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Brambles Cafe & Bistro

) #3 of 10 Restaurants in Inveraray ££ - £££ Cafe, British,
Brambles Main Street West, Inveraray PA32 8TU, Scotland
+44 1499 302252
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (131 reviews)
“cakes” (150 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Brambles Main Street West, Inveraray PA32 8TU, Scotland
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191 - 200 of 641 reviews

Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

First thing you motive is the smell of good coffee. Then it has to be said excellent service relaxed and attentive without being pushy. The meals we had were good and interesting far above your usual Scottish fare, based on what we had as a...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Visited here three times in two days, twice for breakfast and also for lunch. All the food was hot and very tasty, the menu was wide and varied, and the service very good. A very busy cafe/bistro and that's because it's so good! Going through...More

Thank Speckymac
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Popped in on Sunday for tea and cake, as in Inveraray with friends for the afternoon. We were drawn by the amazing cake display in the window, and were not disappointed. The staff were very helpful and friendly, and the place had a real vibe....More

Thank rozUkBirmingham
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Popped into Brambles with my partner for a cuppa on a day out at the end of March. It was nice to find a reasonbly sized cafe with plenty of seats in Inverary which is quite a small place. Our table wass cleaned upon arrival...More

1  Thank Ricardo8888
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a wee fruit scone and tea. Can't fault it. Nice wee touch with the homemade jam. All the cakes looked good and nice lunch menu. Lovely.

Thank Choochoothomas
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed our food and stay at Brambles. For breakfast I jad the Scottish porridge and he had the full Scottish breakfast. Excellent food and service. Very friendly service!

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 20 March 2016

A group of 4 of us, all friends, were visiting Inverary for several days and we decided to try Brambles for lunch on our second day. I am so glad we did as it was a lovely place, much bigger than it looked from the...More

Thank Gill021
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch on a visit to Inverary. For once the place wasn't very busy!, which was a plus! We had the homemade macaroni (delicious!) and the open steak sandwich, which is to die for! Good quality ingredients are used and the meals are...More

Thank Deadsouls
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Enjoyed the coffee but the gluten free apple and cinnamon scone was extremely dry and tasteless. Very disappointing.More

1  Thank MnM017
brambles_inveraray, Manager at Brambles Cafe & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2016

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. All of our scones are very popular and our guests rave about them. We listened to our guests and recently started baking a gluten free range, so a lot of testing is going on...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

We stopped at Brambles for a coffee on the way to Lochgilphead and could not resist the delicious fruit scones. Friendly staff, speedy service and great food. We were very glad to have chosen this venue.

Thank FeathersMcGraw
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Jennifer C
Are there any gluten free options? We are spending 2 nights at the hotel. Thanks.
15 August 2016|
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Response from Karen P | Reviewed this property |
yes I am sure I saw gluten free options on the menu. I cannot tell you what they were but I am sure I saw them. Enjoy your stay at Inveraray
what type of payment ishonored
13 June 2016|
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Response from Onndrej | Reviewed this property |
Credit Card, payment deducted in time of booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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