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The Ruby

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West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
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troon
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Window seat with great views. We had the 3 course deal with a coffee to complete the meal. Very polite and friendly service we thoroughly enjoyed the lunch. Enjoyed the experience the food and the view.

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Thank 1234Tea
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely disappointed with previous visit. Thought we'd give it another chance.Still bad, staff very nice but won't be back.

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1 Thank carolchapmanmoore
Blantyre, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the Ruby on many occasions over the past number of years, we decided to have a visit today 28th December, we phoned the day before to book a table for three adults and two children, the table was available when we arrived and we received a pleasant welcome, after placing our order we sat for 35 minutes before... More 

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1 Thank Alan S
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to a lot of Chinese restaurants in my time and I can honestly say if you're in the area you must visit this hidden gem. Its without doubt the best food I've had from any chinese restaurant. Cosy little upstairs restaurant with a view right across the loch. Lovely decorated and the staff are like family. So... More 

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1 Thank Shelly G
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This is my second review of The Ruby, the second visit being much better than the first. To be a returning customer, they must have done something right first time around. The food on this occasion I believe was of a higher standard than the first. I had a standard Beef Curry with Salt & Pepper Chips. My wife had... More 

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Thank Neil H
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We had a table booked for the Ruby during the afternoon deal which some of the party arrived early for; others were caught up in trying to find a parking space and with a young child. Around 10minutes or less after when the table was booked for the lady on front approached members of the family and told us "Just... More 

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Thank Claire129
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

had take out and it was pretty disappointing to say the least. boiled overcooked chicken in tasteless sauce. have been many years ago and know people who go so I assume it was an off night

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Thank lmlauder
Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Ive been a regular here for years, always good, very consistent, the staff are friendly and efficient, if you fancy Chinese food in Helensburgh look no further than the Ruby

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Thank Dave C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal had window seat watching out onto helensburgh sea front. Staff very helpful. Very clean place

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Chineese restraunt overlooking the pier in Helensburgh nice enough but not in any way special good for this area there is a better chinese restraunt two streets back but cannot remember the name

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Thank Walter1311

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh

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