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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
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12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Durham NC
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank TravellingScotNC
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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334 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Valencia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

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1 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 

Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been a while since we had eated at the Commodore Hotel, but where very pleasantly supprised how much the service and food had improved since our last visit The menu choices were excellent We had 4 family generations, from 83 down to 2 years old, and everyone was really happy, especially my granddaughter with the Jelly for her... More 

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Thank jane2063
Robert P, Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Jane2063. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Commodore. You really made our day today. More 

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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took my boyfriends' mum here for lunch on Sunday. It was nice, friendly, clean, nicely decorated. We all had Sunday roast, water and a beer. Bill was £41. Reasonable for 3 people and the food was very nice. Would go back.

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Thank FinnieGlasgow
Robert P, Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Finnieglasgow, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The Commodore. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a very relaxing meal this is place to go. We were a party of six, three of us ordered salads, but it was 1hr 10 minutes before the food was served. The restaurant was by no means full and the waiting staff were polite, but during the wait they did not come and ask if we needed... More 

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Thank Sela-48
Robert P, Guest Relations Manager at The Commodore, responded to this review

Hi Sela-48, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at The Commodore take our reviews very seriously. If you are willing, please call us for further assistance with moving forward. Thank you for leaving your feedback, and we hope to hear from you in the future. The Commodore, 441436676924 More 

Malvern
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Reasonably decent menu well presented, ok value-wise, service is good and usually a choice of decent beer to choose from.

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Thank Critterville
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Really comfortable nice warm pub,with lovely food and really good views of the Clyde. Really good food for a pub with a really extensive menu. Lovely place to eat with the family or friends.

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Thank Craig H
Stockport, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Large pub restaurant - one of the many reliable Vintage Inn chain pubs across the UK. Good food and good service.

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Thank stelaw
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Reasonably quiet late afternoon. Calm and relaxing meal - just what was needed. Staff were polite and food was good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?