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Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
+44 1631 565718
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I visit Poppies almost every time we visit Oban. We just cannot get enough of the Seafood Platter, nor the White Chocolate Mocha! The view from the restaurant out across the bay is breath taking and the wild birds coming in to peck on the seeds are a great addition to the family setting. I can also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A little winter wonderland . A lovely garden centre with a touch of Christmas spirit, and a lovely coffee shop to relax in and take in the views whilst supping on a nice cup of tea or coffee and eating something from their fine selection of cakes and pastries .

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Thank Poppy039
Marion M, Owner at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank your for your fantastic 5* review of us here at Poppies Garden Centre. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our Christmas Market. Thank you for your kind comments on our food and garden centre. We hope to see you again soon. -The Poppies Team More 

Ayrshire
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and son in law had booked afternoon tea for my husband and I. Lovely entrance to Poppies filled with beautiful Xmas goods almost didn't make it to tearoom so many gifts etc. Afternoon tea was well presented well filled sandwiches in choice of bread. Dainty scones with cream and jam loads of cakes to chose from. Pleased to... More 

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Thank Heatherjgray
Marion M, Owner at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank your for your lovely review of us here at Poppies Garden Centre. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes -The Poppies Team More 

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this lovely garden center and coffee shop it was a very pleasant visit. Lovely plants and gifts . Our coffe was good and plenty of choice on the menu and cakes galore .

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Thank fiona g
Marion M, Owner at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank your for your fantastic 5* review of us here at Poppies Garden Centre. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your kind comments on our food and garden centre. We hope to see you again soon. -The Poppies Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the most amazing afternoon tea in Poppies. Sandwiches were lovely. Scones so light and fluffy. Meringues to die for and lemon drizzle to finish off. All for a magical price of £7.99. Staff so friendly and helpful. Fantastic afternoon

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Thank Avril S
Marion M, Owner at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank your for your lovely 5* review. We are delighted to hear that you had a fantastic afternoon with us here at Poppies. Thank you for your kind comments on our afternoon tea and service. We hope to see you again soon. -The Poppies Team More 

Blackwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed with the quality of food, prices and cleanliness. Exceptional attention from staff and a lovely view. Had home made soup which was delicious, others had toasties and smoked salmon pate..... Thumbs up from all. Fabulous looking cakes (I resisted so can't comment on the taste)

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Thank Rachel H
Marion M, Poppies Team at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank your for your fantastic 5* review of us here at Poppies Garden Centre. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon. -The Poppies Team More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here completely randomly without checking it out just because we were hungry. Great soup and fabulous cakes all a lovely surprise. The only complaint about the meringues was they were too big! Very busy so service was a little too slow although nice and friendly when it arrived

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Thank Paul H
Marion M, Owner at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank your for your lovely review of us here at Poppies Garden Centre. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your lunch. We hope to see you again soon. -The Poppies Team More 

North west England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We have come here each year for the last 3 years when we have our annual holiday to Oban. Lovely variety of food, friendly staff and stunning location. Can't fault it. We went twice this week and it was the same great standard.

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Marion M, Team Member at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us here at Poppies Garden Centre. We are pleased to hear you had an enjoyable experience with us and that you've continually returned to us 3 years in a row! Thank you for you kind comments on our food, staff and location. We hope to see you again soon. -The Poppies Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

While vacationing in the area we have passed by Poppies garden centre & Cafe several times, always saying that we'll pop in on another occasion. We finally paid a visit the other friday and so glad we did. Firstly, you could just sit in the car park all day and take in the sights, swans, boats and a variety of... More 

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Thank Dick T
Marion M, Team Member at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your incredible 5* review of us here at Poppies Garden Centre. We are so pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience with us and you appreciated the natural surroundings and views we have here at Poppies. Thank you for your wonderful comments on our staff, food, café and garden centre. The milkshakes... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Yet another yummy breakfast at Poppies, we were even waiting for it to open in the morning after catching the 8.00am ferry from Mull. I ordered Eggs Royal what a great choice, very filling and the eggs were still runny enough to run over the salmon. The garden centre is small but has some lovely plants.

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Marion M, Team Member at Poppies, responded to this review

Thank your for your fantastic 5* review of us here at Poppies Garden Centre. We are pleased to hear you had a yummy breakfast with us. Thank you for your kind comments on our food and garden centre. We hope to see you again soon. -The Poppies Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saulmore Shore By Connel | Saulmore Shore, Connel, Oban PA37 1PU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban  >  Connel
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 565718
Description
2013 SCOTTISH BAKER OF THE YEAR WINNER!! Good soup guide & GTN Great Garden Centre Award. Popular Coffee House restaurant attached to Poppies Garden Centre and Gift Shop with spectacular views and comfortable surroundings. All of our delicious menu from seafood platter to macaroni and cakes are freshly cooked on the premises. Fresh ground coffees & extensive tea menu. From Poppies With Love x.Open 7 days, ample free parking.

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