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The Braes

€€ - €€€, Vegetarian Friendly
1 School Brae, Dunoon PA23 7DL, Scotland
+44 1369 701213
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1 School Brae, Dunoon PA23 7DL, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ten of us went for dinner. Was quiet when we arrived around 1800, but it was early and a lot of tables were reserved. The girl who served us was lovely, but slow to replenish our empty glasses. Maybe because they'd got busier, but not...More

Thank WeegieWilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met friends who were holidaying in Dunoon for Sunday lunch. Food delicious, not a morsel left on any plate. Atmosphere ambient, service top drawer. Little things like good manners count. Not being familiar with the area, I had no idea what to expect. I'm therefore...More

Thank R1WSN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a late lunch and it was superb - had 2 x Blt with chips which was fantastic and wine/magners. Lovely location, great views from rooftop terrace, nice lounge/bar area, attentive staff, good prices. Highly recommend

Thank RossyUk87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for parents 40th wedding anniversary as a party of 16. Beautiful restaurant, newly refurbished to a very high standard. We had pre-ordered our Sunday lunch and the children were catered for first. Our waitress was excellent & looked after us. The food was first...More

Thank JBD80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyable evening in the restaurant. My Family was made welcome, Inc a toddler. The food was high quality, reasonable price. The dining area was relaxed and welcoming, and not crowded I had one of the best fish dishes, I have ever eaten. Recommended!

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for an evening meal and it was good enough especially given the limited culinary options in Dunoon. Looks like a recent refurbishment has taken place as everything appears new, light and modern but the place lacks a little atmosphere. A mixed meat platter...More

Thank monet1916
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended for evening meal with my wife Cath. Fantastic eating experience. Good service and reasonable prices

Thank stevec0102016
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Having spent almost a week with Dunoon as our base for exploring this part of Scotland it hadn't taken us too long to realise (a) how boring hotel food can be and (b) how few genuinely appealing places there are to eat out in this...More

1  Thank Robin D
Reviewed 21 July 2017

this restaurant bar has recently been refurbished.the bar has good range of drink and the young barman likes making up cocktails they are not expensive and worth trying on the ground floor they have tables in booths upstairs is more intimate they also have a...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 21 July 2017

First class food on offer at this restaurant. Staff were efficient and knowledgeable about the menu. Roof terrace has great views and better still we were allowed to take our dog up onto the terrace while we had our meal. Varied menu to suit most...More

1  Thank Brian P
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4 September 2016|
Response from lorraine b | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we stayed at the St Ives in June. Hope you get your card back safely
Donald M
16 June 2016|
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Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$48
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 School Brae, Dunoon PA23 7DL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 701213
Lounge Bar, Restaurant, Function Suite & Roof Terrace.

Local Produce.
Freshly GroundCoffee.
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