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The Upper Crust

) #21 of 46 Restaurants in Helensburgh €€ - €€€ French,
88A West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
+44 1436 678035
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (3 reviews)
“fish pie” (2 reviews)
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French, Scottish
€€ - €€€
88A West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here many times and unfortunately due to life etc we had "forgotten" about this place. We reintroduced ourselves today to this fine place (28 May 17) and were not disappointed, yet again. The food, wine, ambience and the family...More

Thank ScottHird
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tucked away up an alley off the seafront is a delightful restaurant that is easily missed but shouldn't be, so seek it out. The Upper Crust has good food, nice wine and decor and music that add a dash of theatricality to the meal. This...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017

The food in this place is amazing. I had a fish pie and my husband had a special of lamb chops. I was thoroughly appreciative that my fish pie wasn't blasted in a microwave and was literally steaming hot till the last bite. The service...More

Thank LizzyWiggin
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Always an interesting and varied menu. Good, knowledgeable service and best music (almost) ever. great atmosphere and interesting décor and artifacts.

Thank millarnc
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant run by husband and wife team,fantastic food reasonable prices great atmosphere. If you like a place that's wee bit different from the norm you'll love this place.

Thank ian b
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Forgot how good this place was, delicious food in a quirky, cosy atmosphere, with great music. Not in pristine condition but it's shabby chic is part of its charm. Love it, I'll be back!

Thank brendafrew
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food beautifully cooked and just enough choice to ensure there is something for everyone. Prices very reasonable but the atmosphere is what makes this restaurant memorable. Querky choice of decor, great relaxing selection of music and a place that is immediately relaxing. Staff are...More

1  Thank LesleyHansen
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I travelled secretly to Scotland and dined at The Upper Crust. I rode inside of a nuclear submarine (the USS Springfield, SSN 761) and docked at Faslane. The Upper Crust was a delight and I hope to return soon. I wrote to the owners, the...More

2  Thank Martin M
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Personal friendly service in subdued surroundings but welcoming. The lady chef proprietor prided herself justifiable in providing honest food well prepared and well presented

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

I've lived in Helensburgh for 23 years and never experienced The Upper Crust, until now. What a surprise, on many levels! The smell of damp is the first thing to hit you, followed by the realisation that you might be in someone's grans sitting room...More

Thank DawnAmanda
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
French, Scottish
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88A West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 678035
Good Food in a relaxed atmosphere. Great ambience for family gatherings or romantic evenings.
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