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Castle Stalker View Cafe

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Appin | Portnacroish, Appin, Scotland
+44 1631 730444
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Home made soup and bread wonderful. Scones were lovely with great raspberry jam. Staff very welcoming and friendly. A great shop too!

Thank Mhairi30
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent in every way. Food imaginative and tasty. Staff pleasant and friendly Spectacular views and plenty parking space

Thank Andrew M
West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was fresh, tasty and served with a smile at a reasonable cost. The café was extremely clean (including the toilets). Would recommend that you stop here for as well as the good food there are super views of the castle.

Thank topman2016
Bonnyrigg Scotland
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231 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

we stopped off for a bowl of soup which was home made and plenty of it! The staff are very helpful and friendly, and the service was quick and efficient

Thank Tonythemonk
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lovely little find this, Separate parking for motorcycles and plenty of room for motorhomes round the back too. Interesting gift shop with some really well thought out items inside from local artists etc. Cafe was busy but finding a seat with a great view was easy enough. Food quality was excellent and served efficiently. A must stop location if you... More 

Thank Dick T
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The tuna in the sandwich was mushed to a paste. The bread was dense as concrete and dry as cardboard. The sandwich was served with exactly 5 crisps. The finishing touch was a "special" melted "milk shake" at room temperature. The view is nice.

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Castlestalker, Owner at Castle Stalker View Cafe, responded to this review

Wow what a horrible review from clearly quite a bitter person, and interesting you don't reveal your identity on Tripadvisor (silly pseudonym by the way). Also interesting you visited Scotland (and Appin!) around this time in 2014. But I digress. You will see from the majority of our reviews that we have a reputable business and offer our customers a... More 

Irvine, North Ayrshire
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Short drive from Ballachulish. Great views, great coffee, great homemaking, especially the apple pie, great gift shop!

Thank jackkic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a coffee and a cake here last week. My wife had the fruit scone and jam and i had the Mars crispy bar. Loved it! The staff were so nice and helpful. I could have sat there all day and watched the views from the cafe. Stunning panoramic views of the castle and surrounding area. There is a... More 

Thank BAM1207
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

There can hardly be a cafe anywhere with a better view. Overlooking the atmospheric Castle Stalker on Loch Linnhe, one of the greatest in Scotland, it has a fabulous panoramic view. It is also possible to walk to a view point to get photos of the castle as well. Whilst we were there there was also a small herd of... More 

Thank kc100
Bethesda, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The Cafe is called View and boy does it live up to its name.On the A828 from Oban to Fort William this Cafe and attached gift shop sits nestled into the hillside with fantastic views over the Loch and Castle Stalker.The car park is situated so that you can take those all important photo,s to be able to remember your... More 

Thank Iain S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Appin | Portnacroish, Appin, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Appin
  • Phone Number: +44 1631 730444
Panoramic views, home-made fayre and great coffee. We use the best of Scottish suppliers to prepare freshly-made breakfast, brunch, lunch and home-baking. Our shop stocks a great range of books, cards, jewellery and unusual gifts.

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