with a rounded choice of home made fayre. The breakfast menu is also extensive and well prepared. Nice atmosphere and friendly and efficient staff. Worth visiting.

Thank Jacqueline F
Antibes Juan Les Pins
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Home made cake was nice but shame there was no gluten free option for my partner. Coffee tasty and as others have said the place is like a tardis.

Thank Tim C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh home baking. Great sausage rolls. Nice cozy establishemnt Friendly staff. In Main Street close to harbour and shops

Thank Carol B
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned to the gateway to the highlands and Invereray and here we visited a favourite haunt, the Brambles Cafe/Bistro. The standard of food in this bistro never fails to be impressive. It is true quality in its menu to the friendliness of its staff, all of which is locally sourced, superb. I will continue to use this premises when... More 

Thank celtic54
Dundee, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is warm and welcoming in this gem of a cafe, like the Tardis inside much larger than expected from outside. There were two couples and our dog in the group who visited Brambles, we each had a different selection from the menu and everyone was pleased. They were busy but service was prompt and attentive. Would definitely recommend... More 

Thank Marion P
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very busy on the Sunday lunchtime I visited. I suppose that's a good sign. It was pleasant and the food was good. Nothing to rave about but I would go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brambles Main Street West, Inveraray PA32 8TU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Inveraray
  • Phone Number: +44 1499 302252
The first thing that you'll notice when you walk in will be the homely and inviting atmosphere, the second will be the very subtle aroma of beautiful local produce.
Modern and traditional cuisine made using the best of local produce, served in a charming Scottish restaurant with a warming atmosphere.
Informality is the order of the day at Brambles - we create a relaxed dining atmosphere to make all our patrons feel comfortable and at ease - combined with our friendly and efficient serving staff we know you will enjoy the dining experience as much as you will the food.

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Lapeer, Michigan
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?