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Cafe Zest

) #16 of 21 Restaurants in Balloch ££ - £££ Cafe, British
Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
+44 844 800 3742
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (7 reviews)
“toasties” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British
££ - £££
Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We only had tea, coffee and cakes, but the welcome was good despite it being almost closing time. It was all very tasty.

Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people were friendly and the atmosphere was nice - like a coffee shop overlooking a beautiful setting. I was surprised by the food, which was decent, especially for a cafeteria type of restaurant. Was super pleased with the carrot cake.

Thank BlueBlueSea
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Of course a lovely location over looking the Loch, but that is as good as it gets. The coffee was bitter and cake dry, not good and not good value for money, with so many coffee shops about nowadays, would think they would realise the...More

Thank Steve S
Massarella1864, Manager at Cafe Zest, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hi Steve, We are very sorry to hear this, we strive to constantly improve our service so if you would like to provide us with more information please email us on the below address. Thank you, Café Zest, Manager customerservices@Massarella.co.uk

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Popped in here for a meal with my daughter during a sunny bank holiday weekend. Haddock and chips was freshly made and got my daughter's seal of approval. I made do with a slice of lemon and blackcurrant sponge which was superb - moist and...More

Thank dingus83
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee, great scones !! Within Jenners, Lomond shores. Friendly staff, nice outlook. Recommend as a day out to Lomond shores, with shopping and play park for kids.

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Within Jenners this cafe is nice for coffee and cake or a lite bite while visiting Loch Lomond Shores. Always busy the staff are very friendly and efficient and they have a loyalty card system for a free coffee, if you visit a lot then...More

Thank TravelholicDuntocher
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick coffee, good customer service, nice coffee, cakes looked good so did the food but we didn't have time to eat, pleasant atmosphere

Thank fariba w
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Disappointing choice, venue shabby, food seemed to be reheated and fairly basic a definite lack of choice.

Thank Bob N
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love eating here but only negative is when coach parties are in you are lucky to get a table. Staff are really friendly, food is great and scenery is lovely.

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stopped in for a break from the shopping experience. Interesting selection of cakes including some gluten free options. Nice view of the water and the steamer.

Thank yunshou57
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  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  West Dunbartonshire  >  Balloch
  • Phone Number: +44 844 800 3742
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