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Pitlochry Boating Station Cafe

Clunie Bridge Road, Pitlochry PH16 5JY, Scotland
+44 1796 472919
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“bacon butty” (3 reviews)
“carrot cake” (7 reviews)
“duck” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Clunie Bridge Road, Pitlochry PH16 5JY, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

At the Pitlochry Boating Station is the Loch Side Café. Wonderful café. Sits right on the northeast edge of Loch Faskally with beautiful views of the Loch and River Tummel. Relaxing atmosphere, friendly staff, prices very reasonable. Outdoor seating available. A car park is across...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were on our way from Glasgow to Inverness and Pitlochry suited us as a lunch time stop. Found this cafe on google maps and gave it a try. We arrived just after 12 noon on a Saturday and then it suddenly got very busy,...More

Thank travel_buddy367
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Set on Loch Faskally, this lovely little café is the perfect stopping point for a cup of tea and a cake (gluten free cakes are available too). The view is excellent across the loch. There is salmon fishing available at £8 a rod per day...More

Thank yunshou57
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We have just enjoyed more great visits - apart from the Tuesday (which is the Cafe's only day of the week's day of closure) we went out of our way to visit each day of our recent stay in the area. We always say "it's...More

Thank Traveller51_11
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stopped here while walking from Blair Atholl to Pitlochry for tea and cake. As we had a dog with us, we sat outside, but that was not a problem given it was a beautifully warm day (though we may have thought twice if it...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Can here with grandchildren who loved feeding the ducks and enjoyed going out in a pedalo... We only had tea and cakes but what we had was very nice. Young man who served us was very pleasant. re 50p to use toilets in previous review...More

Thank Carol Ann M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from the Cairngorms. The view from the cafe window out onto the loch is stunning. The breakfast was fantastic and the service excellent, even came round and topped up our teas. Would definately call again. They even sell duck...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The sandwiches, hot chocolate and coffee were very good after a long walk. The toilets were clean. The view across the loch lovely

Thank sparklysjw
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting, delicious food, had soup and carrot cake, both great. Average coffee, a bit weak for me and served in a large mug with a mark on it( I didn't mention the mark in case I got a growl) really is a lovely place...More

Thank Lynn-e-2011
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely wee hide away, tucked down next to the river, and of course the ducks. Visit here every year and this year had the pleasure of witnessing Peter happy at work. What a treasure to have on your staff. A young, pleasant, friendly, enthusiastic ,...More

Thank Andrena H
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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