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Ettrick Bay Tea Room

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Heide Vreugd | Ettrick Bay, Rothesay PA20 0QX, Scotland
+44 1700 500223
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (85 reviews)
“home fries” (16 reviews)
“curly fries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Diner, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Heide Vreugd | Ettrick Bay, Rothesay PA20 0QX, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting friends in Bute and was taken to this Cafe on the coastal beach and I was surprised had the Canadian burger and was not disappointed great portions and great service and staff very friendly. And on a good day the views from the cafe...More

Thank RichieC82
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It is what it is and it's good at it. Home fries delicious, very tasty omelettes, all the family scoffed their food after having had an hours walk on the beach with the dugs. My only problem was the coffee but it often is, not...More

Thank WeeWinkieWillie
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This little tearoom on the end of the beach absolutely exceeded expectations. Went in expecting tea, maybe some scones and perhaps a toastie if we're lucky... but we had PROPER burgers with homemade curly fries, an omelette with a mound of fresh salad and some...More

Thank Vhairi M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Okay, the actual fabric of the cafe leaves a lot to be desired unless you really like formica tables. I note the new porch is causing flooding just beyond it. The views continue to astound! The cakes are incredible and what they cook is cooked...More

Thank Gwen P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent staffExcellent food with beautiful views to savour. Prices are very reasonable Well worth a visit

Thank alanmaconie
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Called in after walking the bay with my Collie. Had a pot of tea which was served with hot water (so often overlooked) and a baked potato with chilli & salad. Both were good and well priced. Wasn't going to have cake, but the counter...More

Thank craziegrazie
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stopped for some lunch. It was busy but service was quick and pleasant. Tasty omelette and kids meals were good. Very reasonable prices. Recommend this place, never had a bad meal in this cafe.

Thank Rosinrose
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Cracking location at end of beach. Great views overlooking the bay. Quick, efficient service. Large menu, something to suit most folk. Service with a smile. Reasonable prices, good cafe food. Will go again.

Thank a_suthers
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Experience this the best way. Park and walk the length of the bay then stop to eat at this friendly ,welcoming cafe. Lovely people, great food ( huge portions ) and plenty of fresh baking and ice cream . Dogs allowed ( resident dog Daisy...More

Thank jo d
Reviewed 11 February 2017

My wife and I had a really nice lunch here today. Very good service, good food and reasonable prices.

Thank cocohunt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heide Vreugd | Ettrick Bay, Rothesay PA20 0QX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Isle of Bute  >  Rothesay
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 500223
Fantastic situation beside a beautiful white sandy beach looking over to Arran , Cowal & the Mull of Kintyre Friendly helpful staff, great mix of dishes and really good value. Great spot in a great location- could stay all day but only open 10-5pm
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