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Venachar Lochside

Venachar Lochside Trossachs Leisure | Loch Venachar, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
+44 1877 330011
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cullen skink” (73 reviews)
“cakes” (88 reviews)
“mussels” (39 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Venachar Lochside Trossachs Leisure | Loch Venachar, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick lunch with my wife and our 2 year old. Staff were very friendly. Food was beautiful, my cullen skink in particular. Prices perhaps a little high, but the setting and food are so good I'm still raring it excellent.

Thank Becquerel235
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch and found the position and view very complimentary to a homemade lunch. We had the soup of the day and venison burgers. Portions were ample and all tasted great. Positive and attentive service makes this a great lunch or dinner venue...More

Thank michael o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got married here last week. It truelly is the most beautiful breath taking setting. So personal and intimate, we even managed to get married outside in November! From the beginning the staff couldn't do enough, Sam was so unbelievably helpful and positive, nothing was...More

Thank Carmella H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several times so far and the setting of this restaurant never ceases to amaze me. It is situation on a stunning Loch. The food is delicious and the service is great!

Thank Harith C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Touring around whilst on holiday and came across this little gem. The setting is beautiful. We called in for a coffee and cake, which was lovely. We saw the meals being served up and decided to return to sample those too a couple of days...More

Thank Joyceja
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked my birthday lunch months ago and was really looking forward to this family gathering. Unfortunately the smoke alarm went off shortly after we arrived and went on for far too long. My daughter had to leave with my granddaughter because it was too...More

1  Thank Claire Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited this place a few times over the past few months and it has been consistently good. Thankfully, the menu has a reasonable amount of seafood, which is a pleasant change from many other competitors. The portions are generous, well prepared and there's a...More

Thank JimmyMcFatboyfat
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Above standard food served at lunchtime, with mugs or bowls of soups and quality café fayre available in a spectacular lochside setting. Range of drinks including gins and beers, although only one draught beer in this small café. Good friendly service.

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Simply put this meal was amazing and one of the very best meals I have ever had. My wife and I had been visiting the area for our Wedding anniversary and just before traveling home we decided that we wanted to enjoy the beautiful views...More

Thank Roscoeman2016
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Our recent wedding at Venachar Lochside was simply incredible and my wife and I can't thank Sam, Andrew, Meghan and the team enough for making sure that everything ran smoothly. Not only were they so easy to deal with in the many months leading up...More

Thank Chris C
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Questions & Answers
26 April 2017|
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Response from Lindsey B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
10 March 2017|
Response from Chucky12345 | Reviewed this property |
Coming out of Callander towards Strathayre take the left after the woollen mill where the Lade Inn is, towards Brig O Turk. It's 10mins out that road before Brig O Turk
13 April 2015|
Response from Lucy G | Reviewed this property |
You can sit outside with your dog on the terrace - which is lovely. Dogs aren't allowed in the building.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venachar Lochside Trossachs Leisure | Loch Venachar, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Callander
  • Phone Number: +44 1877 330011
  • E-mail
Venachar Lochside has a beautiful location on the banks of Loch Venachar, 10 minutes from Callander. Our menus offer fresh, seasonal and local produce. We have facilities for idyllic lochside weddings and functions in addition to great trout and pike fishing from both boat and bank.
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