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Venachar Lochside

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Venachar Lochside Trossachs Leisure | Loch Venachar, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HP, Scotland
+44 1877 330011
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Haddington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the the delicious lunch in the most perfect space with the very best informed and friendly service I have ever ever had . I own my own restaurant and know what great looks like - this is it . Fabulous baking too . The only thing I would change is the coffee but I guess that is a... More 

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2 Thank jomargo
Hasselt
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely host that was very attentive. It was last sunday and the place was packed still the service was good. The children had an amazing hot choco and we all were amazed by the stunning beauty of the surroundings.

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1 Thank Bowlingstrike
UK
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here just over a year ago and couldn't rate it highly enough, it was absolutely fantastic. However, we went on Sunday and it was dreadful. My main course of Loch Venachar trout was only just warm and no more and it came with a salad which could only be described as mush. My friend's starter was tiny (salmon)... More 

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2 Thank Emma D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This must be our tenth or so lunch at Venachar Lochside in the past three years and we have never been disappointed. Indeed, things get better and better. We were a party of eight for lunch on Mothering Sunday and, if I recall correctly, we all had different starters, main courses and desserts and everyone was more than happy with... More 

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barrhead
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used an itison voucher for our visit and booked in advance as advised, would suggest that you book in advance no matter what as we have tried to eat here before but it has been fully booked. Smoked salmon and beetroot scones for me (not what I would usually have), rabbit and bacon terrine for my other half -... More 

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Pentraeth, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has always been a place we visit when we are up in the Trossachs twice a year. We did call in there on Saturday just at twelve noon and although there were plenty of tables empty at the time we were told that we could not have a table if we had not booked already as they were fully... More 

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we visit the Trossachs area the Venachar Lochside is a must. It never fails to delight and today was no exception. Delicious lunch with lots of local produce. The friendly helpful staff aim to make your visit memorable - and succeed as nothing is too much trouble. The wonderful location makes the whole experience perfect.

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1 Thank jean242016
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

for our 59th anniversary, we opted for this venue !! first impression was of a boating hut done up as a restaurant , not bad, not great !! we were very early in arriving but were greeted by a very pleasant young lady, who succeeded in showing us, with little delay, to what was to be " our table "it... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had bought an Itison Voucher for a Starter and Main Course for 2 for £19. By the time I got round to booking, it was a couple of days before Mother's Day, so I treated my Mum and myself. Although the restaurant is classed as being near Callander, it is about 4 miles outside and is not on a... More 

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lanark
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an absolutely fabulous lunch every mouthful delicious.Can't wait to return to sample other dishes.A hidden gem! We visited as a result of an itison voucher ,realised we had probably driven past before choosing to go on into Callander to eat. Definitely won't be just driving past again.Restaurant was very busy due to remote location book so as to avoid... 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$6 - US$32
Cuisine
Cafe, European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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cumbernauld
over a year ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?