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The Village Rest

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Pier Road | Alderdale Cottage, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8NY, Scotland
+44 1436 860220
10:00 - 21:00
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Lavenham, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A daytime café that transforms in the evening into a delightful restaurant/bistro. Very friendly and helpful staff serving good quality food in good portions. Nothing else in the area to compete.

Thank stevebeedle
Paisley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Made a few visits to village rest and never dissappointed. A big bonus is they allow dogs, offer water & treats for them, lovely. If there is a criticism it would be the portions are very generous, so be hungr, although we have probably been particularly greedy as great choice of dishes including soups and sandwiches

Thank 27george10
Newcastleton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wondered into this place for brunch before our boat trip. Lovely place, clean and bright. Nice atmosphere. Staff were very friendly and service was quick. Scottish breakfast was wonderful and they were able to provide gluten free options for my gluten intolerant co-traveler.

Thank Chelsea N
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While on a visit to luss we popped in for snacks and a drink to get out of the rain . ..best place in luss for food by miles . Clean , good vibe great tasting food and value for money unlike the hotels that flatter to decieve. Well done to the owners you run a great place .

1 Thank steveandr0sie
Lenham UK
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came across this place by accident while taking a walk around Luss. The sun was shining so we sat outside and enjoyed a very pleasant lunch. The food was good, the service friendly and we all enjoyed the experience.

Thank Grey_hairLenhamUK
North Wales
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221 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A place which is twice as big as you expect from the outside, and needs to be as it's rightly very popular. I ignored the extensive menu and went for the specials board, enjoying excellent Thai Fishcakes and a flawless salmon steak, all washed down with a pint of the house bitter. Superb value.

Thank Tyke1961
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant but not exactly Bistro food. That was OK though as the food was excellent and a good range of wines and beers. Not expensive and has to compete with a nearby hotel restaurant.

Thank Goldflash
Alexandria, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

i have always loved going here and have most saturdays when its open but last night was a total joke i booked for 7.30 and by five to eight still had not been offered a drink or my order taken , i mentioned this to a very unhelpful young man who was quite rude and said they were busy no... More 

1 Thank lippy44
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a stop over and was a little disappointing. The food was distinctly average, but that said the ambience is okay.

1 Thank scothernite
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this cafe/restaurant and popped in for some lunch. Good selection of food at a reasonable price.

Thank Claire S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$18
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Road | Alderdale Cottage, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8NY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Luss
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 860220
Great food in a great location - that is what The Village Rest is all about. Always comfortable and friendly, you can be assured of a great time whether you're just in for a cup of coffee and a cake, or a large meal.Our varied and well balanced menu changes regularly and is in season and the food always fresh. We aspire to serve delicious homemade dishes with locally sourced produce. Our atmosphere is relaxed with an eclectic interior. The Village Rest is casual enough for lunch or tea, and yet formal enough for special occasions.In the perfect village of Luss, The Village Rest is ideally placed for enjoying Loch Lomond and the scenery of the national park. Arguably Scotland's most beautiful loch, Loch Lomond is also one of the largest. There is huge variety too, between the gentle sweeping farmland of the southern edge to the rugged highland shores of the north. Luss is positioned on the edge of the Highlands and has great views across to the islands and mountains of Loch Lomond.Luss is connected to central Scotland by the A82, a good quality fast road, with driving times of less than an hour from central Glasgow.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?