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The Commodore

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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112-117 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
+44 1436 676924
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and i stay locally so it was a bit of a change to go to Helensburgh instead of heading towards Glasgow. This place has had a makeover and used to be dingy with you sticking to the old carpet routine, but now has had a re-fit makeover and is an absolute pleasure to dine in. Food was excellent... More 

Thank Alan1309
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice friendly service, and the food was excellent. A step above your normal pub food. Nice relaxed ambiance too.

Thank Paulpaul2013
Level Contributor
38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

stayed at the hotel next door so went for dinner here. I was given uncooked hard grey fish which I asked them to take back. waiter said they knew of the problem but couldn't identify which fish until cooked. which I do not believe as this could have caused food posionong so they should have returned to supplier! was given... More 

Thank zantebound
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good, nice comfortable warming atmosphere and wonderful food. Varied menu choices made it difficult to choose but this was a good thing.

Thank Lynda B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place and they sell Thatchers Gold! We ate some pub snacks between meals and sat playing cards and chatting. Nice quite pub.

Thank Paul R
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just in for a bite of lunch.....and it's busy, busy, busy. The service is excellent, the food is excellent and price is reasonable for the venue. I cannot fault it..... I'm coming back hence 10/10

Thank TEE P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this place today for lunch , My daughter & her partner were here for a visit from Jersey and we wanted a nice lunch . On arrival we wanted to sit near a window with a view as we had been telling my daughter how nice it was. As we headed into the small bar area we were met... More 

Thank Ian P W
Durham NC
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Good location with a spacious interior. While the service was good and the staff friendly we found the food to be of mixed quality. While the special fish over mashed potatoes was good, the fish and chips were disappointing; the fish dry and overly battered. The theme was repeated with the chicken BLT sandwich which consisted of dry chicken on... More 

Thank TravellingScotNC
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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333 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for an early meal during a brief stay nearby. The staff were friendly, attentive and efficient throughout. We had olives and calamari to start followed by burgers and chips. I'd have to say that it's the best burger I've tasted in a very long time. We shared the dessert platter at the end which was just as wonderful as... More 

1 Thank Stevie0121
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely homely feeling, food choices good. Service very good. Nice location looking onto Clyde estuary and the Gareloch .

2 Thank Marian B
Robert P, Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Marian B. .We always love to receive great feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112-117 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 676924
Embracing the rural charm of its tranquil, scenic setting, The Commodore offers a modern twist on traditional country pub dining. As well as offering a beer garden for enjoying summertime dining, the cosy dining room is filled with rustic original features and toasty fires for warming winter dining. Championing favourite British recipes, guests can enjoy evenings devoted to the inn's freshly-baked pies, as well as gourmet roast dinners and seasonal cocktail mixes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?