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West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Shelly G
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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30 reviews
19 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
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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 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
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Family meal, service was very good. However, the meal was disappointing. Staff friendly. Chicken Maryland bland n very dry, would not recommend.

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Thank Margaret M
SCOTLAND
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Located on the front in Helensburgh, the Ruby has been a firm favourite for years. Their lunch menu is very varied and competatively priced. Evening dinner was delicious tonight and the service was very good. The only thing I noticed this time is that the presentation has changed and the previous extra touch of hand crafted vegetable flowers, was missing.... More 

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Thank TOKY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I was in with my aunt, uncle and fiancé for a meal last Sunday and it wants pretty good. We had a European chap waiting on us who made us feel comfortable and attended to us quote abit as myself and my uncle were filling up on the Chinese beers! The food was great it was however just abit dry... More 

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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
Groups, View, Child-friendly
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?