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Pitlochry Boating Station Cafe

Clunie Bridge Road, Pitlochry PH16 5JY, Scotland
+44 1796 472919
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (11 reviews)
“fish” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Clunie Bridge Road, Pitlochry PH16 5JY, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A light lunch is never disappointing here! Lovely home made food served good and hot with super views over the loch.

Thank undertheclock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to break up your walking route ~ have a toilet stop, nice cuppa & cake. Then go out to feed the ducks.

Thank 2018Lou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited a number of times and find the Boating Station an excellent cafe/restaurant with friendly staff in a wonderful rural setting. I'm surprised by the negative comments about the full Scottish Breakfast which was one of the best I've eaten. It is also...More

Thank margaretridge2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am nervous writing this because the owner would appear to respond quite sharply to bad reviews. I must clarify that we didn’t eat here - we would have (although it really did look like a bit of a greasy spoon from what we could...More

Thank Caledonigirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A jacket potato for almost £10?! You must be joking. Last night I had a curry at one of Scotland’s best Indian restaurants for £9.95 and now they seriously think I’ll pay £10 for a potato? I can load the whole car full of potatoes...More

1  Thank thetastycookie
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Lovely views of the loch. There is home baking and drinks. We fed the ducks while we were there and other people were going on boat trips and fishing which are available from the cafe. It seemed to be a very popular spot so if...More

Thank Sun74ever
Reviewed 8 September 2018

It's a nice walk to this station, it's very quit an nice surrounding. Nice place to drink a coffee or tea.

Thank Ronny V
Reviewed 19 August 2018

One of our frequently visited destinations purely for the scones, it's basically an over indulgence of cream and jam washed down with a refreshing cup of tea.

Thank mike a
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Never been here before so we thought we’d give it a try. We both had Americano coffees which were good, my wife had red velvet cake and I had the millionaire shortbread - the millionaires shortbread was just the way I like it: thin layer...More

Thank SAB5859
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Food quality is pretty poor and the prices are astronomical. Basic kids meals £5.50 with no drinks. Full Scottish breakfast was £7.50! See picture below, great location buy unfortunately won't be back. Ever.

2  Thank Rob D
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Questions & Answers
24 July 2016|
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Response from Denise D |
Of course drinks are served with food! What a silly question lol
24 July 2016|
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Response from Denise D | Reviewed this property |
Been here many times and have never experienced anyone being rude or patronising that accounts for staff as well as the owners ... perhaps you have the wrong establishment?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clunie Bridge Road, Pitlochry PH16 5JY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Pitlochry
  • Phone Number: +44 1796 472919
Near the Green Park Hotel beside Loch Faskally. It's a cafe with outside seating and boat hire
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