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the Kettledrum

East Princes street | Rothesay, Rothesay PA20 9DN, Scotland
+44 1700 502342
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“scones” (2 reviews)
“new owners” (3 reviews)
“quick bite” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
East Princes street | Rothesay, Rothesay PA20 9DN, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

well worth a visit whilst in Rothesay, run by a couple from Australia who really made you feel welcome, Just had a sandwich and coffee, great service and good quality food. Highly recommended to pay a visit whilst waiting for the ferry to take you...More

Thank steve h
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Family visit good selection reasonable prices, freshly made and served quickly. Easy parking and view over harbour.

Thank lakesue
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Had a lovely breakfast here while on Bute, eggs benedict yum. Reasonable price as well. Service with a smile highly recommend

Thank oowweenn
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Finally this establishment is being run by people who know what they are doing. Clean and bright, great view of ferry arriving and departing, delicious cakes and truly scrumptious scones. Best scones I have ever had for sure, thank you. Staff attentive and friendly. An...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Called in late one afternoon to "grab a coffee" and was immediately welcomed and provided with an excellent drink. Nice people, a nice ambience, a great location, and definitely a gem we will remember for future visits. Don't miss this one of you're in Rothesay

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The Kettledrum was a really nice place for a quick bite. I had a lovely toasted cheese and ham toasty and my cousin had a lovely smoked salmon and two poached eggs with home made hollandaise sauce on a bun. We finished with two cappuccinos...More

Thank Jap395
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Had friends over to our flat near the Kettledrum and had a farewell breakfast here. It was excellent! French toast with maple syrup, Cumberland sausage sandwich and excellent coffee from a Bute Company all delicious! This couple opened recently and deserve to do well. Give...More

Thank Broadman
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Wow we had the best cooked breakfast on the island today,amazing quality,cooked fresh,with local produce.Great value,not too busy and friendly service.Oh nearly forgot proper coffee too.Thanks again next time we will bring the kids.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a lovely wee cafe on the front but it seems to be overlooked as it is farther along from the town centre. We visited twice during our stay - friendly service, beautiful scrambled eggs and scrumptious cream teas with warm scones. Well worth...More

Thank Jennylyon61
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat today - staff really friendly - the warm scone with jam and cream was HEAVEN! Best scone I have ever tasted! Crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside! Perfection! Recommend for a nice...More

Thank chmunro_06
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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  • Address: East Princes street | Rothesay, Rothesay PA20 9DN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Isle of Bute  >  Rothesay
  • Phone Number: +44 1700 502342
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