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Venachar Lochside

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Venachar Lochside Venachar Lochside Trossachs Leisure | Loch Venachar, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
+44 1877 330011
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cullen skink” (74 reviews)
“cakes” (92 reviews)
“mussels” (39 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 18:00 Hours
CUISINES
European, British, Scottish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Venachar Lochside Venachar Lochside Trossachs Leisure | Loch Venachar, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 743 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit and it did not disappoint. We had a delicious lunch here and had the fun of seeing the seaplane arrive with guests. The views are amazing but you need to book if you want a window seat. Service was good.

Thank bongoheat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, so fresh and delicious served with love and passion in the most gorgeous setting. We had lunch celebrating a big birthday, we had the brilliant Cullen skink followed by bowls or mussels, beautiful fresh fish and then the birthday cake made specially was...More

Thank alandk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This venue is right beside the Loch giving very good views. I attended a wedding reception there which was very good. The staff were excellent and couldn't do enough for us. The food was first class. I would recommend this venue.

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful location with great views over Loch Venachar, close to Callendar but poor service. We acknowledge this was a very busy bank holiday Monday, but we waited for over 15 minutes without even getting a menu, so we left. There were several empty...More

1  Thank Nevisdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in the area to celebrate a friend’s big birthday, the said friend had organised for us all to have drinks and lunch at this lovely location. The friendly staff showed to the decking at the Loch side and drinks were waiting for us and...More

Thank cftjw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our wedding here on Thursday 26th April, the attention to detail by Meghan and her staff was second to none. It was everything I dreamt of. The tables were spectacular and the food was out of this world. Can't recommend this highly enough.

Thank reideve8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really excited to visit this restaurant but the food and service was very disappointing. Food was cold and portions were tiny and very expensive. The service was pretty slow. All in all a bit of a let down which is a shame.

Thank hd892013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had been looking forward to going here for lunch. My boyfriend had fish & chips and the fish was lovely. I had a burger and chips but bith were totally cold by the time they came. My boyfriends chips had been cold also. The...More

1  Thank HBK33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for late Saturday lunch with no booking and were seated at a table for two in the busy restaurant. Would recommend pre-booking as suspect we were lucky. Amazing breads and superb Cullen skink/variety of smoked fish and seafood. The Loch was like a...More

Thank Helsmc5
Reviewed 4 April 2018

What a great location on the shore of Loch Venachar surrounded by snow covered mountains in April. Stopping for lunch we were given a table with commanding views and soon inspected the menu which is quite creative. The wine list is limited but has some...More

Thank beheaded c
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mischa75
26 April 2017|
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Response from Karen K | Reviewed this property |
Smaller portions are available for children as opposed to a set child’s menu.
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archie545
10 March 2017|
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Response from Chucky12345 | Reviewed this property |
Coming out of Callander towards Strathayre take the left after the woollen mill where the Lade Inn is, towards Brig O Turk. It's 10mins out that road before Brig O Turk
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kayseyd
13 April 2015|
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Response from Lucy G | Reviewed this property |
You can sit outside with your dog on the terrace - which is lovely. Dogs aren't allowed in the building.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venachar Lochside Venachar Lochside Trossachs Leisure | Loch Venachar, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Callander
  • Phone Number: +44 1877 330011
  • E-mail
Description
Venachar Lochside has a beautiful location on the banks of Loch Venachar, 10 minutes from Callander. Our menus offer fresh, seasonal and local produce. We have facilities for idyllic lochside weddings and functions in addition to great trout and pike fishing from both boat and bank.
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