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The Allan Water Cafe

15 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, Stirling FK9 4HN, Scotland
+44 1786 833060
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (92 reviews)
“fish and chips” (105 reviews)
“tartare” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
15 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, Stirling FK9 4HN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family travel through Bridge of Allan and stopped by this restaurant. It pride itself as established over 100 years ago, which is indeed expressive. We ordered some fish and chips, which was awesome! The quality is good and the portion enough for my teenage...More

Thank ALB215
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited twice last week , food and service was excellent .best value of money .will definitely back .

Thank steefencriss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The Allanwater Cafe yesterday for a late lunch. Warmly greeted by staff and allowed to choose a seat. Plenty of time given to read the menu before coming to take our order. No rush and we were asked if we wanted more time as...More

1  Thank sunseeker7643
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by my mates Scottish friend who used to live in the area. Its modernish inside rather than the old feel I thought it would be but thats OK. Really good menu choice and we self indulged. Had the large F & C and then...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Best fish and chips this side of Scotland with ice cream to die for.The vanilla flavour needs no sauce.

1  Thank Widzy
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great food. Freshly cooked, the portions are big so be warned. The fish and chips is tremendous. Can get very busy so be prepared to queue. It's worth the wait. They do lovely ice cream too. You can sit in or take away, the choice...More

1  Thank Moira M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Last night we had GF fish and chips from Allanwater cafe in Bridge of Allan.   Monday evenings all their batters and flyers are GF. 

Thank Jacqline W
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I have reviewed before and was very positive, however I visited a couple of weeks ago for chips, very busy which is a good sign, but way too expensive! Almost a tenner for two small chips and curry sauce with two cans of pop (take...More

1  Thank Feedback4Success
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Took my girls here yesterday for the first time and couldn't fault, friendly staff, great atmosphere and food was amazing. My girls also had ice cream which they loved (better than Igloo apparently) but I was so full from the massive portions, that I couldn't...More

Thank Ekyche
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Second time there recently and very impressed at the service and quality of food. First visit, I was on a carb free diet (in a fish and chip restaurant ) and they made me up an excellent salad . Both times they couldn't do too...More

Thank ukbobdog
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Wanshu C
15 January 2017|
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Response from allanwater1 | Property representative |
No you don't, it's a first come first served basis 😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, Stirling FK9 4HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Stirling  >  Bridge of Allan
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 833060
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