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the Kettledrum

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32 East Princes Street | Rothesay, Rothesay PA20 9DN, Scotland
+44 1700 502342
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (10 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
32 East Princes Street | Rothesay, Rothesay PA20 9DN, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious cakes and soup, simple food but done very well, as a lovely sunny day we opted for take away and the were very accomodating and staff very helpful

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch.other half had a cheese and onion toasted sandwich I went for a chicken burger both very nice but a bit pricey.Very nicely decorated and staff were attentive.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Had coffee and scones at the Kettledrum last year on a visit with my Wife and friends, thoroughly enjoyed it. Had a day sail on the 13 March and decided to have lunch. Doesn't have a huge menu, but had a good few specials on...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Hello folks, We went to Bute for the day and stopped off at the Kettle Drum, which we knew from previous trips - but under different owners. I thought the previous food was good but this was well beyond that. I had the Mushroom and...More

2  Thank Veronica W
Reviewed 4 February 2018

One step up from the Electric Bakery! but nicer staff... usual boring toasties etc. a bit of imagination and less spartan surroundings would be good

Thank jim2015
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Nice coffee, good service and lovely décor - especially if you like black and while photography. I would recommend it.

Thank urejenny
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We visited Rothesay in November when the weather was wet, however the welcome at The Kettledrum was warm and their fair trade coffee delicious. We visited three times and each time enjoyed our meal, although their veggie breakfast was exceptional. We will definitely return next...More

Thank mjw59
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Visited the Kettledrum for an afternoon cream tea which was very nice.The cafe overlooks the sea and is nicely decorated and prices are very reasonable.

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I checked the opening times of this place before turning up for breakfast. Despite advertising they open at 9.00 am, at 9.05 there was still no sign of life. And even if they had opened then, by the time tables were set out on the...More

4  Thank JDS339
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were over from Largs and at lunchtime we popped in to the only cafe in Rothesay that looked inviting. What a good choice, we only had a sandwich and a scone, both were very fresh and tasty. Even though they were quite busy with...More

Thank Kev012
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 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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