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Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a long trip down here and saw lots of other people do the same, only to find the place only opens on weekends. There’s nothing else down there so we did a long trip for nothing. Check they’re open before you head there!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 June 2021

What a fantastic find. We visited this lovely little cafe last week and found ourselves stranded having walked the 12 miles from Trossachs Pier. The lady and young man running the Cafe went over and above to ensure we were rescued along with another couple....More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 November 2020

Having a day to spare near Loch Awe we decided to drive up the glen to Loch Katrine and find some walks. We wanted a simple lunch and found on line the Pier Cafe which appeared to be the only choice so we decided to...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 October 2020

Stopping for morning coffee before a good walk, it's difficult not to indulge in something tasty to go with it as everything looks so fresh and tasty. So we treated ourselves to an enormous scone and a fruit slice! And then when you have walked...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

We just decided to go for a drive up to Loch Katrine for the day and spotted this place on google maps, we hadn't booked and it was already pretty busy but the waitress was lovely and got a table sorted for us. The food...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Couldn’t get in the restaurant (didn’t realise we would have to book, our mistake), opted for takeaway fish and chips, and it was beautiful, fish was the best we have had in a long time. Also had toasted sandwich which was told was great. Very...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 15 October 2020

The drive here has amazing views over the lochs and although the tearoom is small we didn’t have to wait for a seat. Great position overlooking Loch Katrine. The menu was very difficult to choose from as the variety was great. I eventually chose the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

It was a grey rainy day - atmospheric and so very Scotland. Well worth the drive - great views, great food and great staff

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020

This is at the end of the long road from Aberfoyle and it is on the shore of Lock Katrine. It is a small place but worth the drive. During the weekends, they do dinner in the evenings and due to it being a small...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020

We had a really great lunch here while hiking around the lochs! A great selection of food and drinks, and the owners were lovely too, and so helpful. Really went out of their way for us. Thank you!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Yes, The Pier Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Pier Cafe offers delivery services.

The Pier Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5